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Tired of dressing up as the same thing for each annual Halloween party? Does your child have fleeting interests? Costumes can be expensive; what do you do with all these barely used costumes?  The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is accepting clean, gently used Halloween costumes of...

The Friends Of the Library annual fall book sale will be September 18 - 22 in the main library lobby. There will be a large inventory of books, audiobooks, and large print materials. Come early for the best selection and come later for the best...

A Chance Meeting A secret society met recently at the library, by coincidence on the same night and time as Open Game Night. Called the Society of Luminaries, this small, card-driven cohort gathered in one of the Library's meeting rooms to play their peculiar game called...

It's a new month, so we're featuring some recent arrivals in the Children's Room! It's always exciting when new books come in. Here are a few we enjoyed! [gallery size="medium" ids="20568,20566,20567"] Picture books Look! Babies Head to Toe by Robie H. Harris & Natascha Rosenberg A charming exploration of...

Throughout the month of September, the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library will present a series of teen programs about film-making. Teens can learn the process of creating a short movie. Each Monday there will be a program about a different aspect of making a short movie. Dates...

Whenever I spot similar themes in more than one book, I always want to compare them. One theme in multiple picture books is animals making space for others until it's too much, too full, or too tall...

The library has recently added some great documentaries to both our digital and physical collections. Be sure to sign up for the weekly newsletter, Wowbrary, and receive an email each Saturday morning with a complete list of our latest additions. Here are some documentary recommendations from...

Try out your putting skills and celebrate all things library! Families of all ages are welcome to join us in the Children’s Room on Wednesday, September 18, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for a fun night of literary-themed mini golf. Complete all the rounds and win a small...

Kids and their grownups love the games, puzzles, and STEM kits to check out - or use at the library. The collection includes everything from giant floor puzzles to elaborate electronic coding kits. Sometimes after library programs, people stay to hang out and play together. Also,...