Teens

With the first day of school just around the corner, we thought we'd share four of our digital resources that are great additions to your academic toolkit. If you need extra help on a math problem, language practice outside of the classroom, or sources for...

Are you looking for some new recipes to try out this summer? Look no further. The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library has you covered with this awesome online resource. Meet AtoZ World Food, a database where you can learn about different cultures and their various cuisines...

The summer reading program for 2021 is focused on animal tales. Below you can find some novels in Teen Central that fit the theme. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi The first novel in a fantasy series inspired by Nigerian mythology Children of Blood and...

Every June, LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual) Pride Month honors the history, progress, and continued efforts of LGBTQIA activists, communities, and individuals around the world. Throughout the month, parades, festivals, workshops, and other celebratory and educational events take place to bring people...

Do you load up your library bag at each visit? Are you a true bookworm who can't stop reading? This year, we're introducing a new challenge, Beyond Summer Reading, for children and teens who finish the Summer Reading Club and want to keep going for...

While not yet a federally recognized holiday, April has been dedicated as Arab American Heritage Month from the 1990s onwards. The month is selected as a time to celebrate Arab American culture and contributions to the country. Listed below are five recommended books to read...

If you have experienced loss, you may be familiar with the analogy of grief as a ball that slowly shrinks over time. While everyone experiences loss differently, stories can be one way to help you cope and shrink the ball of grief over time. Here...

Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library’s mission is to be the place to connect, discover, learn, and enjoy. With this community resource spotlight, our goal is to connect our patrons to local agencies.  This blog features Susie's Place, a local child advocacy center. Child Abuse Prevention April is National Child...

From Sunday, April 4 to Saturday, April 10, 2021 enter your original artwork in our Summer Reading Club Bookmark Contest! The winning entries for early literacy, children, teens, and adults will be featured on our Summer Reading Club bookmarks. [embed]https://youtu.be/S_YLmBFEuZ8[/embed]     Contest Requirements All artwork should follow the...

The patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick died on March 17 in the year 461 CE. Since that time, people in Ireland and Irish people around the world observe this day as St Patrick’s Day and they celebrate him and his accomplishments. Library Resources Here are some...

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