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(ALL CLAIMED) Adult Take & Make: Lord of the Rings Countertop Sign

Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 10:00am - 5:00pm
Adult Services Desk at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Special Event
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Kits are available starting at 10:00 AM at the Adult Services Desk. Kits are first-come, first-served and cannot be reserved ahead of time. The Library Events Calendar will be upda

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Adult Services Desk
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Special Event
Description:
Kits are available starting at 10:00 AM at the Adult Services Desk. Kits are first-come, first-served and cannot be reserved ahead of time. The Library Events Calendar will be updated once all the kits have been taken.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

New to English

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

For the very beginners who are new to English and need extra support with reading, writing, basic vocabulary and basic life skills. Level testing is required to participate. P

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
For the very beginners who are new to English and need extra support with reading, writing, basic vocabulary and basic life skills. Level testing is required to participate. Please contact the ELL Coordinator at ELLC@papl.info or 815.436.66...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Everyday English

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Build confidence speaking English and ask questions about everyday life in the U.S. Practice conversations you would use at a school, store, doctor's appointment and with neighbors

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
Build confidence speaking English and ask questions about everyday life in the U.S. Practice conversations you would use at a school, store, doctor's appointment and with neighbors. Learn how to use the Library and the internet. Level testing is requ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Investment for Beginners

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
Virtual at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
Finance & Legal
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Tom Kilkenny of Weiss Financial Ratings discusses risk vs. return, diversifying assets, stocks, mutual funds, money market accounts, managing your portfolio and much more, all aime

Required
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Finance & Legal
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 83
Description:
Tom Kilkenny of Weiss Financial Ratings discusses risk vs. return, diversifying assets, stocks, mutual funds, money market accounts, managing your portfolio and much more, all aimed  at the beginner investor.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pieces of the Puzzle — A Genealogical Quest for Illinois State Hospital Records

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Large Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
History & Genealogy
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Using her Uncle Frank as a case study, Grace DuMelle shares examples of the legal and medical records she’s uncovered to date. She discusses Illinois’ restrictions on mental healt

Required
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Using her Uncle Frank as a case study, Grace DuMelle shares examples of the legal and medical records she’s uncovered to date. She discusses Illinois’ restrictions on mental health records and strategies for genealogists’ access. DuMelle is a longt...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Applying to Highly Selective Colleges

Monday, April 22, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Off Site
Program Type:
College Prep, Speaker, Virtual
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Description:

This program is intended for high school students and their parents. Applying to highly selective colleges requires more than just test scores and a strong GPA. Thomas Jaworski

Required
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: College Prep, Speaker, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
This program is intended for high school students and their parents. Applying to highly selective colleges requires more than just test scores and a strong GPA. Thomas Jaworski of Quest College Consulting provides insight into what it means to ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

This club is for students with limited English experience. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Must take a placement test and place below ESL interm

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club is for students with limited English experience. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Must take a placement test and place below ESL intermediate level courses. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3-5 years)" group.

Storytime in the Community: McDonald's

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Off Site
Program Type:
Around Town, Storytime
Age Group:
Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Description:

For ages 2 to 5. Join us out and about in the community for a storytime at McDonald's! Listen to books, dance to songs and enjoy cookies provided by Kory Management's McDonald's.

Required
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Program Type: Around Town, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
For ages 2 to 5. Join us out and about in the community for a storytime at McDonald's! Listen to books, dance to songs and enjoy cookies provided by Kory Management's McDonald's.   McDonald's is located at 15810 Illinois Rte 59 Plainf...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 2

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

This club is for students with limited English experience. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Must take a placement test and place below ESL interm

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club is for students with limited English experience. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Must take a placement test and place below ESL intermediate level courses. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Estate Planning Explained

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Large Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
Finance & Legal
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Jigor Doshi, of Bentron Financial, covers the estate planning process from beginning to end. Understand steps to take to protect a spouse, family or heirs.

