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The staff and I spent the bitterly cold, dark, and dreary winter months planning all kinds of stellar summer events for folks of all ages and interests. We’re so excited about what’s coming up, and we’re sure that you’re going to have a blast this...

Summer Reading Club is 1.) very fun, 2.) a good way to prevent summer slide, and 3.) almost here! Staff starts planning for the next summer right after the big completion party of the year before. Shifting gears from theme to theme; from Library Rocks to...

Great landscapes and gardening inspiration await you and your family and friends this summer. Enjoy a day outside taking in the beauty of local gardens while supporting the Plainfield Guilford-Township Public Library. The 2019 Friends of the Library Garden Tour is on Saturday, June 22,...

Merci Suarez is used to her close-knit family, who lives in a row of houses Merci’s mother calls Las Casitas. She’s used to playing soccer with her dad’s team and she’s even getting used to the fancy new school she started attending the year before....

Language is the roadmap of culture! Come ride with us by learning and improving your English skills at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library. Fun activities await the adventurous every other Monday from 6:30 -7:30 p.m. starting on May 6th, 2019! Librarian Assistant Kiley Sokol is...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library, along with 16,000 libraries across the United States, will celebrate space exploration as part of the 2019 Summer Reading Club (SRC). PGTPL is excited about the theme A Universe of Stories, which was chosen by a nation-wide collaboration through the...

The Arts Gala committee would like to extend a BIG Thank You to all our outstanding volunteers. Our event would not be possible without the time and dedication of our volunteers. From our Friends of the Library to Kohl's Cares volunteers to Student Ambassadors and...

We firmly believe that everyone should feel free to unabashedly read YA (Young Adult novels), so we created something for you to do just that! Are you searching for something new to read after the epic conclusion of the Throne of Glass series?  Maybe you pointed out...

Here's a recommended book and activity to do with older toddlers and preschoolers! Bird Builds a Nest by Martin Jenkins is a beautifully illustrated story. In it, bird gathers sticks and twigs to make a nest, weaving them into place, then finding grass and feathers to...

We would like to extend a thank you to our outstanding sponsors and partners for the 2019 Arts Gala: Facets fundraiser. From sponsoring wine and hors d'oeuvres, to setting up and cleaning the library, to being a docent and art running - we truly appreciate...