Teens

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...

Whether you want to learn how to cook, or simply want to learn new recipes, there are a number of resources available in Teen Central. The Teen Nonfiction collection includes cookbooks that you can put on hold. There are also databases on the Plainfield-Guilford Township...

What is Evergreen?  Evergreen is group of Indiana libraries which have agreed to share a catalog and items with each other. You can request books, DVDs, and music from over 100 different libraries throughout the state! Here’s how to make your online account and navigate the site! On...

Black History Month  Black History Month is a great time to celebrate the history and culture of African-Americans. PGTPL recently received a grant from Indiana Humanities and the Lilly Endowment, Inc. to purchase materials to advance racial equity. Today we're featuring five books from that collection...

  Library apps and how to use them This is the first part of a mini-series highlighting our library apps for teens. Today we'll be talking about Libby, which is the app version of Overdrive. You can find links to Overdrive and Libby on the Digital Resources...

Dig deeper into the canon of your favorite video games and learn how to make your own game with these titles from Teen Central's collection! You can place a hold on the books by clicking on the links to the Evergreen Catalog. YA Fiction Into the Pit...

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