Author: Matthew Stevenson

After a summer packed full of all kinds of events and activities, you’d think we’d stop for a minute to catch our breath! But that’s not the case here at PGTPL because the staff and I have been feverishly working to bring you another jam-packed...

If your last interaction with a board game was a tedious slog of Monopoly that ended with someone (not you, surely) up-ending the game board and walking away, let me invite you to try something else. Both the variety and quality of tabletop games have...

Do you like music? Do you enjoy flipping through the reviews sections of magazines like Spin and Rolling Stone to find new artists and albums you may like? If so, you should come to Record Club, a new program here at PGTPL.  At Record Club, music...

PGTPL Named Screening Venue for Global Film Festival!  For one week, more than 100,000 film lovers will gather in cinemas, museums, universities, and libraries in cities around the world for the 22nd Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival. For the first time, Plainfield will be on the...

If you love reading as a family, check out PGTPL’s brand new StoryWalkⓇ at Hummel Park! We are so excited to announce this partnership with Guilford Township, and is sponsored by the Duke Energy Foundation, the Hendricks County Community Foundation, and the Friends of the...

It’s hot outside! So stay in where it’s cool and read a book. July has a whole bunch of new books coming out that we are very excited about. Calling All Dog Lovers! David Rosenfelt’s latest Andy Carpenter mystery Bark of Night hits the shelves on July...

New Program We are so excited to get a new series of programs off the ground starting in August! Film Club is starting up! In this new club, we will focus on a specific directorial filmography: watching it movie by movie, and hosting a discussion of...

  NOTICE: Patrons who have earned points in My Library Rewards by checking out library materials must redeem coupons by September 1, 2019. This program is changing format, and PGTPL has opted not to continue. Points will be available to redeem until September 1st, but no new points will...

When you’re gearing up for Summer Reading, don't forget the tons of digital materials available with your library card! Here are a few "stellar" titles we recommend: Movies & TV [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='#f8b938' thickness='8' up='2' down='2'] [vc_row row_type='row' text_align='left' css_animation=''][vc_column width='1/1'] Fight for Space (Available through Hoopla or Kanopy) In...

Panera Bread, located at 320 S. Perry Rd, Plainfield, IN, is hosting a fundraiser for the Friends of the Library on Tuesday, June 11 from 4 - 8 p.m.  Simply show this flyer when you order, and Panera will donate a portion from it to the...