The Children’s Room 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...

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...

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 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...

To honor National Adoption Awareness Month, the Children's Room is featuring a display on adoption and related topics. All books on a display are available to be checked out! Here are a few more books from our collection on adoption, but the Library owns even...

The library has spaces and activities for people of all different ages. With young children, there's a focus on early literacy; that is, helping children be ready to learn to read. Since 2004, we have incorporated the American Library Association initiative Every Child Ready to Read  in...

We have two new databases from Scholastic which are awesome for parents and teachers alike. They are free to use and can be accessed through our website at the Library or at home (you will need your library card number at home). Scholastic GO! is a...