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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!

WorldbookProvides access to World Book
online for kids, with quality articles and photograhs.

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 shool.

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.

How Kids Live in West Africa


Saturday 02/28 - "How Kids Live in West Africa" with Phil
Passantino. Children learned a lot about West Africa in this
program, and even got to play some cool instruments!


Read Across America


A fun program run by a very silly cat! This program
explores the background of Dr. Seuss and his beloved
works. You may know Thing 1 and Thing 2, you will now
meet Thing 3 and watch him cause all kinds of mayhem!
Don't miss it!


Click here for printable flyer


Upcoming Events
For a printable calendar, please click here.

Monday, March 9th - 6:30 p.m.
Monday, March 23rd - 6:30 p.m.
Monday, March 11th - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25th - 3:30 p.m.

Spring Craft
Wednesday, March 18th - 3:30 p.m.

Horton Hears a Who
Thursday, March 5th - 3:30 p.m.

The Lorax
Thursday, March 26th - 3:30 p.m.


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