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Take a look at some of the new titles available this month in Teen Central! Bite Me, Royce Taslim by Lauren Ho When an unfortunate accident ruins her hopes for a track scholarship, Agnes Chan decides to participate in a stand-up comedy contest. However, she never expected...

Need something to do as the weather continues to warm up? Take a look at our list of simple book-themed crafts that you can easily do at home! 1. Fruit Slice Corner Bookmarks Requires: Origami paper, a pencil, scissors, and glue. 2. Mini Books Requires: Origami paper, scissors, a...

April is here and the Friends of the Plainfield Library have new offerings in the Silent Auction! There are books about landscaping and backyard living, cooking, aviation history, and more. Two sealed puzzles are available, one with cute dogs and the other with cute frogs (it is...

Written by: Nick Philip, Adult Services Supervisor There haven’t been many more hotly anticipated arrivals on the literary scene than Zadie Smith. Her debut manuscript was purchased before its completion while she was still a student at Cambridge. Since then, her novels have continued to be...

Written by Ellie A., Adult Services Library Assistant Cartoonist Matthew Inman has published comics on his popular award-winning humor website, The Oatmeal, since 2009. Every few years, he compiles these comics into books, namely the #1 New York Times best-selling How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill...

You may read the 2023 Annual Report below, or click here to download. [pdf-embedder url="https://www.plainfieldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/2023-PGTPL-Annual-Report.pdf"]...

Summer Reading season is around the corner! Stock up on reading material and support the Library with your purchase. Book Sale from May 3 - 7 The Friends of the Library are hosting their second book sale of the year, and you won’t want to miss the...

If you are applying for a college that requires you to submit a portfolio, you need to put deep consideration into what you want to include because it is a reflection of yourself.  Click here for some examples of college portfolios! One of the most important things...

Last week at PGTPL, we created several different kinds of poems to celebrate National Poetry Month. Now you have the opportunity to work your creative muscles and write your very own unique poems!   Blackout Poetry The goal of blackout poetry is to create new meanings from written...

April is Citizen Science Month! Curious individuals of any age can act as amateur scientists to collect data on topics of interest, such as biology, ecology, health, transportation, and more. This data is then used by professional scientists who conduct important research that affects local,...

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