Harry Potter’s Birthday Party–Wednesday, July 29 @ 8pm

To all members of the wizarding community entering 4th-8th grades:               10419552_314902705336993_1215384064558143009_n(1)You are invited to a birthday party for Harry Potter on Wednesday, July 29 from 8-9pm at the Plainview Public Library. Please dress as your favorite Hogwarts character. Magical activities and treats will be provided by library staff and volunteers.

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Library Fundraiser

11700814_945452345518561_7668102996759946733_nMany thanks to the 27 artists who came out to create fun art (not fine art) and support the library last night.  It was a great night to paint with BackYard Brushes at Whitewater Wines.

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New Loan Period

2055036a_dEffective Immediately: Bestselling Books, Holiday Books and DVDs have a 14-Day Loan Period.


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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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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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