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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...

It’s never too early to learn about history! Because they contain colorful art and simple text, picture book biographies are a wonderful introduction to fascinating people from the past. Here are ten of our favorite picture book biographies to try. Click on the link to...

  Whether you are a seasoned homeschooler, are remote learning as a result of health concerns, or are looking for ways to enhance your child’s classroom experience, the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library has many resources that can help you! While some require a PGTPL library card...

It’s no secret! Kids love graphic novels, whether they’re memoirs like Raina Telgemeier’s Sisters or historical fiction, like Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales. Here are a few of our favorite graphic novels for kids! (Descriptions and links from the Evergreen catalog.) Favorite Graphic Novels Lowriders in Space by...

Children’s programming at PGTPL has moved online! We post two new programs on our Facebook page every Monday at 11a and 5p. The programs range from early literacy rhymes and activities to craft project walkthroughs and book recommendations.   [embed]https://youtu.be/u4wv9NEvpbM[/embed] If you want to catch up on past...

Do you want to learn a new language but don’t know where to start? Mango Languages provides a free, unintimidating way of learning. Native-speaking instructors guide you through pronunciation and language mechanics for over 70 different languages. Whether you’re looking for Spanish help, basic language...

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