Skip to main content
close
Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a color combination to give the most comfortable contrast.

STEAM Station

2023-12-06 10:00:00 2023-12-06 10:30:00 America/New_York STEAM Station Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West

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

Add to Calendar 2023-12-06 10:00:00 2023-12-06 10:30:00 America/New_York STEAM Station Learn, read, and explore together! This interactive storytime introduces STEAM concepts and early literacy skills to young children and their caregivers. Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - West

Learn, read, and explore together! This interactive storytime introduces STEAM concepts and early literacy skills to young children and their caregivers.

AGE GROUP: | Toddlers | Preschoolers | Children | Babies |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytime |

TAGS: | |

Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library

Phone: 317-839-6602

Hours
Mon, Feb 26 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Feb 27 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 02 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 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, Feb 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.

Tue, Feb 27, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Learn how to make your very own jumping frog using origami techniques.

Tue, Feb 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Experience your favorite stories in a whole new way! Join us for activities based on the Princess in Black, The Bad Guys,... more
Experience your favorite stories in a whole new way! Join us for activities based on the Princess in Black, The Bad Guys, and more.

Wed, Feb 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, Feb 28, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Use clay to make a mini mushroom creature for your next dungeon crawl!

Wed, Feb 28, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Get a head start on spring! Decorate containers and plant seeds to start indoors. Supplies may be limited to the first... more
Get a head start on spring! Decorate containers and plant seeds to start indoors. Supplies may be limited to the first ten participants.

Wed, Feb 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Looking to focus on your overall health and wellness? Perfect for beginners and experts alike, this Tai Chi class will... more
Looking to focus on your overall health and wellness? Perfect for beginners and experts alike, this Tai Chi class will help you connect to your mind and body through "meditation in motion".

Thu, Feb 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.

Thu, Feb 29, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Listen to some fun read aloud stories about unicorns and make and enjoy a magical snack!

Fri, Mar 01, 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.

Mon, Mar 04, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
We are accepting clean, gently used toys! Please bring in your toy during the week of March 4. Attend the event on... more
We are accepting clean, gently used toys! Please bring in your toy during the week of March 4. Attend the event on Saturday, March 16 to pick out a toy. You can donate, or pick out a new toy, or both!

Mon, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Test your identifications skills with candy and learn about how animals use camouflage to avoid predators.

Mon, Mar 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan B
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 President Zachary Taylor.

Tue, Mar 05, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
We are accepting clean, gently used toys! Please bring in your toy during the week of March 4. Attend the event on... more
We are accepting clean, gently used toys! Please bring in your toy during the week of March 4. Attend the event on Saturday, March 16 to pick out a toy. You can donate, or pick out a new toy, or both!

Tue, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Learn how to use basic ingredients to make a bouncy ball from scratch!

Tue, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Join us for an interactive drop-in storytime! Families can interact with books, lyrics, and activities at their own pace.... more
Join us for an interactive drop-in storytime! Families can interact with books, lyrics, and activities at their own pace. This month's theme is bakery play.

Wed, Mar 06, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
We are accepting clean, gently used toys! Please bring in your toy during the week of March 4. Attend the event on... more
We are accepting clean, gently used toys! Please bring in your toy during the week of March 4. Attend the event on Saturday, March 16 to pick out a toy. You can donate, or pick out a new toy, or both!

Wed, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Sew together a cute design to either hang from a backpack or put in a pocket.

Wed, Mar 06, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Develop your acting skills! Join us for games that will test your wits, make you laugh, and introduce you to the theater.

Wed, Mar 06, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan B
Between friends, family, and neighbors, we all know someone with a dementia-related disease like Alzheimer's. Learn how... more
Between friends, family, and neighbors, we all know someone with a dementia-related disease like Alzheimer's. Learn how to support them in this class from the Hendricks County Senior Services.

Thu, Mar 07, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
We are accepting clean, gently used toys! Please bring in your toy during the week of March 4. Attend the event on... more
We are accepting clean, gently used toys! Please bring in your toy during the week of March 4. Attend the event on Saturday, March 16 to pick out a toy. You can donate, or pick out a new toy, or both!

Thu, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Learn from genealogist Dr. Michael Lacopo on how to combine social history, analysis, and research, to discover the... more
Learn from genealogist Dr. Michael Lacopo on how to combine social history, analysis, and research, to discover the origins of your "ancestor from nowhere" using a case example from Virginia.

Thu, Mar 07, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Learn about owls and dissect owl pellets to see what you can discover about their diet and health.

Fri, Mar 08, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Room
We are accepting clean, gently used toys! Please bring in your toy during the week of March 4. Attend the event on... more
We are accepting clean, gently used toys! Please bring in your toy during the week of March 4. Attend the event on Saturday, March 16 to pick out a toy. You can donate, or pick out a new toy, or both!

Fri, Mar 08, 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, Mar 08, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Learn how to combine simple ingredients into fun and soft dough!

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Are you on your way to 1,000 Books? Sign up, celebrate your progress, and enjoy a special storytime!

