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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.

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



June Programs

Field Station Dinosaur
Tuesday, June 16th, at 6 p.m.

Petra Puppets
Friday, June 22nd, at 2 p.m.

Djembe African Drum Circle
Tuesday, June 26th, at 1 p.m.


2018 Summer Reading Club
Registration runs from June 22nd to July 20th
Learn More Here.



Summer Hours (June 25th - September 3rd)
Monday - Wednesday
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM

Thursday & Friday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday: 9:00 AM -12:30 PM

Sunday: CLOSED


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