Directory of services
Computers & Printing
The Library maintains a number of computers for public use.
Internet usage is free and does not require advance registration. Please ask for assistance at the Circulation or Reference Desk if a terminal is not available upon arrival. Priority is given to those doing research.
Database research is free and efficient. The library maintains a wide variety of popular databases tailored to local needs for report research, investments, taxes, health, and law. These terminals are located in the Reference area on the second floor.
Word processing programs are available in standard Office formats. Files may be created and stored on disks and jump drives; retrieved from disks and jump drives; and/or printed. Library staff is not able to instruct newcomers in the complex use of these programs.
Wifi is available throughout the library on an open network.
Printing is available in both color and black
Be aware that there is a $5 limit at a time at the printer. If you have more to print than $5 worth you can split it into multiple jobs to accommodate the printer.
- Black & White: $0.15 per page
- Color: $0.50 per page
The Library welcomes donations and memorials from individuals and businesses alike.
We accept books and movies on DVD. For questions regarding specific material please feel free to call us.
The library has a collection box for used eyeglasss and frames which are relayed to the Lions Club for their work.
Food and paper products are gratefully accepted on behalf of the Middlesex County McFoods program and the Plainsboro Food Pantry. Leave them in our white food Express wagon just inside the main entrance to the library.
Don't throw them out!! Bring them to the library, and put them in the colorful collection box at circulation. We'll turn them into $$$, thanks to McCaffrey's charitable trust.
The library hosts weekly conversation classes
with Eileen Sinett in the Community Room on the first floor.
They are free and no reservations are required.
Perfect for adults who know the grammar but just want to use it!
The PALS (Plainsboro American Language
Social) Club meets on the first and third Thursday at 6:30-8:15, in the
1st floor Community Room. We play language games, discuss
differences between cultures and engage in group discussion. Make
friends, and learn about American language and customs!
For ESL learners who are looking for a chance to practice their English. No registration required. If you are a native speaker who is interested in volunteering, please contact Joyce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The library offers public fax service.
The price is $1.75 for the first page and $1 for each additional page.
The Library maintains meeting rooms which are available to non-profit organizations, community interest groups, boards and agencies of the library, Township, government and schools. Preference is given to local, non-profit, organizations, and educational endeavors. Application forms must be submitted for use of rooms, and fees may apply. Contact the library at 609-275-2897 with further questions.
Notary service is available to Plainsboro residents. Please call in advance to confirm availability or to make an appointment.
Reference service is available whenever the library is open. We look forward to helping you in the library, on the phone or by email. Just ask! We can help you locate books and resources or guide you through more advanced, specialized queries. An exceptional array of online databases is available both in the library, and through this website.
Click here to review resources.
Some may require your library card number.
Our resources go far beyond the walls of Plainsboro Public Library. We are connected to larger reference referral networks and inter-library loan services. If we don't have the materials or answers here, we'll borrow them from/ or refer you to places that do!
The Quiet Study Room Policy is in place to insure fair and equitable Quiet Study Room access to members of the Plainsboro Community. By using a Quiet Study Room, you agree to follow this policy. The Plainsboro Public Library has 4 Quiet Study Rooms with a maximum capacity of four (4) persons per room. The Quiet Study Rooms are not intended for social gatherings, but rather are intended to provide a quiet area of study or similar work for individuals or small groups.
Tutors: please call 609-275-2898 for additional information.
Need a typewriter to complete that application? The Library has them for public use! How very retro!