Kids

Looking for somewhere fun to spend time with your child when it's cold and wet? The library is a great place to get out and experience free activities! Programs We have programs almost every day for every age from birth through fifth grade. You can enjoy storytimes,...

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...

We have been enjoying a large flock of turkey vultures which live near the library. A recent Tot Tuesday program celebrated these majestic birds and the letter V! Here are some ideas to try at home. We started with the vulture puppet greeting each child. If...

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...

  Kids are coming in for the Battle of the Books books, which are also the 2019-2020 Intermediate Nominees for the Young Hoosier Book Awards. The nominees include some really wonderful books we hope you'll love! Kids, we'd love to hear how you like them, and...

If you’ve ever wanted to run away from home, you’ll sympathize with Clayton Byrd. He just wants to make music with his grandpa, Cool Papa Byrd--but his mother won’t let him. And then Cool Papa dies and Clayton has to choose: give up on music,...

Kids Community Art is a quarterly drop-in project at the library. Kids create something, then take it home or leave it with us to become part of a bigger themed project. In the latest project, My Plainfield, kids used paper, crayons, and glue to make a...

Did you know that we have after-school programs for tweens? In October we'll play board games, make popcorn, and learn how to use watercolors! We hope to see you at the library.   Mummy Wraps Wednesday, October 2, 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. Mummies have fascinated and terrified people...

Are you ready to see the trees turn color? If your children are very young, they may not remember, or expect the trees to change colors. What an interesting conversation you can have about trees together! Maybe you can take a walk in the park,...

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...