Saturday, February 22, 2014

T'AI CHI GROUP DONATES TO LIBRARY




On behalf of everyone in the T'ai Chi Ch'uan classes which meet in the Plainsboro Public Library twice a week, a generous donation was made to the Library on February 21, 2014.  The donation "is intended to show our continuing support for your mission in the community, and to show our pride in being part of it."  Todd Tieger, T'ai Chi Ch'uan instructor 
The Plainsboro Public Library is proud to host the free T'ai Chi classes and thanks Todd Tieger for his generous donation of time and commitment to this wonderful service to our community.  Thanks to everyone in the classes for your thoughtful donations.
Carol Quick, Library Director
 

T'ai Chi Ch'uan at the Library - FREE classes

Thursday, January 30, 2014

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM


ART GALLERY - FEBRUARY

January 25, 2014 - February 26, 2014
Opening Reception:  Sat. Feb. 8th
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Chinese New Year Celebration 
Year of the Horse
Saturday, Feb. 8th, Dragon Dance at 2pm

Thursday, January 09, 2014

LIBRARY HOURS & CLOSINGS

The Library will be closed on
Martin Luther King Day
 Monday, January 20, 2014



Monday, January 06, 2014

FREE TECHNOLOGY HELP @ PLAINSBORO LIBRARY

        Starting September 14th, look for the "Geek Desk" on the 1st floor: 
Saturdays, 10 am - 1 pm
Sundays,  1 pm - 4 pm
Patron Soraya Villao gets assistance from Geek League teens, Timothy McFarlane and Aashil Desai

Sunday, November 17, 2013

ALHEIMER'S SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS SUSPENDED

The Support Group that normally meets in the Library on the 3rd Thursday of the month has been suspended temporarily. The Alzheimer's Support Group Help Line is 800-272-3900.  We will post information when the meeting will resume.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

DIWALI WORKSHOPS - October 24th





 
On October 24th, over 200 children of all ages learned about the Diwali Festival and made lanterns, paper elephants, decorated clay pots, found out how to wear a saree and apply henna.  Thanks to the many wonderful volunteers, the event was very popular and everyone went home with decorations for the Holiday.
Thanks to Drs. Radhakrishnan and Santhanam of Childrens Preferred Care for funding the workshops. 

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

LABELS FOR EDUCATION



Greenhouse for Miss Meaghan's Lorax Program
Purchased with Labels for Education

YOUR SMALL GIFTS ADD UP!

McCaffrey's receipts
Don't throw them out!! 
Bring them to the Library, put them in the collection box on the 1st floor, and we'll turn them into $$ thanks to McCaffrey's charitable trust. 

Sunday, August 25, 2013

CANCELLED!! PING PONG BOOT CAMP - SEPTEMBER 15TH CANCELLED


PING PONG
BOOT CAMP
CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF INTEREST
We'll try again in a month or two.

Monday, August 12, 2013

ADULT ESL CLASSES



EVERY MONDAY, 7 - 8:30 pm
Plainsboro Public Library
Community Room, 1st floor
FREE weekly conversational class with
Eileen Sinett, CEO of Comprehensive
Communication Services.

Perfect for those who know the grammar but just want to USE it!  Feed on Eileen's creative, energetic style as you master the challenges of everyday English.
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED - JUST COME!
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Wednesday, August 07, 2013

MARATHI LANGUAGE CLASS

Marathi Shaala Classes

Starting September 22 - December 22, 2013*




FREE!!  Learn to Read, Write and Speak Marathi in a fun filled way.  Class meets 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month.  12noon to 1pm in the Science Center on the 3rd floor.  Ages 5 yrs and up.  Contact Sneha at 732-939-0283 or marathishaala@gmail.com to register or for more information. 
* NO CLASS ON NOVEMBER 10th 

