Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Library Board Meeting

January 16, 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. ...

Drop-in Family Storytime

January 17, 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. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

January 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:
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. ...

Computer Help for Genealogists

January 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Looking to find out more information about your family history, but you are unsure where to look online for genealogy records?  Want to test-drive the Library's genealogy databases? Sign-up for this 90 minute session and we'll work together to b...

The Original Tupperware Lady

January 17, 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: 45
Description:
Join actress and historian Leslie Goddard as she portrays Brownie Wise. Brownie quickly rose to the top in sales as she pioneered the gold standard for Tupperware home parties. ...

Tech and Talk for English Language Learners

January 17, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
Tech and Talk is for any adult whose first language is not English. Come practice your conversation skills and learn how to use technology to improve your English in your free time using your cell phone, computer or tablet. ...

New Life for Old Bags

January 19, 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

January 19, 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...

Fun with Music

January 21, 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
Seats Remaining: 20
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. ...

English Club for Beginners

January 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:
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. ...

Word and Publisher: Amazing Graphic Projects

January 21, 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:
Utilize Microsoft Word and Publisher to learn how to create flyers and brochures to advertise your business, promote an upcoming fundraiser, let family and friends know about a party. ...

Drop-in Baby and Me

January 21, 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 birth to 23 months.  Build a bond with your baby with books, puppets, and songs. Please make arrangements for older siblings. ...

Fun with Music

January 21, 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:
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 Preschool Storytime

January 21, 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. ...

Laura Doherty in Concert

January 21, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Music, Performances, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 120
Description:
Chicago-based Laura Doherty acoustically rocks your world with breezy folk-pop tunes from her five Parent's Choice award-winning albums. ...

Drop-in Family Music and Movement

January 21, 2019
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is designed for children ages 2 to 5 with their family. Get ready to clap, tap, dance, sing and stomp in this high-energy family program built to get the wiggles out. We will explore music, movement, instruments, interactive stor...

Hands Only CPR and First Aid for Babysitters

January 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
This program is intended for those ages 11 to 17. If you babysit or are interested in becoming a babysitter, this is a great chance to learn some important health and safety skills. Bryan Gallup from Plainfield Fire Protection District will be here t...

Last day to submit entries for Short Story Contest for Grades 4, 5 & 6

January 22, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
Children, Teens
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Today is the last day to submit entries for the 2019 Short Story Contest for Grades 4, 5 & 6. For a copy of the rules please stop by the Youth Services desk or download from the link to the right under the image. ...

Drop-in Baby and Me

January 22, 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. ...

Fun with Music

January 22, 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
Seats Remaining: 20
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. ...

Tech Tuesdays

January 22, 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...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

January 22, 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...

Drop-in Tales for Tots

January 22, 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. ...

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

January 22, 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. ...

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

January 22, 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...

Game On! Teen Game Club

January 22, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Teens
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
This program is for youth ages 11-17. Get in the game! If you love games, this is the club for you. Come play video games on the big screen or if you prefer a low tech option, we also have board games, card games, and dice games. ...