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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Autumn Appetizers

9:00am - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Chef Susan Maddox demonstrates exciting new recipes to liven up taste buds before dinner. The appetizers have a range of flavors, textures and tastes for your family and friends to enjoy. Once registered, you will receive instructions to view/print t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Christine Kindberg, author of the historical fiction young adult novel The Means That Make Us Strangers, examines how writers of historical fiction deal with differences in technology, shifts in mindset, and changes in language over time.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mobile Workforce Center

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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual SCORE Business Roundtable

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Career
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:
SCORE Business Roundtable   This year as been quite a year. At least the murder hornets didn’t actually appear. What did businesses learn from all this? What do we still need to learn to survive and thrive in the future?  Please regis...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Autumn Appetizers

9:00am - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Chef Susan Maddox demonstrates exciting new recipes to liven up taste buds before dinner. The appetizers have a range of flavors, textures and tastes for your family and friends to enjoy. Once registered, you will receive instructions to view/print t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Christine Kindberg, author of the historical fiction young adult novel The Means That Make Us Strangers, examines how writers of historical fiction deal with differences in technology, shifts in mindset, and changes in language over time.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
Practice while connecting with friends. Share ideas and culture and discuss current events, family life and anything relevant to you. Once registered, you will receive instructions to join the event. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Virtual
Description:
This kit is intended for those in grades 6 to 12.  Charm bracelets are a fun and fashionable way to display the things you love. Whether it's theater, sports, manga, video games, or cute fuzzy animals, shrinky dinks make it possible for you t...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual T-Rexplorers

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Special Event, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Come on a mini adventure with T-Rexplorers as they tell you tales of real dinosaur digs, show real dinosaur fossils, and have some dino fun! Following the show, there will be a short Q&A session for all participants. One registration per famil...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
 This month's title can be downloaded here through hoopla with your Plainfield Public Library card. Limited copies of the book may be available at the Reference and Readers Services desk. Once registered, you will receive instructions to jo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Autumn Appetizers

9:00am - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Chef Susan Maddox demonstrates exciting new recipes to liven up taste buds before dinner. The appetizers have a range of flavors, textures and tastes for your family and friends to enjoy. Once registered, you will receive instructions to view/print t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Christine Kindberg, author of the historical fiction young adult novel The Means That Make Us Strangers, examines how writers of historical fiction deal with differences in technology, shifts in mindset, and changes in language over time.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Autumn Appetizers

9:00am - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Chef Susan Maddox demonstrates exciting new recipes to liven up taste buds before dinner. The appetizers have a range of flavors, textures and tastes for your family and friends to enjoy. Once registered, you will receive instructions to view/print t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Christine Kindberg, author of the historical fiction young adult novel The Means That Make Us Strangers, examines how writers of historical fiction deal with differences in technology, shifts in mindset, and changes in language over time.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Autumn Appetizers

9:00am - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Chef Susan Maddox demonstrates exciting new recipes to liven up taste buds before dinner. The appetizers have a range of flavors, textures and tastes for your family and friends to enjoy. Once registered, you will receive instructions to view/print t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Christine Kindberg, author of the historical fiction young adult novel The Means That Make Us Strangers, examines how writers of historical fiction deal with differences in technology, shifts in mindset, and changes in language over time.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
Learn new words, practice your pronunciation and become more fluent in English in a relaxed group.  Improve your English by reading and discussing information from newspapers, magazines and books. Once registered, you will receive instruction...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Tuesdays

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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mobile Workforce Center

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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Job Club

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Career, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Description:
The Library's Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers. In this hour and half virtual Job Club, listen to Jim Fergle, workNet DuPage present Job Search Ronin: Riding the Waves of Workplace Change.  Learn how organizations...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Description:
This month's title can be downloaded here through hoopla with your Plainfield Public Library card. Limited copies of the book may be available at the Reference and Reader Services desk. Once registered, you will receive instructions to...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Library Board Meeting

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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
Practice while connecting with friends. Share ideas and culture and discuss current events, family life and anything relevant to you. Once registered, you will receive instructions to join the event. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Virtual
Description:
This kit is intended for those in grades 6 to 12.  They are soft! They are squishy! They are satisfying! This kit will include everything you need to create your very own DIY foam squishy. It will also include hardware to turn your squishy in...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

NaNoWriMo: Virtual Come Write In

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
Beginning November 1, NaNoWriMo participants work towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 pm on November 30. For more information, visit naperwrimo.org. Writers are invited to enjoy a quiet virtual space to write their novels duri...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
Learn new words, practice your pronunciation and become more fluent in English in a relaxed group.  Improve your English by reading and discussing information from newspapers, magazines and books. Once registered, you will receive instruction...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Preserving Family Heirlooms

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Description:
Learn how to preserve valuable family documents, photos, fabrics and glass for future generations through proper storage and simple preservation techniques. This is a virtual event. An email with instructions for attending the event will be sent o...