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Author: Maureen

Our Community Resource feature introduces local organizations and agencies that can be helpful to our community! This blog focuses on Community Compass, an application and virtual platform designed to help families dealing with food insecurity find assistance. Community Compass was created and is maintained thanks to...

“[A] StoryWalk® is an innovative and delightful way for children — and adults! — to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. Laminated pages from a children's book are attached to wooden stakes, which are installed along an outdoor path.”  Source: Kellogg-Hubbard Public Library What...

Supplies You Need Two pieces of paper Scissors Glue You can use whatever paper you have; if your child is a beginner, a heavier paper may be easier to work with. How To Cut one piece of paper in straight strips around 1” wide. You can draw lines...

You don't have to travel far or spend your life savings to have a good time with your family! There are a lot of ways to have fun within Hendricks County. Local Parks and StoryWalk® Plainfield is home to many beautiful parks that are perfect for you...

Children’s Winter Reading List Leave the cold outside and bring the season inside with these winter children's books! Whether you want to learn about winter with non-fiction options or embark on a journey through the snow with fiction and early reader selections, these seasonal reads are...

Check out some of our favorite non-fiction picture books that may help answer the big questions the kids in your life ask. With simple text accompanied by beautiful illustrations, these are sure to be a hit in your family! Non-fiction Picture Books Water is Water by Miranda...

  Beep! Beep! PGTPL is currently closed to the public due to construction and repairs, but staff are still here to answer your questions. In the meantime, try one of these books about construction and join us for online storytimes at the Children’s Room at PGTPL...

International Music for Kids You may have heard a Putumayo recording before in a store or coffee shop. Maybe you noticed the feel-good music but didn’t recognize it. Or you didn’t recognize the language but it made you want to move with the tune. Each Putumayo recording...

One of the most impressive things about people is our ability to learn a multitude of new things over the course of our lives. This applies to knowledge that we learn in and out of school, as well as hobbies we may pick up in...

A baby's earliest form of learning is through developing their senses, allowing them to taste, touch, smell, hear, see, and move. By reading textured books, babies improve their ability to complete complex learning tasks. While your child may not be able to fully read books...