Kids

Tired of dressing up as the same thing for each annual Halloween party? Does your child have fleeting interests? Costumes can be expensive; what do you do with all these barely used costumes?  The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is accepting clean, gently used Halloween costumes of...

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! [gallery size="medium" ids="20568,20566,20567"] Picture books Look! Babies Head to Toe by Robie H. Harris & Natascha Rosenberg A charming exploration of...

Whenever I spot similar themes in more than one book, I always want to compare them. One theme in multiple picture books is animals making space for others until it's too much, too full, or too tall...

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...

Kids and their grownups love the games, puzzles, and STEM kits to check out - or use at the library. The collection includes everything from giant floor puzzles to elaborate electronic coding kits. Sometimes after library programs, people stay to hang out and play together. Also,...

Did you know that reading to your children is one of the most powerful ways to boost their brain power? The simple and enjoyable act of sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills, such as understanding letter sounds, developing a bigger vocabulary, and building background...

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...

Tots and their grownups made a rocket craft featuring the letters in their names. They wrote the letters down, then glued them down into a rocket shape...