The Children’s Room Tag

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,...

Looking for your next favorite book? Since we're always adding new themes and topics, our displays are always a great place to find something fun to read. Current displays In the early reader section, we have Into the Woods, with books about woodland creatures. In picture books, you...

  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,...

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...