Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

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

New Life for Old Bags

October 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Around Town
Description:
Join this community project of creating mats for the homeless from used plastic grocery bags. Flattening, folding, cutting and making  plarn (plastic yarn) can all be done at home brought to the meetings. For more information, contact nlob@ymail...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Practice SAT

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: College Prep
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Description:
The Practice SAT test is intended for students in grades 9 to 12. Sylvan Learning of Plainfield will proctor a practice SAT in a simulated testing environment. Students and their families will have the option to schedule a free consultation to discus...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Club for Beginners - Level 1

October 21, 2019
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.

English Club for Beginners - Level 2

October 21, 2019
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.

Snacks On Snacks On Snacks

October 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Join Chef Susan Maddox and learn some fantastic new snack recipes. After school is about to get an upgrade! Samples will be provided.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

October 22, 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Tuesdays

October 22, 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

October 22, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Description:
Bring your current project or get ideas from others that share the love of knitting, crocheting, sewing and crafting. If you don't have anything to work on, the Library has coloring sheets, markers and card making supplies. Drop in anytime, no regist...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sensory Stories and Playtime

October 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Description:
For children of all ages. Enjoy stories, activities, and crafts in a fun, sensory friendly environment. For children of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Parents and caregivers of older children are welcome to stay. Registra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mobile Workforce Center

October 23, 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Club for Intermediate Learners

October 23, 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 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 "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library New Member Meet and Greet

October 23, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Do you love your library?  The Friends are looking for members who want to volunteer and actively support our Library. Come out for a fun evening and learn more about this great group and how you can get involved. Refreshments will be served....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fall Book Buzz

October 23, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Learn about future bestsellers before they get hot. Penguin Random House staff brings the buzz about forthcoming titles and give readers the inside scoop on their favorite titles. Everyone receives a free book and tote bag. Registration begins Septem...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Word: Get That Professional Business Look

October 24, 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: 3
Description:
A class that utilizes Microsoft Word to learn how to create personalized envelopes, labels and business cards. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

October 24, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Welcome to Marwen

October 24, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Description:
Doors open at 12:30 pm and the movie begins at 1:00 pm. You are welcome to bring your own snacks. Steve Carell stars as Mark. A man that works through his trauma by building a miniature world and expressing himself through art. Soon after, he find...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Interactive Movie: Hocus Pocus (PG)

October 24, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Children, Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Special Event, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
Celebrate the legend of the Sanderson Sisters with this spooky, interactive viewing of the 1993 Halloween classic. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Spooktacular

October 26, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Stop by the Library during Downtown Plainfield's Spooktacular and get your picture taken in our photobooth and complete a craft!  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Club for Beginners - Level 1

October 28, 2019
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.

English Club for Beginners - Level 2

October 28, 2019
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.

CSI: Cemetery Search and Investigation

October 28, 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: 16
Description:
Get tips and suggestions for finding that elusive ancestor’s burial place and the types of information that may be found. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

October 29, 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Tuesdays

October 29, 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

October 29, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Description:
Bring your current project or get ideas from others that share the love of knitting, crocheting, sewing and crafting. If you don't have anything to work on, the Library has coloring sheets, markers and card making supplies. Drop in anytime, no regist...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Zombie Barbies

October 29, 2019
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Get ready to turn a fashion doll into a terrifying zombie. We will supply all of the materials and you will supply the creepy creativity.  ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Halloween Storytime

October 29, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
Recommended for ages 3-6. Make a craft and listen to some spooktacular stories! Costumes encouraged! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mobile Workforce Center

October 30, 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...