Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

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

Afternoon Movie: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

May 8, 2020
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. Movies begin at 1:00 PM. Doors open at 12:30 PM. You are wel...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Oh là là! French Pastries

May 9, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Spring is in the air and so is the love of French pastries. Chef Maddox demonstrates classic recipes using simple ingredients to achieve the sweetest desserts. Recipes and tastings included. Registration begins March 2. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

May 11, 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 11, 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.

Plainfield C.A.T.S. (Council of Advisory Teens)

May 11, 2020
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
This program is intended for these in grades 6 to 12. Meow is the time to have your voice heard at the library! We will meet once a month to discuss your ideas for programs, books, and service projects. Earn volunteer hours while expressing your opin...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

May 12, 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 12, 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 "Adults" group.

Excel Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP

May 12, 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: 6
Description:
An advanced class where attendees utilize Microsoft Excel to learn how to use the Pivot Table and V-lookup features to more easily find and analyze information in Excel workbooks. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Spring Hiking Trails

May 12, 2020
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: 26
Description:
What a wonderful time of the year to explore beautiful hiking trails right in our own area. The Will County Forest Preserve shares their pics for scenic routes. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 3

May 13, 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 13, 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 13, 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 "Children" group.

ROBLOX Club

May 13, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
This program is for youth ages 9 to 13. RŌBLOX is an online game and scripting platform. Attendees learn how to make their own games as well as play other people’s creations. Space is limited to eight players. A valid Plainfield Public Libra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

VR Discoveries

May 13, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Go on a Virtual Reality adventure and discover new places with Oculus Quest! Explore the mountains of Machu Picchu, the streets of London, swim under the sea and walk on the moon! Ages 16 and up.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Basics

May 14, 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 desktop computers using Windows 10 and to using and searching the internet. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring English

May 14, 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 "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Fingerprint Gardens

May 14, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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: 18
Description:
This program is for ages 4 to 7. Use your fingerprints as brushes to paint unique garden landscapes. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

May 14, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Senior Coffee Fridays

May 15, 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, votive candle holder craft. 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

May 16, 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 "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

May 18, 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.

Excel Questions and Answers

May 18, 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:
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 2

May 18, 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.
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Each year new military record collections become available online. Tina will show you where to look and what types of record are available for tracing your ancestor's military service. Records from the American Revolution to WWII will be discussed as...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

May 19, 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 19, 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.

Anime Night

May 19, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
This program is for teens in grades 6th-12th. Come in to the library for an evening of anime watching! ...