Author: Maureen

It's a new month, so we're featuring some recent arrivals in the Children's Room! It's always exciting when new books come in. Here are a few we enjoyed! [gallery size="medium" ids="20568,20566,20567"] Picture books Look! Babies Head to Toe by Robie H. Harris & Natascha Rosenberg A charming exploration of...

Try out your putting skills and celebrate all things library! Families of all ages are welcome to join us in the Children’s Room on Wednesday, September 18, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for a fun night of literary-themed mini golf. Complete all the rounds and win a small...

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 2019 Summer Reading Club, A Universe of Stories! Children's Summer Reading [caption id="attachment_20365" align="alignright" width="225"] Nicolette won the family membership to the Indianapolis Zoo[/caption] We had a great Completion Party for children on Saturday, July 20, featuring Mr Molecule’s space and...

For the third year, Plainfield Community School Corporation will give away backpacks and school supplies for free! The giveaway will take place on Friday, July 26, at three locations: Gladden Farms Apartments, 10 a.m. PGTPL, 1 p.m. Franklin Park shelter house, 4 p.m.   FAQ How do I...

Are you a current or prospective homeschooling parent? Join us on Thursday, August 8, from 1-2 p.m. for an informative program on the library’s resources for homeschool families. This is a great opportunity to learn what the library has to offer in addition to meeting...

Read a picture book and enjoy a local park! If you love reading as a family, check out PGTPL’s brand new StoryWalkⓇ at Hummel Park! This exciting project officially launches with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, July 1 at 2 p.m.  The Library developed the StoryWalkⓇ...

“Summer Slide” might sound fun if you don’t know what it means, but caregivers and educators are becoming more aware of the loss of skills that students experience over summer break. According to the National Summer Learning Association, most students lose two months of math...

As the school year draws to a close, there are many families looking for easy, affordable options for lunch. The Kids’ Summer Lunch Bunch and the Quaker Lunch Truck are two options for free lunches for children ages 18 and under. Summer Lunch Bunch Kids’ Summer Lunch...

Our J Library of Things now includes floor puzzles and new board games for children! They can be put on hold at home or checked out at the library. Don’t have a library card? All of our puzzles, board games, and STEM kits can be...

Merci Suarez is used to her close-knit family, who lives in a row of houses Merci’s mother calls Las Casitas. She’s used to playing soccer with her dad’s team and she’s even getting used to the fancy new school she started attending the year before....