Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

February 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:
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. ...

The Great Read Book Discussion

February 27, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
Join us for a discussion of our The Great Read title. Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts is a richly imagined novel that tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L...

Library Board Meeting

February 27, 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. ...

Wizard of Oz Scavenger Hunt

February 28, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Description:
The Wicked Witch is at it again! She has hidden special items from Oz all around the library. Find all the hidden items and get a prize at the Youth Services desk. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

February 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:
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. ...

Tech and Talk for English Language Learners

February 28, 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. ...

The Great Read Finale

February 28, 2019
6:30pm - 8:45pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Movies
Description:
Prizes, giveaways and refreshments, oh my! Celebrate the culmination of this year’s Great Read by watching The Wizard of Oz (Rated G). Attendees are encouraged to dress up as their favorite character for a chance to win prizes. Refreshments and book ...

3rd Grade Writes

March 1, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Special Event
Description:
Today is the first day to submit entries for the new 3rd Grade Writes writing contest. For a copy of the rules please stop by the Youth Services desk or download from the link to the right under the image. ...

Practice ACT

March 2, 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: 36
Description:
The Practice ACT test is intended for students in grades 9 to 12. Sylvan Learning of Plainfield will proctor a practice ACT in a simulated testing environment. Students and their families will have the option to schedule a free consultation to d...

Fun with Music

March 4, 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
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

March 4, 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 newborn to 23 months.  Build a bond with your baby with books, puppets, and songs. Please make arrangements for older siblings. ...

English Club for Beginners

March 4, 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

March 4, 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
Seats Remaining: 7
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

March 4, 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

March 4, 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...

5 Ways to Maximize Your College Visit

March 4, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: College Prep
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Description:
This program is intended for high school students and their guardians. Visiting a college campus is an integral part of the college process. It allows families to learn more about a particular college while also showing demonstrated interest. In...

Drop-in Baby and Me

March 5, 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

March 5, 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: 2
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

March 5, 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

March 5, 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

March 5, 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...

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

March 5, 2019
10:45am - 11:15am
Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children ages 3 to 5 years, attending independently. This storytime features stories, songs, activities and more. ...

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

March 5, 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 charitable projects available for you with all materials supplied. Drop in an...

Teen Advisory Board

March 5, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
This program is for youth ages 11-17. This is your chance to have a say in what types of programs and materials we offer for teens at the library. Have your voice heard and earn service hours while doing it! You bring the ideas and opinions and I'll ...