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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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December 3, 2021

Holiday Hours

The Plain City Public Library will observe the following holiday hours: Friday, December 24 – CLOSEDSaturday, December 25 – CLOSEDFriday, December 31 – CLOSING AT 5Saturday, January 1 – CLOSED Thank you for your patience as we spend the holidays with our loved ones.
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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 no open positions at this time.
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June 18, 2021

Storytime Kits

Storytime From Home Kits are designed to make PCPL’s 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 winter and spring Storytime sessions. Storytime From
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June 16, 2021

BookFlix Digital Resource for Kids

Good news—the Plain City Public Library has subscribed to a fun new reading program that children and their caregivers can access from home! Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic animated stories from with thematically aligned nonfiction ebooks to build a love of reading and learning. This
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June 15, 2021

Plain City’s StoryWalk® at Pastime Park

The Plain City Public Library, in partnership with the Village of Plain City, is proud to announce the installation of a StoryWalk® at Plain City’s Pastime Park. The StoryWalk® is an innovative and delightful way for children — and adults! — to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same
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June 5, 2021

Welcome Back!

Library Open for Browsing Beginning 6/7 The Library will be open for browsing without appointments beginning Monday, June 7 with newly extended hours:Monday-Thursday: 10-8Friday-Saturday: 10-5Sunday: Closed Curbside services will continue during the hours of:Monday-Saturday 10-5. Due to social distancing requirements, the building capacity will be limited at 20% (or about 50
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June 4, 2021

Kids Joke Contest

Why are libraries the tallest buildings in the world?Because they have so many stories! Calling all budding comedians: share your best library or book-themed joke with us!  Kids ages 5-12 will get the chance to read their joke on the library’s new phone recording. To enter your joke, click on
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May 14, 2021

Library Mobile App

Download PCPL’s New Mobile App Download the Plain City Public Library’s new mobile app to use library services and access information…anytime, anywhere! The user-friendly design allows you to access the library’s e-resources, use an eCard version of your library card, access all of the library’s digital content providers, and much more. Mobile
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May 14, 2021

Kids’ Food Pickup

Pickup FREE Shelf Stable Food Volunteers will be at the following locations handing out shelf stable meals each week. Any child or student will receive five meals. The child need not be present, but federal regulations now require us to collect the names of recipients. A special thank you to
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May 14, 2021

Summer Reading Program

Discover New Tales This Summer with the Plain City Public Library  The Plain City Public Library’s 2021 Summer Reading Program begins May 28th! 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 – 12),
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May 14, 2021

COVID-19 Updates from Your Library

In these trying times, we are updating and changing our services so that we can continue to enhance the quality and enjoyment of life for you, our patrons. Below is a list of services that we have added or altered to continue serving you while the library building is closed.
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