Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Microsoft Word Basics

August 19, 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: 5
Description:
A basic introduction to Microsoft Word and creating and editing Word Documents. ...

English Club for Beginners

August 19, 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. ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

August 20, 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

August 20, 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...

Pumpkin Succulent

August 20, 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: 2
Description:
Create a pumpkin succulent planter that can be used as fall décor. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. Registration begins June 1.  ...

Mobile Workforce Center

August 21, 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...

English Club for Intermediate Learners

August 21, 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.  ...

Storytime at Hazel Marie's

August 21, 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. ...

Job Club

August 21, 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: 21
Description:
The Library's Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers. Topic: Job Trends for 2019 with speaker Jill Geers, Joliet Junior College. Learn what changes are ahead with AI, data privacy, local talent, gig economy, leadership, labor sho...

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

August 21, 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...

Board of Trustees Hearing

August 21, 2019
6:00pm - 6:30pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Board of Trustees
Description:
Board of Trustees Hearing. The public is welcome to attend. Please visit the Library website for the agenda. ...

Library Board Meeting

August 21, 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. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

August 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:
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. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Description:
Enjoy a musical performance about the movement for women’s right to vote and the continuing fight for women’s rights. All songs performed on the hammered dulcimer and sung by Phil Passen. ...

Grumpy Gaucho Food Truck

August 24, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Back of Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
It's never too early to start making lunch plans! The Grumpy Gaucho food truck will be stopping by the Library. Pick up a great read and some delicious baked empanadas! ...

English Club for Beginners

August 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:
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. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
Many people become heirs to a box of unidentified family photos and have no clue what to do with them. Tina will offer solutions for identifying these ‘lost’ family members by teaching attendees how to use genealogy sources in conjunction with observ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

August 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:
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

August 27, 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...

Woodstock Remembered

August 27, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Description:
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of this historic rock festival. Songs by Ario Guthrie, Joan Baez and many more performed by Dean Milano. ...

Mobile Workforce Center

August 28, 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...

English Club for Intermediate Learners

August 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 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.  ...

Excel Questions and Answers

August 28, 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:
Got questions? We've got answers! Bring your Excel related questions, from graphs, formulas, freeze panes and more, and we'll help you improve your Microsoft Excel skills. ...

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

August 28, 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!  ...

Understanding Medicare

August 28, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Description:
Get the facts on Medicare enrollment, Supplement Plans and which one may be right for you. Presented by David Wylly from Medicare Solutions Network. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

August 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:
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. ...

Tom Hernandez Reading and Book Signing

August 29, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Description:
Join Plainfield author Tom Hernandez as he reads from his recently published novel, The Acorn Wars.  This book tells the intimate story of powerful challenges and ultimately, the unbreakable bonds of family. The Acorn Wars can b...