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Build It!

2024-06-04 12:00:00 2024-06-04 14:00:00 America/New_York Build It! Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity

Tuesday, June 04
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-04 12:00:00 2024-06-04 14:00:00 America/New_York Build It! Test your engineering skills with STEM building challenges! Construct the tallest tower, sturdiest bridge, or most unique structure you can. Materials will vary each week. Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity

Test your engineering skills with STEM building challenges! Construct the tallest tower, sturdiest bridge, or most unique structure you can. Materials will vary each week.

AGE GROUP: | Tweens | School Age | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Science, Technology, Engineering and Math |

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Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library

Phone: 317-839-6602

Hours
Mon, Jun 10 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is the heart of culture, information, and life-long learning in Plainfield and Guilford Township. Our staff is completely dedicated to serving the community and our amazing library patrons. At PGTPL, we’re here to spark your imagination, provide you with opportunities to create, and keep you connected to the world through books, music, knowledge, and technology.

Upcoming events

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Move and groove with us! Each session combines stories and movement activities for young children and their caregivers.

Fri, Jun 14, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your creativity and complete a simple do-it-yourself craft or coloring activity!

Fri, Jun 14, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Join us every Friday during Summer Reading for a fun, underrated movie! This week's movie is about a fairy and a human... more
Join us every Friday during Summer Reading for a fun, underrated movie! This week's movie is about a fairy and a human who team up to save the rainforest.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Make, learn, and share together! This interactive storytime encourages building, play, and early literacy skills for... more
Make, learn, and share together! This interactive storytime encourages building, play, and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Mon, Jun 17, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your lunch or snacks and enjoy a family-friendly movie at the library! Ask at the Children's Desk for movie titles... more
Bring your lunch or snacks and enjoy a family-friendly movie at the library! Ask at the Children's Desk for movie titles and information.

Mon, Jun 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Learn sewing basics while creating water balloons that can last for years! Join us every Monday during Summer Reading to... more
Learn sewing basics while creating water balloons that can last for years! Join us every Monday during Summer Reading to make something new!

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West
Join our open chess club for USCF members and amateur chess players. All rating levels welcome! Chess boards and... more
Join our open chess club for USCF members and amateur chess players. All rating levels welcome! Chess boards and refreshments are provided.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Learn, read, and explore together! This interactive storytime introduces STEAM concepts and early literacy skills to... more
Learn, read, and explore together! This interactive storytime introduces STEAM concepts and early literacy skills to young children and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 18, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Test your engineering skills with STEM building challenges! Construct the tallest tower, sturdiest bridge, or most unique... more
Test your engineering skills with STEM building challenges! Construct the tallest tower, sturdiest bridge, or most unique structure you can. Materials will vary each week.

Tue, Jun 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Create an illuminating torch while learning basic circuitry! Join us every Tuesday during Summer Reading for more tech fun!

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan B
Join our American history discussion series! This month, we'll discuss the Great Flood of 1913 and its aftermath.

Wed, Jun 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Sing, move, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on music and early literacy skills for young children... more
Sing, move, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on music and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 19, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Take a break mid-week and join us for games and activities from the library's collection! Have fun and make new friends!

Wed, Jun 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Never get stranded without spare rope! Stop in to learn how to create your very own paracord bracelet! Join us every... more
Never get stranded without spare rope! Stop in to learn how to create your very own paracord bracelet! Join us every Wednesday during Summer Reading for more crafting fun.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Create, read, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on art and early literacy skills for young children... more
Create, read, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on art and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 20, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Use our collection of LEGO® bricks to build something awesome from your imagination!

Thu, Jun 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Work together to cover a fill a forest in this fun co-op game. Join us every Thursday during Summer Reading to try out a... more
Work together to cover a fill a forest in this fun co-op game. Join us every Thursday during Summer Reading to try out a new board game!

Thu, Jun 20, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan A
Bring your puzzles from home to exchange with others in the community! For each puzzle you bring, take another home!... more
Bring your puzzles from home to exchange with others in the community! For each puzzle you bring, take another home! Leftover puzzles will be donated to the Friends of the Library for their book sale.

Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan B
Are you the speediest puzzle solver? Compete in teams of 2-5 people to find out! Select one team member as a... more
Are you the speediest puzzle solver? Compete in teams of 2-5 people to find out! Select one team member as a representative to register for the event. Refreshments are provided.

Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your favorite stuffie to the library for an overnight adventure! Share a story together, then wish them goodnight... more
Bring your favorite stuffie to the library for an overnight adventure! Share a story together, then wish them goodnight as you go home and they stay at the library for after-hours fun.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Move and groove with us! Each session combines stories and movement activities for young children and their caregivers.

Fri, Jun 21, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your creativity and complete a simple do-it-yourself craft or coloring activity!

