Upcoming Events

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Start Time

Age
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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Tuesdays

November 12, 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...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

November 12, 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: 20
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This six-week program beginning November 5 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Publ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

November 12, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

November 12, 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...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Bad Art Night

November 12, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Recommended for grades 6 to 12. Come on in and be bad at art! Make your worst masterpiece and walk through a gallery of other artists' "bad" art. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

November 13, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 3

November 13, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club is for students who already use English in daily tasks but need to keep improving. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Attendees must take a placement test. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mobile Workforce Center

November 13, 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...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Dinosaur Stomp!

November 13, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
Get ready to dance, roar, and shake those tails at this dino-mite party! We’ll read some stories, make a craft, and dance with some dinosaur friends. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 4

November 13, 2019
10:45am - 11:45am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club is for students who already use English in daily tasks but need to keep improving. Includes leveled listening, speaking, reading and writing practice. Attendees must take a placement test. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Come Write In @ Your Library (NaNoWriMo)

November 13, 2019
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers
Description:
Come Write In @ your Library! Beginning November 1, NaNoWriMo participants work towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 pm on November 30. The “Come Write In” program connects writers with nearby libraries, bookst...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Polarr Photo Editing

November 13, 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 edit your photos with Polarr from cropping images to adding filters, changing contrast and more. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-in Family Storytime

November 14, 2019
9:30am - 10:15am
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

November 14, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Lincoln's Thanksgiving

November 14, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Lincoln impersonator Kevin Wood shares the story of how the annual observance of the Thanksgiving holiday came to be during Lincoln’s presidency. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Eraser Clay Creations

November 14, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
For young people ages 7 to 12. Craft your own creations with colorful eraser clay. Sculpt the cutest eraser that you can imagine, then bake it at home and take it to school. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

November 14, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

New Life for Old Bags

November 16, 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...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Practice SAT

November 16, 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...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

November 18, 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 six-week program beginning November 4 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Publ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

November 18, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club 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. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

November 18, 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.  ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

November 18, 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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 2

November 18, 2019
10:45am - 11:45am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
This club 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. ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Dinosaur Dig

November 18, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
This program is for children ages 3 to 5 years old. Be a paleontologist! Dig for dinosaur bones, feed the dinosaur and make dinosaur crafts. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Come Write In @ Your LIbrary (NaNoWriMo)

November 18, 2019
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers
Description:
Come Write In @ your Library! Beginning November 1, NaNoWriMo participants work towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 pm on November 30. The “Come Write In” program connects writers with nearby libraries, bookst...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pop-Tart Taste Test Challenge

November 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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 in grades 6 to 12. Take a blind taste-test of the many flavors of Pop-Tarts that are available. You will attempt to identify the flavors and then vote for your favorites.  ...