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Miscellanea

We are excited to host once again the MANHATTEN Short Film Festival . We will host three sessions -  Thursday, September 22 at 2PM, Sunday September 25 at 2 PM and Wednesday, and September 28 at 5:30 PM  - Come for any one of these...

Our coworker of 16 years and wonderful friend, Mary Glaser, passed away Monday, August 1 after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. We are mourning the devastating loss of our witty, no-nonsense, loyal, and compassionate friend. The library will be closed on Sunday, August...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is closed for Independence Day on Monday, July 4th. For your convenience, no items are due and fines do not accrue when the library is closed. Items returned while we are closed are back-dated as well. Enjoy the library from home! Try our...

Join us Thursday, July 28 at 6:00pm for a private guided walking tour of Crown Hill Cemetery, the nation’s third-largest cemetery. On this tour, Stories in Stone, we'll explore some of the interesting examples of both Victorian and contemporary symbolism on the markers and monuments...

Are you stuck at home, wishing you could take a trip and explore? Try seeing the world through pages in books about road trips and vacays! You can leave the state, and even the country, with these adventurous reads.   Lulu and Milagro's Search For Clarity by ...

This week at PGTPL, we recreated Katsushika Hokusai’s famous work of art, The Great Wave, using a variety of art supplies and household items. Follow along to make your own version of this seventeenth-century masterpiece!   Image source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art   Steps: Spend some time looking...

Created in 2016 by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, the City Nature Challenge calls on citizen scientists from around the globe to make observations and collect data about the unique wildlife in their...

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...

The Library will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 17th. For your convenience, no items are due and fines do not accrue when the library is closed. Items returned while we are closed are back-dated as well. Enjoy the library from home! Try our digital resources , including...