Author: Maureen

Are you and your child interested in learning a new language or reading books written in one you already know? Did you know that the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library offers a variety of resources for learning various languages? J World Language Collection Recently, we have updated and...

Need a new game to play with your preschooler, but don't know what to get? Use our board game collection to try out games before you buy them! Below are three recommendations for the preschoolers in your life. Why should you play board games? Board games are...

Do you have a budding junior chef? Are you interested in cooking with your kid but not quite sure where to start? Want to try some new recipes and techniques? Here are resources and suggestions to help you out! Resources A to Z World Food is a...

Painting With Water You can have fun without a lot of time or supplies! Painting with water is an activity that can take as long or as short as you and your child want. What you need A small container of water Something to paint on like a dark...

Here are five fantasy books that may pique your interests! Inkheart by Cornelia Funke Inkheart follows Meggie and her father, a bookbinder named Mo. As one may guess, they bind books, but as Meggie soon learns, bookbinding can be much more dangerous than she had anticipated, when...

If you like books that you can relate to, or you want to read about a different point of view, then you'll love these slice-of-life graphic novels. Visit the library to check them out or put them on hold using Evergreen by clicking on any...

Beginning Monday, August 9, 2021, PGTPL staff and public attendees will be required to wear masks in all in-person programs, regardless of vaccination status. Library staff are happy to provide masks for program attendees as requested.  Audience size for all programs will be capped at 50%...

  For some reason, every summer I get the urge to take a deep dive into mysteries and thrillers. Forget trips to the beach; I want a trip to a haunted castle! If your J Fiction reader is anything like me, here are some of our...

Back to In-Person Programs While we have offered virtual programs since June 2020, in-programs for children birth through fifth grade will resume on Monday, August 9, 2021. We’re excited to welcome children and families back to the library for programming! In August and September we will offer...

From eating to writing, fine motor skills are important for all growing hands. Here are some activities to help your little one strengthen their hands, and have a ton of fun at the same time! Stacking Blocks How high can you go? Building with blocks helps with...

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Per CDC guidelines, masks are recommended for all patrons in the library. Beginning Monday, August 9th, we are requiring masks for patrons and staff attending any in-person programs.