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World Explorers: Animal Tales

2022-04-06 10:00:00 2022-04-06 10:30:00 America/New_York World Explorers: Animal Tales Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity

Wednesday, April 06
10:00am - 10:30am

Add to Calendar 2022-04-06 10:00:00 2022-04-06 10:30:00 America/New_York World Explorers: Animal Tales Join a park naturalist from Hendricks County Parks for a story featuring an animal native to Indiana. A craft or activity follows the story. Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity

Join a park naturalist from Hendricks County Parks for a story featuring an animal native to Indiana. A craft or activity follows the story.

AGE GROUP: | Toddlers | Preschoolers | Babies |

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

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Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library

Phone: 317-839-6602

Hours
Mon, Nov 28 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Nov 29 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Nov 30 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 01 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 02 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 03 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 04 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

Tue, Nov 29, 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, Nov 29, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Stop in to create your very own worry pet! You can pet it, squeeze it, or even throw it against the wall, depending on... more
Stop in to create your very own worry pet! You can pet it, squeeze it, or even throw it against the wall, depending on your mood! Materials will be provided for up to 15 teens.

Tue, Nov 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby Conference
In this class by Creativebug, we'll explore writing as inspiration for art using techniques of mark making, collage,... more
In this class by Creativebug, we'll explore writing as inspiration for art using techniques of mark making, collage, doodling, and other visual experiments blurring the lines between words and images.
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Wed, Nov 30, 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, Nov 30, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan B
Join the library for a lunchtime screening of a classic film. Please feel free to bring your own lunch! This month, we'll... more
Join the library for a lunchtime screening of a classic film. Please feel free to bring your own lunch! This month, we'll be showing the classic western “High Noon” with Grace Kelly and Gary Cooper.

Wed, Nov 30, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Read, sing, and play with us! Bring your children for stories and play-based learning in this interactive literacy program.

Wed, Nov 30, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Show off your brick building skills in this competition of creativity and engineering!

Thu, Dec 01, 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, Dec 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Share your family history and tell stories at our genealogy show-and-tell! Come early for a pitch-in lunch at 12:30p,... more
Share your family history and tell stories at our genealogy show-and-tell! Come early for a pitch-in lunch at 12:30p, then share your family treasures at the genealogy show-and-tell at 1p.

Thu, Dec 01, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby Conference
Find love for the small things in life with our Hygge series. Stop by our drop-in program to learn more about the Danish... more
Find love for the small things in life with our Hygge series. Stop by our drop-in program to learn more about the Danish lifestyle and make some tea light lanterns to bring hygge into your home.

Fri, Dec 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Each week we'll introduce young children to the world around us with music, activities, stories, and more!

Sat, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Join us for a STEM activity as we create DIY Sundials!

Mon, Dec 05, 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, Dec 05, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Try out and play different board games from the library collection!

Mon, Dec 05, 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 Battle of Little Bighorn, also known... more
This month at our U.S. and global military history roundtable, we’ll discuss the Battle of Little Bighorn, also known as the Battle of the Greasy Grass.

Tue, Dec 06, 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, Dec 06, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Join us to make a snowman you can eat! Materials will be provided for up to 20 teens.

Tue, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
End your day on a happy note with stories, songs, and rhymes. Join us for an arctic animal storytime and craft!

Tue, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan B
Make something beautiful for the holidays! Participants will create their own winter wreath with a variety of fresh... more
Make something beautiful for the holidays! Participants will create their own winter wreath with a variety of fresh greens and decorative items guided by Creativebug. Materials are provided.

Tue, Dec 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Join us for a chat with acclaimed author Geraldine Brooks about her latest novel, "Horse", from the comfort of home!... more
Join us for a chat with acclaimed author Geraldine Brooks about her latest novel, "Horse", from the comfort of home! Visit libraryc.org/plainfieldlibrary to register for this Author Talk and more!
Register

Wed, Dec 07, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Wed, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library
Handmade ornaments are a great way to celebrate the holidays. Stop in to create a fun ornament that will shrink before... more
Handmade ornaments are a great way to celebrate the holidays. Stop in to create a fun ornament that will shrink before your eyes!

Thu, Dec 08, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thu, Dec 08, 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, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
Bring your creativity and join us for crafts, maker projects, and more! Drop in during the scheduled time and learn how... more
Bring your creativity and join us for crafts, maker projects, and more! Drop in during the scheduled time and learn how to create your own corner bookmarks!

