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New for Babies and Toddlers Do you have a baby coming to visit but don’t own any toys for them? Or would you like to try out some new toys before purchasing them? Check out some baby toys from PGTPL! There are quite a few options,...

At our last Open Game Night, we played Wingspan, the Connoisseur-level Game of the Year (Kennerspeil des Jahre) surprise hit from 2019.  Wingspan is an "engine-building" or Euro-style game wherein players work towards goals (some goals are common to all players and some are private...

Do you want to make sure your child's car seat is installed correctly? Curious about the height and weight requirements for car seats and booster seats mandated by Indiana state law? Do you have questions, but aren't sure who to ask? For answers to these questions...

If you love to cook (or just eat!), then the Cookbook Book Club is one that you will enjoy. This informal group meets at the library every other month, with each person bringing a dish to share from a chosen theme. We put out all...

ReferenceUSA is a business and consumer research database, which allows users to locate people, search for executives, create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, compile mailing lists, search for jobs, search for doctors and dentists, and much more. Data can then be exported into spreadsheets and...

Once a year, librarians across the country eagerly await the announcement of the Youth Media Awards, hosted by the American Library Association. Committees select the best books and media for children and young adults in many categories. People speculate about what will win and even...

Our One Town, One Read book discussion sessions are about to begin! We've enjoyed reading Shakespeare Saved My Life  by author Laura Bates, and we hope you have, too. Please consider joining us for a book discussion with a PGTPL staff member. Read on to find a...

As we approach the Oscars on Sunday, February 9, be sure to check out some of the most favored films of the year! The library has several nominees that are already in the collection, and we will be sure to add the rest as they...

We love posting Early Lit Tips on Facebook, focusing on the five practices of the Every Child Ready to Read Initiative: Read, Write, Sing, Talk, and Play. Here are a few of our recent favorite #earlylit tips!   Read The more stories you read aloud, the more words...

Take a look at the cool things to do at the Hub! There are projects inspired by famous artists joining other projects on the Imagination Hub in the Children's Room. Each has information about the artist and pictures of their art. If you'd like more ideas...