Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Library Board Meeting

July 17, 2019
6:30pm - 8:45pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Board of Trustees
Description:
The Plainfield Public Library Board of Trustees regular monthly meeting. Public is welcome to attend. ...

Computer Basics

July 18, 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 basic introduction to desktop computers using Windows 10 and to using and searching the internet. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

July 18, 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. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

July 18, 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. ...

Mystery Challenge Club

July 18, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Race against the clock to test out your mystery-solving, code-cracking, and puzzle-piecing skills in a team challenge. This is a repeat of the June 20th Mystery Challenge Club program. Registration with a valid Plainfield Public Library card is...

Caribbean Foot Jewelry

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
This program is children in grades 6 to 10. Be Cool on hot days with the pretty foot accessory. ...

Shark Party!

July 19, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Special Event, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Celebrate sharks, summer, and that one song with a storytime and a totally "jaw-some" craft! A valid Plainfield Public Library card is required. ...

Summer Movie: The Way, PG-13

July 19, 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: 25
Description:
The Way is rated PG-13. Movies begin at 1:00 pm. Doors open at 12:30 pm. You are welcome to bring your own snacks. ...

New Life for Old Bags

July 20, 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...

Grumpy Gaucho Food Truck

July 20, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Back of Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
It's never too early to start making lunch plans! The Grumpy Gaucho food truck will be stopping by the Library. Pick up a great read and some delicious baked empanadas! ...

Practice SAT

July 20, 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...

Gina Marie's Singsong and Yoga

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Special Event, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Join yoga instructor Gina Marie for songs, storytelling, and creative yoga for ages 2 to 7 with a caregiver. A valid Plainfield Public Library card is required. ...

Word: Get That Professional Business Look

July 22, 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: 4
Description:
A class that utilizes Microsoft Word to learn how to create personalized envelopes, labels and business cards. ...

English Club for Beginners

July 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:
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. ...

Kona Shaved Ice Truck

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Front of Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Enjoy a shaved ice this summer! A portion of the proceeds will be donated back to the Library.  ...

Waffle or Won't It?

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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: 0
Description:
This program is intended for those entering grades 6 to 12. We all know waffle makers make delicious waffles, but did you know you can cook all kinds of foods in a waffle maker? We will experiment with different foods and find out if they will waffle...

Courthouse Finds

July 22, 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: 20
Description:
Courthouses are a great resource for personal family history. Probate files, chancery cases, land sales & lawsuits are just some of records one can utilize in the local courthouse. Join Tina for tips and tricks for securing these records. &nb...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

July 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:
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

July 23, 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...

Storytime in the Park

July 23, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children Birth to age 6. Join us for storytime at the Amphitheatre in Settlers' Park. ...

Apollo 11: One Giant Leap

July 23, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
July 20 marks the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing. In a historical portrayal, hear astronaut Neil Armstrong’s account of this momentous event. ...

Theatre Camp Rehearsal

July 23, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Performances
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Summertime means no school plays. Do you find yourself missing the stage? Join us for Theatre Camp! Young actors will train once a week throughout June and July in preparation for two performances of the play Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit. We will p...

Mobile Workforce Center

July 24, 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...

Law & Order Fairy Tale Unit

July 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Performances
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Someone has destroyed the three little pigs’ homes! Follow detectives Humpty Dumpty and Cinderella as they try to solve the crime. Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit is a fun spoof on the television show Law and Order but starring your favorite fairy tal...

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

July 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:
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 Yoga with Gina Marie

July 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
This program is intended for those entering grades 6 to 12. Get ready to stretch and relax while learning Yoga from Gina Marie. You will learn yoga poses while learning the importance of self-care and focused breathing. You may bring a yoga mat or to...

Paper Craft Camp

July 24, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
In this hands-on class, learn to make a variety of items out of decorative paper. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. Registration begins June 1. ...