Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Mobile Workforce Center

June 26, 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...

How Does it Work?: Machines that Help take Care of Our Village

June 26, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Around Town
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
Join us for a storytime at the Village of Plainfield Public Works Department as we explore the vehicles used to take care of our community.  Touch-A-Truck, anyone?   A valid Plainfield Library card is required. Please register each child...

Sippy Cup Art

June 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Babies & Toddlers
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Put together a sippy cup featuring art by your tiny artist. We will be finger painting so bring baby dressed for mess. A valid Plainfield Library card is required. ...

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

June 26, 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. ...

Space Camp

June 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
For ages 8 to 10. Blast off into an out of this world Space Camp! Explore and learn about outer space through fun activities and crafts. You can even design your own rocket ship!  A valid Plainfield Library card is required ...

Microsoft Word Basics

June 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Description:
A basic introduction to Microsoft Word and creating and editing Word Documents. ...

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

June 26, 2019
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!  ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

June 27, 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. ...

Multineeds Craftapalooza

June 27, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children, Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Crafts, crafts and more crafts designed for children and teens of all abilities. Parents and caregivers of older children are welcome to stay. For ages 5 to 18.   Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is requ...

Incredible Birds

June 27, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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: 9
Description:
Crested, plumed and colorful, take a look at some dazzling and exotic birds.   This program is for children ages 6 to 10. A valid Plainfield Library card is required. ...

Bloxels

June 28, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Technology
Registration Required
Description:
For ages 8 to 10. Create the video game of your dreams using Bloxels 3D models and iPads. No complicated coding skills required! Registration with a valid Plainfield Library card is required. ...

Bloxels

June 28, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
For grades 6 to 12. Create the video game of your dreams using Bloxels 3D models and iPads. No complicated coding skills required!   Registration with a valid Plainfield Library card is required. ...

Let's Go Fly a Kite

July 1, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Around Town
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Join us at Plainfield East High School for a morning of kite-flying.  Bring your own kite and hope for a breeze!     Please register each child attending.  A valid Plainfield Pulic Library card is required. Children must be ...

English Club for Beginners

July 1, 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 1, 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.  ...

East Side Story: A '50s Teen Murder Mystery

July 1, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
This program is intended for those entering grades 6 to 12. Step back in time to a 1950s high school full of poodle skirts, leather jackets, slicked back hair, and soda shops at the latest teen murder mystery. We'll start with a party and it wil...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

July 2, 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 2, 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 2, 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. ...

Theatre Camp Rehearsal

July 2, 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
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...

Chasing the Moon

July 2, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Be one of the first to attend an advanced screening of the landmark documentary exploring the Space Age. This is a fascinating journey of scientific innovation, politics and a visual feat of previously overlooked and lost archival vide...

Mobile Workforce Center

July 3, 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...

Drop-in Baby Storytime and Open Play

July 3, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Bring your baby in for songs and stories. We will spend the rest of our time playing with toys. No registration required. ...

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

July 3, 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. ...

Library Closed

July 3, 2019
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Description:
The Library will close at 5:00 p.m. and reopen on July 5 at 9:00 a.m. ...
Description:
The Library will close for Independence Day and reopen on July 5 at 9:00 a.m. ...