Plainsboro Public Library

Plainsboro Public Library 9 Van Doren Street, Plainsboro, New Jersey 08536 Hours: M-Th 10 - 8:30 | Fri- Sun 10 - 5 609-275-2897
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Circulation 609-275-2897 | Reference 609-275-2898 | Director 609-275-2899 http://www.lmxac.org/plainsboro/ | http://twitter.com/PlainsboroLib

Mission: The Plainsboro Public Library seeks to provide residents with a full range of outstanding, cost efficient library materials and services which reflect and adapt to the ever-changing needs of the community.

February’s Trivia Winners!
02/17/2020

February’s Trivia Winners!

Attention Teens! Join your friends at the library for after-hours fun, food, and more on Saturday! Completed online regi...
02/16/2020

Attention Teens! Join your friends at the library for after-hours fun, food, and more on Saturday! Completed online registration and permission form are both required for registration to this event. Open to teens in grades 9-12.

3D printed things for Valentine's Day from our 3D Intro Design Class, our next session is http://bit.ly/2HqUWRA
02/14/2020

3D printed things for Valentine's Day from our 3D Intro Design Class, our next session is http://bit.ly/2HqUWRA

Join us for a special storytime this Saturday at 11 am!
02/13/2020

Join us for a special storytime this Saturday at 11 am!

If you liked Washington Black, try picking up one of these:The Nickel Boys by Colson WhiteheadMy Sister, the Serial Kill...
02/12/2020

If you liked Washington Black, try picking up one of these:

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Other Americans by Laila Lalami

Our current most-watched video streaming on Kanopy - Covariance and Correlation. Watch for free with your library card!h...
02/11/2020
Watch Covariance and Correlation

Our current most-watched video streaming on Kanopy - Covariance and Correlation. Watch for free with your library card!
https://www.kanopy.com/product/covariance-and-correlation

When are two variables correlated? Learn how to measure covariance, which is the association between two random variables. Then use covariance to obtain a dimensionless number called the correlation coefficient. Using an R data set, plot correlation values for several variables, including the physic...

We had a new team win on Trivia Night...Question is will you and your team come out and challenge our January winners?We...
02/10/2020

We had a new team win on Trivia Night...Question is will you and your team come out and challenge our January winners?
We'll be here Thursday, February 13th at 6:30p to hand out prizes to the new winners or ...?
Mark the date on your calendar and gather your team. We'll see you in the Community Room.

Make and decorate a cake pop for Valentine’s Day this Tuesday at 6 pm. Eat it yourself, or give it to someone special! O...
02/09/2020

Make and decorate a cake pop for Valentine’s Day this Tuesday at 6 pm. Eat it yourself, or give it to someone special!
Open to children 10 years and up. Online registration opens tomorrow.

Leap into Science is a nationwide program from the Franklin Institute that integrates open-ended science activities with...
02/07/2020

Leap into Science is a nationwide program from the Franklin Institute that integrates open-ended science activities with children's books. Explore the science of wind through hands-on activities and children's books this Tuesday afternoon! Online registration opens on Monday.

*There will also be a special "Leap into Science: Family" class held Tuesday, 2/25 at 3:30 pm, for families with children between 4-8 years.

Join us this Sunday at 3 pm in the Science Center for a special Valentine craft event. Make a heart ornament using recyc...
02/06/2020

Join us this Sunday at 3 pm in the Science Center for a special Valentine craft event. Make a heart ornament using recycled paper bags and other materials to give to your Valentine.
This is a drop-in event, no registration is required.

02/03/2020
3D Design Class Projects

Our last 3D Design class of first-time designers made these objects. It took a bit over 6 hours to print them, but here you can see the entire process in time-lapse form. We have more Intro to 3D Design Workshops for ages 12 to adult on February 12th and 26th.

Just a reminder Princeton SCORE will have a session on        SMALL BUSINESS FINANCIALS.Join Val Mathews on Tuesday, Feb...
02/01/2020

Just a reminder Princeton SCORE will have a session on SMALL BUSINESS FINANCIALS.
Join Val Mathews on Tuesday, February 4th at 6p in the Community room.

Bargain Book Sales starts today at 12 pm!  Shop and support the Library! 📔📙
01/31/2020

Bargain Book Sales starts today at 12 pm! Shop and support the Library! 📔📙

January’s Trivia winners!
01/27/2020

January’s Trivia winners!

How will the Plainsboro Public Library change to better serve you over the next 4 years? Check out our Strategic Plan to...
01/24/2020
Plainsboro Library Slideshow

How will the Plainsboro Public Library change to better serve you over the next 4 years? Check out our Strategic Plan to find out! You can also pick up a brochure with more details in the library.

Strategic Plan 2020-2023 1

Award Winners book club continues at the library with:Washington Black by Esi EdugyanWednesday, February 12
01/22/2020

Award Winners book club continues at the library with:
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
Wednesday, February 12

Save the date!🤓
01/21/2020

Save the date!🤓

Attend a 3D Design Intro Class to learn about 3D printing and modeling. You will learn the basics of Tinkercad, a free c...
01/15/2020

Attend a 3D Design Intro Class to learn about 3D printing and modeling. You will learn the basics of Tinkercad, a free cloud-based entry-level 3D design tool.

