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The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 31, 2021. For your convenience, no items are due and fines do not accrue when the library is closed. Items returned while we are closed are back-dated as well. Enjoy the library from home! Try...

2021 Adult Reading Challenge Have you ever found yourself reading the same type of book over and over again? Do you tend to read the same genre or author? If so, join our 2021 Reading Challenge today! We've put together a list of 18 prompts to...

It’s time to vote for the 2021 Indiana Firefly Awards! What: The Indiana Firefly Award is an annual award for books for young children. Children read and vote on the books, and the book with the most votes wins! The books are available to check out...

2021 PCSC free lunches This year, PGTPL will once again host free lunches offered by Plainfield Community School Corporation! Lunch is free for any child, birth-18, and does not have income requirements. For all locations, lunches will be offered weekdays June 1-July 22, with no lunch on...

  Twelve-year-old Maya prefers reading comic books over doing her math homework. But when strange things start happening in her neighborhood, her normal life is turned upside down.  It starts when all the color drains out of the world, as if someone sucked it away through a...

You may read the 2020 Annual Report below, or click here to download. [pdf-embedder url="https://www.plainfieldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/AnnualReport2020Final.pdf"]...

  Sorting and classification are great ways for children to develop and learn early literacy skills. Making a game of sorting and classification is one of the best ways to introduce these skills to your child! An interesting activity will engage them and the hands-on learning...

When Fionn and his older sister Tara go to live with their grandfather on Arranmore Island, off the coast of Ireland, he doesn’t expect to discover a literally magical place. But that's exactly what happens in The Storm Keeper's Island by Catherine Doyle. As he explores...

Preserving history is a mission of the Indiana Room. We wanted to be sure to capture this moment in pandemic history and document it for the future. Thanks to the Plainfield residents who participated in our Oral History project. Listen in their own words how...

What is Día? Did you know that children's librarians have a special day to celebrate books about children from diverse backgrounds? Sponsored by the American Library Association, Día, or Children's Day, is an annual celebration of children's books and a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the...