Upcoming Events

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Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room
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: 17
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.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

October 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:
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. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Family Music and Movement

October 17, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Music, 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Access: Queries and Reports

October 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: 9
Description:
Learn the basics for designing a simple Access database using Queries, and Reports.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

New Life for Old Bags

October 19, 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...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Practice SAT

October 19, 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: 33
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English Club for Beginners - Level 1

October 21, 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 "Adults" group.

English Club for Beginners - Level 2

October 21, 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.

Snacks On Snacks On Snacks

October 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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: 14
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Join Chef Susan Maddox and learn some fantastic new snack recipes. After school is about to get an upgrade! Samples will be provided.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

October 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:
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 22, 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 "Adults" group.

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

October 22, 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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Sensory Stories and Playtime

October 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Description:
For children of all ages. Enjoy stories, activities, and crafts in a fun, sensory friendly environment. For children of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Parents and caregivers of older children are welcome to stay. Registra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mobile Workforce Center

October 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 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 "Adults" group.

English Club for Intermediate Learners

October 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:
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 "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library New Member Meet and Greet

October 23, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Do you love your library?  The Friends are looking for members who want to volunteer and actively support our Library. Come out for a fun evening and learn more about this great group and how you can get involved. Refreshments will be served....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fall Book Buzz

October 23, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Learn about future bestsellers before they get hot. Penguin Random House staff brings the buzz about forthcoming titles and give readers the inside scoop on their favorite titles. Everyone receives a free book and tote bag. Registration begins Septem...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Word: Get That Professional Business Look

October 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: 4
Description:
A class that utilizes Microsoft Word to learn how to create personalized envelopes, labels and business cards. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

October 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. ...