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The Children’s Room Tag

New for Babies and Toddlers Do you have a baby coming to visit but don’t own any toys for them? Or would you like to try out some new toys before purchasing them? Check out some baby toys from PGTPL! There are quite a few options,...

Looking for somewhere fun to spend time with your child when it's cold and wet? The library is a great place to get out and experience free activities! Programs We have programs almost every day for every age from birth through fifth grade. You can enjoy storytimes,...

  Kids are coming in for the Battle of the Books books, which are also the 2019-2020 Intermediate Nominees for the Young Hoosier Book Awards. The nominees include some really wonderful books we hope you'll love! Kids, we'd love to hear how you like them, and...

Kids Community Art is a quarterly drop-in project at the library. Kids create something, then take it home or leave it with us to become part of a bigger themed project. In the latest project, My Plainfield, kids used paper, crayons, and glue to make a...

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,...

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...

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...