Author: Maureen

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....

If you missed our Wonderful Ones storytime this week, don't worry! Here are some suggestions for a great storytime you can do at home. Of course, you can also attend one of our other storytimes at the Library, every Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. Suggested...

People have enjoyed flying kites for thousands of years.  Kites have been used for warfare, research, and even pulling a carriage! However, today most people simply enjoy flying kites. With windy weather and warmer days, spring is a natural time to enjoy some kite flying....

Looking for something to do with your kids over spring break? The library’s Mystery Bag Challenge can help! Each family will receive a paper bag with a STEM related challenge card and the materials needed to complete it.  Kids use their creative problem solving skills and...

Do your kids love doing crafts? Or do you enjoy making crafts for them? Check out Creativebug, a great online resource for crafters of any age! All you need is your library card number to access a virtual library of videos and projects in a...

Do your kids love picture books? Then check out the Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award! This annual award allows children ages 0-5 to vote on their favorite picture books, with the help of an adult. To vote, read this year’s nominees and then print off...