Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

September 23, 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. ...

They Came on This Ship

September 23, 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: 20
Description:
Jeffrey Bockman discusses how he used online passenger lists, immigration records and more to find the ships that carried his ancestors and how that process can work for you. ...

Diagon Alley Dash

September 24, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Find all the missing wizarding school supplies that have been hidden around the library in this Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt. Find all the items and collect a prize at the Youth Services desk. ...

Drop-in Baby and Me

September 24, 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

September 24, 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:
  Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public Library card is required.&n...

Drop-in Tales for Tots

September 24, 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

September 24, 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

September 24, 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...

Fun with Music

September 24, 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:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Public Library card is required.  ...

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

September 24, 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

September 24, 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 coloring sheets, markers and card making supplies. Drop in anytime, no regist...

Tech Take Apart

September 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
For ages 9 to 12. Take apart old keyboards, phones, and other electronic devices to see what everything is made of. Find out what’s inside the technology we use every day. Registration is required. ...

Diagon Alley Dash

September 25, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Find all the missing wizarding school supplies that have been hidden around the library in this Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt. Find all the items and collect a prize at the Youth Services desk. ...

Drop-in Baby and Me

September 25, 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

September 25, 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

September 25, 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

September 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:
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. ...

Wizard Training

September 25, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Spells, potions, and charms are just a few of the skills you will need to succeed on your O.W.L.S. Study up before exams at this wizard training event. House colors and robes are encouraged. ...

Word and Publisher: Amazing Graphic Projects

September 25, 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:
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. ...

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

September 25, 2019
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!  ...

Diagon Alley Dash

September 26, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Find all the missing wizarding school supplies that have been hidden around the library in this Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt. Find all the items and collect a prize at the Youth Services desk. ...

Drop-in Family Storytime

September 26, 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

September 26, 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. ...

Senior Credit Scores

September 26, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Description:
Understanding key factors that affect credit scores can save you money, even when you don’t have debt. It is important to know who is looking at your credit history. Refreshments and gift card drawing. Programs and activities are br...

Wizard Training

September 26, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
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:
Welcome to your first class at Hogwarts! This introductory course will provide you with the skills to succeed at the best magical school in the world. School robes and house colors are encouraged! Register each child attending. A Plainfield Librar...

Wizard Training

September 26, 2019
7:15pm - 8:00pm
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:
Welcome to your first class at Hogwarts! This introductory course will provide you with the skills to succeed at the best magical school in the world. School robes and house colors are encouraged! Register each child attending. A Plainfield Librar...

Diagon Alley Dash

September 27, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Find all the missing wizarding school supplies that have been hidden around the library in this Harry Potter-themed scavenger hunt. Find all the items and collect a prize at the Youth Services desk. ...