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To observe both the Open Door Laws regarding public meetings and to follow the Governor’s Executive Order to practice social distancing during the public health emergency, the February 16 meeting of the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library Board of Trustees will be held as a virtual...

February is Black History Month! This is usually a time to read about the historic accomplishments and contributions made by Black people in medicine, culture, science, business, and social justice. It's also a time to learn about the struggles they faced due to slavery, and...

Did you know that the library has a large collection of Hendricks County cookbooks dating back to 1897? The cookbooks were locally published by a wide variety of organizations including schools, churches, clubs, and more. They feature family-favorite recipes from Plainfield and Hendricks County residents....

It's Good To Reread Your Child's Favorite Book Sometimes children want to hear the same story over and over again. That’s normal and developmentally appropriate. Children are taking in something new each time they hear it, according to research and articles such as "The Benefits of...

Hendricks County libraries are partnering with the Hendricks County Health Department to assist with scheduling and registering eligible people for the COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, individuals 65 and older are eligible to sign up and register for the vaccine at any location in the state of...

Black History Month  Black History Month is a great time to celebrate the history and culture of African-Americans. PGTPL recently received a grant from Indiana Humanities and the Lilly Endowment, Inc. to purchase materials to advance racial equity. Today we're featuring five books from that collection...

At the beginning of The Lightning Thief, the first book in the Percy Jackson series, we meet Percy, a 12-year-old boy. At first glance, it seems like Percy is just a regular boy who lives with his mom and is trying to figure out life....

The Ticket to Ride franchise comes to the Big Apple with Ticket to Ride: New York. The train cars of the original version have been replaced by taxi cabs. The map, route lengths and - consequently the playing time - have been scaled down too. For...

It’s January! Which means cold weather, gusty wind, and snow that would have been magical in December, but is now completely gross. It’s so easy to get the winter blues this time of year. But fear not! The library has the perfect solution! Take a look...

Create a reusable gingerbread activity with this homemade, no-cook playdough! We'll walk you through how to make this scented playdough with some simple pantry ingredients. Supplies 1 cup of flour 1/2 cup of salt 1/2 tbsp. of ground ginger 1./2 tbsp. of ground cinnamon 1 tbsp....

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Beginning Monday, March 1 the Library will resume in-house service and expanded hours! Click here for complete details about the changes.  Have questions? Email us at AskUs@PlainfieldLibrary.net or call us 317-839-6602.