Author: Maureen

With the start of a new year, you may be making plans and goals as a family. But did you know that PGTPL has resources to help? Here are some of the online databases and apps you can use. Be sure to check out the...

As 2019 draws to a close, it’s nice to take a moment to look over the books we’ve read during the year. While everyone’s list will be different, here are a few titles published this year that we enjoyed. Picture Books [gallery columns="5" ids="21140,21139,21138,21137,21136"] The Balcony by Melissa...

  Do you have a young engineer in your house? Bring them to LEGO Club! Each month will have a different challenge for your child to complete, using our stash of LEGO Bricks. Whether it's building a bridge, the tallest tower, or something spooky, the program...

  Did you know it’s Dinovember? We’ve been having fun with our dinosaur theme in Pop-Up Playgroup, every Friday at 10 a.m. Of course, we hope you can join us for the remaining session. But regardless, here are a few picture books about dinosaurs we recommend! Informational...

Looking for your next favorite book? Since we're always adding new themes and topics, our displays are always a great place to find something fun to read. Current displays In the early reader section, we have Into the Woods, with books about woodland creatures. In picture books, you...

Trick-or-Treat at the library reached a new level in 2019, with PGTPL, Plainfield United Methodist Church, and the First Baptist Church joining forces to become Trick-or-Treat on Simmons Street! A huge thank you to all of our sponsors and community partners who made the event...

If you’ve ever wanted to run away from home, you’ll sympathize with Clayton Byrd. He just wants to make music with his grandpa, Cool Papa Byrd--but his mother won’t let him. And then Cool Papa dies and Clayton has to choose: give up on music,...

Did you know that we have after-school programs for tweens? In October we'll play board games, make popcorn, and learn how to use watercolors! We hope to see you at the library.   Mummy Wraps Wednesday, October 2, 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Mummies have fascinated and terrified people...

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!...

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...