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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 is currently open (please see below for scheduled closings) for a maximum of six patrons (14+ only) at a time. Please view the In Person Service FAQ before visiting.

  • Monday: 10AM-4PM
  • Tuesday: 12:30-6:30PM
  • Wednesday: 10AM-4PM
  • Thursday: 12:30-6:30PM
  • Friday:10AM-4PM
  • Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: CLOSED

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 during the quarantine period.

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 - 2021

New Year's 2021 Friday, January 1, 2021
Weather Closure Monday, February 1, 2021 (no service)
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 (virtual service only)
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 (virtual service only)

Thursday, February 4, 2021 (virtual service only)
Delayed Opening Monday, February 8, 2021 - 11AM (all services)
MLK's Birthday Monday, January 18, 2021
President's Day Monday, February 15, 2021
Weather Closure Thursday, February 18, 2021 (virtual service only)
Delayed Opening Friday, February 19, 2021 - 11AM (all services)
Good Friday/Easter Friday, April 2, 2021
Saturday, April 3, 2021
Memorial Day Monday, May 31, 2021
Juneteenth Friday, June 18, 2021
Independence Day Monday, July 5, 2021
Labor Day Monday, September 6, 2021
PMUA Fair Saturday, September 11, 2021
Columbus Day Monday, October 11, 2021
Veterans Day Thursday, November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Thursday, November 25, 2021
Friday, November 26, 2021
Saturday, November 27, 2021

Friday, December 24, 2021
Saturday, December 25, 2021
Monday, December 27, 2021

New Year's Eve Friday, December 31, 2021
New Year's 2022 Saturday, January 1, 2022

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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