Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

April 24, 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!  ...

Microsoft Word Basics

April 25, 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: 3
Description:
A basic introduction to Microsoft Word and creating and editing Word Documents. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

April 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:
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. ...

Wild About Big Cats

April 25, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Description:
Future YS programming slot. Collect a button at this program. ...

PROMicon

April 26, 2019
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
You belong at PROMicon! Whether you are dressed in your fanciest outfit, your favorite cosplay or your comfy clothes, you are welcome at our fandom-themed alternative prom. There will be a DJ for dancing, fun activities and games, a photo booth and s...

Fandom Fest 2019

April 27, 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm
All Ages, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Calling all Whovians, Potterheads, anime enthusiasts, and characters of all ages!  Join us for a day of games, trivia, crafts, artists’ alley,  and more.  Costumes are highly encouraged! Visit https://plainfieldpubliclib...

Fandom Fest Fashion Show

April 27, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Suit up and strut your stuff for our panel of judges for a chance to win fandom fame and prizes. Costumes from all genres are welcome!  Please keep costumes family friendly.  Sign up here! ...

Fandom Trivia

April 27, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
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: 63
Description:
Put your fandom knowledge to the test with fun and interactive trivia.  There will be food and beverages for sale provided by Rosati's Pizza Pub of Plainfield, Werk Force Brewing and Tortilla Flatz. Cash only.  Teens and Adults only.&...

English Club for Beginners

April 29, 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. ...

Ready to Read Spring Fun

April 29, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Description:
This program is for children ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver. Stop by to have a spooky good time as adults and children participate together at Halloween themed stations that reinforce pre-reading skills. ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

April 30, 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

April 30, 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...

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

April 30, 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 charitable projects available for you with all materials supplied. Drop in an...

Spring into Jazz

April 30, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Celebrate the International Day of Jazz with the Pharlis James Trio as they perform smooth jazz melodies from the Great American Songbook of Jazz. ...

Mobile Workforce Center

May 1, 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

May 1, 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. ...

Excel Pivot Tables and V-Lookup

May 1, 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: 2
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. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

May 2, 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. ...

Bingo & Bites

May 2, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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. Collect a button at this program. ...

Book Bingo

May 2, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Description:
Celebrate Children’s Book Week! Come play rounds of bingo featuring your favorite children’s books. ...

Happy Notes - A Big Serve Program

May 4, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
All Ages, Children, Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Send joy to a hospitalized child or the elderly by creating handmade cards and letters for the Cards for Hospitalized Kids and Love for the Elderly charities. Community service hours can be earned for attending this program. All ages are welcome. ...

Practice ACT

May 4, 2019
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 ACT test is intended for students in grades 9 to 12. Sylvan Learning of Plainfield will proctor a practice ACT in a simulated testing environment. Students and their families will have the option to schedule a free consultation to d...

English Club for Beginners

May 6, 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. ...

Miss Jamie's Farm

May 6, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Music, Performances, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 120
Description:
Join Miss Jamie and her farm animal friends at this fun, high-energy music program for families. Please register each adult and child attending. Collect a button at this program. ...

Word: Get That Professional Business Look

May 6, 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: 4
Description:
A class that utilizes Microsoft Word to learn how to create personalized envelopes, labels and business cards. ...