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Plainfield Public Library - General Hours

At this time the Plainfield Public Library has VERY LIMITED in person service due to the statewide public health emergency. The Library will be open Monday-Friday, from 10AM-4PM for a maximum of six patrons (14+ only) at a time. Please view the In Person Service FAQ before visiting.

The Children's Library is open by appointment only to one family at a time. Please make sure you are aware of the rules for the service you are interested in BEFORE visiting the Library as some services require an appointment and are very limited in scope.

The Library is providing access to physical materials via our Curbside Service. The book drop is accepting returns of ALL materials. Items will not immediately be removed from your record due to a quarantine period. No fines will be charged on materials until December 31, 2020.

The Library has many digital resources available to you at this time including books, audiobooks, magazines, videos and comic books. We also have resources to support students. You can find them all at

If you have questions as to what services a specific department is providing please reach out to them directly as service options vary.

Thank you for your patience during this difficult time.

Library Closings - 2020

The Library building will be CLOSED and no online services will be provided on the following dates.

Good Friday/Easter Friday, April 10, 2020
Memorial Day Monday, May 25, 2020
Independence Day Friday, July 3, 2020
Labor Day Monday, September 7, 2020
Columbus Day Monday, October 12, 2020
Veteran's Day Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Thanksgiving Thursday, November 26, 2020
Friday, November 27, 2020

Thursday, December 24, 2020
Friday, December 25, 2020
Saturday, December 26, 2020

New Year's Eve Thursday, December 31, 2020 - Close at 5:00 p.m.
New Year's 2021 Friday, January 1, 2021

Additional closings or adjustments in hours may occur. Please call the Library at 908-757-1111 x111 prior to visiting to verify that the Library is open and providing the service you are interested in.

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