Closed for Juneteenth

The Library will be closed on Monday, June 20 in observance of Juneteenth Freedom Day which commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. Black people in Galveston, TX were the last to hear about the Emancipation Proclamation and this occurred on June 19, 1865.

Allen Eskens author visit–Thursday, June 16 @ 6pm

Minnesota author Allen Eskens will visit the Plainview Public Library on Thursday, June 16 at 6pm to discuss his book The Stolen Hours.

Allen Eskens is the bestselling author of The Life We Bury, The Guise of Another, The Heavens May Fall, The Deep Dark Descending, The Shadows We Hide, Nothing More Dangerous, and The Stolen Hours. He is the recipient of the Barry Award, Minnesota Book Award, Rosebud Award (Left Coast Crime), and Silver Falchion Award and has been a finalist for the Edgar® Award, Thriller Award, and Anthony Award. His books have been translated into 26 languages.