Author: Maureen

We know that social distancing with kids can be challenging. Fortunately, authors, museums, zoos, and more are offering special online activities and coming up with creative ways to entertain! Here are some of our favorites. Authors and Illustrators Do you love the Pigeon books? How about Narwhal...

On Saturday, February 22, we welcomed Julie from the Indiana Skunk Rescue, who gave an informative presentation on both wild and domesticated skunks. She even brought Diana, one of her domesticated skunks, to meet everyone! If you missed the program but would like to learn more...

Do you want to make sure your child's car seat is installed correctly? Curious about the height and weight requirements for car seats and booster seats mandated by Indiana state law? Do you have questions, but aren't sure who to ask? For answers to these questions...

We love posting Early Lit Tips on Facebook, focusing on the five practices of the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative: Read, Write, Sing, Talk, and Play. Here are a few of our recent favorite #earlylit tips!   Read The more stories you read aloud, the more words...

Have you picked up a copy of the Spring 2020 Library Guide yet? It’s full of exciting programs here at PGTPL. Here are a few new programs for kids which are beginning in February!   Reading & Rhythm Wednesdays, 10-10:30a | Preschoolers Join us for some fun stories with...

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...

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