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In the library world, we follow Every Child Ready to Read, an early literacy initiative consisting of five concepts: Read, Write, Sing, Talk, Play. Using these key words, parents and caregivers can direct activities to help young children develop the skills that will someday lead...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library won a grant!  The library has seen a dramatic rise in demand for materials about racial equity, fighting for civil rights, and the experience of African Americans both past and present. Wait times for books in our current collection have been...

Did you know that the Friends of the Library fund all of our programming at PGTPL? That means any purchase you make at the book sale goes right back into providing awesome programs for you! COVID-19 has all of us staying home a lot more, so...

Thank you so much for participating in the 2020 Patron Survey! As of July 23, 2020, this survey is no longer active. ____ We want to make your library experience the best it can be, and we need your help! Share your opinions about books, programs, and...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is still open for browsing! Staff members continue taking precautions to keep patrons safe, such as wearing face shields and disinfecting surfaces and equipment frequently. Returned materials go into quarantine for 72 hours before going back into circulation. On July 4th,...

Happy 4th of July weekend! The library will be closed on Saturday, July 4, for Independence Day. We will be open on Friday, July 3, so please swing by and see us! Here are our current hours: ...

With the world as it is, we're now spending Spring Break at home. If you feel you have exhausted all the resources popping up for fun activities at home, here are a few more ideas for you to feel like you're traveling when you haven't...

We have some exciting changes coming this year! Starting in February 2020, we will be completing some renovation projects inside the library. Construction will start upstairs and then move downstairs when finished. Disruption will be minimal, and we intend to keep the library open during...

Library meeting rooms will be closed for renovation during the months of February & March 2020. To help you find an alternative location for your group meeting during those months, we've put together a chart of other public meeting spaces around town. ...

Do you feel like you’ve watched everything there is on Netflix? If you have a library card from Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library, you have access to the great video streaming service Kanopy. Kanopy specializes in movies and TV from several different areas.  Documentaries Kanopy boasts 5,445 unique...

We are open at 50% occupancy. Check our Facebook page for our current hours of operation! Access our digital collections here. As always, if you have questions, send us an email!