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Events in American History

2024-03-19 18:30:00 2024-03-19 19:30:00 America/New_York Events in American History Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan B

Tuesday, March 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-03-19 18:30:00 2024-03-19 19:30:00 America/New_York Events in American History Join us for our American history discussion series! This month, we'll discuss the Gilded Age of the late 19th century. Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan B

Join us for our American history discussion series! This month, we'll discuss the Gilded Age of the late 19th century.

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Culture and Heritage |

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Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library

Phone: 317-839-6602

Hours
We're closed Monday April 08
Mon, Apr 08 Closed
Tue, Apr 09 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Apr 10 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Apr 11 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Apr 12 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 13 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 14 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

Sat, Apr 13, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan,The Gallery
Everyone has a story to tell. Learn more about the people in your community through candid, one-on-one conversations with... more
Everyone has a story to tell. Learn more about the people in your community through candid, one-on-one conversations with local volunteers.

Sat, Apr 13, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
Join us for a free performance from the Indianapolis Opera! Perfect as a Pony features classic opera music and encourages... more
Join us for a free performance from the Indianapolis Opera! Perfect as a Pony features classic opera music and encourages learning to love yourself, standing up to bullies, and accepting others.

Mon, Apr 15, 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, Apr 15, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Join us for a mini campaign! Choose a premade character or bring your own! No experience necessary.

Mon, Apr 15, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Read, sing, and play with us! Bring your children for stories and play-based learning about gardens in this interactive... more
Read, sing, and play with us! Bring your children for stories and play-based learning about gardens in this interactive literacy program.

Tue, Apr 16, 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, Apr 16, 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 fruit-printed tea towels.... more
Make a fun and simple craft in this class inspired by Creativebug. In this session we'll make fruit-printed tea towels. Materials are provided.

Tue, Apr 16, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Show off your style! Create a wearable hair clip using beads and charms.

Tue, Apr 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
Will your family be the first to solve the puzzle? Follow the clues and complete the treasure hunt to win a prize!

Tue, Apr 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West
Join our American history discussion series! This month, we'll discuss the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Wed, Apr 17, 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, Apr 17, 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Wed, Apr 17, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Learn about tessellation patterns while creating your own scientific piece of artwork.

Wed, Apr 17, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Learn how to make rice krispie treats with us! Ingredients include: rice cereal, marshmallow fluff, flour

Thu, Apr 18, 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, Apr 18, 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Thu, Apr 18, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Learn how to use a sewing machine by making a usable fidget!

Thu, Apr 18, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your creativity and join us for crafts, maker projects, and more! Turn cardboard boxes into fun interactive games!

Fri, Apr 19, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Fri, Apr 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Introduce big emotions, new concepts, and more during an interactive program designed for toddlers and preschoolers!

Sat, Apr 20, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Mon, Apr 22, 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, Apr 22, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Need an easy after-school snack? Stop in and learn how to make a delicious fruit pizza! Supplies will be provided for up... more
Need an easy after-school snack? Stop in and learn how to make a delicious fruit pizza! Supplies will be provided for up to 25 teens.

Mon, Apr 22, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
How high can your tower go? Use pool noodle blocks and challenge yourself to build something cool!

Mon, Apr 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Brew Link Brewpub - Private Dining Room
Join us in celebrating National Library Week this April! Choose any book featuring a library for this month's meeting at... more
Join us in celebrating National Library Week this April! Choose any book featuring a library for this month's meeting at Brew Link Brewpub.

Tue, Apr 23, 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, Apr 23, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
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.

Tue, Apr 23, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Boost early learning and get reading ready! Join us for play activities designed for young children and caregivers.

Tue, Apr 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West
Stay safe in 2024. Detective Jason Calloway will talk about frauds and financial schemes. This is a review of important... more
Stay safe in 2024. Detective Jason Calloway will talk about frauds and financial schemes. This is a review of important information previously presented at the Richard Carlucci Recreation Center.

Wed, Apr 24, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby,Lobby Conference
Friends of the Library Lobby Book Sale

Wed, Apr 24, 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, Apr 24, 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Wed, Apr 24, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your creativity and join us for crafts, maker projects, and more! In this session, learn how to create personalized... more
Bring your creativity and join us for crafts, maker projects, and more! In this session, learn how to create personalized duct tape bookmarks.

Thu, Apr 25, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby,Lobby Conference
Friends of the Library Lobby Book Sale

Thu, Apr 25, 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, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Thu, Apr 25, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your creativity and join us for crafts, maker projects, and more! Transform single-use plastic water bottles into... more
Bring your creativity and join us for crafts, maker projects, and more! Transform single-use plastic water bottles into beautiful suncatchers!

Fri, Apr 26, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby,Lobby Conference
Friends of the Library Lobby Book Sale

Fri, Apr 26, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Fri, Apr 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Drop in and play! Fire up your imagination with a selection of toys and games from the Children's Room.

Fri, Apr 26, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Drawing a map can be a daunting task. Learn how to make a map easily using interesting supplies!

Sat, Apr 27, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby,Lobby Conference
Friends of the Library Lobby Book Sale

Sat, Apr 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Sat, Apr 27, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Do you love parties as much as Narwhal and Jelly? If so, this is the event for you! We will be celebrating all things... more
Do you love parties as much as Narwhal and Jelly? If so, this is the event for you! We will be celebrating all things Narwhal and Jelly with activities and stories.