Mon, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Learn how to make a quick, tasty treat with peanut butter, bananas, and tortillas! We will have sun butter as a peanut... more
Learn how to make a quick, tasty treat with peanut butter, bananas, and tortillas! We will have sun butter as a peanut butter substitute.

Tue, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 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 spring gnomes. Materials... more
Make a fun and simple craft in this class inspired by Creativebug. In this session we'll make spring gnomes. Materials are provided.

Tue, Mar 12, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Decorate and create your very own colorful dragon egg out of simple supplies!

Tue, Mar 12, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Explore the world of Frog and Toad and practice reading skills! Enjoy hands-on activities and crafts that celebrate these... more
Explore the world of Frog and Toad and practice reading skills! Enjoy hands-on activities and crafts that celebrate these beloved amphibian friends.

Wed, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Learn how to create a horse using origami techniques!

Wed, Mar 13, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Develop your acting skills! Make a paper puppet theater and puppets and participate in theater games.

Thu, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Homeschool families can learn about the sun, the moon, the stars, and the planets in our solar system through hands-on... more
Homeschool families can learn about the sun, the moon, the stars, and the planets in our solar system through hands-on activity stations!

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby Conference
Celebrate our favorite mathematical constant, pi, with a piece of pie! Stop by to grab a slice to enjoy!

Fri, Mar 15, 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, Mar 15, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Choose your actions carefully! Join us after-hours for a Dungeons and Dragons-based scavenger hunt where the choices you... more
Choose your actions carefully! Join us after-hours for a Dungeons and Dragons-based scavenger hunt where the choices you make determine the outcome!

Sat, Mar 16, All day
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Today's the day! Choose a new-to-you, gently used toy to take home. To donate a toy, drop off during the week of March 4.... more
Today's the day! Choose a new-to-you, gently used toy to take home. To donate a toy, drop off during the week of March 4. You can donate, or pick out a new toy, or both!

Mon, Mar 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.

Mon, Mar 18, 11:30am - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library
Join us at the library for a life-saving opportunity! Donate blood and make a difference in your community's health.

Mon, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Learn how to turn milk into plastic! We'll make individual plastic models that you can take home with you.

Mon, Mar 18, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan
Rick Galloway from the Indiana Astronomical Society delivers a fun, fact-filled presentation on everything about eclipses... more
Rick Galloway from the Indiana Astronomical Society delivers a fun, fact-filled presentation on everything about eclipses to get you ready for the upcoming total solar event on Monday, April 8.

Tue, Mar 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.

Tue, Mar 19, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Join us in making your very own dreamcatcher out of simple materials!

Tue, Mar 19, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Celebrate the season with interactive crafts and activities! Learn how maple syrup is made, make your own tissue paper... more
Celebrate the season with interactive crafts and activities! Learn how maple syrup is made, make your own tissue paper garden, and more.

Tue, Mar 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Wed, Mar 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.

Wed, Mar 20, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Create a cute furry friend with some beads and thread!

Wed, Mar 20, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Develop your acting skills! Learn how to use puppets and participate in theater games.

Thu, Mar 21, 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, Mar 21, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
See how simple materials like straws and string can be used to create a mechanical hand.

Thu, Mar 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Lobby Conference
Keep your solar viewing glasses safe until the eclipse by making a DIY protective case! Note: no glasses will be... more
Keep your solar viewing glasses safe until the eclipse by making a DIY protective case! Note: no glasses will be distributed at this program.

Fri, Mar 22, 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, Mar 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - McMillan B
Quilts are family heirlooms, a work of love passed down through generations. Learn about the historical importance of... more
Quilts are family heirlooms, a work of love passed down through generations. Learn about the historical importance of quilting in the African-American community in this talk with Dr. Tony Dickerson.

Mon, Mar 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.

Mon, Mar 25, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Learn about the science behind bouncy balls and then make your own version to take home with you!

Mon, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Brew Link Brewpub - Private Dining Area
Real places, real times, along with a mix of actual events and ones from the author's imagination! Join us at Brew Link... more
Real places, real times, along with a mix of actual events and ones from the author's imagination! Join us at Brew Link Brewpub to discuss any a historical fiction book.

Tue, Mar 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.

Tue, Mar 26, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Use clay to create your own colorful, mini, clay frog!

Tue, Mar 26, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
How does an egg become a bird? How does a tadpole become a frog? Learn about life cycles with hands-on activities!

Wed, Mar 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.

Wed, Mar 27, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Enjoy a taste of Japan by making some delicious onigiri! Please note, this program will be using fish and soy. Materials... more
Enjoy a taste of Japan by making some delicious onigiri! Please note, this program will be using fish and soy. Materials and supplies will be provided for up to 16 participants.

Wed, Mar 27, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Develop your acting skills! In this session, we'll use comic strip stories as inspiration for mini-plays.

Thu, Mar 28, 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, Mar 28, 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Teen Central
Come and join us to make your very own game console out of perler beads!

Thu, Mar 28, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library - Children's Activity
Listen to some fun read aloud stories about spring, and then make and enjoy a "dirt"-y snack!