Interested in the workshop? There is no need to register if you have already taken a class or want the time and resources to work on a personal project.
*Each session is a single session and requires registration.

01/13/2020

Kids Can Cook: Veggie Soup! Update.

We had a few complications with registration and needed to create a new registration link. We apologize to those who may have experienced issues registering for our program, you are able to use this link now to do so. We hope to see you there!

http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=5284&EventID=405019

Did you know that January is National Soup Month? Celebrate with us as we teach you how to make a tasty vegetable soup u...
01/12/2020

Did you know that January is National Soup Month? Celebrate with us as we teach you how to make a tasty vegetable soup using seasonal vegetables! Participants will have the opportunity to taste their creation at the end. Open to children 10 years and up. Registration required.

Let's Get Heart Healthy in 2020. On Wednesday, Jan. 15th at 7p.,  Community Room when Penn Medicine/Princeton Health's B...
01/12/2020

Let's Get Heart Healthy in 2020. On Wednesday, Jan. 15th at 7p., Community Room when Penn Medicine/Princeton Health's Beth Young, MS, RDN, CSWOM will present materials on a plant-based diet, focused on fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, whole grains, and meat substitutes. We'll see you there!

Meet us in the Science Center tomorrow to learn how to make your own snowflake slime to take home. Open to children in g...
01/11/2020

Meet us in the Science Center tomorrow to learn how to make your own snowflake slime to take home. Open to children in grades 3-6. Online registration required.

If you liked Heart Berries, try picking up one of these:- On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong- Split Tooth by...
01/09/2020

If you liked Heart Berries, try picking up one of these:

- On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
- Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq
- Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
- A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott

LIBRARY NOTICEPlease be advised that Friday, January 10th, the library phone numbers may have intermittent service durin...
01/09/2020

LIBRARY NOTICE
Please be advised that Friday, January 10th, the library phone numbers may have intermittent service during the morning hours.

Starting tomorrow, Playaway Launchpads will be available for children to use while at the library! These learning tablet...
01/08/2020

Starting tomorrow, Playaway Launchpads will be available for children to use while at the library! These learning tablets are geared towards children 3 to 5 and 5 to 7 years old and focus on various subjects.
Inquire at the Children's Desk for more information!

Let's start the year off right. Come out for Trivia Night. All you need is a team of 4, a little knowledge of this, a li...
01/07/2020

Let's start the year off right. Come out for Trivia Night. All you need is a team of 4, a little knowledge of this, a little knowledge of that and before you know it your team has won!

We'll be here Thursday, Jan. 9th at 6:30 Community Room

Prizes for the winning team!

Books & Crafts is now offered every other Wednesday at 11 am.Come for the storytime and stay to create a simple craft th...
01/06/2020

Books & Crafts is now offered every other Wednesday at 11 am.
Come for the storytime and stay to create a simple craft that relates to the theme of the stories. Open to children 3-5 years old.

Join Princeton Score on Tuesday, Jan. 7th at 6p in the Community Room. Paul Kandle will discuss CRM - What It Really Mea...
01/05/2020

Join Princeton Score on Tuesday, Jan. 7th at 6p in the Community Room. Paul Kandle will discuss CRM - What It Really Means To Your Business.

Chess Club will resume starting tomorrow in the Community Room at 4:30pm. All levels of experience are welcome!
01/05/2020

Chess Club will resume starting tomorrow in the Community Room at 4:30pm.
All levels of experience are welcome!

With a new year comes a new book club theme.Introducing the Award Winner titles of 2020.Heart Berries: A MemoirImproveme...
01/02/2020

With a new year comes a new book club theme.
Introducing the Award Winner titles of 2020.

Heart Berries: A Memoir
Improvement
The Overstory
Washington Black
November Road
The Cooking Gene
Now that You Mention It
The Calculating Stars
Home Fire
Down the River Unto the Sea
Circe: A Novel
The Great Believers

2019 Staff Picks: Books, movies, music, comics, and more!Now that the new year is here, check out what our library staff...
01/01/2020

2019 Staff Picks: Books, movies, music, comics, and more!

Now that the new year is here, check out what our library staff has been reading, watching, and listening to all last year.
https://plainsborolibrary.org/staff-picks-2019/

12/29/2019
The Library will be CLOSED Tuesday and Wednesday, December  31st & January 1st for New Years.
12/26/2019

The Library will be CLOSED Tuesday and Wednesday, December 31st & January 1st for New Years.

Award Winners book club begins at the library with:Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhoton Wednesday, January 8.
12/23/2019

Award Winners book club begins at the library with:
Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot
on Wednesday, January 8.

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9 Van Doren St
Plainsboro, NJ
08536

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 20:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 20:30
Wednesday 10:00 - 20:30
Thursday 10:00 - 20:30
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

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