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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.

Upcoming Movies

The Watson's Go To Birmingham
Wednesday, January 14th - 3:30 p.m.

How To Train Your Dragon 2
Wednesday, January 28th - 3:30 p.m.




How Kids Live In West Africa

African Masks

Event Posponed to:
Saturday 02/28/15
Time: 1:00 PM at ALD Room

Phil Passantino, Storyteller & Musician, recently traveled
to the West African country of Mali. He'll show his short film
of how children live in West Africa. Participants will get to
play some unique African instruments, hear fun West African fold talkes, and see a more positive image of Africa than is usually portrayed in the media.

Click here for printable flyer.


Upcoming Events

For a printable calendar, please click here.

Wednesday, January 7th - 3:30 p.m.
Monday, January 12th - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 15th - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 21st - 3:30 p.m.


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