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Author: Lauren Weddle

Are you stuck at home, wishing you could take a trip and explore? Try seeing the world through pages in books about road trips and vacays! You can leave the state, and even the country, with these adventurous reads.   Lulu and Milagro's Search For Clarity by ...

This week at PGTPL, we recreated Katsushika Hokusai’s famous work of art, The Great Wave, using a variety of art supplies and household items. Follow along to make your own version of this seventeenth-century masterpiece!   Image source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art   Steps: Spend some time looking...

Created in 2016 by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, the City Nature Challenge calls on citizen scientists from around the globe to make observations and collect data about the unique wildlife in their...

If you are applying for a college that requires you to submit a portfolio, you need to put deep consideration into what you want to include because it is a reflection of yourself.  Click here for some examples of college portfolios! One of the most important things...

Last week at PGTPL, we created several different kinds of poems to celebrate National Poetry Month. Now you have the opportunity to work your creative muscles and write your very own unique poems!   Blackout Poetry The goal of blackout poetry is to create new meanings from written...

April is Citizen Science Month! Curious individuals of any age can act as amateur scientists to collect data on topics of interest, such as biology, ecology, health, transportation, and more. This data is then used by professional scientists who conduct important research that affects local,...

Did you just binge a new show and you’re desperate for more? Look no further! Teen Central has you covered. We may not have the new episodes you’re hoping for, but we have books that capture the same vibes of the shows you love!   Riverdale Riverdale...

This week at PGTPL, we learned how to make faux stained glass that looks just as good as the real thing while using only a few materials! Follow the steps below to make faux stained glass that you can display on your window sill or...

The first week of March is Read an eBook Week! Luckily, the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library provides several resources that give you free access to thousands of eBooks with the click of a button. All you need to get started is your library card and...

Welcome to our new programming blog series: At-Home Teen Craft-A-Long! We will post instructions after one teen arts and crafts program each month so you can follow along at home. This is a great way to stay involved at the library, even if you are...