Philip Read Memorial Library

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Take Your Child to the Library Day


9:00-12:00 PRML

On the first Saturday in February, thousands of libraries across the world celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day.   Join us for a morning of fun activities.

Active Hope

Active Hope is a short, four-session book discussion series for winter hosted by Cornish and Plainfield Libraries and facilitated by Cindy Heath. The titles chosen are about the environment and the hopeful things happening to help mitigate the effects of climate change.

All are welcome, and books are available at Philip Read Memorial Library and the Cornish Library.

Contact for more information.

Mah Jongg

Wednesdays at 3 pm Philip Read Memorial Library

Players of any ability level are welcome to join. All equipment needed to play is provided.

Holiday Book Reading


Come hear local author Billy Sharff read his new book When Santa Came to Stay.

Billy Sharff is an author who writes picture books and poems for kids of all ages. He lives in the woods of New Hampshire with his wife and two children. When he’s not writing stories, he makes movies, writes songs, and visits every bookstore he can find.


Then stay for holiday crafts and treats.


Cookie Swap

Bring cookies for tasting and some to share.

Pick up a copy of Dorie's Cookies Cookbook by Dorie Greenspan or make your own favorite recipe to share.


December 19, 6:30 PM PRML

William Daugherty Aerial Photography

On exhibit at the Philip Read Memorial Library. Stop in and view these incredible aerial photos of Plainfield and some surrounding areas. Showing now through Jan.

Check out William's blog


Artist Reception 

Tuesday, January 17, 6:00 PM