Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Reading Club for English Language Learners

October 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:
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

October 8, 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

October 8, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
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

October 8, 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

October 8, 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...

Crafty Kids Crew

October 8, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
This program is for children ages 6 to 10. Let your creativity show. We supply the materials and you supply the artistic touch. ...

Packing for Retirement

October 8, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Description:
Local retirement planning expert and author Jim Flanagan of Bentron Financial Group provides a practical approach for financial retirement planning at any age. Refreshments and gift card drawing. Programs and activities are brought to yo...

Drop-in Baby and Me

October 9, 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

October 9, 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

October 9, 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

October 9, 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. ...

ROBLOX Club

October 9, 2019
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...

Pressbooks Hands-On

October 9, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Description:
Are you a local writer or emerging author? Join us for an introductory session on the Library’s free self-publishing tool, Pressbooks Public, which allows you to write, design and produce professional quality p...

Drop-in Family Storytime

October 10, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
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

October 10, 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. ...

Monster Madness

October 10, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
For young people ages 7 to 12. It’s the time of year for spooky decorations. We will create our own monster creations and then take them home to hang on the wall. ...

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

October 10, 2019
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...

Access: Tables and Forms

October 10, 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:
Learn the basics for designing a simple Access database using Tables and Forms. ...

Lighthouses of the Outer Banks

October 11, 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: 24
Description:
Due to centuries of shipwrecks and disasters, the Outer Banks of North Carolina have been nicknamed the graveyard of the Atlantic. This illustrated lecture exhibits the historic lighthouses that guard the area. ...

English Club for Beginners

October 14, 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. ...

Storytown

October 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
All Ages, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Performances, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 120
Description:
Storytown brings all the fun with their interactive, fully improvised show. Audience members will help create a story and watch as the actors and musician bring it to life! Register each adult and each child attending. A Plainfield Library card is...

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

October 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Prepare for battle. Pick your favorite character and fight for the Super Smash Bros. championship. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers.  ...

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

October 14, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Library Use
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...

Evite

October 14, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Description:
Learn how to use Evite to create, send and manage electronic invitations for parties and events. ...

Gluten Free Cooking

October 14, 2019
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: 19
Description:
Bring your apron and join Mary Krystinak, owner of Mary’s Wholesome Living, to make muffins using whole grain gluten free baking mix in this hands-on class. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. Registration begins September 3....

Drop-in Baby and Me

October 15, 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

October 15, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
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...