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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. ...

Looking for somewhere fun to spend time with your child when it's cold and wet? The library is a great place to get out and experience free activities! Programs We have programs almost every day for every age from birth through fifth grade. You can enjoy storytimes,...

The Friends of the Library are helping raise money to purchase a Nursing Nook for the library so mothers can pump and nurse in a private, clean space. The goal is to kick off the Nursing Nook fundraising with a $1,000 goal by challenging 200...

It’s that time again for spreading Holiday Cheer! Tis’ the season for giving to our family, friends, and perhaps to ourselves when there’s a good sale. Moms (we are talking to you) you know you deserve an extra present this year for all that you...

The Quaker Break Food Truck visited the library on Friday, November 15 to sell popcorn, cookies, and drinks to staff and library patrons. The Quaker Break is staffed by special needs students from the Plainfield High School who are working on vocational skills while also...

Thanksgiving is a time of tradition, warmth, and gratitude. Many of the staff at the library are foodies and we regularly search the AtoZ World Food and the AtoZ Food America databases for exciting and fresh cuisine ideas. As a library patron you also have unlimited,...

Looking for your next favorite book? Since we're always adding new themes and topics, our displays are always a great place to find something fun to read. Current displays In the early reader section, we have Into the Woods, with books about woodland creatures. In picture books, you...

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 12:30pm for our annual holiday pitch-in luncheon, followed by Family Treasure Show & Tell at 1:00pm.  If you come for the luncheon, please bring a dish to share.  Please also bring something...

We have been enjoying a large flock of turkey vultures which live near the library. A recent Tot Tuesday program celebrated these majestic birds and the letter V! Here are some ideas to try at home. We started with the vulture puppet greeting each child. If...

Trick-or-Treat at the library reached a new level in 2019, with PGTPL, Plainfield United Methodist Church, and the First Baptist Church joining forces to become Trick-or-Treat on Simmons Street! A huge thank you to all of our sponsors and community partners who made the event...