Kids

Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure by Camille Andros, illustrated by Brianne Farley Charlotte is a rabbit who lives in the woods with her family, where everything is good. She enjoys science and even has her own lab to do experiments and research. Her grandpa, a...

Do you love dancing? So many people around the world express themselves through many forms of dance. Here are some of our favorite picture books which feature dancers! Picture Books Click on the link to put any of these titles on hold. Dancing in the Wings by...

Earlier this month, during Library Lab Online: Seeds, Valerie planted bean seeds in a jar and in a plastic bag. Those seeds have been growing in the library ever since.  Check out their progress!    Day 2: The bean seeds in the jar begin to sprout....

Picture books allow kids to learn about the wonder and diversity of their world through picture books. With a rainbow of colorful illustrations, the following recommendations encourage children to explore our differences through honesty, kindness, and curiosity. In the process, they might even recognize a...

The Bear Books by Bill Martin and Eric Carle Do you know the classic picture book Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin and Eric Carle? The words in the book make a pattern, which is a great chant to do with...

Do you love to make up stories about new places? Learn how to draw a map based on an imaginary world.   Supplies you’ll need Blank map templates [download and print here] Pencils or pens Colored pencils, markers, or crayons   Method First, download and print one or more of the templates and...

  Is your fifth-grader fascinated with mummies?  Does your 3-year-old love books about cats?  Browsing the library with kids is the best way to introduce them to books they will love, but what do you do when the library is closed?  Never fear--PGTPL is here for...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library, along with thousands of libraries across the United States, celebrates creativity and imagination as part of the 2020 Summer Reading Club. The theme Imagine Your Story was chosen by the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) to help inspire children and...

Grab a plastic Easter egg, two disposable spoons, lentils, and some tape to make your own maraca!   With your new maraca in hand, try out some of these activities: Read: Find a book about music. If you don't have any at home, there are eBooks available through...

Get ready for adventure in our virtual storytime as you overcome obstacles and search for a bear, then try one or two of the activities below to extend the fun. Watch and listen as author Michael Rosen reads his book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, provided by...

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