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Last fall, the library was a venue for the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival. Each person that attended cast their vote for the best of 10 films which were tallied and submitted to the festival headquarters. These votes were collected from all over the world, and...

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...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is closed for New Year's Eve on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, and for New Year's Day on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. For your convenience, no items are due and fines do not accrue when the library is closed. Items returned while...

On Your Mark, Get Set, Goals! As 2019 winds down and we think about 2020 resolutions, it's a good time to start thinking about reading goals. Creating a list of books for the new year is very exciting and there are many reading challenges available to...

  Your heated car seats are toasty warm, you’ve picked up a delicious coffee drink, and the kids are snuggled in their car seats. Instead of getting out of your vehicle: why not simply pull up to the library and pick up your materials with our...

The Friends of the Library are helping raise money to purchase a Nursing Nook for the library so mothers can pump and nurse in a private, clean space. The goal is to kick off the Nursing Nook fundraising with a $1,000 goal by challenging 200...

It’s that time again for spreading Holiday Cheer! Tis’ the season for giving to our family, friends, and perhaps to ourselves when there’s a good sale. Moms (we are talking to you) you know you deserve an extra present this year for all that you...

The Quaker Break Food Truck visited the library on Friday, November 15 to sell popcorn, cookies, and drinks to staff and library patrons. The Quaker Break is staffed by special needs students from the Plainfield High School who are working on vocational skills while also...

Thanksgiving is a time of tradition, warmth, and gratitude. Many of the staff at the library are foodies and we regularly search the AtoZ World Food and the AtoZ Food America databases for exciting and fresh cuisine ideas. As a library patron you also have unlimited,...

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...