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As part of our Summer Reading Kick-off and Bicentennial Project, The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is proud to announce the unveiling of its newest service revolution for people in Hendricks County - a new book bike. The book bike is a bicycle and trailer that...

Much to my chagrin now, I remember once in high school doing a book report on Shadows of the Empire, a novel expanding (fairly well, I might add) on the stories laid out in George Lucas' Star Wars trilogy. Heavy stuff, all those lightsabers and...

I recently finished watching Breaking Bad, which I very much enjoyed. Much of the excitement from the AMC hit show derived from the increasingly intense game of cat-and-mouse played out as cancer-stricken, meth-producing, super-genius Walter White struggles to stay one step ahead of his DEA-agent...

Today is the 197th birthday of our fair State! Though Indiana's territorial representatives had applied for statehood back in 1812, a little war at the time - which resulted in the burning of Washington, D.C., a failed invasion of Canada, the writing of our National...

Looking for a nice tablet or e-reader for someone special this Christmas? Be sure to check out Consumer Report's database (provided by the Library!) here. The folks at Consumer Reports have prepared several great videos about the many kinds of e-readers and tablets on the...

  Books about Books are the tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich of the literary world - delicious, comforting, and always appropriate. Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan The most recent addition to the list is Robin Sloan's 2012 debut novel about an eccentric bookstore owner...

One of the most common questions we get at the library is some variation on "When does My Favorite Author's next book come out?" As a big fan of George "Six Years Between Books" Martin, whose most recent answer to the next-book-question was, essentially, "Stop...

The weather is turning colder, Halloween is around the corner, so why not curl up with a good, spooky book I'm not one for lots of blood and gore, but there are plenty of thrilling reads that will be leave you afraid of the dark! The...

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is a fast paced action-adventure story set in a future dystopic America, complete with shanty-town-skyscrapers made from mobile homes and armored bus service between cities to guard against roving bands of highwaymen and thieves. Good stuff in and of...

If you've never visited the campus of Butler University and enjoyed an evening at the Holcomb Observatory, you really should! It's free (though they do suggest a donation) and fun, and on a clear night, the observatory's telescope will be directed at Venus, Saturn, Jupiter...