Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Magical Art

September 10, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
This program is for children ages 4 to 5. Create an art masterpiece using "magical" painting techniques. ...

Diagon Alley Dash

September 11, 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 11, 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. ...

Mobile Workforce Center

September 11, 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...

Drop-in Tales for Tots

September 11, 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. ...

Patriotism in American Art

September 11, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Description:
Art historian Jeff Mishur highlights images from George Washington to September 11 that will give you a patriotic feeling. ...

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

September 11, 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. ...

ROBLOX Club

September 11, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
This program is for youth ages 9 to 13. RŌBLOX is an online game and scripting platform. Attendees learn how to make their own games as well as play other people’s creations. Space is limited to eight players. A valid Plainfield Public Libra...

Diagon Alley Dash

September 12, 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 Family Storytime

September 12, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children of all ages. Delight in music, activities and stories for the whole family. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

September 12, 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. ...

Steadier Steps

September 12, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Description:
Dr. Christopher Smith from Plainfield Chiropractic Clinic will help you reduce your fear of falling by identifying key risk factors and adding stability exercises to your daily routine. Wear comfortable cl...

Magical Art

September 12, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
This program is for children ages 6 to 10. Create an art masterpiece using "magical" painting techniques. ...

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

September 12, 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...

Magical Art

September 12, 2019
7:15pm - 8:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
This program is for children ages 6 to 10. Create an art masterpiece using "magical" painting techniques. ...

Diagon Alley Dash

September 13, 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:
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. ...

Diagon Alley Dash

September 14, 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. ...

Family Maker Faire

September 14, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Technology
Description:
Try out a variety of high and low tech maker materials, including 3Doodler pens, Oculus Quest VR headsets, sewing machines and more at this petting zoo style family program. ...

Grumpy Gaucho Food Truck

September 14, 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! ...

Diagon Alley Dash

September 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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

September 16, 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 16, 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. ...

Interactive Movie: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (PG)

September 16, 2019
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Children, Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Description:
Escape from Azkaban and head back to Hogwarts for another thrilling adventure. We will watch and interact with the 3rd movie in the Harry Potter series. You'll be given a bag of props and snacks to use during the film. Dressing in costume is enc...

PowerPoint Presentations

September 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Learn how to create professional slide shows for your presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. ...

How to Prepare for the Rising Costs of College

September 16, 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: 80
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 9 to 12 and their parents or guardians. Each year, the price of college tuition rises higher than the annual inflation rate. With these steep increases, how can college bound families afford to pay for col...