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 August monthly movie will be shown Thursday, August 4th at 6:00pm
and Thursday, August 11th at 1:00pm at the Plainville Public Library in
the Peter F. Chase Auditorium.
Sunset Boulevard is
a 1950 American black
noir directed and co-written by Billy
Wilder, and produced and co-written by Charles
Brackett. It was named after the boulevard that
runs through Los
Angeles and Beverly
The film stars William
Holden as Joe Gillis, an unsuccessful screenwriter,
Swanson as Norma Desmond, a faded silent
film star who draws him into her fantasy world where she
dreams of making a triumphant return to the screen, with Erich
von Stroheim as Max Von Mayerling, her devoted servant. Nancy
Webb play supporting roles. Director Cecil
B. DeMille and gossip
Hopper play themselves, and the film includes cameo
appearances by leading silent
film actors Buster
B. Warner and Anna
Praised by many critics when
first released, Sunset Boulevard was
nominated for eleven Academy
Awards (including nominations in all
four acting categories) and won three. It is widely accepted
as a classic, often cited as one of the greatest films of American
cinema. Deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant"
by the U.S. Library
of Congress in 1989, Sunset
Boulevard was included in the first group of films selected for
preservation in the National
Film Registry. In 1998, it was ranked number twelve on the American
Film Institute's list of the 100
best American filmsof the 20th century, and in 2007 it was
16th on their 10th
Anniversary list. Content courtesy of Wikipedia.org.
Adult Colouring Program Resumes in September
Enjoy a relaxing evening of adult coloring at the
Plainville Public Library. 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.
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 the
public. Call the Reference Desk for more information: 860-793-1446.