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“Watercress” is a picture book based on the story of a young Chinese girl who is riding in a car with her parents through Ohio when her parents see watercress growing on the side of the road. At first the girl is very embarrassed and...

Does your child ask you to read them the same book over and over and over and over again, until you want to roll your eyes and beg them to choose something – anything – else? While it might be tempting to steer them to something...

Whether it’s a story before bed, a playtime favorite, or an assigned book for school, reading aloud with your child is a great way to spend quality time as a family. However, as children grow into independent readers, it can be challenging for families to...

We're always working to provide new programs for our community! Here's a look at some of the upcoming programs for children and families in 2023. All Ages / Family Events Creating a Successful Bedtime Routine | Saturday, January 21, 2-2:30p Indianapolis Opera Presents: Sing Me A Story |...

The Plainfield Guilford Township Library offers a variety of databases. TumbleBooks is an option that is helpful and fun for children. The TumbleBooks database can be found under the Digital Resources tab on the library website.    Using TumbleBooks TumbleBooks is an online database created for elementary school...

Try creative ways to have fun in snowy weather! Then go back inside, warm up, and learn more about snow from these entertaining information books. Adventures In the Snow Snow Play: How to Make Forts & Slides & Winter Campfires, Plus the Coolest Loch Ness Monster and 23...

Book Review: Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o Plot summary: Based partially on the author’s own childhood, Sulwe is the story of a young girl whose skin is darker than many others, including members of her family. She struggles with her self-esteem due to this and does not feel...

  Whether you’re looking to continue a beloved series, participating in a reading challenge, or seeking out new titles for your “to be read” list, here are 12 middle grade books to be released in Spring 2023. These books are recommended for youth ages 8-13 and...

OverDrive’s latest Big Library Read is A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger! From November 2-16, booklovers with a PGTPL library card can join thousands of others around the globe by borrowing Darcie Little Badger’s indigenous YA fantasy novel, A Snake Falls to...

Kids have questions in the fall when leaves turn colors and drop off. Encourage your child’s curiosity with  informational books about trees as well as more imaginative books that include trees!  Imaginative Books About Trees Fall Is Not Easy by Marty Kelley. This rhyming story tells of...