Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

June 13, 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. ...

Friendship Bracelets

June 13, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
For ages 9 to 12. Learn to make different styles of friendship bracelets to keep or give away to your friends. We'll use embroidery floss, hemp, yarn, and beads to create our unique designs. Once you learn, you'll be able to make bracelets wherever y...

Bring Your Pet to Camp

June 13, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Side of Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Drop-in with your well-mannered companion to the Library for an afternoon of fun! Enjoy fun photo ops, free treats, crafts and visit with local pet vendors and rescues. You may even go home with a new friend! Pets must be securely caged or leash...

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

June 13, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large 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...

Nailed It! Cake Decorating Challenge

June 14, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
This program is intended for those entering grades 6 to 12. Your task will be to compete against others in an attempt to recreate an elaborate cake display. We will provide the supplies and you will supply the creativity. Will you fail it o...

New Life for Old Bags

June 15, 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...

Practice SAT

June 15, 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 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...

Excel Basics and Formatting

June 17, 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: 6
Description:
A basic class introducing spreadsheets. Learn to navigate Microsoft Excel features, enter data and format your spreadsheet. ...

English Club for Beginners

June 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:
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. ...

Scott Green's Family Magic Show

June 17, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Performances, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 120
Description:
Watch as Scott Green performs a magic show full of laughs and surprises for the whole family. Please register each adult and each child attending. Attendees are asked to arrive 10 minutes before the start of the program. Latecomers will be seat...

Kona Shaved Ice Truck

June 17, 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.  ...

William Pack's Ghost Show

June 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Green Village Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
This program is intended for those entering grades 6 to 12. Are you ready to be scared by haunting stories from Chicago's ghostly past? William’s ghost show is interactive performance of spine-tingling horror stories, true eerie history, and ine...

How Does it Work?: What Happens after We Flush?

June 18, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Around Town
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Ever wonder what happens after we flush?  Where does it go?  Well, wonder no more as we explore the Village of Plainfield Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Children will have an opportunity to view microscopic organisms within water samples...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

June 18, 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 18, 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...

Storytime in the Park

June 18, 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. ...

Drop-In Art in the (LIbrary) Park

June 18, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Back of Library
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Description:
This program is for children Ages 3 to 5. Spend time in creating art in the Library's grassy yard. Weather permitting. ...

Theatre Camp Rehearsal

June 18, 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
Seats Remaining: 25
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: Fairytale Unit. We will pr...

Mobile Workforce Center

June 19, 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...

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

June 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:
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. ...

Storytime at Hazel Marie's

June 19, 2019
11:30am - 12:00pm
Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Around Town, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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. ...

Job Club

June 19, 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: 25
Description:
The Library's Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers. Topic: Navigating the RIDE of Change with speaker Maria Malayter, Ph.D., Do What You Love Foundation. Learn to understand and move forward with change using the RIDE Model in ...

Drop-in Bubble Playdate

June 19, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Side of Library
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Big bubbles, little bubbles, bubbles galore. Dress for mess and have fun with bubble free play. This event will take place weather permitting. ...

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

June 19, 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...

Satisfying Video Creations

June 19, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
This program is intended for those entering grades 6 to 12. Do you spend hours online watching satisfying videos? Here's your chance to watch some classics at our first ever Satisfying Video Film Festival. You'll also get a chance to make a video of ...

Library Board Meeting

June 19, 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. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Description:
Ever thought about writing a book? Learn how you can complete a novel or short story in a month using techniques encouraged by Camp NaNoWriMo. ...