Sun, Apr 28, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby,Lobby Conference
Friends of the Library Lobby Book Sale

Mon, Apr 29, 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, Apr 29, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Join us for a mini campaign! Choose a premade character or bring your own! No experience necessary.

Mon, Apr 29, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Build a cotton ball launcher from everyday materials that can be found around the house.

Tue, Apr 30, 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, Apr 30, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Celebrate the 10th year of the Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award! Read 2024 Firefly nominees and enjoy crafts based on... more
Celebrate the 10th year of the Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award! Read 2024 Firefly nominees and enjoy crafts based on these interactive books.

Wed, May 01, 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, May 01, 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Wed, May 01, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Do you love to paint but like a little structure to get started? Choose a paint by number project and follow along to... more
Do you love to paint but like a little structure to get started? Choose a paint by number project and follow along to make your own art!

Thu, May 02, 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, May 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West
Did you know that the IHS has a research library open to all? Learn more about the Indiana Historical Society's... more
Did you know that the IHS has a research library open to all? Learn more about the Indiana Historical Society's collections in this talk with Amy Vegra, Director of Reference Services at IHS. 

Thu, May 02, 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Thu, May 02, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Relax and enjoy painting mandala patterns on rocks. Bring your own rock or use one provided.

Thu, May 02, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Listen to some fun read aloud stories about birds and make and enjoy an edible bird's nest!

Fri, May 03, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Fri, May 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Everyone is welcome at this sensory-friendly program! We’ll offer stories, songs, and activity stations to engage all... more
Everyone is welcome at this sensory-friendly program! We’ll offer stories, songs, and activity stations to engage all children and all abilities.

Fri, May 03, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Learn how to hand-sew by creating a cute, stuffed frog.

Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Early voting for 2024 Primary Election

Mon, May 06, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Bring gently used children's books to donate during the week of May 6-10. Pick out a book... more
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Bring gently used children's books to donate during the week of May 6-10. Pick out a book to take home on May 11. You can donate, or pick out a new book, or both!

Mon, May 06, 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, May 06, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Use recycled materials to create a worry doll for your backpack or bag.

Mon, May 06, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Can you identify all the objects frozen in ice? Use your super sleuth skills to complete the scavenger hunt!

Mon, May 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West
This month at Military Monday, our U.S. and global military history roundtable, we'll discuss the military career of... more
This month at Military Monday, our U.S. and global military history roundtable, we'll discuss the military career of Andrew Jackson.

Tue, May 07, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Bring gently used children's books to donate during the week of May 6-10. Pick out a book... more
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Bring gently used children's books to donate during the week of May 6-10. Pick out a book to take home on May 11. You can donate, or pick out a new book, or both!

Tue, May 07, 6:00am - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
2024 Primary Election

Tue, May 07, 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, May 07, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Explore the world of the Fox series by Corey R. Tabor and practice reading skills! Enjoy hands-on activities and crafts... more
Explore the world of the Fox series by Corey R. Tabor and practice reading skills! Enjoy hands-on activities and crafts that celebrate Fox and his adventures.

Wed, May 08, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Bring gently used children's books to donate during the week of May 6-10. Pick out a book... more
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Bring gently used children's books to donate during the week of May 6-10. Pick out a book to take home on May 11. You can donate, or pick out a new book, or both!

Wed, May 08, 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, May 08, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Use scrapbook paper and recycled comic books to create marble magnets.

Wed, May 08, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your creativity and join us for crafts, maker projects, and more! In this session, create a magical lantern to... more
Bring your creativity and join us for crafts, maker projects, and more! In this session, create a magical lantern to decorate or give as a gift!

Thu, May 09, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Bring gently used children's books to donate during the week of May 6-10. Pick out a book... more
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Bring gently used children's books to donate during the week of May 6-10. Pick out a book to take home on May 11. You can donate, or pick out a new book, or both!

Thu, May 09, 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.

Thu, May 09, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Homeschool families: experiment with seeds, rainbows, wind, and more through hands-on activity stations!

Fri, May 10, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Bring gently used children's books to donate during the week of May 6-10. Pick out a book... more
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Bring gently used children's books to donate during the week of May 6-10. Pick out a book to take home on May 11. You can donate, or pick out a new book, or both!

Fri, May 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your baby for songs and rhymes and stay for informal play and a chance to meet other new parents.

Fri, May 10, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Challenge your friends to see who can create a paddle boat that can go across the water the fastest!

Sat, May 11, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Choose a new-to-you, gently used children's book to take home. To donate a book, drop off... more
Celebrate Children's Book Week! Choose a new-to-you, gently used children's book to take home. To donate a book, drop off during the week of May 6-10. You can donate, or pick out a new book, or both!

Sat, May 11, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library
Enjoy a vibrant celebration at the library's Community Appreciation Day! Stop by and participate in fun activities such... more
Enjoy a vibrant celebration at the library's Community Appreciation Day! Stop by and participate in fun activities such as a bounce house, health screenings, and more!

Mon, May 13, 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, May 13, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Join us for a mini campaign! Choose a premade character or bring your own! No experience necessary.

Mon, May 13, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your creativity and join us for crafts, maker projects, and more! In this session, make ocean-themed slime to take... more
Bring your creativity and join us for crafts, maker projects, and more! In this session, make ocean-themed slime to take home.