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Snow! Snow! Numerous wonderful books have been written about snow, and PGTPL owns a variety of them. Here are a few favorites. Picture Books About Snow Snow Party by Harriet Ziefert is joyfully, beautifully illustrated. In the story, snow falls at night, and the snow people gather...

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...

With the start of a new year, you may be making plans and goals as a family. But did you know that PGTPL has resources to help? Here are some of the online databases and apps you can use. Be sure to check out the...

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 1:00pm.   Exploring the Indiana Room/Research Day Since the library’s meeting rooms are being renovated, we’ll spend some time in the Indiana Room for our February meeting.  “Behind-the-Scenes” tours of the archives will be...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is closed for New Year's Eve on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, and for New Year's Day on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. For your convenience, no items are due and fines do not accrue when the library is closed. Items returned while...

It's valuable for children to draw and scribble from a young age, because it helps develop fine motor skills. Process art, which is often included in early literacy programs at PGTPL, can help children develop those skills. Process Art Experiences Although children enjoy many kinds of art,...

On Your Mark, Get Set, Goals! As 2019 winds down and we think about 2020 resolutions, it's a good time to start thinking about reading goals. Creating a list of books for the new year is very exciting and there are many reading challenges available to...

As 2019 draws to a close, it’s nice to take a moment to look over the books we’ve read during the year. While everyone’s list will be different, here are a few titles published this year that we enjoyed. Picture Books [gallery columns="5" ids="21140,21139,21138,21137,21136"] The Balcony by Melissa...

Saturday by Oge Mora Oge Mora is a contemporary picture book author who has published two books so far. Her first book, Thank You, Omu!, received a prestigious Caldecott Honor Book award and made numerous annual Best Book lists. Her second book, Saturday, has already been...

If you have a craving for something a little weird this winter, consider picking up one of these paranormal young adult novels! From witches to El Cuco, historical fiction to modern stories, there are plenty of options to choose. They are all available at the...