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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!

Middle Search PlusThe Lumos StepUp Library Program helps students, parents, and teachers prepare for the PARCC test. Available for Grades 6-8.

ImageQuestBritannica Library delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information.

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

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.

Tumblebooks Animated picture books which
you can read or have read to you.



September Programs

The Library will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019, for Labor Day, and on Saturday, September 7, 2019.


9/10 - Who Done It? Mystery Program
3:30 pm in ALD

9/18 - Back to School Slime
3:30 pm in Room 2



9/14 - Storytime with Councilman Barry Goode
12:00 pm in the Chidren's Room

9/16 - Easy Reader Book Club with Ms. J.
3:30 pm in Room 2

9/23 - Easy Reader Book Club with Ms. J.
3:30 pm in Room 2

9/30 - Storytime with Ms. Rosa
6:00 pm in the Chidren's Room


Kids Movies

9/12 - Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
3:30 pm in ALD

9/26 - Pokémon Detective Pikachu
3:30 pm in ALD


See the Full September 2019 Calendar


Check out our past programs!


Summer Reading Lists

2019 Plainfield Public Schools Reading Lists


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