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Every Child Ready to Read Workshop at Scotch Plains Public Library
October 16, 2013
The Scotch Plains Public Library has an exciting new workshop designed to help get Every Child Ready to Read®. Research shows that...
Summer Reading for Adults
June 27, 2013
You’ve probably heard that our summer programs for children and teens began this week, but we can’t let the kids have all ...
The Scotch Plains Public Library will be hosting two summer reading book clubs. As part of the teen summer reading program, &ldquo...
Whether you’re working on summer assignments or just feeding your need to read, our Teen Summer Reading program is sure to pleas...
You're Invited to a 6th Grade Welcome Party
May 23, 2013
Teens who will be finishing the sixth grade are invited the Scotch Plains Public Library on Monday June 3rd from 4:00-5:00pm. Jo...
Community Skype with Julia Alvarez!
May 17, 2013
What are you doing Monday night? We invite you to come to Terrill Middle School at 7pm, as we watch, listen, and video chat with Julia...
Big Read in May at Scotch Plains Public Library
April 28, 2013
May is going to be a very busy month here at the Scotch Plains Public Library, with our Big Read program really hitting its stride! We...
Have you heard of DEAR Day?
April 14, 2013
Have you heard of DEAR Day? DEAR stands for Drop Everything And Read. Children’s author Beverly Cleary first wrote about DEAR in...
Don’t Know Beans About The Big Read?
March 15, 2013
The Big Read is going strong and we are very pleased to tell you about a hands-on activity that will be coming on way very shortly: Be...
It’s that time of year again! The Friends of the Scotch Plains Public Library are gearing up for their annual Book Sale. We&rsqu...
BIG Read-a-thon Pledges Due on March 4 -- Still Time to Read!
February 26, 2013
As many readers of this publication know, The Big Read is gathering steam and going strong in our local community. While many Big Read...
Big Read Lecture Series to begin at Scotch Plains Public Library
February 23, 2013
The Big Read continues at Scotch Plains Public Library on February 28th, with a series of lectures designed to provide context and ric...
Teens “CREATE-it” at the Library
February 12, 2013
Do you know what to do when a button falls off of your favorite shirt? Have you always wanted to learn to sew, but think that it...
Booklovers' Delights at Scotch Plains Public Library
February 11, 2013
Are you eagerly anticipating your next read, but a little overwhelmed by all of the possibilities? Looking for the perfect selec...
Our Librarian in Seattle --Michelle Willis Shares Caldecott News
January 28, 2013
If you have been reading the Scotch Plains Library column here, you already know that Michelle Willis, Head of Children’s Servic...
Michelle Willis Serves on Caldecott Committee
January 22, 2013
“Each year the American Library Association honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recogn...
Dog Programs at Scotch Plains Public Library
January 15, 2013
There’s a common stereotype out there that librarians are cat-lovers. Nothing against cats, but here at the Scotch Plains Public...
Why The Big Read?
December 29, 2012
Here at the library, we have been anticipating, discussing and writing about The Big Read for a long time now. Working with our ...
Scotch Plains Public Library has expanded its programming for teens! The first addition to the new event line-up was CREATE-It w...
Take the Library with you when you’re on the go!
November 29, 2012
Smartphones and tablets are everywhere these days, and they have become essential tools for getting information and staying connected....
Fall Weekends @SPPL
October 19, 2012
Did you know that the library is a great place to spend a weekend afternoon? Scotch Plains Public Library is open from 9 –...
Lots for Teens to do at Scotch Plains Public Library
October 13, 2012
Teen Read Week (October 14-20, 2012) is a time when we especially encourage young adults to come in to the library, read for fun, and ...
Active Career Group Thrives at Scotch Plains Public Library
October 2, 2012
Did you know that our library has a thriving Career Networking Group, that is open to everyone? The Scotch Plains Public Library&r...