Teens

How does a platform made by teens, for teens sound? Teen Ink has it covered! Teen Ink is a national teen magazine and website that encourages expression and creativity by publishing self-submitted writing, photos, and art. The website houses tons of content across a variety...

Did you know that May is National Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month? You can celebrate at home by reading some YA books written by Asian and/or Pacific Islander writers. There is plenty to discover in the novels listed below. You can read realistic stories...

Looking for ways to participate in a library program? During May, teens in grades 6-12 can join Teen Central staff from the comfort of home!   Trivia Thursday   Every week brings a new opportunity to test your wits against your peers. Using Google Meet and Kahoot!, Teen Central...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library, along with thousands of libraries across the United States, celebrates creativity and imagination as part of the 2020 Summer Reading Club. The theme Imagine Your Story was chosen by the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) to help inspire children and...

Looking to pick up a new hobby or need some craft-spiration? Creativebug features thousands of online classes and instructional videos. It also has a dedicated section just for those who are in need of some creative inspiration. Regardless of what you’re looking for, you’ll definitely...

Calling all teens in grades 6-12! The library's building may be closed, but our website is still open for business! Use the internet and the library's website to find answers to the 20 questions on this Spring Digital Scavenger Hunt. For every 5 questions you answer...

Did you know that writing isn’t just for school? It can also be a creative outlet or a way to spend time with friends. Join other teens and write for fun at our new program, Teen Writing Club! We will meet every month, and by...

On Your Mark, Get Set, Goals! As 2019 winds down and we think about 2020 resolutions, it's a good time to start thinking about reading goals. Creating a list of books for the new year is very exciting and there are many reading challenges available to...

If you have a craving for something a little weird this winter, consider picking up one of these paranormal young adult novels! From witches to El Cuco, historical fiction to modern stories, there are plenty of options to choose. They are all available at the...

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...

We are reopening on Monday, May 18 with reduced hours and limited access to the building. Read details here. You can continue to access our digital collections here. As always, if you have questions, send us an email!