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Reading Rainforest

The newly renovated Plainfield Public Library’s Children’s Library, “the Reading Rainforest”, is our gift to the children of Plainfield.  Featuring a rainforest mural, new computers, a media center, puppet theater and a special area for tweens, the space emphasizes today’s environmental issues while paying  tribute to the multiculturalism that is Plainfield.

Schools, Camps, etc. MUST call ahead to make arrangements for groups of more than 10 children.



Children's Resources

Check out some of the databases available for children!

Middle Search Plus Free One-on-One tutoring in English and Spanish in a variety of subjects.
All you need is your Library card!

ImageQuestBring lessons, assignments, and projects to life with over three million FREE images.

Middle Search Plus

Contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines.
In-Library use

ScienceFlixLeveled content is integrated with interactive features and intuitive navigation in this highly engaging mobile-ready science resource.

NovelistNonfiction and recreational reading interests for children in Pre-K
through middle school.

great websitesA compilation great websites for children, selected by the
American Library Association.

ABCMouseOver 5,000 interactive learning activities and 450 lessons for
children ages 2 - 6.

TumblebooksAnimated picture books which
you can read or have read to you.



Storytime with Councilman Barry Goode
Saturday, March 11th at 12:00 p.m.

Dr. Seuss Storytime
Wednesday, March 22nd at 3:30 p.m.

Evening Storytime with Miss Rosa
Monday, March 27th at 6:00 p.m.



Our Visit from the Northeast Remnant of the 501st Legion
was a Star Wars Event!

Thanks to all our friends who attended our November 2016
Star Wars event with the Northeast Remnand of the
501st Legion. There was a raffle of Star Wars paraphernalia,
a trivia quiz with prizes and pictures with the Legion.


March Events


Women's History Scavenger Hunt
Complete a scavenger hunt of famous women in history and receive a prize.
Begins: Monday, March 13th
Ends: Friday, March 31st

Dr. Seuss Craft
Come and make Dr. Seuss characters and take a photograph
at our Dr. Seuss display.
Thursday, March 23rd at 3:30 p.m.


Horton Hears a Who
Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.
Thursday, March 3rd at 3:30 p.m.

He Named Me Malala
A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to
the United Nations.
Wednesday, March 8th at 3:30 p.m.

Queen of the Katwe
A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.
Friday, March 31st at 3:30 p.m.

Full March Calendar

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