Thu, Dec 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan B
Grab your paints and brushes! Join Laura as she walks you step-by-step through the creation of a seasonal landscape... more
Grab your paints and brushes! Join Laura as she walks you step-by-step through the creation of a seasonal landscape painting in acrylic. Materials are available for first time attendees.

Fri, Dec 09, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Fri, Dec 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Each week we'll introduce young children to the world around us with music, activities, stories, and more!

Sat, Dec 10, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Sat, Dec 10, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - The Gallery
Visit the gallery to enjoy photography from local artists. On display December 10 through January 29.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your grandparent or grandpal to dance together to old and new children's songs! Then fill out a mini-book together... more
Bring your grandparent or grandpal to dance together to old and new children's songs! Then fill out a mini-book together about your life with music.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Online
Join us for an online chat with bestselling author Fredrik Backman as he discusses his outstanding body of work. Visit... more
Join us for an online chat with bestselling author Fredrik Backman as he discusses his outstanding body of work. Visit libraryc.org/plainfieldlibrary to watch this Author Talk and more.
Register

Sun, Dec 11, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Mon, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
Drop in during the scheduled time to enjoy books and crafts about dance!

Mon, Dec 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
BRU Burger
Happy Holidays! This month we’re getting merry by discussing books with red, green, or holiday-themed covers at BRU Burger.

Tue, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan A
Create a fun, simple craft inspired by Creativebug. In this session, create a salt shaker snowman. Materials are provided.

Tue, Dec 13, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Spend the afternoon playing Bingo with your friends!

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan A
Create a fun, simple craft inspired by Creativebug. In this session, create a salt shaker snowman. Materials are provided.

Wed, Dec 14, 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, Dec 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online
Explore early-American history with Pulitzer Prize winning historian Nicole Eustace from the comfort of your own home!... more
Explore early-American history with Pulitzer Prize winning historian Nicole Eustace from the comfort of your own home! Visit libraryc.org/plainfieldlibrary to register for this Author Talk and more.
Register

Wed, Dec 14, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Who can build the tallest structure? Challenge your friends for the top prize!

Wed, Dec 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Owls, silent hunters, stealthy, solemn, and solitary. Join a park naturalist from the Hendricks County Parks Department... more
Owls, silent hunters, stealthy, solemn, and solitary. Join a park naturalist from the Hendricks County Parks Department for a special look at these fascinating birds! Registration is required.

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West
Learn more about early-American history in this streamed Author Talk at the library! Pulitzer Prize winning author Nicole... more
Learn more about early-American history in this streamed Author Talk at the library! Pulitzer Prize winning author Nicole Eustace will discuss her latest novel, "Covered with Night".

Thu, Dec 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.

Fri, Dec 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Each week we'll introduce young children to the world around us with music, activities, stories, and more!

Sat, Dec 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Bring your friends and build something awesome with our collection of LEGO Bricks!

Mon, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Try out and play different board games from the library collection!

Mon, Dec 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby Conference
In this book club, we read and discuss mystery and crime novels, both classic and contemporary. This month's selection is... more
In this book club, we read and discuss mystery and crime novels, both classic and contemporary. This month's selection is “Down the River Unto the Sea” by Walter Mosley.

Tue, Dec 20, 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, Dec 20, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Join us to make pom pom penguins with yarn! Materials will be provided for up to 20 teens.

Tue, Dec 20, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Join us as we walk through drawing a polar bear with a big heart. Perfect for someone you adore!

Wed, Dec 21, 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, Dec 21, 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
How well do you know the current TikTok trends and sounds? Challenge your friends to see who is the most up-to-date.

Thu, Dec 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.

Thu, Dec 22, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Carnegie Room
Drop in during the scheduled time to share your love of books and recommend some of your favorite reads!

Fri, Dec 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Each week we'll introduce young children to the world around us with music, activities, stories, and more!

Sat, Dec 24, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library
The library is closed for for Christmas Eve.

Sun, Dec 25, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library
The library is closed for Christmas Day.

Mon, Dec 26, 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, Dec 26, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
Drop in during the scheduled time to enjoy winter-themed books and crafts!

Tue, Dec 27, 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, Dec 28, 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, Dec 28, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Test your knowledge with our Greek Mythology trivia game, inspired by the popular quiz show, Jeopardy!

Thu, Dec 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.