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This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytimes

Join in for stories, songs, and a special craft for ages 2-4. Help your child learn important pre-literacy skills.

Toddler Time is designed for our youngest patrons and their caregivers. It is intended to introduce toddlers to books and libraries in a positive way. This program runs 25 - 35 minutes and includes songs, rhymes, fingerplays, short books, and a craft. Caregivers should remain in the storyroom and are encouraged to join in the activities. No cell phones please!

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Adults must stay

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during this program.

This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Time

11:15am - 11:45am
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Children
Event Details:
Enjoy an opportunity to play and socialize after story time.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Adults must stay

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during this program.

This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Fork Tulip Painting

11:45am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Get in the spirit of spring with this festive fork artwork.  For children ages 2 - 5 years old.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Adults must stay

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during this program.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
A decades-spanning tale of love and resilience and of one woman's journey to independence. Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood.​​​​​​​ ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Study Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Social Worker Appointments available @ The South Plainfield Public Library! We will have a licensed social worker on site who can meet with you privately to offer assistance with a variety of social issues: applying for social programs and benefits--...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Trivia Night

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Details:
Put on your thinking caps and get ready to compete in some friendly and engaging brain teasing fun! Led by experienced quiz master and seasoned librarian, Mary Piekarski this event can be entered as a team (up to 4 people) or as a single player! The ...
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.

Baby Time

10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes

Songs, fingerplays and other language-building activities, and BUBBLES!  For children ages 23 months and under and their caregivers. It is intended to introduce babies to the library in a positive way. This is a lapsit program followed by play and socialization time. No cell phones please! Simultaneously livestreamed on our Facebook page.  

https://www.facebook.com/southplainfieldlibrary/

 

Disclaimer(s)

Adults must stay

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during this program.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:
Bring up to 5 books to swap and trade with fellow patrons for new reads. We'll also have materials on hand to decorate bookmarks.  Open to all ages.  ...
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Sensory Social Hour

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Event Details:
A drop in program designed to allow individuals with special needs to socialize in a sensory-friendly environment.  All ages and abilities are welcome to attend! ...
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.

Baby Time

10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers
Program Type: Storytimes

Songs, fingerplays and other language-building activities, and BUBBLES!  For children ages 23 months and under and their caregivers. It is intended to introduce babies to the library in a positive way. This is a lapsit program followed by play and socialization time. No cell phones please! Simultaneously livestreamed on our Facebook page.  

https://www.facebook.com/southplainfieldlibrary/

 

Disclaimer(s)

Adults must stay

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during this program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Event Details:
Join us as we paint wooden sea creatures. Open to children ages 3 and up.  Drop in program. No registration required.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spring Spanish for Adults

10:00am - 11:00am
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Interested in learning Spanish but don't know where to start? Adults ages 18+ are invited to join us for this 8 week language learning class! Sessions will be taught by professional Spanish teacher Lizbet Arriola and will get you on track to understa...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Saturday ESL conversation group

11:15am - 1:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Rear of the Children's Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL

Do you want a chance to practice speaking English? Join our groups for a friendly, fun, informal way to build your conversation skills. Come to either session or come to both!

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Registration is Optional

Registration is not required, but we would like to have a way to be in touch with you.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Children ages 6+ are invited to join Camille Bonds for an afternoon of fitness fun. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water. Space is limited and registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Children, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Join certified autism specialist/occupational therapist Dipa Patel as she speaks about sensory processing issues and provides some strategies to help children with their attention and focus. She will also be demonstrating movement based activities to...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Adults
Event Details:
All Creatives are welcome to join the Cultural Arts Commission free networking event.  Digital, Fine, Performing, and Musical Arts! If you are a Creative, come join the Cultural Arts Commission for an afternoon of connection and light refresh...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL

Do you want a chance to practice speaking English? Join our groups for a friendly, fun, informal way to build your conversation skills. Come to either session or come to both!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Event Details:
The true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the intensely competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s. Through tragedy and triumph, under the shadow of their domineering father and coach, the brothers ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learn to Crochet

6:15pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Main Reading Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Adults and teenagers over 14, whether beginners or experienced, are welcome. If you are a beginner, you will learn to make a scarf. Contact Ms. Charlene at the front desk or at cvarry@southplainfield.lib.nj.us to find out what supplies to bring. More...
This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:15am
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytimes

Join in for stories, songs, and a special craft for ages 2-4. Help your child learn important pre-literacy skills.

Toddler Time is designed for our youngest patrons and their caregivers. It is intended to introduce toddlers to books and libraries in a positive way. This program runs 25 - 35 minutes and includes songs, rhymes, fingerplays, short books, and a craft. Caregivers should remain in the storyroom and are encouraged to join in the activities. No cell phones please!

Disclaimer(s)

Adults must stay

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during this program.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Main Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL

Do you want a chance to practice speaking English? Join our groups for a friendly, fun, informal way to build your conversation skills. Come to either session or come to both!

This event is in the "Babies and Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Play Time

11:15am - 11:45am
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Babies and Toddlers, Children
Event Details:
Enjoy an opportunity to play and socialize after story time.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Adults must stay

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during this program.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Being a teen can be tough --dealing with friends, family and school can be stressful but there is a way to help! Learn how to take control of your feelings with our emotional regulation strategies and techniques workshop.  Yes, we will have s...

Chinese Storytime

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Library Branch: South Plainfield Public Library
Room: Rear of the Children's Room
Event Details:
Enjoy Mandarin storytime with Ms. Kitty. ...