Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Diagon Alley Dash

September 16, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Find all the missing wizarding school supplies that have been hidden around the library in this Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt. Find all the items and collect a prize at the Youth Services desk. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

September 16, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This six-week program beginning September 9 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public L...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

September 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 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 "Adults" group.

English Club for Beginners

September 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 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. ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

September 16, 2019
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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Interactive Movie: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (PG)

September 16, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Children, Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Escape from Azkaban and head back to Hogwarts for another thrilling adventure. We will watch and interact with the 3rd movie in the Harry Potter series. You'll be given a bag of props and snacks to use during the film. Dressing in costume is enc...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

PowerPoint Presentations

September 16, 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: 1
Description:
Learn how to create professional slide shows for your presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How to Prepare for the Rising Costs of College

September 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: College Prep
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 9 to 12 and their parents or guardians. Each year, the price of college tuition rises higher than the annual inflation rate. With these steep increases, how can college bound families afford to pay for col...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Diagon Alley Dash

September 17, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Find all the missing wizarding school supplies that have been hidden around the library in this Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt. Find all the items and collect a prize at the Youth Services desk. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

September 17, 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. Please make arrangements for older siblings. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

September 17, 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

September 17, 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.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

September 17, 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

September 17, 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

September 17, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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

September 17, 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

September 17, 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 "Children" group.

Guitar Pick Jewelry

September 17, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
For ages 9-12. Get ready to rock as we make super cool guitar pick necklaces and bracelets. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Formulas and Functions

September 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
An intermediate class where attendees utilize Microsoft Excel to learn how to use the formula and function features including AVERAGE, SUM, and MAX. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Food For Fines

All Day
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Check Out Desk
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
September 18 only: Bring in a non-perishable food item to receive $5 off your fines. Lost or damaged items not included.  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Diagon Alley Dash

September 18, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Find all the missing wizarding school supplies that have been hidden around the library in this Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt. Find all the items and collect a prize at the Youth Services desk. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

September 18, 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. Please make arrangements for older siblings. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mobile Workforce Center

September 18, 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

September 18, 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

September 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:
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 "Preschoolers" group.

Storytime at Hazel Marie's

September 18, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Around Town, Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Enjoy a story and an ice cream treat at Hazel Marie's, located just around the corner from the library at 24030 W. Lockport Street. A valid Plainfield Public Library card is required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Club

September 18, 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: Predicting Where the Jobs Are with speaker, Jim Fergle, workNet Dupage. Chicagoland has jobs available; learn where to look for them. Find out about upcoming career trends f...