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Creating an account on a new social media platform can be exciting AND scary. It also reminds us that there are many things to consider. After all, we want to have fun and be safe.  Here are some things to remember: BE HONEST – Whether posting...

Every February, we celebrate American Heart Month to raise awareness of the importance of a healthy heart and to encourage healthy habits. Take an active role in lowering your risk for heart disease by managing your cholesterol and blood pressure, eating a healthy diet, and...

It’s February and that means the Friends of the Plainfield Library (FOL) has new offerings in the silent auction housed in the lobby case. The auction features books about several of our nation’s presidents to commemorate President’s Day on February 20.  If you are interested...

“Watercress” is a picture book based on the story of a young Chinese girl who is riding in a car with her parents through Ohio when her parents see watercress growing on the side of the road. At first the girl is very embarrassed and...

Does your child ask you to read them the same book over and over and over and over again, until you want to roll your eyes and beg them to choose something – anything – else? While it might be tempting to steer them to something...

Let's make learning fun! Teen Central now has kits that can help learn new technology and crafting skills.   Sphero Mini This miniature robot is great for learning how to code or just running through an equally miniature obstacle course. An Android or IOS device is required.   Sphero Specdrums Specdrums...

Whether it’s a story before bed, a playtime favorite, or an assigned book for school, reading aloud with your child is a great way to spend quality time as a family. However, as children grow into independent readers, it can be challenging for families to...

We're always working to provide new programs for our community! Here's a look at some of the upcoming programs for children and families in 2023. All Ages / Family Events Creating a Successful Bedtime Routine | Saturday, January 21, 2-2:30p Indianapolis Opera Presents: Sing Me A Story |...

The Plainfield Guilford Township Library offers a variety of databases. TumbleBooks is an option that is helpful and fun for children. The TumbleBooks database can be found under the Digital Resources tab on the library website.    Using TumbleBooks TumbleBooks is an online database created for elementary school...

A new year has begun! Spark your creativity with some fun New Year's writing prompts to help get your year started right. Fiction Prompts 1.) At the end of the year, the world is going to end. How do you spend your year? What do you do?...