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Premeditated Myrtle by Elizabeth C. Bunce Fans of spunky detectives, take note! Myrtle Hardcastle is on the case.  In 1890s England, Myrtle Hardcastle, the daughter of a prosecutor, spends her days with her governess, observing her neighbors, and generally keeping an eye out for suspicious behavior. Her...

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 ...

Historical fiction is an interesting genre because it can come to be in two different ways. The first way is that someone writes a contemporary story about a time of the past. The second is when a book’s once-contemporary content becomes a part of history....

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is partnering with the Versiti Blood Center of Indiana on Monday, May 16 from 1:30-5:30p. There is a critical shortage of blood donations nationwide, and this shortage directly affects hospitals locally in Indiana. To register to donate blood visit www.Versiti.org...

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...

 It’s May and it’s time to see what’s new at the Friends of the Plainfield Library Silent Auction!  The NY Times best seller Greenlights offers stories and insights from actor Matthew McConaughey.  If you want a laugh from the comic strip For Better or For...

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...

  Spring is in the air! It is time to plant flowers and admire all the beautiful things Spring and nature have to offer! Below are some books from our collection that highlight Spring gardening, Spring and the power of persistence. Books to read together Spring Parade by...

Join us Thursday, July 28 at 6:00pm for an evening tour of Crown Hill Cemetery, the nation’s third largest cemetery.  Participants will enjoy the Stories in Stone private guided walking tour. On this tour we'll explore some of the interesting examples of both Victorian and...

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 1:00pm in the McMillan Meeting Room. Our topic:  Using Fort Wayne's Genealogy Center and the PERSI Index to Advance Your Research.  We are happy to welcome Curt Witcher, Manager of the Genealogy...