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The benefits of drama and theater for kids Have you ever heard the expression “all the world’s a stage”?  According to researchers, drama and theater can actually help children with literacy. For instance, participating in theater helps children practice expression and build fluency. Theater also gives...

On April 8, 2024* the town of Plainfield will be pitched into darkness as the moon crosses in front of the sun.  This occasion will be particularly remarkable, as central Indiana finds itself within the path of totality, offering a view of a complete eclipse,...

As children’s librarians, we are often asked to help people find books for children in a particular grade or at a specific reading level.  While a number of different resources exist to measure a book’s approximate level, they can vary a great deal and are not...

Gather around the crafting table for this Valentine-inspired STEAM craft! Learn about binary codes to write a short message that you can gift to a loved one. This STEAM powered activity promotes early literacy through the use of fine motor skills, counting/number recognition, color sorting,...

About Good Dog Good Dog is about Brodie, a dog who recently passed away. However, Brodie can’t get to his place in heaven yet. His human, Aiden, is in danger and Brodie needs to save him. The bond between Brodie and Aiden was very special and...

Want to stay up to date on new books at the library? Sign up for the Wowbrary newsletter from PGTPL! Every week, Wowbrary emails you with new items that the library has just added to our collection. You can choose the format (books, audiobooks, dvds)...

There’s nothing quite like curling up with a comfy blanket and a good book when the days are gray and cold. Here are some feel-good stories to warm your heart this winter! The Magician’s Elephant By Kate DiCamillo “When a fortune-teller's tent appears in the market square of the...

Bringing in the new year gives readers the wonderful opportunity to reflect on their favorite books from the previous year. 2023 was filled with stellar middle grade releases, from renowned to debut authors, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. We’re excited to share some highly...

Can’t join us for storytime at the library? Try creating your own version at home! Here are some ideas to try out for a cooking-themed storytime for you and your tiny chefs! Books to Read: Our Little Kitchen by Jillian Tamaki A Pizza with Everything on It by...

Looking for a great middle school book about resiliency, friendship and a real look at disability from the main character’s point of view? Then you should check out Roll With It by Jamie Sumner.  Ellie, our female protagonist, loves to bake and wants to be a...

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