The Children’s Room Tag

Loose Parts Play was featured as a Hub station for four weeks. Would kids be attracted by the 'it can be whatever you want' aspect, or skip it for more typical Hub projects? Kids liked it - many liked it so much! - so Loose...

“Summer Slide” might sound fun if you don’t know what it means, but caregivers and educators are becoming more aware of the loss of skills that students experience over summer break. According to the National Summer Learning Association, most students lose two months of math...

Looking for a unique way to combine technology and outdoor activities this summer? Make a nature-based Stop Motion Animation video at home! Stop by the Children’s Desk this summer and pick up an infographic on the basics of Stop Motion movie making and library recommended apps...

Summer Reading Club is up to full speed, and it's busy in the Children's Room! Today was the first day for the free lunch program - Quakers' Lunch Truck, sponsored by the USDA and Plainfield Community School Corporation- which brings a lot of people...

Our J Library of Things now includes floor puzzles and new board games for children! They can be put on hold at home or checked out at the library. Don’t have a library card? All of our puzzles, board games, and STEM kits can be...

Are you starting to get a little bored with this Spring Break? There are plenty of fun things to do at the library! Here are some ideas, using current and vintage photos. Before you go, see if there's an interesting library program going on when you'll...

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...

The Children's Room currently features a fun picture book display of Interactive Stories! All of these books ask the reader to get involved in the story. These picture books are a great way to help kids learn to interact with the pictures and text of...