Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Amelia Earhart Takes Flight

March 19, 2020
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: 30
Description:
In celebration of National Women’s History Month, actor and historian, Leslie Goddard portrays pioneering pilot Amelia Earhart as she talks about achieving record-breaking flights. Earhart's exploits and spirited personality made her a voice to ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Family Music and Movement

March 19, 2020
6:00pm - 6:45pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Music, 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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Senior Coffee Fridays

March 20, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Description:
Meet up with other seniors for conversation, drinks and fun. This month, card making crafts. All supplies included. Drop-in, no registration. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

New Life for Old Bags

March 21, 2020
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

March 21, 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: 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.

Drop-in Baby and Me

March 23, 2020
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 birth 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

March 23, 2020
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This six-week program beginning March 2 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public Libra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

March 23, 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Tales for Tots

March 23, 2020
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 age 2 to 3 with an adult caregiver. Have fun with stories, songs, and fingerplays. ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

March 23, 2020
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

March 23, 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 "Adults" group.

Online Genealogy Websites You Should Be Using

March 23, 2020
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: 25
Description:
Genealogist Bob Allen will walk us through a process of using a number of websites to uncover information about our ancestors and relatives. Numerous sites will be discussed - some that you likely have overlooked ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

March 24, 2020
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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

March 24, 2020
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This six-week program beginning March 3 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public Libra...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Tales for Tots

March 24, 2020
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 age 2 to 3 with an adult caregiver. Have fun with stories, songs, and fingerplays. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

March 24, 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

March 24, 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

March 24, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This six-week program beginning March 3 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public Libra...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

March 24, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies

March 24, 2020
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
This program is for grades 1 to 5. Flutter in to discover the colorful world of butterflies. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

March 25, 2020
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

March 25, 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

March 25, 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Tales for Tots

March 25, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 4

March 25, 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 "Adults" group.

Crafty Cricut®: Intro to Vinyl

March 25, 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
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
If you are new to the Cricut machine, here is your chance to learn the ins and outs of how it works. Take it a step further and create a spring craft concentrating on the use of vinyl. Supplies included. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. Registratio...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Polarr Photo Editing

March 25, 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:
Learn how to edit your photos with Polarr from cropping images to adding filters, changing contrast and more. ...