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PPL OPEN short hours, Nantes Closed 3/14/19

Posted by naomi on March 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Platteville Public Library will  not open until noon to allow for snow removal, and will close at 4:00 to allow our staff to get home safely. Please note that Frank Street (directly to the west of our building) is closed due to a pole coming down. We respectully ask that you only venture out if it is safe for you to do so.

Nantes Library will be closed today.


Posted by naomi on March 13, 2019 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)


All of HPLD will be closed today. We apologize for any inconvenience. The safety of our patrons and staff is our biggest priority.


Posted by naomi on February 5, 2019 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The title to be discussed by the book club on March 4 has been changed to Secrets of the Tulip Sisters by Susan Mallery.

If you'd like to join us, please contact Derek at Platteville Library to obtain a copy of the book.

Chautauqua: General "Black Jack" Pershing

Posted by naomi on March 29, 2018 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (2)

Learn all about General Pershing, the commander of the American expeditionary forces in France during World War I. "Black Jack" led an extraordinary life full of military greatness and personal tragedy. Former UNC professor Ron Edgerton is the costumed performer/ biographer portraying Gen. Pershing. His book, "General & Datu: Black Jack Pershing and Counterunsurgency Warfare in the Muslim Philippines" will be published this year.

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Upcoming Movie Titles

Posted by naomi on March 16, 2018 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Sat, April 7 at noon--Family Movie Matinee: Ferdinand (Rated G, CGI adaptation of the classic children's book.)
Wed, April 11 at 1;00-- Senior Movie: For Richer or Poorer (Rated PG-13, Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley. A big city real estate hustler and his wife hide from the IRS...among the Amish)

Upcoming Movie Titles

Posted by naomi on February 9, 2018 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Upcoming Movies:
Senior Movie: Wed, Feb 14 from 1:00-3:00--The Princess Bride
Senior Movie: Wed, Feb 28 from 1:00-3:00--Cocoon

Family Movie Matinee:  Sat, March 3 from 12:00-1:30--Coco (If released. If not, we will watch Book of Life)

Platteville January Movies

Posted by naomi on January 4, 2018 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)

This month the family matinee movie will be Despicable Me 3. It will be shown on Sat, Jan 6 from noon until about 1:30.

We are adding a 2nd Senior movie every month until the community center reopens after its remodel.
The feature we will show on Wed, Jan 10 at 1:00 is the 1st half of the miniseries Storm of the Century. On Wed, Jan 24, we'll show the 2nd half of the miniseries.

Please call or come in if you have questions.

November Movies

Posted by naomi on October 11, 2017 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (1)

The family movie we'll be playing on Saturday, November 4 is Spider-Man: Homecoming.  We'll start at 11:30, as this movie is a little bit longer than our usual fare.  You should also note that it is rated PG-13.

The senior movie we'll be playing on Wednesday, November 8 at 1:00 is Beauty and the Beast (2017 release).

Pen Pals Needed

Posted by naomi on October 11, 2017 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Did you know there is a Platteville Public Library in Wisconsin? It is our sister "twin" library, and it's full of staff and patrons as fun as our own. This summer, PPL (WI) encouraged their young patrons to write letters to other libraries around the world; we are one of them! We received a big bunch of them yesterday and had a wonderful time reading them.

If you would like to write back to these great kids (or if you want your kids to do it), pleas...

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