The Library is Closed on Saturdays in July & August. We will re-open
Saturday, September 10th at 10am.
Daily Calendar of Events
here for our full listing of activities/events.
From the Adult Department:
Friends of the Library On-going Book Sale
Come and check out our new Friends of Library book store. It is
now located near the computer lab next to the reference area.
Computer & Technology Help
Click here for more information.
The September movie will be shown
Thursday, September 8th at 1:00pm and Saturday, September 24th
at 1:30pm. We will show My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. This time
there is a family secret that brings the family together for an even
bigger Greek wedding than before. This film is rated PG-13 and runs 1
hour and 34 minutes. The movie will take place in the Peter F. Chase
Auditorium at the Plainville Public Library.
Adult Coloring Program Resumes in September
Enjoy a relaxing evening of adult coloring at the
Plainville Public Library. Drop-in at 6:30pm on Thursday September 8th,
October 13th, November 10th, December 8th,
January 12th, and February 9th. Coloring will be
held in the Peter F. Chase Auditorium with refreshments provided by the
Friends of the Plainville Public Library. Colored pencils, markers, and
coloring pages will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their
own coloring supplies if desired.
Click here for a flyer
with upcoming dates.
They Called Her "Reckless"
On Thursday, September 22nd at 7pm in Connecticut
author Janet Barrett will present the true story of a small Korean pony
named “Reckless” who hauled ammunition to the front lines, saved many
lives, raised spirits and won the love and respect of all who knew her
during her two years with the Marines during the Korean War at the
Plainville Public Library.
Janet has written a book about this inspiring story, “They Called
Her Reckless- A True Story of War, Love and One Extraordinary Horse” has
earned positive reviews from Korean Veterans and others. Including one
Jerry Vilbig, Weapons Company, First
Battalion, Seventh Marine Regiment, Korea, 1952-53 which reads
in part “That little mare was something -- a real
warhorse. I wish she had been with our regiment! How she and those guys
were able to function together was incredible. Janet Barrett has done a
terrific job of bringing together her whole story.”
From the moment she
heard about Reckless, Janet Barrett knew she would write a book. Her
experiences as a horsewoman gave her a particular appreciation of the
tight bond that developed between Reckless and her fellow Marines, from
which the story springs. Barrett has loved and been fascinated by horses
all her life, and for 25 years almost obsessively rode, owned, and cared
Plainville Writer's Workshop - Free
This peer-led series is held at the library on Thursday evenings twice a
the library calendar for dates).
This is an opportunity for you to share your original work and receive
helpful support and respectful critiques from your peers. Open to
writers 18 and older. Call the Reference Desk for more information: 860-793-1446.