Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Canva 101

April 14, 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: 5
Description:
Learn how to create flyers, posters, social media images and more using Canva, a free graphic design website.  Participants will need to create a free Canva account during the class. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

April 15, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 3

April 15, 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

April 15, 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Tales for Tots

April 15, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 4

April 15, 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 "Adults" group.

Job Club

April 15, 2020
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: Interview Practice & Skill Building with Becky Brillon, Usheroff Institute. Learn how to successfully prepare for behavior-based interviews! Practice interview technique...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

April 15, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Needle Felted Baby Yoda

April 15, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Learn how to make a needle felted Baby Yoda with Stephanie of Benzie Design. All supplies provided. A Plainfield Public Library District card is required. For ages 18 and up. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Library Board Meeting

April 15, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Robotics Workshop

April 15, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. During this multi-week session, you will discover a variety of uses for creative robotics. Thanks to a technology grant from Best Buy, we will use Hummingbird Robots to design and build an amuseme...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-in Family Storytime

April 16, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Help for Genealogists

April 16, 2020
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 and history online resources? Confused on how to begin tracing your family tree online? Stuck on a brick-wall ancestor? We will work together to break through those genealogy brick wall...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Exploring English

April 16, 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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Family Music and Movement

April 16, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Senior Coffee Fridays

April 17, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Meet up with other seniors for conversation, drinks and fun. This month, timeless trivia. Drop-in, no registration. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

New Life for Old Bags

April 18, 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 "Teens" group.

Practice SAT

April 18, 2020
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...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

April 20, 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

April 20, 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 "Children" group.

Hogwarts Paintings with Shane Rotkis

April 20, 2020
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 3 to 5. Artist Shane Rotkis will guide you step by step as you paint a fantastic Hogwarts themed canvas. You will learn new art techniques and be able to take home your creation.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Hogwarts Paintings with Shane Rotkis

April 20, 2020
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Artist Shane Rotkis will guide you step by step as you paint a fantastic Hogwarts themed canvas. You will learn new art techniques and be able to take home your creation.  ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Panera Bread Presents: Storytime, Milk and Cookies

April 21, 2020
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 . ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

April 21, 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

April 21, 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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Unicorns & Narwhals Party

April 21, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Special Event, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
Celebrate the wonder of both unicorns and narwhals with happiness, glitter, bubbles, and more! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Crafty Kids Crew

April 21, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
This program is for grade K to 5. Let your creative side show. We supply the materials and you supply the artistic touch. ...