What’s New at Your Library
We will be open regular hours on Monday, July 3.
Have a safe and happy holiday!
We’ll be updating all eRead IL eBooks in our catalog starting Thursday, June 29 through Friday, June 30.
During this update, access to these eBooks will be unavailable through the catalog only – you’ll still have full access to checkout, search, and place holds on eRead IL eBooks through the Axis360 app or through the eRead IL website.
Have questions? Let us know! You can contact the Reference desk by phone at (815) 327-2515 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Plainfield Public Library is participating in the Atlas Multi-Library Geocaching Competition with twenty-three other libraries. From June 5th through August 5th, each library’s cache you find earns you an entry to win $25 Visa gift cards! Stop at the Check-out desk for more information today!
Attention Everyone Who Doesn’t Know What Geocaching Is:
Stop in and we’ll explain it to you! You could win a $25 gift card, and its a cheap way to enjoy some beautiful summer days with your family. It’s a win-win. Stop at the Check-out desk for more information today!
This summer, we’re holding a photo contest – with an alphabet twist! Be on the lookout for letters in your everyday life that spell out one of our Reading By Design buzzwords: STEAM, Book, Read, Library, Plainfield, and Design.
What counts as a “letter” you ask? Just about anything – from architectural features to everyday objects. Be creative!
The Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Library Director to Lisa Pappas, who has been acting interim director for the past year. Ms. Pappas has worked at the Plainfield Library since 2002 first in the capacity of Head of Adult Services and then as Assistant Director.
“I am excited for the opportunity to formally lead the library I have been a part of for the last 15 years,” said Pappas. “The previous director and I worked hard to keep up with the tremendous growth of this district as well as keeping up with the whirlwind changes in technology and library services.”
Pappas begins July 1, 2017 as permanent Library Director.
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. SYNC is giving away two complete audiobook downloads a week – pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Once you download them to the Overdrive app, they are yours to keep. Simply sign-up to get notifications of when the FREE audiobook downloads are available. You can receive alerts by text message, email newsletter, or by visiting www.audiobooksync.com. Titles change every Thursday at 7am ET when the program is running.