Author: Maureen

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...

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Ⓡ...