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Teen Central Tag

This week at PGTPL, we recreated Katsushika Hokusai’s famous work of art, The Great Wave, using a variety of art supplies and household items. Follow along to make your own version of this seventeenth-century masterpiece!   Image source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art   Steps: Spend some time looking...

Created in 2016 by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco, the City Nature Challenge calls on citizen scientists from around the globe to make observations and collect data about the unique wildlife in their...

If you are applying for a college that requires you to submit a portfolio, you need to put deep consideration into what you want to include because it is a reflection of yourself.  Click here for some examples of college portfolios! One of the most important things...

Last week at PGTPL, we created several different kinds of poems to celebrate National Poetry Month. Now you have the opportunity to work your creative muscles and write your very own unique poems!   Blackout Poetry The goal of blackout poetry is to create new meanings from written...

April is Citizen Science Month! Curious individuals of any age can act as amateur scientists to collect data on topics of interest, such as biology, ecology, health, transportation, and more. This data is then used by professional scientists who conduct important research that affects local,...

Calling all cheeseburger lovers! Did you know September 18th is National Cheeseburger Day? No? Well, you're in luck! Celebrate this cheesy holiday with help from PGTPL. Databases, novels, eBooks, and more are all at your disposal. Recipes AtoZ Food America is one of the many useful online...

Did you know that Teen Central has been offering online programs for you to enjoy from home?  Catch up on any missed programs through the Teen Central YouTube channel, Instagram, or PGTPL Facebook page. Before we jump into what's ahead for September, let's take a...

Did you know that writing isn’t just for school? It can also be a creative outlet or a way to spend time with friends. Join other teens and write for fun at our new program, Teen Writing Club! We will meet every month, and by...

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...

With snow, ice, and freezing temperatures, winter has come in full force this month. Since these conditions make it hard to find activities outside of home and school, we wanted to highlight a few of our upcoming winter programs that will give 6-12 grade students...