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A Chance Meeting A secret society met recently at the library, by coincidence on the same night and time as Open Game Night. Called the Society of Luminaries, this small, card-driven cohort gathered in one of the Library's meeting rooms to play their peculiar game called...

It's a new month, so we're featuring some recent arrivals in the Children's Room! It's always exciting when new books come in. Here are a few we enjoyed!...

Throughout the month of September, the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library will present a series of teen programs about film-making. Teens can learn the process of creating a short movie. Each Monday there will be a program about a different aspect of making a short movie. Dates...

Whenever I spot similar themes in more than one book, I always want to compare them. One theme in multiple picture books is animals making space for others until it's too much, too full, or too tall...

The library has recently added some great documentaries to both our digital and physical collections. Be sure to sign up for the weekly newsletter, Wowbrary, and receive an email each Saturday morning with a complete list of our latest additions. Here are some documentary recommendations from...

Try out your putting skills and celebrate all things library! Families of all ages are welcome to join us in the Children’s Room on Wednesday, September 18, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for a fun night of literary-themed mini golf. Complete all the rounds and win a small...

Kids and their grownups love the games, puzzles, and STEM kits to check out - or use at the library. The collection includes everything from giant floor puzzles to elaborate electronic coding kits. Sometimes after library programs, people stay to hang out and play together. Also,...

Changing leaves, cozy sweaters, and all things pumpkin spice flavored: fall is just around the corner! Making plans this season has never been easier with the newest PGTPL Library Guide. The Fall 2019 Guide covers August through October of all sorts of exciting things happening...

Did you know that reading to your children is one of the most powerful ways to boost their brain power? The simple and enjoyable act of sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills, such as understanding letter sounds, developing a bigger vocabulary, and building background...