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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, February 11th 12:00 p.m.

Evening Storytime with Miss Rosa
Monday, February 27th 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.


February Events


Valentine Craft
Join us this afternoon for a craft-time.
All materials will be supplied.
Thursday, February 9th at 3:30 p.m.

Black History LEGO Style
Build LEGO creations while learning about the African Americans who contributed to the sciences..
Thursday, February 16th at 3:30 p.m.


The Princess and the Frog
A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.
Tuesday, February 14th at 3:30 p.m.

The Gabby Douglas Story
The story of the international gymnastics phenomenon who overcame overwhelming odds to become the first African American ever to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.
Thursday, February 23rd at 3:30 p.m.

Full February Calendar

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