Jan Tag

It's time for a refresh of the neighborhoods in the Children's Room! A 'neighborhood' is a handy collection of books that are in high demand and otherwise would be cataloged by author and format all around the room. There are various  Concept, Popular Character and...

Tot Tuesday is every Tuesday at 10:00, designed especially for 2 and 3-year-olds with an emphasis on fun as well as early literacy experiences. Three times a month it's an active storytime; the other Tuesday(s) it's a simple process craft. What's a toddler storytime like? Last...

Have you seen the Jane Cabrera version of the classic children's song The Wheels on the Bus? It is a fun version with monkeys, crocodiles, and hyenas! They are all going to the same place, but where is the giraffe driver taking them? You will find...

  Our newest Kids Community Art project is up. We're excited and hopeful about the movie Mary Poppins Returns, so we had  several movie tie-ins. Kids who dropped by the Children's Room could make a kite, and either leave it for us to display...

Our newish 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program is going great, and kids are starting to come in for their color stickers and prizes. Here's one of our friends who just added the 300 books sticker. Over time, these animals from the book Brown Bear, Brown...

Plainfield has a free Thanksgiving Lunch, available for everyone who wants to attend. It is at the Hummel Park Community Center on Thursday, November 22 from 11:00-2:00. Kids have been making decorations at the Imagination Hub. The patterns are from the free online database of projects...

Animal Tales is an ongoing storytime series presented by a Park Naturalist from the Hendricks County Parks. The program always includes a picture book, craft, and a little information about the featured animal. In November, the theme was Raccoons. The story was Raccoon on His Own...

Graphic Novel books are super popular, and we have a lot of them at the library, for kids, teens, and adults. If you are unfamiliar with graphic novels for kids, here's a quick how-to from the book Down on the Farm in the My 1st Graphic...

This was a wild summer in the Children's Room! Between Summer Reading Club, tons of programs, play area, USDA/School Lunch Truck, and the nice cool air conditioning, there were a lot of reasons to come to the library - and there are so many things...