Fri, Jun 21, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Join us every Friday during Summer Reading for a fun, underrated movie! This week's movie is about a young inventor who... more
Join us every Friday during Summer Reading for a fun, underrated movie! This week's movie is about a young inventor who find himself on an adventure to the future.

Mon, Jun 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Create, read, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on art and early literacy skills for young children... more
Create, read, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on art and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Mon, Jun 24, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your lunch or snacks and enjoy a family-friendly movie at the library! Ask at the Children's Desk for movie titles... more
Bring your lunch or snacks and enjoy a family-friendly movie at the library! Ask at the Children's Desk for movie titles and information.

Mon, Jun 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Craft and decorate an illuminating dragon jar! Join us every Monday during Summer Reading to make something new!

Mon, Jun 24, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Celebrate all things Bluey! Join us for books, activities, and games based on this favorite tv show.

Mon, Jun 24, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West
Join our open chess club for USCF members and amateur chess players. All rating levels welcome! Chess boards and... more
Join our open chess club for USCF members and amateur chess players. All rating levels welcome! Chess boards and refreshments are provided.

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Brew Link - Private Dining Room
Adventure Begins at Your Library! For this month's meeting at Brew Link Brewpub, choose any book that feels like a... more
Adventure Begins at Your Library! For this month's meeting at Brew Link Brewpub, choose any book that feels like a literary adventure!

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Make, learn, and share together! This interactive storytime encourages building, play, and early literacy skills for... more
Make, learn, and share together! This interactive storytime encourages building, play, and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 25, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Test your engineering skills with STEM building challenges! Construct the tallest tower, sturdiest bridge, or most unique... more
Test your engineering skills with STEM building challenges! Construct the tallest tower, sturdiest bridge, or most unique structure you can. Materials will vary each week.

Tue, Jun 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Who is the best Super Smash Bros fighter? Challenge your friends for the title in this classic game. Join us every... more
Who is the best Super Smash Bros fighter? Challenge your friends for the title in this classic game. Join us every Tuesday during Summer Reading for more tech fun!

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Learn, read, and explore together! This interactive storytime introduces STEAM concepts and early literacy skills to... more
Learn, read, and explore together! This interactive storytime introduces STEAM concepts and early literacy skills to young children and their caregivers.

Wed, Jun 26, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Take a break mid-week and join us for games and activities from the library's collection! Have fun and make new friends!

Wed, Jun 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Paint a set of stones and use them to tell a story! Join us every Wednesday during Summer Reading for more crafting fun!

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Sing, move, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on music and early literacy skills for young children... more
Sing, move, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on music and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Thu, Jun 27, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Use our collection of LEGO® bricks to build something awesome from your imagination!

Thu, Jun 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Choose your animal and get ready to embark on an adventure! Join us ever Thursday during Summer Reading to try out a new... more
Choose your animal and get ready to embark on an adventure! Join us ever Thursday during Summer Reading to try out a new board game!

Fri, Jun 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Move and groove with us! Each session combines stories and movement activities for young children and their caregivers.

Fri, Jun 28, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your creativity and complete a simple do-it-yourself craft or coloring activity!

Fri, Jun 28, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Join us every Friday during Summer Reading for a fun, underrated movie! This week's movie is about a group of actors who... more
Join us every Friday during Summer Reading for a fun, underrated movie! This week's movie is about a group of actors who are recruited to save the galaxy.

Sat, Jun 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Adventure begins at your library! Listen to superhero books and create your own Wonder Woman costume during this fun... more
Adventure begins at your library! Listen to superhero books and create your own Wonder Woman costume during this fun storytime.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Sing, move, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on music and early literacy skills for young children... more
Sing, move, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on music and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Mon, Jul 01, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your lunch or snacks and enjoy a family-friendly movie at the library! Ask at the Children's Desk for movie titles... more
Bring your lunch or snacks and enjoy a family-friendly movie at the library! Ask at the Children's Desk for movie titles and information.

Mon, Jul 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Create a useable piece of art out of beads! Join us every Monday during Summer Reading to make something new!

Mon, Jul 01, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West
Join our open chess club for USCF members and amateur chess players. All rating levels welcome! Chess boards and... more
Join our open chess club for USCF members and amateur chess players. All rating levels welcome! Chess boards and refreshments are provided.

Mon, Jul 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan B
This month at our U.S. and global military history roundtable, we'll discuss the activities of George Washington during... more
This month at our U.S. and global military history roundtable, we'll discuss the activities of George Washington during the American Revolutionary War.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Create, read, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on art and early literacy skills for young children... more
Create, read, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on art and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Tue, Jul 02, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Test your engineering skills with STEM building challenges! Construct the tallest tower, sturdiest bridge, or most unique... more
Test your engineering skills with STEM building challenges! Construct the tallest tower, sturdiest bridge, or most unique structure you can. Materials will vary each week.

Tue, Jul 02, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Learn about polarity while creating your own useable compass! Join us every Tuesday during Summer Reading for more tech fun!

