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Readers’ Advisory

  Sweet, funny, silly, or scary, many writers have found inspiration in birds! Check out these feathered books for independent readers. Chapter Books Little Bird by Cynthia Voigt Strange Birds by Celia Perez The High Skies Adventure of Blue Jay the Pirate Wishtree by Katherine Applegate Owl Diaries by Rebecca Elliott Nest by...

If you enjoy mythology, there are plenty of exciting books to read in Teen Central. In the teen fiction section of Teen Central you can find a number of retellings of ancient mythology from around the world. Besides novels that retell classic stories, in the...

  From nursery rhymes to marching bands, music has a huge impact on our lives. These books for young readers celebrate everything that music has to offer.   Board Books The Story of Pop A Band of Babies by Carole Gerber Let’s Make Music by Ruth Musgrave Sing: Sing a Song by...

Introduce Spanish vocabulary for your baby and toddler with these board books! This list is also available in a printable format. Besos for Baby: A Little Book of Kisses by Jen Arena E TOD FIC Dussling Lejos / Far by Juan Felipe Herrera J Spanish Herrera Letters A to Z:...

Calling all Halloween and horror fans! We've put together four creative writing prompts based on these spooky titles in the Teen Central collection. Grab your journal or laptop and take a stab (no pun intended) at writing your very own scary stories. Prompt 1: What Big Teeth...

Celebrate the season of scare with a good movie! Kanopy, a free digital resource available to library patrons, curated a collection of ghoulish and ghastly movies to celebrate the Halloween season. From classics like Invasion of the Body Snatchers to new hits like What We...

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig is picking up traction in book clubs across the nation. Nora Seed, depressed and unsatisfied, is taken to the Midnight Library where the books are alternate versions of her life. While Nora can finally go back and fix her...

Are you and your child interested in learning a new language or reading books written in one you already know? Did you know that the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library offers a variety of resources for learning various languages? J World Language Collection Recently, we have updated and...

As conversations about teen mental health have continued to grow and evolve, so too has our collection of books and resources. If you or a friend are dealing with anxiety, depression, body image issues, and related topics, or if you are on the lookout for...

Hidden Figures, a bestselling novel and award-winning film, tells the story of the “West Computing” group, the exceptionally talented African American women whose manual calculations sent John Glenn into orbit. Join us in celebrating five years since the novel’s release by learning about other incredible...