Let's have some Carnival Reading FUN!
If you are reading 20 minutes a day for school, you can make those minutes count at the library too!
For this challenge, you will earn 1 point for every minute you read. After reading for 5 school nights, you'll have earned 100 points, After 2 school week nights of reading, you will have earned 200 points and be eligible for a prize!
IT'S THAT EASY!
Register online at Readsquared for our Carnival of Reading Fun
We have 4 Levels of prizes based upon points you earn:
Level 1 prizes require 200 - 399 points
Level 2 prizes require 400 - 599 points
Level 3 prizes require 600 - 799 points
Level 4 prizes require 800+ points
If you read 20 minutes every weeknight you will earn a Level 1 prize after the first 2 weeks, that's only 10 nights!
If you read 20 minutes for ...20 nights you've moved up to a Level 2 prize
...30 nights will earn you a Level 3 prize and
...40 nights will earn you a Level 4 prize!
This challenge runs October 1st through November 30 - THAT'S 61 NIGHTS TO COMPLETE THE CHALLENGE!
YOU CAN DO THIS!
AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO READ EVERY NIGHT - YOU CAN TAKE THE WEEKENDS OFF AND STILL COMPLETE THE CHALLENGE!
The Plainville Public Library offers public fax service. Send or receive domestic faxes for just $1 per page. International faxes are priced higher. The Library staff sends the fax securely for you at the main desk. You will get a receipt and confirmation that your fax went through.
Faxes can be paid in cash. Credit is only available with billing to your SAILS Library Card and an 85 cent processing fee.
The Plainville Public Library is excited to offer a new benefit to using the SAILS Mobile App: Self-Check is now available to our customers with the SAILS Mobile App. This means we can offer you a completely contactless way to borrow items from inside the library in person. Wander our shelves, find things you want to borrow and scan them with Self-Check. You will have a receipt on your phone telling you when the items are due as they are added to your account. If you have any issues our friendly staff are still here to help. The Plainville Library continues to offer Contactless Takeout for those who do not wish to enter the building, just give us a call at 508-695-1784 to have items placed outside for you to pick up.
The Library will be closed for the holiday on Monday.
We will reopen Tuesday at 10am.
Just a reminder that regular due dates do apply to anything checked out from the Plainville Public Library.
We are getting back to "normal" in the sense that our fines and fees are now active. Late fees will be charged for items returned late. We do not charge late fees for the time spent in quarantine but we do checkin your items 72 hours after the actual return date - as if they had come back on that actual date of return.
Also, Computers are available for 30 minute use per day. Printing is available for 20 cents a page. Copier is available for 20 cents a page. You can send your document to print to our print via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or arrive at the library with your documents on a flash drive to print at the copier.
Passport applications are only accepted by appointment. Please call for an appointment.
Go to our Plainville Library online Calendar to register for any of these upcoming virtual programs.
9/17: Resume Wrinting
9/17: Author Jotham Burrello
9/19: Author Kyle Mills
9/21: Geneaology & City Directories
9/23: Getting Started in Homeschooling
The Plainville Library is adding additional Contactless Takeout Hours on Saturdays from 9-1pm strting September 19. Give us a call at 508-695-1784 to arrange for outdoor pick up of your holds or when call us and we can pull books from our shelves for you. You can ask for 3 good fiction for a fourth grader, books like Ruth Ware, or books for studying about hibernation for elementary age.
Walk-in hours are still available Monday - Thursday 10-12pm and 1-3pm, Wednesday night 4-7 and Friday 2-5pm. and it is still a "Grab & Go" mentality, one person per household prefered, and time limits on computer use.
Thank you for understanding while we try to expand our service to you in this new and different time.
Yes! We can still do our Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest to benefit the Food Pantry. Bring in your decorated pumpkin (fake pumpkins are OK!) by Wednesday October 14. Everyone will be able to vote for thier favorite pumpkin with a canned good from October 15 - 29. Pumpkins will be ready to go home for Halloween on Friday October 30. Winner will get a gift card to Dunkin.
The grab and go mentality is perfect for our themed kits. Check out the clear plastic bags on top of the fiction section for books and realia about a topic. Perfect for elementary age kids.
Learn about trains, pirates, castles, owls, aligators, bones, insects, money and gardening - just to name a few!
Have your tried a Virtual Escape Room yet? Go on a Fairy Tale Quest.
This Digital Escape Room is suggested for All Ages. Younger participants are encouraged to complete this escape room with an adult. Complete on your own or with a group! We hope you have fun!
The instructions may ask you to open a new tab in your web browser so that you do not lose your progress. You may need pencil and paper to take notes. This was made by a librarian in Campbell County.
Melissa loves reading mysteries and historical fiction. She watches way too much hockey. And would like to have more time for crafting cool stuff.