Tue, Jul 02, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Do you love Pokémon? Join fellow fans for crafts, games, and ultimate matchups! We'll even have a chance to swap cards... more
Do you love Pokémon? Join fellow fans for crafts, games, and ultimate matchups! We'll even have a chance to swap cards with other attendees.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Make, learn, and share together! This interactive storytime encourages building, play, and early literacy skills for... more
Make, learn, and share together! This interactive storytime encourages building, play, and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Wed, Jul 03, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Take a break mid-week and join us for games and activities from the library's collection! Have fun and make new friends!

Wed, Jul 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Don't have a bluetooth speaker? No problem! Stop in to create your own speaker amplifier! Join us every Wednesday during... more
Don't have a bluetooth speaker? No problem! Stop in to create your own speaker amplifier! Join us every Wednesday during Summer Reading for more crafting fun!

Thu, Jul 04, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library
The library is closed for Independence Day.

Fri, Jul 05, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Join us every Friday during Summer Reading for a fun, underrated movie! This week's movie is about a young boy who... more
Join us every Friday during Summer Reading for a fun, underrated movie! This week's movie is about a young boy who uncovers a giant robot.

Mon, Jul 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Learn, read, and explore together! This interactive storytime introduces STEAM concepts and early literacy skills to... more
Learn, read, and explore together! This interactive storytime introduces STEAM concepts and early literacy skills to young children and their caregivers.

Mon, Jul 08, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your lunch or snacks and enjoy a family-friendly movie at the library! Ask at the Children's Desk for movie titles... more
Bring your lunch or snacks and enjoy a family-friendly movie at the library! Ask at the Children's Desk for movie titles and information.

Mon, Jul 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Carve and sculpt a design out of soap! Join us every Monday during Summer Reading to make something new!

Mon, Jul 08, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West
Join our open chess club for USCF members and amateur chess players. All rating levels welcome! Chess boards and... more
Join our open chess club for USCF members and amateur chess players. All rating levels welcome! Chess boards and refreshments are provided.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Sing, move, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on music and early literacy skills for young children... more
Sing, move, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on music and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Tue, Jul 09, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Test your engineering skills with STEM building challenges! Construct the tallest tower, sturdiest bridge, or most unique... more
Test your engineering skills with STEM building challenges! Construct the tallest tower, sturdiest bridge, or most unique structure you can. Materials will vary each week.

Tue, Jul 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Create a delicious snack while discovering solar energy! Join us every Tuesday during Summer Reading for more tech fun!

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West
Make a fun and simple craft in this class inspired by Creativebug. In this session, we'll make painted rock cacti... more
Make a fun and simple craft in this class inspired by Creativebug. In this session, we'll make painted rock cacti arrangements. Materials are provided.
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Wed, Jul 10, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Create, read, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on art and early literacy skills for young children... more
Create, read, and enjoy together! This interactive storytime focuses on art and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Wed, Jul 10, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Take a break mid-week and join us for games and activities from the library's collection! Have fun and make new friends!

Wed, Jul 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Use simple supplies to create a colorful turtle! Join us every Wednesday during Summer Reading for more crafting fun.

Wed, Jul 10, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Join us as we travel to different countries! Participants can visit activity stations to learn about the world, make... more
Join us as we travel to different countries! Participants can visit activity stations to learn about the world, make their own passport, and more.

Thu, Jul 11, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Make, learn, and share together! This interactive storytime encourages building, play, and early literacy skills for... more
Make, learn, and share together! This interactive storytime encourages building, play, and early literacy skills for young children and their caregivers.

Thu, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Use our collection of LEGO® bricks to build something awesome from your imagination!

Thu, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Become the captain of an air ship as you collect gold and loot! Join us every Thursday during Summer Reading to try out a... more
Become the captain of an air ship as you collect gold and loot! Join us every Thursday during Summer Reading to try out a new board game!

Fri, Jul 12, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Fri, Jul 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Move and groove with us! Each session combines stories and movement activities for young children and their caregivers.

Fri, Jul 12, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your creativity and complete a simple do-it-yourself craft or coloring activity!

Fri, Jul 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Celebrate the end of Summer Reading Club with a fun-filled party! Join us after hours for laser tag, hide-and-seek,... more
Celebrate the end of Summer Reading Club with a fun-filled party! Join us after hours for laser tag, hide-and-seek, pizza, raffle prizes and more! Registration and a permission slip are required.

Sat, Jul 13, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Sat, Jul 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
Celebrate the end of Summer Reading Club! Freddy Fossil and his life-like dinosaur puppets help kids and their parents... more
Celebrate the end of Summer Reading Club! Freddy Fossil and his life-like dinosaur puppets help kids and their parents discover why “it stinks to be extinct.” It’s “pre-hysterical” family fun!

Sun, Jul 14, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Friends of the Library Book Sale