Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Club for Beginners

October 14, 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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytown

October 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
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: 48
Description:
Storytown brings all the fun with their interactive, fully improvised show. Audience members will help create a story and watch as the actors and musician bring it to life! Register each adult and each child attending. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Club for Beginners

October 14, 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.

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

October 14, 2019
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: 3
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. championship. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Plainfield C.A.T.S. (Council of Advisory Teens)

October 14, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Library Use
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
This program is intended for these in grades 6 to 12. Meow is the time to have your voice heard at the library! We will meet once a month to discuss your ideas for programs, books, and service projects. Earn volunteer hours while expressing your opin...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Evite

October 14, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Learn how to use Evite to create, send and manage electronic invitations for parties and events. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Gluten Free Cooking

October 14, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Green Village Series
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Bring your apron and join Mary Krystinak, owner of Mary’s Wholesome Living, to make muffins using whole grain gluten free baking mix in this hands-on class. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. Registration begins September 3....
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

October 15, 2019
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. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

October 15, 2019
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
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This six-week program beginning September 10 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Tales for Tots

October 15, 2019
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 ages 2 to 3 with an adult caregiver. Have fun with stories, songs, and fingerplays. ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Panera Bread Presents: Storytime, Milk and Cookies

October 15, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Around Town, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
This program is for children ages 3 to 5. Enjoy a storytime, milk and cookies. Registration with a valid Plainfield Public Library card is required for each child attending . ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

October 15, 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 15, 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

October 15, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
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
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This six-week program beginning September 10 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

October 15, 2019
10:45am - 11:15am
Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children ages 3 to 5 years. Enjoy stories and music while attending independently. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

October 15, 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.

Freaky Food Science

October 15, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
For Grades 6 to 12. Why do we love food? Why do some people prefer sweet to sour? Do colors affect how was taste certain foods? Conduct fun and freaky science experiments featuring food! Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

PowerPoint Presentations

October 15, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Learn how to create professional slide shows for your presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

October 16, 2019
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mobile Workforce Center

October 16, 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Tales for Tots

October 16, 2019
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 ages 2 to 3 with an adult caregiver. Have fun with stories, songs, and fingerplays. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Club for Intermediate Learners

October 16, 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 "Adults" group.

Job Club

October 16, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Career
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
The Library's Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers. Topic: Be Confident…Land the Job with speaker Alison Henderson, Moving Image Consultant. Gain tips for creating your best and most confident first impression and learn secrets for landi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

October 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
 A book discussion for adults featuring thought-provoking fiction as well as non-fiction. Meetings will be on the second Thursday and third Wednesday of every month. The same title will be discussed at both meetings; come to the meeting which is...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Library Board Meeting

October 16, 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. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-in Family Storytime

October 17, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Help for Genealogists

October 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Need help navigating the Library’s genealogy databases? Confused on how to research military records? We will work together to break through those genealogy brick walls.   ...