Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Excel Charts and Graphs

June 20, 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: 3
Description:
An intermediate class that utilizes Microsoft Excel to create various charts and graphs, including pie charts, bar graphs and scatter charts. ...

Grand Canyon Camping

June 20, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Description:
There is so much more to the Grand Canyon than just the view from the rim. Follow along on a photographic journey of hiking and camping in this awe-inspiring national park. ...

Camp Crafts

June 21, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
This program is for children ages 6 to 10. It's arts and crafts time at Camp Read S'more. We supply the materials. You supply the creativity. ...

Summer Movie: Overboard, PG-13

June 21, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Overboard is rated PG-13. Movies begin at 1:00 pm. Doors open at 12:30 pm. You are welcome to bring your own snacks. ...

English Club for Beginners

June 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:
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. ...

Wendy & DB in Concert

June 24, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Music, Performances, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Sing, dance, and jump along with the musical duo Wendy and DB. Please register each adult and each child attending. Attendees are asked to arrive 10 minutes before the start of the program. Latecomers will be seated as space allows.  ...

Kona Shaved Ice Truck

June 24, 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.  ...
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Do you use Facebook to find distant cousins and former high school friends? Many social media sites are popping up to help make searching for ancestors fun. We’ll discuss sites like Facebook, Pinterest, Flickr, & more to find, identify & shar...

Fun with Music Summer Edition

June 25, 2019
9:30am - 10:15am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Music, Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
This program is for children ages 12 months to 8 years and their caregiver.  Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

June 25, 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

June 25, 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...

Fun with Music Summer Edition

June 25, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Music, Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This program is for children ages 12 months to 8 years and their caregiver.  Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. ...

Storytime in the Park

June 25, 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

June 25, 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...

World Chocolate Challenge

June 25, 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: 1
Description:
For grades 6 to 12. Take the World Chocolate Challenge by blindly taste testing chocolates from around the globe. Vote on which chocolate is your favorite! Will chocolate from America, Asia, or Europe be victorious? Only YOU can decide! For grades 6 ...

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: 17
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?  Please register each child attending.  Children must be accompanied by...

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: 3
Description:
Put together a sippy cup featuring art by your tiny artist. We will be finger painting so bring baby dressed for mess. ...

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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! ...

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
For ages 5 to 18. Crafts, crafts and more crafts designed for children and teens of all abilities. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Parents and caregivers of older children are welcome to stay. Registration is required. ...

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: 10
Description:
This program is for children ages 6 to 10. Crested, plumed and colorful, take a look at some dazzling and exotic birds. ...

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 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 is required ...