What is a Kindness Jar?
Everyone can participate in our Summer of Kindness and Build a Better World this summer. For each act of kindness you perform this summer stop by the library and place a stone (provided) into our Kindness Jar.
If we fill the jar with our kindness this summer the Friends of the Library will purchase new instruments for our children’s room.
The Plainville Public Library and An Unlikely Story Bookstore present this unique opportunity for families. Program features reading of picture books and family discussion led by our storyteller. A healthy snack and small arts and craft project will be presented each day. At the end of the program your family will take home 6 free books.
Register your family for our 4 part series featuring professional storyteller Diane Edgecomb. Geared for families with children ages 6-10. Please register only if you can make the commitment to attend all 4 sessions on Saturdays, April 1, 8, 22 and 29.
10:30am - 12pm. Space is limited. All programs held on the third floor of An Unlikely Story located at 111 South St., Plainville, MA. Parking is available at lot across the intersection. The Plainville Library and Bookstore FAIR Together grant is supported by Mass Humanities, whose grants inspire considered thought, conversation, and action through the humanities.
Donate PJ's to the library by Febuary 28
For your chance to win
4 Providence Bruins Flex tickets good for thier home games on March 4 or 5.
Trick or Treat at the library today until we close at 8pm. Show us those great costumes! We here at the library are all Batgirl wannabees - Barbara Gorden, librarian, at your service.
And then she becomes Oracle who is killer at finding information and a computer expert for superheros.
The weather is turning colder - so why trudge around town? Come to the PopUp Library at the Senior Center on Tuesday mornings starting November 1 from 9-10am to check out a selection of great movies and large print books available to you with your SAILS Library card. And it's the same morning at Breakfast for just $2. Come for the food and grab some movies too!
We need your Plainville photos!
This all started with a story of a family that was cleaning out their father's house. He had a lot of pictures and they took the ones they wanted, and didn't know what to do with the rest. We hear they burned them along with all the man's old paperwork. Memories lost forever! The Plainville Public Library and the Plainville Historical Commission are working together with the SAILS Library Network to scan and document personal photographs of Plainville people and places. Bring up to 10 photos to the Plainville Public Library on October 24 between 4 and 7pm. We scan them while you tell us as much as you can about the pictures and give us permission to post them in the SAILS Digital History Collection for all to see.
Library stops Doorstep Thieves
Plainville residents with Plainville Library cards in good standing may ship packages in "their name" to the Plainville Public Library, 198 South St., Plainville, MA 02762 and we will hold their package for pick up by the addressee during regular library hours.
Identification and signature is required at pick up. Please see the Package Pick up Policy for full rules.
Little Free Library
Plainville’s first Little Free Library is at Telford Park at 142 South St, Plainville. Brian Berry, an Eagle Scout Candidate, made and installed the Little Free Library as part of his project. The Friends of the Plainville Public Library, Inc. have paid for the official Charter Membership, and will provide the initial books. Little Free Library is a nationwide movement featuring a “take a book, return a book” gathering place where neighbors share their favorite literature and stories. In its most basic form, a Little Free Library is a box full of books where anyone may stop by and pick up a book (or two) and bring back another book to share. We hope this Little Free Library will serve parents to get books to read to their children while at the park, and for any park visitors to exchange books of interest.
Melissa loves reading mysteries and historical fiction. She watches way too much hockey. And would like to have more time for crafting cool stuff.