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Black Lives Matter! Say Her Name! We Shall Overcome! These are phrases heard a lot from activists, protesters, and in difficult conversations. In response to the outcry and unrest, the Indiana Humanities, along with funds from the Lilly Endowment, Inc., awarded our library a very generous...

Beginning at 10 PM on Wednesday November 25, the State Library will be upgrading our library Evergreen. Because of this, the Evergreen catalog and several digital resources like Overdrive/Libby and Hoopla will be unavailable for the duration of the upgrade. The State Library plans to...

Due to the increase of COVID cases in Hendricks County, the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library has made the difficult decision to return to limited lobby services beginning Monday, November 30. Our hours will be Monday-Friday, 9a-6p; Saturday, 9a-2p; and Sunday, 1-5p. Executive Order 20-48 requires...

Celebrate families near and far with one of these great picture books from PGTPL!  The Family Book by Todd Parr   One Family by George Shannon   Two Is Enough by Janna Matthies   We Belong Together: a Book about Adoption and Families by Todd Parr   The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffmann   Families...

The library will be closing early at 5p this week on Wednesday, November 25. We will remain closed through Thursday, November 26, and we will reopen on Friday, November 27 at 9a. During the holiday closure, the State Library will be performing a much needed upgrade...

The Indiana Room has a tremendous collection of photographs of Plainfield, Guilford Township, and Hendricks County.  One of the most popular collections are the aerial photos of Plainfield, Indiana.  Come browse the Photograph Database and fly over this unique view of our town! Use the...

If you're interested in looking at the newest children's books, movies, and music at the library, there are few ways to find what you're looking for! New book shelf The yellow shelf closest to the door of the Children's Room holds the items purchased by the library...

Queens are known as regal, elegant people who smile beautifully and wear gorgeous clothes and jewels. They also have nerves of steel and a take-no-crap attitude. Did you know that Catherine of Aragon commissioned a book about promoting equal education for women? Back in the...

National Native American Heritage Month at PGTPL In 1990, George H.W. Bush signed a joint resolution designating November as National Native American Heritage Month. This month is an opportunity to highlight the diverse cultures of people who identify as American Indian or Alaskan Native, and their...

November 8-14 is International Games Week! While we can't have any in-person programs at the library right now (wear your mask, wash your hands, and stay at least 6 feet away from folks!), there are still ways to celebrate. Our collection of table-top games is still...

Due to the rise of COVID-19 cases in the county, beginning Monday, November 30, we will operate on reduced hours and with limited access to the building. Click here for complete details about the services offered.  Have questions? Email us at AskUs@PlainfieldLibrary.net or call us 317-839-6602.