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During the COVID-19 pandemic it is important to support the community’s needs by providing resource information during this difficult time. PGTPL has created a COVID-19 Resources course with information to help during these difficult times. This tutorial course on explains how to apply for unemployment, Supplemental...

Do you love to make up stories about new places? Learn how to draw a map based on an imaginary world.   Supplies you’ll need Blank map templates [download and print here] Pencils or pens Colored pencils, markers, or crayons   Method First, download and print one or more of the templates and...

How does a platform made by teens, for teens sound? Teen Ink has it covered! Teen Ink is a national teen magazine and website that encourages expression and creativity by publishing self-submitted writing, photos, and art. The website houses tons of content across a variety...

Did you know that May is National Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month? You can celebrate at home by reading some YA books written by Asian and/or Pacific Islander writers. There is plenty to discover in the novels listed below. You can read realistic stories...

  Is your fifth-grader fascinated with mummies?  Does your 3-year-old love books about cats?  Browsing the library with kids is the best way to introduce them to books they will love, but what do you do when the library is closed?  Never fear--PGTPL is here for...

Looking for ways to participate in a library program? During May, teens in grades 6-12 can join Teen Central staff from the comfort of home!   Trivia Thursday   Every week brings a new opportunity to test your wits against your peers. Using Google Meet and Kahoot!, Teen Central...

Books, DVDs, CDs Place an item on hold in the Evergreen catalog (or give us a call 317-839-6602 and we'll do it for you!) When your holds are ready, library staff will call and arrange a time for you to pick up items. The Library of Things collection,...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library, along with thousands of libraries across the United States, celebrates creativity and imagination as part of the 2020 Summer Reading Club. The theme Imagine Your Story was chosen by the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) to help inspire children and...

Reopening plans The library will reopen on Monday, May 18th  with reduced hours and limited access. Our new operating hours are: Monday-Friday 9-6 Saturday 9-2 Sunday 1-5  We will operate on this schedule through June 1 and review. These hours are subject to change at any time. Access to the library...

Grab a plastic Easter egg, two disposable spoons, lentils, and some tape to make your own maraca!   With your new maraca in hand, try out some of these activities: Read: Find a book about music. If you don't have any at home, there are eBooks available through...

We are reopening on Monday, May 18 with reduced hours and limited access to the building. Read details here. You can continue to access our digital collections here. As always, if you have questions, send us an email!