Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Fun with Music

March 19, 2019
9:30am - 10:15am
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. ...

Drop-in Tales for Tots

March 19, 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

March 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:
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

March 19, 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...

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

March 19, 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, attending independently. This storytime features stories, songs, activities and more. ...

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

March 19, 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 charitable projects available for you with all materials supplied. Drop in an...

TeenMaker: Tissue Paper Canvas Art

March 19, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
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 ages 11 to 17. We're going to celebrate National Craft Month by flexing our creativity. We will experiment with different methods for making art using tissue paper and canvas.  ...

Crafty Kids Crew

March 19, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
This program is for children ages 7 to 11. Let your creativity show. We supply the materials; you supply the artistic touch. ...

Plainfield Writers Group

March 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers
Description:
All writers are welcome to get together and share ideas and writings. No registration is needed. New faces are always welcome. ...

Drop-in Baby and Me

March 20, 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

March 20, 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

March 20, 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. ...

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

March 20, 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. ...

Job Club

March 20, 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: Embracing Rejection in Your Job Search with speaker Michelle Mobley, CEO of noquo. It is statistically impossible to get a response to every job you want. Learn pr...

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

March 20, 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...

ROBLOX Club

March 20, 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: 8
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. ...

Library Board Meeting

March 20, 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. ...

Wrecking Crew: Demolishing the Case Against Steven Avery

March 20, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 56
Description:
Joliet Patch Editor and Plainfield native John Ferak discusses his newest best-selling book which chronicles wrongful conviction attorney Kathleen Zellner’s pro bono efforts. A must-see event for fans of Netflix’s Making a Murderer! Collect a bu...

Drop-in Family Storytime

March 21, 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. ...

Computer Basics

March 21, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Description:
A basic introduction to desktop computers using Windows 10 and to using and searching the internet. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

March 21, 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. ...

Make a Seed Bomb

March 21, 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 5 to 10. Surprise the Earth this spring with an explosion of flowers. Seed bombs protect seeds from being eaten and don’t need to be buried under the soil. Make your own seed bombs to throw and grow at home! Dress to get a bit m...

English Club for Beginners

March 25, 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. ...

The Art of Inflation

March 25, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
All Ages, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Performances, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 120
Description:
Have a laugh and watch the art of balloon sculpting with Magical Balloon-Dude Dale. This show blends comedy, audience participation, balloon twisting, and a dash of silliness leaving you happy and amazed. ...

Newspaper Necessities

March 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Description:
Newspapers hold an astounding amount of genealogical and local data. Find the hidden gems and learn where digital copies and online indexes live. ...