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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.

Childrens room hours. Closed Sundays. Call 908-757-1111 ext. 129 for information


Children's Resources

Check out some of the databases available for children!

Vea un video (en español) sobre todas nuestras bases de datos para niños.

HelpNow tutoring online resource Free One-on-One tutoring in English and Spanish in a variety of subjects.
All you need is your Library card!

Britannica library online resource buttonBritannica Library delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information.

Middle Search Plus online resource button

Contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines.
In-Library use

Novelist online resource buttonNonfiction and recreational reading interests for children in Pre-K
through middle school.

ABCMouse online resource buttonOver 5,000 interactive learning activities and 450 lessons for
children ages 2 - 6.

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


Children's Programs

The Library will be closed on
11/11, 11/24, 11/25, and 11/26

Join us for a showing of the movie, James and the Giant Peach.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Kick-Off Party

Join us on Saturday 11/5 at 12PM in the Anne Louise Davis Room. Open to all families with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Learn more about this program here.

Baby & Me

Mondays at 11 AM in the Children's Room (11/7, 11/14, and 11/28). Programs will include books, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays!

STEAM Program

Science Experiements with Ms. T on Thursday 11/3 at 3:30PM in Room 2.


Join us for a fun storytime on Wednesday 11/9 at 4PM in the Children's Room.

Storytime with Councilman Goode

Join Councilman Barry Goode for a fun storytime on Saturday, 11/12 at 12PM in the Children's Room.

Kids Fall Craft

Get creative with a Kids Craft on Tuesday 11/15 at 1:30PM in the Anne Louise Davis Room.

Movie Time

Join us for a showing of "James and the Giant Peach" on Thursday, 11/10, at 2PM in the Anne Louise Davis Room.


Check out our recorded programs on YouTube!

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