The Children’s Room Tag

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,...

For the third year, Plainfield Community School Corporation will give away backpacks and school supplies for free! The giveaway will take place on Friday, July 26, at three locations: Gladden Farms Apartments, 10 a.m. PGTPL, 1 p.m. Franklin Park shelter house, 4 p.m.   FAQ How do I...

Are you a current or prospective homeschooling parent? Join us on Thursday, August 8, from 1-2 p.m. for an informative program on the library’s resources for homeschool families. This is a great opportunity to learn what the library has to offer in addition to meeting...

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...