Wine and Brushes Library Fundraiser

11251710_912488662148263_989192894_nWine and Brushes Event with Backyard Brushes
at Whitewater Wines on Thursday, July 9 (rain date July 16) 6pm – 9pm
Limited seating so pre-registration at the library with payment is required
Cost: $45.00 (includes painting and some wine)
Money raised goes towards collaborative tables for the children’s room.
Gather some friends, have some fun AND support the library!

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Plainview Vision Survey

The Plainview EDA needs your help!  A community survey that will help Plainview policy makers and planners make decisions about how tax dollars get spent is online until July 10th.
You can access the survey at
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Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop

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What are they, where are they and what do we do about it? Meet your local AIS Coordinator, Jen Wahls. Learn what current and upcoming threats there are to our aquatic resources and what we can do about it. Bring you questions, bring your family. There will be hands-on examples of AIS from the area and some identification materials.


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Summer Reading is Coming!

Slogan with CharactersCheck out the Summer Reading tab for the latest information on this year’s summer reading program. Registration through the library website is open!

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Moo! Trunk Show

Moo2Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Plainview Public Library

Join author David LaRochelle, illustrator Mike Wohnoutka, and Cow – the star of their book Moo! – for a one-of-a-kind show!  The Traveling Trunk Show is a storytime and puppet show rolled into one moo-velous opportunity for fun!  Suitable for families and groups with children ages 0-6, the show lasts approximately 45 minutes.

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Straw Bale Gardening Workshop

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Free Event brought to you by the Plainview Public Library

Spring is on its way!  Join us and learn about Straw Bale Gardening from expert Joel Karsten, author of Straw Bale Gardens Complete.  This simple gardening method requires no soil and no weeding.

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New Library Hours

openEffective April 1, 2015, the library’s open hours will be:

Monday 9:00-8:00
Tuesday 9:00-6:00
Wednesday 9:00-8:00
Thursday 9:00-5:00
Friday 9:00-6:00
Saturday 9:00-12:00*

*Closed on Saturdays from Memorial Day through Labor Day

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Announcing Zinio Downloadable Magazines!

Through a collaboration with Rushford Public Library, we are pleased to announce the addition of downloadable magazines to our collection.  To get started, go to the River Roads Digital Services page and “Browse Magazines” to check out over 30 available titles.


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Midwinter Used Book Sale

The libra"EAG-L-BOOKSALE"ry will host its annual Midwinter Used Book Sale from Monday, February 23-Friday, February 27 during regular open hours. The public is invited to donate books, videos, and audio materials to be included in the sale. All proceeds will be put towards a book covering system to better protect the library’s books.

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Pajama Time Storytime

7689043636_6a54abd337Pajama Time “Achoo! Storytime” will be held Thursday, Feb. 5 at 6:30-7pm  instead of this Thursday, Jan. 29. This time of year we all know someone who isn’t feeling well. This storytime will remind us to wash our hands and take care of each other when we aren’t feeling well.

Storytimes are an excellent opportunity for families to reconnect at the end of a busy day. Toddlers, preschoolers, and their families are invited to join Miss Meg for stories and songs. Kiddos are invited to wear their jammies or regular clothes whichever is easiest for Mom and Dad or Grandma and Grandpa.

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