Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Drop-in Family Storytime

March 21, 2019
9:30am - 10:15am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children of all ages. Delight in music, activities and stories for the whole family. ...

Computer Basics

March 21, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
A basic introduction to desktop computers using Windows 10 and to using and searching the internet. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

March 21, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
Practice speaking English while making friends. Share ideas and culture, play games, discuss current events, family life and anything relevant to life in the United States. ...

Make a Seed Bomb

March 21, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
For young people ages 5 to 10. Surprise the Earth this spring with an explosion of flowers. Seed bombs protect seeds from being eaten and don’t need to be buried under the soil. Make your own seed bombs to throw and grow at home! Dress to get a bit m...

English Club for Beginners

March 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This drop-in club starting October 1 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. ...

The Art of Inflation

March 25, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
All Ages, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Performances, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Have a laugh and watch the art of balloon sculpting with Magical Balloon-Dude Dale. This show blends comedy, audience participation, balloon twisting, and a dash of silliness leaving you happy and amazed. Please register each adult and each child ...

Newspaper Necessities

March 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Newspapers hold an astounding amount of genealogical and local data. Find the hidden gems and learn where digital copies and online indexes live. ...

Small Business Mentoring by SCORE Fox Valley Chapter

March 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Career
Description:
Free small business mentoring offered by the Fox Valley Chapter of SCORE. Space is limited and registration is required through the SCORE website. Go to foxvalley.score.org, click on “Make an Appointment for Free Mentoring” and follow the steps to re...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

March 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
Learn new words, practice your pronunciation and become more fluent in English in a relaxed group. Meet weekly with an English-speaking instructor to read aloud. Improve your English by reading and discussing information from newspapers, magazines an...

Tech Tuesdays

March 26, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Description:
Drop-in for help and tips addressing all of your technology questions from smartphones and eReaders to social media or Microsoft Office. Our instructors can help you with Microsoft Office, Windows10, ebooks, library online resources, social media, in...

Start Your Rockin' Collection

March 26, 2019
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Special Event
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Learn all about rock collecting from the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art. You'll even create you very-own personalized rock collection to take home! ...

Rockin' Jewelry for Teens

March 26, 2019
2:30pm - 3:15pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
This beginner's class allows teens to make their own gemstone jewelry to keep. Choose two different types of jewelry to make and learn how to work with jeweler's tools. Presented by the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art.  ...

Sensory Movie- Ralph Breaks the Internet

March 26, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
All Ages, Preschoolers, Children, Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Preschoolers, Children, Teens
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Description:
For children of all ages. Watch a movie in a sensory friendly environment. We’ll have the sound turned down, closed captioning turned on, and the lights on! Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register each adult and child attend...

Mobile Workforce Center

March 27, 2019
9:30am - 3:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Back of Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Career, Technology
Description:
The Workforce Services Division of Will County Mobile Workforce Center will be in the Route 59 parking lot from 9:30 AM to Noon and 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM to provide support for people looking for a job. These services are free and open to all adults. Re...

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

March 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
The principles of English grammar relevant to an adult learning English are covered in this weekly group. Learn grammar and writing skills in a practical and fun way. ...

Teen Bingo

March 27, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Description:
This program is intended for those 11 to 17 years old.  ...

Ultimate Fandom Collage

March 27, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Description:
Wouldn’t it be fun to see Superman chasing the Tardis over Hogwarts? Make your fandom dreams come true by creating your own ultimate fandom collage! ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

March 28, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
Practice speaking English while making friends. Share ideas and culture, play games, discuss current events, family life and anything relevant to life in the United States. ...

Spring Break Smash Bros. Tournament

March 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
This program is intended for those 11 to 17. Prepare for battle. Show off your fighting skills using your favorite characters in our Smash Brothers tournament. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers.  ...

Perler Bead Pixel Art

March 28, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
For young people ages 9 to 12. Make your own 8-bit art with colorful perler beads! Put together a pixelated character from your favorite fandom, or design something from your own imagination. ...

Healing with Hemp Oil

March 28, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Dr. Anthony Pendolino breaks down the latest facts on how people benefit from adding hemp oil to their wellness plan. ...

Escape from The Office

March 29, 2019
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Study Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
This program is intended for those 11 to 17. The Assistant to the Regional Manager is trying to stage a coup at yet another conference room meeting. Can you escape before your Pennsylvania paper company is taken over by bears, beets, and Battles...

Escape from The Office

March 29, 2019
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Study Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This program is intended for those 11 to 17. The Assistant to the Regional Manager is trying to stage a coup at yet another conference room meeting. Can you escape before your Pennsylvania paper company is taken over by bears, beets, and Battles...

Escape from The Office

March 29, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Study Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
This program is intended for those 11 to 17. The Assistant to the Regional Manager is trying to stage a coup at yet another conference room meeting. Can you escape before your Pennsylvania paper company is taken over by bears, beets, and Ba...

Escape from The Office

March 29, 2019
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Study Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
This program is intended for those 11 to 17. The Assistant to the Regional Manager is trying to stage a coup at yet another conference room meeting. Can you escape before your Pennsylvania paper company is taken over by bears, beets, and Battles...

3rd Grade Writes

March 30, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Special Event
Description:
Tomorrow is the last day to submit entries for the new 3rd Grade Writes writing contest. For a copy of the rules please stop by the Youth Services desk or download from the link to the right under the image. ...