Required
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Finance & Legal
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Jigor Doshi, of Bentron Financial, covers the estate planning process from beginning to end. Understand steps to take to protect a spouse, family or heirs. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 3

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

This club is for students who already use English in daily tasks but need to keep improving. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Attendees must take

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club is for students who already use English in daily tasks but need to keep improving. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Attendees must take a placement test. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 4

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

This club is for students who already use English in daily tasks but need to keep improving. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Attendees must take

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club is for students who already use English in daily tasks but need to keep improving. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Attendees must take a placement test. ...
This event is in the "Staff" group.

Local Records - KZ/ah

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Use Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
Library Use
Age Group:
Staff
Description:

KZ and AH meeting for local records

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Library Use Room
Age Group: Staff
Program Type: Library Use
Description:
KZ and AH meeting for local records ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual English Club

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:45am
Virtual at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning, Virtual
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Learn and practice English in an informal setting. Read books together, discuss current news or explore other topics. This club is open to all and presented on Zoom. You will need

Required
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
Learn and practice English in an informal setting. Read books together, discuss current news or explore other topics. This club is open to all and presented on Zoom. You will need a computer, tablet, or phone to access Zoom. You will receive a Zoom l...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Intermediate Excel® Part 2

Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
Technology
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

We build on topics from Intermediate Excel® Part 1 and cover data validation, index/match and more.

Required
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
We build on topics from Intermediate Excel® Part 1 and cover data validation, index/match and more. ...

Library Closed

04/29/2024 @ 9:00am to 05/11/2024 @ 5:00pm
Plainfield Area Public Library

The Library will close for two weeks to prepare for the upcoming renovation. Please visit the Pardon Our Progress page on the Library's website for more details.

Closing
Branches:
Plainfield Area Public Library
Description:
The Library will close for two weeks to prepare for the upcoming renovation. Please visit the Pardon Our Progress page on the Library's website for more details. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

New to English

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

For the very beginners who are new to English and need extra support with reading, writing, basic vocabulary and basic life skills. Level testing is required to participate. P

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
For the very beginners who are new to English and need extra support with reading, writing, basic vocabulary and basic life skills. Level testing is required to participate. Please contact the ELL Coordinator at ELLC@papl.info or 815.436.66...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Everyday English

Monday, April 29, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Build confidence speaking English and ask questions about everyday life in the U.S. Practice conversations you would use at a school, store, doctor's appointment and with neighbors

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
Build confidence speaking English and ask questions about everyday life in the U.S. Practice conversations you would use at a school, store, doctor's appointment and with neighbors. Learn how to use the Library and the internet. Level testing is requ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

This club is for students with limited English experience. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Must take a placement test and place below ESL interm

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club is for students with limited English experience. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Must take a placement test and place below ESL intermediate level courses. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 2

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

This club is for students with limited English experience. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Must take a placement test and place below ESL interm

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club is for students with limited English experience. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Must take a placement test and place below ESL intermediate level courses. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

LT Reno Planning Meeting

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
Library Use
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Leadership Team Renovation Planning meeting

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Use
Description:
Leadership Team Renovation Planning meeting ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 3

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

This club is for students who already use English in daily tasks but need to keep improving. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Attendees must take

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club is for students who already use English in daily tasks but need to keep improving. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Attendees must take a placement test. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 4

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Small Meeting Room at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

This club is for students who already use English in daily tasks but need to keep improving. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Attendees must take

Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club is for students who already use English in daily tasks but need to keep improving. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Attendees must take a placement test. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual English Club

Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:45am
Virtual at Plainfield Area Public Library
Program Type:
English Language Learning, Virtual
Age Group:
Adults
Description:

Learn and practice English in an informal setting. Read books together, discuss current news or explore other topics. This club is open to all and presented on Zoom. You will need

Required
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
Learn and practice English in an informal setting. Read books together, discuss current news or explore other topics. This club is open to all and presented on Zoom. You will need a computer, tablet, or phone to access Zoom. You will receive a Zoom l...