Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Holiday Light Recycling

All Day11/26 - 2/15
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Side of Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Around Town
Description:
The Library is partnering with Elgin Recycling to collect holiday lights that have lost their twinkle. The lights are re-purposed and the Library receives a small amount of money for collecting; all the proceeds are used to fund future green events a...

Drop-in Baby and Me

January 23, 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. ...

Mobile Workforce Center

January 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 meeting in the Computer Lab on the lower level of the Library Noon and 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM to provide support for people looking for a job. These services are free and open...

Drop-in Tales for Tots

January 23, 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. ...

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

January 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:
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. ...

Felt Pouches

January 23, 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: 10
Description:
Learn all about wool and felt while you create a stylish felt pouch. Supplies provided. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. ...

Password Managers

January 23, 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: 0
Description:
In today's world, doesn't it seem like everything you do on the internet requires a password? Creating unique, strong passwords and then remembering what they are can be a struggle. Learn about free and secure Password Managers that can remember your...

Drop-in Family Storytime

January 24, 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. ...

Computer Basics

January 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: 2
Description:
A basic introduction to desktop computers using Windows 10 and to using and searching the internet. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

January 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. ...

Critics' Choice Movie: The Mountain Between Us, PG-13

January 24, 2019
1:00pm - 3:15pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Description:
Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. Movie begins at 1:00 PM. Doors open at 12:30 PM. You are welcome to bring snacks. ...

Mr. Freeze's Cryogenic Show

January 24, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 61
Description:
Come for a freezing-good time and learn all about the science of supercooling! Fermilab's Mr. Freeze will demonstrate the cool ways in which scientists use liquid nitrogen. ...

Tech and Talk for English Language Learners

January 24, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
Tech and Talk is for any adult whose first language is not English. Come practice your conversation skills and learn how to use technology to improve your English in your free time using your cell phone, computer or tablet. ...

Fun with Music

January 28, 2019
9:30am - 10:15am
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: 6
Description:
This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. ...

Drop-in Baby and Me

January 28, 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 birth to 23 months.  Build a bond with your baby with books, puppets, and songs. Please make arrangements for older siblings. ...

English Club for Beginners

January 28, 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. ...

Fun with Music

January 28, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
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: 1
Description:
This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. ...

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

January 28, 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. ...

Drop-in Family Music and Movement

January 28, 2019
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is designed for children ages 2 to 5 with their family. Get ready to clap, tap, dance, sing and stomp in this high-energy family program built to get the wiggles out. We will explore music, movement, instruments, interactive stor...

Cyber Sleuthing Your Family Tree

January 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: 22
Description:
There is a colossal amount of genealogical information available on the Internet. Learn how to use subscription databases in tandem with free genealogy websites to trace your family tree. Plus, find out what’s new in the online genealogy community. ...

Small Business Mentoring by SCORE Fox Valley Chapter

January 28, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Career
Description:
Free small business mentoring offered by the Fox Valley Chapter of SCORE. Space is limited and registration is required through the SCORE website. Go to foxvalley.score.org, click on “Make an Appointment for Free Mentoring” and follow the steps to re...

Drop-in Baby and Me

January 29, 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. ...

Fun with Music

January 29, 2019
9:30am - 10:15am
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
Description:
This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. ...

Drop-in Tales for Tots

January 29, 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. ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

January 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...

Tech Tuesdays

January 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...