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National Hispanic Heritage Month Every year, National Hispanic Heritage Month (Mes de la Herencia Hispana) takes place from September 15 - October 15. The term Hispanic is complex, but usually refers to a person or country with ties to Spain, including the eighteen nations and the...

We have featured library resources with picture book collections such as Tumblebooks and Hoopla in the past. But did you know that there's a collection of read-aloud picture books that's completely free for anyone, with or without a library card? Storyline Online is a collection of...

Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is proud to present our PGTPL Mobile app. Introducing the PGTPL Mobile App   Are you ready to explore your library digitally? PGTPL Mobile is the freshest version of our library app yet! You can use PGTPL Mobile to access Evergreen and search the...

Calling all cheeseburger lovers! Did you know September 18th is National Cheeseburger Day? No? Well, you're in luck! Celebrate this cheesy holiday with help from PGTPL. Databases, novels, eBooks, and more are all at your disposal. Recipes AtoZ Food America is one of the many useful online...

In the library world, we follow Every Child Ready to Read, an early literacy initiative consisting of five concepts: Read, Write, Sing, Talk, Play. Using these key words, parents and caregivers can direct activities to help young children develop the skills that will someday lead...

  Biography Rick Riordan was born on June 5th, 1964 in San Antonio, TX. He attended school in San Antonio and continued his education in Texas throughout his college career. He graduated from the University of Texas, located in Austin, with a double major in English and...

Did you know that Teen Central has been offering online programs for you to enjoy from home?  Catch up on any missed programs through the Teen Central YouTube channel, Instagram, or PGTPL Facebook page. Before we jump into what's ahead for September, let's take a...

How Does Your Garden Grow? A Library Lab Online: Seeds Update Sometimes in life--and in science--you learn more from failure than success. That’s what happened with the green bean plants that we grew after one of our virtual programs. In Library Lab Online: Seeds, kids learned...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library won a grant!  The library has seen a dramatic rise in demand for materials about racial equity, fighting for civil rights, and the experience of African Americans both past and present. Wait times for books in our current collection have been...

Welcome to the August edition of Teen Writing Club. We have two prompts for you to consider this month. Prompt One August is International Peace Month. In 1926, August was designated as such to remember World War I and to prevent future conflicts. Since 1981, the United...

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