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Friends of the Plainfield Public Library

The Friends of the Plainfield Public Library invite you to our amazing gardens located in Plainfield's historic neighborhoods.

The tour will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person. The tour will begin at 1410 Evergreen Avenue, Plainfield. Prepaid tickets and same-day purchases will be available at this location only. Tour brochures will list other sites.

Tickets may be purchased in advance through PayPal below or at the Library. On the day of the tour, brochures should be picked up and tickets may be purchased at 1410 Evergreen Avenue, Plainfield.

Membership in the “Friends” entitles members to early admission at book sales and advance notice of programs and lectures offered throughout the year.  Membership forms are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk.  For further information, contact the Membership Chair, Linda Lashley, through the Library office at 908-757-2305.

The Friends of the Plainfield Public Library (FOPPL) is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that helps support one of the finest public libraries in New Jersey.


The Friends' mission is to promote the general interests of the Plainfield Public Library and the community it serves by maintaining an association of people interested in the library and its resources; focusing public attention on the facilities and services of the library; and assisting the library in providing those facilities and services which will improve its usefulness to the community.

Please click here to read the organization's By-Laws.
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President - Belinda Smiley
Vice President - Tressa Brown
Secretary - Rebecca Perkins
Treasurer -
Leana Walcott

Members At Large

Cynthia Alexander
Jacqueline Brown-Harvest
Marion Fowler
Greg Hawkins
Linda Lashley
Peter Migliorini
Mary Ann O'Leary
Mary Ellen Rogan, Ex-Officio

Mailing Address
Friends of the Plainfield Public Library
800 Park Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 07060-0607

Who is eligible to join?

There are no membership restrictions.  Residents, non-residents, library users, and library supporters are all welcome to join.  Your annual dues help support the Plainfield Public Library.

  • Senior/Student: $10
  • Individual: $25
  • Couple: $45
  • Patron: $100
  • Sponsor: $250
  • Benefactor: $500

Join the Friends! You can fill out the membership form online and pay via PayPal, or download the membership form. If downloading, mail or bring your completed application to the Library's Administration Office, and the Friends will be in touch! Forms are also available at the front desk of the library, and at all FOPPL events.

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