Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Drop-in Baby and Me

April 2, 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

April 2, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

April 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:
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 2, 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...

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

April 2, 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, attending independently. This storytime features stories, songs, activities and more. ...

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

April 2, 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...

Teen Advisory Board

April 2, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
This program is for youth ages 11-17. This is your chance to have a say in what types of programs and materials we offer for teens at the library. Have your voice heard and earn service hours while doing it! You bring the ideas and opinions and I'll ...

Mastering Meal Planning on a Budget

April 2, 2019
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: 55
Description:
Internet sensation, Mashup Mom, Rachel Singer Gordon shows you how to plan meals around grocery store sales, use leftovers for future meals and improve eating habits. Collect a button at this program. ...

Drop-in Baby and Me

April 3, 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

April 3, 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

April 3, 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. ...

Get Real About Fake News

April 3, 2019
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: 43
Description:
Fake and misleading news stories and websites are a persistent problem in the digital age. Learn techniques to decipher between real and fake news. ...

Drop-in Family Storytime

April 4, 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

April 4, 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

April 4, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
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. ...

Cut the Cable Cord

April 4, 2019
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: 53
Description:
With so many cable and TV streaming choices, it can be hard to decide what works best for you. Reference Librarian Kelly Haras provides an overview and comparison of the services for potential cable cutters. Collect a button at this program. ...

Excel Formulas and Functions

April 5, 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:
An intermediate class where attendees utilize Microsoft Excel to learn how to use the formula and function features including AVERAGE, SUM, and MAX. ...

Friday Movie Matinee: Green Book, PG-13

April 5, 2019
12:30pm - 3:15pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Description:
The movie begins at 1:00 pm. Doors open at 12:30 pm. You are welcome to bring your own snacks. ...

Home Buying Process

April 6, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker
Description:
The process of buying a home can seem overwhelming, but if you plan and know your mortgage options, you can save money and be confident with your decisions. Scott Thatcher from Fairway Mortgage Corporation shares tips to achieve a positive home buyin...

Drop-in Play-Doh Playdate

April 6, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
It's time for some Play-Doh fun! We have the Play-Doh and tools; all you need to bring is your imagination! ...

Paper Shredding

April 6, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Back of Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Insure your old paper documents are shredded confidentially. Bring up to two banker-sized boxes per person. Staples and paper clips are fine, shredding done onsite in the Library’s parking lot.  ...

Live Healthy and Stay Wealthy

April 6, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Description:
Learn the essentials of healthy living from Dr. Michael Smith, a licensed naturopathic doctor. He discusses creating the foundations of health to reduce your medical costs.. Collect a button at this program. ...

Fun with Music

April 8, 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: 6
Description:
This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. ...

Drop-in Baby and Me

April 8, 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 from newborn to 23 months.  Build a bond with your baby with books, puppets, and songs. Please make arrangements for older siblings. ...

English Club for Beginners

April 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:
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. ...

Fun with Music

April 8, 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: 7
Description:
This program is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. ...