Author: Matthew Stevenson

It’s the dead of October, and for many of us, that means that the time has never been better to curl up and watch some scary movies. Rotten Tomatoes has recently updated their list of the 200 best horror movies ever, and we think that...

This year, Trick-or-Treat on Simmons Street will look a little different for many due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For the past decade PGTPL has hosted a community-wide event in partnership with several community organizations and businesses. This year we are excited to provide a different...

In June of this year, Overdrive (our largest supplier of e-books, e-audiobooks, and recently, digital magazines) acquired RBmedia’s digital library business, RBdigital. Because of this change, our access to RBDigital has ended. But do not worry! You can still access many great digital magazines to...

Books, DVDs, CDs Place an item on hold in the Evergreen catalog (or give us a call 317-839-6602 and we'll do it for you!) When your holds are ready, library staff will call and arrange a time for you to pick up items. The Library of Things collection,...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library, along with thousands of libraries across the United States, celebrates creativity and imagination as part of the 2020 Summer Reading Club. The theme Imagine Your Story was chosen by the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) to help inspire children and...

Reopening plans The library will reopen on Monday, May 18th  with reduced hours and limited access. Our new operating hours are: Monday-Friday 9-6 Saturday 9-2 Sunday 1-5  We will operate on this schedule through June 1 and review. These hours are subject to change at any time. Access to the library...

The current issue of Indianapolis Monthly has a nice feature on Plainfield’s Main Street! Want to read it but don’t have a subscription? No problem- check this issue out (and back issues too) from the library’s digital magazine service, RbDigital.  RbDigital includes some of the most...

April 1st was National Census Day!  Everyone counts! What does that mean and why is it important?  When you respond to the census, you tell the Census Bureau where you live as of April 1, 2020, and include everyone living in your home on that...

The Start of a New Series! The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin: Three-time Hugo Award winner Jemisin introduces us to a fantastical New York City in this staggering series starter! New York is literally alive and its very soul is being threatened by a malevolent...

At our last Open Game Night, we played Wingspan, the Connoisseur-level Game of the Year (Kennerspeil des Jahre) surprise hit from 2019.  Wingspan is an "engine-building" or Euro-style game wherein players work towards goals (some goals are common to all players and some are private...

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