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Readers’ Advisory

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...

Need a new game to play with your preschooler, but don't know what to get? Use our board game collection to try out games before you buy them! Below are three recommendations for the preschoolers in your life. Why should you play board games? Board games are...

National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed every year from September 15 to October 15 to honor the history, contributions, and traditions of Hispanic and Latin American communities. If you are interested in learning more about the significance of this month, check out last year's blog...

Here are five fantasy books that may pique your interests! Inkheart by Cornelia Funke Inkheart follows Meggie and her father, a bookbinder named Mo. As one may guess, they bind books, but as Meggie soon learns, bookbinding can be much more dangerous than she had anticipated, when...

School may have just started, but it’s the perfect time to start planning for fall break or a weekend trip! We’ve selected some Indiana travel guides that will take you from toboggan runs, to wineries, to alpaca farms. Click on the book title to place...

  For some reason, every summer I get the urge to take a deep dive into mysteries and thrillers. Forget trips to the beach; I want a trip to a haunted castle! If your J Fiction reader is anything like me, here are some of our...

The Olympics have returned! The 2021 Tokyo Olympics begin on Friday, July 23 with the opening ceremony and run until Sunday, August 8. After a year’s delay, athletes and spectators alike are eager for the competition to resume. To learn more about the Olympics itself,...