Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Robotics Workshop

March 25, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. During this multi-week session, you will discover a variety of uses for creative robotics. Thanks to a technology grant from Best Buy, we will use Hummingbird Robots to design and build an amuseme...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

March 25, 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-in Family Storytime

March 26, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Formulas and Functions

March 26, 2020
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: 4
Description:
An intermediate class where attendees utilize Microsoft Excel to learn how to use the formula and function features including AVERAGE, SUM, and MAX. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring English

March 26, 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.

Afternoon Movie: Harriet, PG-13

March 26, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
The incredible true story of Harriet Tubman, and her quest to lead hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. The movie begins at 1:00 pm. Doors open at 12:30 pm. You are welcome to bring your own snacks. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Business Over Breakfast

March 27, 2020
9:30am - 12:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Career
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Annette Szobar from AMS Office Solutions will show you how you can use QuickBooks for your business. No matter if you are a seasoned QuickBooks user or a newbie, get ideas on how to use QuickBooks software to get information you need to run your busi...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

90s Pop Culture Trivia

March 28, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Description:
It may be 2020, but the 1990s are all the rage so put your 90s knowledge to the test with Baig of Tricks Entertainment. Adults and teens welcome. Teams of six (individuals will be placed into teams). Please register each person attending.  &n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

March 30, 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

March 30, 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 "Children" group.

DIY Felt Banners with Benzie

March 30, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Get ready to get your crafting on with Benzie Designs! Kids will create their own customized felt banners to take home and put on display! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

DIY Needle-Felted Hedgehog with Benzie

March 30, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Kick off the start of spring break with a craft! Benzie Designs will teach you how to needle felt and you’ll make a tiny hedgehog to take home! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Seven Books Buzz

March 30, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Description:
Get ready for a fast-paced and motivational book talk as dramatic book reviewer Jenny Riddle brings to life fascinating stories and one-of-a-kind advice from bestsellers including Kirk and Anne from Hollywood’s Kirk and Anne Douglas, Lesley Stahl’s B...
This event is in the "Children" group.

3rd Grade Writes

March 31, 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 last day to submit entries for the second annual 3rd Grade Writes writing event. For a copy of the rules please stop by the Youth Services desk or download from the link to the right under the image. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

March 31, 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 31, 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.

Acting & Improv Games

March 31, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
This program in intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Improve your acting and improv skills while playing fun theatre games. All you need to bring is a little imagination.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Jedi Training

March 31, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
This program is for ages 6 to 10. Do or do not, there is no try. Put your skills to the test to become a Jedi Knight through trials of the Force, strength, and knowledge. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Census Day

April 1, 2020
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
The Library’s computer lab is open all day for you to complete the Census with staff available to get you started. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 3

April 1, 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

April 1, 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

April 1, 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 "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.

ScribbleMonster in Concert

April 1, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
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:
Jump and jam at a creative play music concert presented by ScribbleMonster! This award-winning band uses a mix of kindness, humor, learning, and play to encourage children to think in creative ways. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Microsoft Word Basics

April 2, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring English

April 2, 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

April 2, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
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. ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pirate Party

April 2, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Description:
This program is for children ages 3-6 with a caregiver. AAAARGH, matey! Gather your crew and head to the library for a swashbuckling good time reading pirate tales and making your own "treasure"!  ...