Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Drop-in Tales for Tots

October 15, 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. ...

Panera Bread Presents: Storytime, Milk and Cookies

October 15, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Around Town, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
This program is for children ages 3 to 5. Enjoy a storytime, milk and cookies. Registration with a valid Plainfield Public Library card is required for each child attending . ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

October 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 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...

Drop-in Baby and Me

October 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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 16, 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. ...

Job Club

October 16, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Career
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
The Library's Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers. Topic: Be Confident…Land the Job with speaker Alison Henderson, Moving Image Consultant. Gain tips for creating your best and most confident first impression and learn secrets for landi...

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

October 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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...

Library Board Meeting

October 16, 2019
6:30pm - 8:45pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Board of Trustees
Description:
The Plainfield Public Library Board of Trustees regular monthly meeting. Public is welcome to attend. ...

Computer Help for Genealogists

October 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:
Need help navigating the Library’s genealogy databases? Confused on how to research military records? We will work together to break through those genealogy brick walls.   ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

October 17, 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. ...

Drop-in Family Music and Movement

October 17, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Music, Storytime
Description:
This program is designed for children ages 2 to 5 with their family. Get ready to clap, tap, dance, sing and stomp in this high-energy family program built to get the wiggles out. We will explore music, movement, instruments, interactive stor...

Access: Queries and Reports

October 17, 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 Queries, and Reports.  ...

New Life for Old Bags

October 19, 2019
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...

Practice SAT

October 19, 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 SAT test is intended for students in grades 9 to 12. Sylvan Learning of Plainfield will proctor a practice SAT in a simulated testing environment. Students and their families will have the option to schedule a free consultation to discus...

English Club for Beginners

October 21, 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. ...

Snacks On Snacks On Snacks

October 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Join Chef Susan Maddox and learn some fantastic new snack recipes. After school is about to get an upgrade! Samples will be provided.  ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

October 22, 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 22, 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

October 22, 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...

Sensory Stories and Playtime

October 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
For children of all ages. Enjoy stories, activities, and crafts in a fun, sensory friendly environment. For children of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Parents and caregivers of older children are welcome to stay. Registra...

Mobile Workforce Center

October 23, 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...