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December 2, 2022

Holiday Resources & Tips

Along with all the fun and excitement, the holidays can be busy and hectic. Let the Plain City Public Library help! The Library has resources to help ease the rush of the holiday season. Holiday Tip #1: Find a new recipe to share Looking to try a new recipe this
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November 9, 2022

Holiday Hours

The Plain City Public Library will observe the following holiday hours: Wednesday, December 7 – CLOSED for Staff DevelopmentSaturday, December 24 – CLOSEDMonday, December 26 – CLOSEDSaturday, December 31 – OPEN 10-5Monday, January 2 – CLOSED Thank you for your patience as we spend the holidays with our loved ones.
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October 18, 2022

Librarians on the Loose

What happens when you let a bunch of librarians on the loose with tools and the Internet? Probably nothing good. Tune in to find out! Episode 1: Pumpkin Chuckin’ In this video, the librarians attempt to create a catapult in an effort to chuck some pumpkins! Interested in building your
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September 28, 2022

Plain City Little Lending Libraries

Little Lending Libraries are book sharing boxes that are available all the time and freely accessible to all. These book boxes are a free book exchange and contain all types of books: from board books and picture books to chapter books to novels for teens and adults, all books in good
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July 12, 2022

24/7 Pickup Lockers Now Available

Pick up your Library material from our convenient pickup lockers, available during and after regular Library operating hours. The pickup lockers are located at the rear of the building next to the book drop. Place your holds online and we will let you know when your items are available to
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May 27, 2022

Upside Down Summer Reading

We’re flipping Summer Reading on it’s head with some weird and wonderful events for teens and adults. Check out our event line-up below! Attend an Upside Down Summer Reading event to earn one entry into a drawing for a special Upside Down prize basket. Attend as many programs as you’d
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May 17, 2022

YA for Adults: Why We Read it & Recommendations

YA books are about changing the world.(Hay, 2019) If you’re an adult who reads YA, you’re not alone. While dated now, a study performed in 2012 discovered that more than half of YA book sales came from adults, particularly those aged 30-44. My first challenge to this statistic was “of
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May 3, 2022

Summer Reading 2022

Discover Oceans of Possibilities This Summer at the Plain City Public Library  The Plain City Public Library’s 2022 Summer Reading Program begins May 27th! The Summer Reading Program offers participants rewards for reading over the summer months. The Plain City Public Library offers a Summer Reading Program for kids (ages 3 –
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April 20, 2022

Happy Earth Day!

Friday, April 22nd, 2022 is Earth Day’s 52nd celebration! Looking for books for yourself or your littles? We’ve compiled a list of books with Earth Day themes to check out: How can you celebrate Earth Day this year? Donate a Tree: https://www.greencbus.org/hilltop-free-trees Calculate Your Ecological Footprint: https://www.footprintcalculator.org/home/en Volunteer: https://www.earthdaycolumbus.org/volunteer Join
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March 14, 2022

PCPL’s Spring Break To-Do List

Looking for some fun, and FREE, activities to do over spring break? Look no further, Plain City Public Library has you covered! Check out the ideas below to read, walk, learn, and paint your way through spring break. (And did we mention they’re all FREE?) Visit the StoryWalk at Pastime
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January 20, 2022

2022 Reading Challenge

Are you up for a challenge? Check out this 2022 Reading Challenge from NoveList. With subjects and genres for beginners and aficionados, you’ll be sure to try something new! Visit NoveList Plus, a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction, to help you find your next great read. This
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January 3, 2022

Your Personal Librarian

Have you ever wished you could have a personal shopper…at the library? Whether you’re short on time or are in a reading rut and want to discover a new author, our team of librarians will pick out your material for you! We ask for 24 hours notice and a limit
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November 9, 2021

Snap Circuits – Available for Checkout

Snap circuits, for learners ages 8 and up, teach introductory circuitry skills and help develop understanding about how electronics work. Each set contains 100+ guided projects with easy-to-follow explanations as shown below. PCPL has a variety of Snap Circuit sets available for checkout. Snap Circuits Jr. (2 AA batteries) With
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September 18, 2021

Ghost Hunting Kits

Check out one of two Ghost Hunting Kits from the Plain City Public Library, filled with equipment for your next paranormal investigation. PCPL’s Ghost Hunting Kits include: POC 4K Ultra HD Camera w/tripod and accessories KII EMF Meter Ghost Stop flashlight Laser Grid Light Walkie Talkie set SBox Scanner (Kit
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September 14, 2021

Botley the Coding Robot – Available for Checkout

Botley the coding robot, intended for ages 5 and up and 2019 toy of the year, provides children with introductory STEM and coding learning opportunities. With his remote programmer, obstacle detection, and black line following capabilities, program Botley to traverse obstacle courses and help him along on grand adventures or
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August 19, 2021

McCabe Memorial Reading Garden to Receive Updates

Please excuse our dust while we put a fresh face on the McCabe Memorial Reading Garden located at the main entrance to the Plain City Public Library at 305 W Main St., Plain City. To be installed this fall, the new landscaping plan allows for the removal of several trees
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July 15, 2021

Employment Opportunity

There are currently no open positions available.
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June 18, 2021

Storytime Kits

Storytime Kits are designed to make PCPL’s in-person and online Storytime experience more engaging for children by introducing interactive early learning activities. These kits are appropriate for children ages 2-5 and include instruments and manipulatives that will be used at least once throughout PCPL’s seasonal Storytime sessions. Storytime Kits are available
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