Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

April 29, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Use
Description:
Join the Friends of the Library for their monthly meeting. New members are always welcome!  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

3rd Grade Writes - extended until April 30th

April 30, 2020
9:00am - 9:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Special Event
Description:
Today is the final day to submit for the second annual 3rd Grade Writes writing event. For a copy of the rules download from the link to the right under the image or stop by the Youth Services desk. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

April is Kindness Month

April 30, 2020
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Library Use
Description:
Help us spread a little kindness.  Every day in April we are sharing a new activity to help us all be kind to ourselves, others and the environment. Does an older neighbor or a mom with kids need something?  Let them know you are going o...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Virtual Trivia Night

April 30, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Around Town, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Description:
Let’s play a round of trivia from home!  Here's how it works: - There are 25 questions - You have 30 seconds to answer each (the faster the more points) - There is a small break in between questions - After all 25 questi...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Happy Notes

May 2, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
All Ages, Children, Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Send joy to someone in need by creating handmade cards and letters for charity. Community service hours can be earned for attending this program. All ages are welcome. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

CANCELLED - Practice ACT

May 2, 2020
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: 35
Description:
The Practice ACT test is intended for students in grades 9 to 12. Sylvan Learning of Plainfield will proctor a practice ACT 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 "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

May 4, 2020
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 "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 2

May 4, 2020
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 "Teens" group.

Snacks and Study

May 4, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: College Prep, Study
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 9 to 12. We are opening a library room to give you a quiet place to study for AP exams and upcoming finals. You will have room to study and we will provide snacks to help make this time of a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

5 Ways to Maximize Your College Visit

May 4, 2020
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 high school students and their guardians. Visiting a college campus is an integral part of the college process. It allows families to learn more about a particular college while also showing demonstrated interest. In...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

May 5, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Tuesdays

May 5, 2020
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 "Teens" group.

Snacks and Study

May 5, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: College Prep, Study
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 9 to 12. We are opening a library room to give you a quiet place to study for AP exams and upcoming finals. You will have room to study and we will provide snacks to help make this time of a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY - Decoupage Votive Candle Holders

May 5, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Imagine a clear class jar turned into a colorful and elegant votive candle holder. Guided instructions and a little creativity is all you need. Supplies included. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. Registration begins March 2. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 3

May 6, 2020
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

May 6, 2020
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.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 4

May 6, 2020
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 "Teens" group.

Snacks and Study

May 6, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: College Prep, Study
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 9 to 12. We are opening a library room to give you a quiet place to study for AP exams and upcoming finals. You will have room to study and we will provide snacks to help make this time of a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Amazing Graphics

May 6, 2020
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: 5
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. ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Mommy and Me craft

May 7, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
This program is for children ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Come in for a craft/bonding time before Mother's Day! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring English

May 7, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
Explore a different aspect of American life and culture each month. Discuss civics, life skills, culture and history. Some popular subjects covered are healty living, safety preparedness, job search, work skills, finances, communicating with a child’...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Bingo & Bites

May 7, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Reserve your seat to play everyone’s favorite game of chance and enjoy a snack. Adults only. Meet at Big Pauly’s Wood Fired Pizza, 15412 S. Route 59, Unit 114, Plainfield. Registration opens March 2, 2020. ...