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What Is Loose Parts Play? Loose Parts Play centers on the idea of using small everyday objects to spark open-ended imaginative play. A laundry detergent lid is transformed into something else, like the base of a space ship, or tiny doll bathtub. A paper towel tube...

Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library's mission is to be the place to connect, discover, learn, and enjoy. With this community resource spotlight, our goal is to connect our patrons to an early intervention agency, First Steps. Childhood Milestones Every child develops at their own rate. There are milestones that...

Fall is a great time to get outside with your child! Going for a walk and interacting with nature can give you a chance to explore and ask questions together without having to rush. Here are a few ideas for activities to try on your...

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,...

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...

When you’re picking DVDs and Blu-rays in the Children’s Room, have you spotted the newest movies for kids? They’re shelved with the new materials, and we want to be sure you can find them - so you can choose from everything that's available! As you come...

  Come have fun in our play kitchen, temporarily set up as a restaurant with a menu and play money! Try letting your child lead the play. Ask open-ended questions, use rich vocabulary, and take time to have a real mock-restaurant experience together (if you can.)...

Thank You HomeBank HomeBank in Plainfield made a very generous contribution to the Library for $10,000. These gift funds were used to purchase AWE Literacy tablets for Youth Services! AWE Learning provides literacy-focused digital learning solutions for early learners to public libraries. We are grateful and proud...

BIG News to Share! HomeBank in Plainfield made a very generous contribution to the Library for $10,000. These gift funds were used to purchase AWE Literacy tablets for Youth Services! AWE Learning provides literacy-focused digital learning solutions for early learners to public libraries. We are grateful and...

Bring the whole family for a fun and safe indoor Trick-or-Treat experience at your Library! Dress up and pick up treats throughout the Library's first and second floor. This year the Pacers Fan Van, Snapology and Monster Mini Golf  along with many Local Businesses, Organizations and Library...