Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Plainfield Community Volunteer Fair

February 22, 2020
10:00am - 1:00pm
Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Volunteering isn't just for teens who need service hours! Adults and teens are welcome to connect with representatives from local organizations and find out how you can get involved and make a difference in your community. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

February 24, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
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.

Excel Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP

February 24, 2020
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: 1
Description:
An advanced class where attendees utilize Microsoft Excel to learn how to use the Pivot Table and V-lookup features to more easily find and analyze information in Excel workbooks. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 2

February 24, 2020
10:45am - 11:45am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
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.

Newspaper Necessities

February 24, 2020
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: 20
Description:
Newspapers hold an astounding amount of genealogical and local history information other than obituaries. Learn how to find the hidden gems in newspapers like claim day notices, cards of thanks, society news, tax notices and more. Learn how to locate...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

February 25, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Tuesdays

February 25, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Code Me a Story

February 25, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime, Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Use robots to create your own storytime by exploring basic coding and sequencing techniques. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 3

February 26, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
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.

Mobile Workforce Center

February 26, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 4

February 26, 2020
10:45am - 11:45am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
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 Reality Experience

February 26, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Step into a new (Virtual) reality! Explore a 3D world with Oculus Quest headsets and test out augmented reality using Merge Cubes. Limited to Plainfield cardholders and those age 16 and older. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

February 26, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Use
Description:
Join the Friends of the Library for their monthly meeting. New members are always welcome!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

February 27, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Bristlebots

February 27, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
This program is for young people ages 7 to 12. Harness the power of electricity! (Or at least the power of a small battery.) Use a toothbrush to build yourself a tiny robot friend. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

February 28, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Prepare for battle. Pick your favorite character and fight for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate championship. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

3rd Grade Writes

March 2, 2020
9:00am - 9:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Special Event
Description:
Today is the first 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. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

March 2, 2020
9:15am - 9:45am
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children from birth to 23 months.  Build a bond with your baby with books, puppets, and songs. Please make arrangements for older siblings. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

March 2, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Music, Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This six-week program beginning March 2 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public Libra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

March 2, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Tales for Tots

March 2, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children age 2 to 3 with an adult caregiver. Have fun with stories, songs, and fingerplays. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Basics and Formatting

March 2, 2020
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: 4
Description:
A basic class introducing spreadsheets. Learn to navigate Microsoft Excel features, enter data and format your spreadsheet. ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

March 2, 2020
10:45am - 11:15am
Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This storytime for children ages 3 to 5 years, attending independently. This storytime features stories, songs, activities and more. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 2

March 2, 2020
10:45am - 11:45am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
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 "Teens" group.

Learn Tarot Card Reading

March 2, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Description:
This class will provide your first tarot kit, cleansing tool, and instructions. The class will cover the history of tarot and how it became part of our culture today. We will go over the rules, positive and negative concepts of tarot reading, and the...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

March 3, 2020
9:15am - 9:45am
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children from newborn to 23 months. Build a bond with your baby with books, puppets, and songs. Please make arrangements for older siblings. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

March 3, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Music, Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This six-week program beginning March 3 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public Libra...