Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Questioneers Club

September 4, 2019
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Explore fun projects and activities that involve science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Register each child attending. A Plainfield Library card is required. ...

Excel Basics and Formatting

September 4, 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: 8
Description:
A basic class introducing spreadsheets. Learn to navigate Microsoft Excel features, enter data and format your spreadsheet. ...

The Sorting Ceremony

September 5, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Get sorted into your Hogwarts house! Collect a button to show off your house pride. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

September 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:
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. ...

Bingo & Bites

September 5, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 11
Description:
Reserve your seat to play everyone’s favorite game of chance and enjoy a snack. Adults only. Meet at Big Pauly’s Wood Fired Pizza, 15412 S. Route 59, Unit 114, Plainfield. Registration opens August 15. ...

Live Birds of Prey

September 5, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
Owls might not really deliver mail, but they do have many amazing skills! Come learn about owls, hawks, falcons, and other raptors at this educational program featuring live animals from Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab and Education. Register ...

The Sorting Ceremony

September 6, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Get sorted into your Hogwarts house! Collect a button to show off your house pride. ...

Afternoon Movie: The Bookshop, PG

September 6, 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: 18
Description:
Doors open at 12:30 pm. Movie starts at 1:00 pm. You are welcome to bring your own snacks. Based on the novel by Penelope Fitzgerald, The Bookshop tells the story of a young widow's lifelong dream to open up a bookshop in a quaint 1950's English t...

Branch Wrapping

September 7, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
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: 22
Description:
Transform nature into a work of art with guided instruction from Shane Rotkis from Imagine Arts. All attendees receive a galvanized metal container to hold their branch bouquet. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. Re...

Diagon Alley Dash

September 9, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Find all the missing wizarding school supplies that have been hidden around the library in this Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt. Find all the items and collect a prize at the Youth Services desk. ...

Fun with Music

September 9, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
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: 19
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public Library card is required.  ...

Drop-in Baby and Me

September 9, 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. ...

Google Drive

September 9, 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:
Learn how to use Google Drive to create documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more!  Learn how to store documents and photos as well as how to convert Microsoft Word documents to Google Docs. ...

English Club for Beginners

September 9, 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. ...

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

September 9, 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. ...

Strategic Planning Focus Groups

September 9, 2019
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Use
Description:
Focus group meetings for strategic planning ...

Plainfield C.A.T.S. (Council of Advisory Teens)

September 9, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Library Use
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
This program is intended for these in grades 6 to 12. Meow is the time to have your voice heard at the library! We will meet once a month to discuss your ideas for programs, books, and service projects. Earn volunteer hours while expressing your opin...

Dining à la Downton

September 9, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Downton Abbey fans rejoice! Travel back to the 1920s to experience life above and below the stairs of an English-style manor house. Historical portrayal actor Ellie Carlson portrays Mrs. Eaton, head cook and housekeeper. Tast...

Diagon Alley Dash

September 10, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Find all the missing wizarding school supplies that have been hidden around the library in this Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt. Find all the items and collect a prize at the Youth Services desk. ...

Drop-in Baby and Me

September 10, 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

September 10, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
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: 20
Description:
  Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public Library card is required.&n...

Drop-in Tales for Tots

September 10, 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

September 10, 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

September 10, 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

September 10, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
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: 20
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public Library card is required.  ...

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

September 10, 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. Enjoy stories and music while attending independently. ...

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

September 10, 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...