Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

August 7, 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. ...

Drop-in Bubble Playdate

August 7, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Side of Library
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Big bubbles, little bubbles, bubbles galore. Dress for mess and have fun with bubble free play. This event will take place weather permitting. ...

FOL Sneak Peek

August 7, 2019
5:30pm - 8:30pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
For $5 per person or $10 per family, you will get early access to find some great new reads, movies, audiobooks and more. Tickets available at the door.  ...

Friends of the Library Book Sale

August 8, 2019
9:00am - 8:30pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Enjoy shopping for gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks at bargain prices. The annual sale is organized by the Friends of the Library to help support our Summer Reading Program and other programming for the Library. Cash, check and credit car...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

August 8, 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. ...

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

August 8, 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...

Friends of the Library Book Sale

August 9, 2019
9:00am - 4:30pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Enjoy shopping for gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks at bargain prices. The annual sale is organized by the Friends of the Library to help support our Summer Reading Program and other programming for the Library. Cash, check and credit car...

Friends of the Library Book Sale

August 10, 2019
9:00am - 1:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Enjoy shopping for gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks at bargain prices. The annual sale is organized by the Friends of the Library to help support our Summer Reading Program and other programming for the Library. Cash, check and credit car...

English Club for Beginners

August 12, 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. ...

Solving Climate Change

August 12, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Green Village Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Description:
Mike Zanillo from Citizens’ Climate Change discusses what it is, what its effects are and what can be done about it. ...

Word and Publisher: Amazing Graphic Projects

August 12, 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: 3
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. ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

August 13, 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

August 13, 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...

Mobile Workforce Center

August 14, 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...

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

August 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:
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. ...

Sensory Stories and Playtime

August 14, 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
All Ages, Preschoolers, Children, Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Preschoolers, Children, Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Games & Activities, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Description:
For children of all ages. Enjoy stories, activities, and crafts in a fun, sensory friendly environment. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Parents and caregivers of older children are welcome to stay. Registration is requested, but not...

Excel Questions and Answers

August 14, 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: 5
Description:
Got questions? We've got answers! Bring your Excel related questions, from graphs, formulas, freeze panes and more, and we'll help you improve your Microsoft Excel skills. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

August 15, 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. ...

New Life for Old Bags

August 17, 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...

Microsoft Word Basics

August 19, 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:
A basic introduction to Microsoft Word and creating and editing Word Documents. ...

English Club for Beginners

August 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:
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. ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

August 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:
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

August 20, 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...

Pumpkin Succulent

August 20, 2019
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
Description:
Create a pumpkin succulent planter that can be used as fall décor. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. Registration begins June 1.  ...

Mobile Workforce Center

August 21, 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...

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

August 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:
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. ...