TAMIL CLASSES

TAMIL CLUB
Starting September 11, 2013



FREE!!!  Fun-filled activity based classes for folks 5 to 15 years of age on Wednesday afternoons, 4:30—5:30 in the Science Center on the 3rd floor of the Plainsboro Public Library. The focus of the Plainsboro Tamil Club is on speaking, writing and reading in Tamil. To enroll contact: Suchitra Srinivas at 609-297-8840 or email PlainsboroTamilClub@yahoo.com

HINDI LANGUAGE CLASS



HINDI LANGUAGE CLASSES
Starting September 15, 2013  
FREE!!  Classes for folks 9 and up on Sunday mornings, 11am--12noon in the Plainsboro Public Library, Science Center - 3rd Floor. Join Chayya Shah, M.A. in English with years of middle school teaching experience, for a creative and fun filled approach to learning Hindi. Please contact the instructor to reserve your space! Chhaya: 609-785-5446.

No classes on Sunday, Nov. 3rd or 10th. 

Saturday, August 03, 2013

ANIMALIA! INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK

August 3, 2013
Thanks to the businesses in Plainsboro who contributed fabulous door prizes for our International Potluck Dinner. 



EVERYONE'S A WINNER! @ PLAINSBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY

Newspaper Chair Competition
July 30, 2013

Over 100 kids and adults gathered in the Community Room to construct a Newspaper Chair out of 1lb. of newspaper and 1 roll of masking tape in 1 hour.  34 chairs were entered into the competition to see which ones could hold the most weight.  The suspense was nerve-wracking!
And, the Winners are:
Innovative Design:  The Vendidaudi Family
Artistic Design:  Daniel
2nd Place for weight:  Annie
Trophy Winner:  Allison Lee (and family) at 112.8 lbs

Cardboard Canoe Race
July 27, 2013
Over 75 teens, kids and adults met at 9am on Saturday morning to construct a boat with one piece of cardboard, one roll of tape and one exacto knife that would be sea-worthy on Plainsboro Pond.

29 boats rowed out and back -- well some sort of sank, but everyone had a great day!
Most Dramatic Sinking:  Qingchuan Xu
Most Aesthetically Pleasing:  Lynna Ye
Most Functional Design:  Calvin Ristad
"Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" Award went to Aditi Bapatla
Trophy winner with 2.53 minutes:  Antonio Busha

Egg Dropping Competition
July 16, 2013
   Crowds of people watched as 110 eggs dropped to the ground from the 3rd floor terrace.
Many splatted, but several survived.
Winners with lightest devices:
Category A (Preschool):  Shreeesh Sai Santhosh
Category B (K-3): Sama Ahmed
Category C (4-6 grade):  Annie Ma
Trophy Winner & Category D (7-8):  Sai Vendidandi
Category E (High School):  Can Bostanci
Category F (Beyond HS):  Radmavathi Bapatla
Category G (Team Family):  Vendidandi Family  

SPELLING BEE WINNERS

Sunday, June 02, 2013

SUPPORT PLAINSBORO LIBRARY THROUGH GOODSEARCH

\nGoodsearch: You Search...We Give!

Here's an easy way to raise money for The Plainsboro Library. Just start using Yahoo! powered Goodsearch.com as your search engine and they'll donate about a penny to the Library every time you do a search! Why Google, when you can Goodsearch? Just log onto http://www.goodsearch.com/ and select Plainsboro Public Library as your cause.

In addition, do all of your shopping through their online shopping mall, Goodshop.com, where you can shop at more than 2,600 top online retailers and a percentage of your purchases will go to us as well. You pay the same price as you normally would, but a donation goes to the Library! You can also enroll in the Gooddining program. Eat at over 10,000 participating restaurants nationwide and you can earn up to 6% of every dollar spent on the meal as a donation.  Read about Goodsearch in the NY Times, Oprah Magazine, CNN, ABC News and the Wall Street Journal.



Monday, May 20, 2013

LIFE STORIES PERFORMANCE POSTPONED

LifeStories Group Performance
originally scheduled for May 31st is postponed - Date TBA
Sorry for the inconvenience.