Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Fun with Music

February 12, 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: 20
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. ...

Tech Tuesdays

February 12, 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...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

February 12, 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...

Drop-in Tales for Tots

February 12, 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. ...

Peter Rubi Storytime

February 12, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Around Town, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
This program is for children ages 3 to 5. Enjoy a story and a fruit or veggie snack at Peter Rubi Produce Headquarters. ...

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

February 12, 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

February 12, 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 Writing Club

February 12, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Teens
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Authors & Writers
Description:
This program is for youth ages 11-17. If you like to write, this is the group for you. Join us to meet other writers, get inspired, and talk about your writing in a safe and encouraging space. ...

Sing-a-long Wizard of Oz

February 12, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
All Ages
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
This program is for all ages. Skip and sing down the Yellow Brick Road and participate in the Sing-a-long Wizard of Oz movie experience! Costumes are encouraged! Registration is required. ...

Excel Pivot Tables and V-LOOKUP

February 12, 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: 6
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. ...

Drop-in Baby and Me

February 13, 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

February 13, 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

February 13, 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. ...

Drop-in Tales for Tots

February 13, 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. ...

Chamber Network Night

February 13, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Stop by the Library to network with local business leaders and enjoy complimentary refreshments during the monthly Chamber Network Night. ...

ROBLOX Club

February 13, 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. ...

Writer's 15 Minutes of Fame

February 13, 2019
7:00pm - 8:45pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Calling all writers! No matter your experience or format, you are welcome at this open mic event. Bring in a sample of your work to share or talk about your current work in progress and we'll introduce you as if you were a famous author. ...

Drop-in Family Storytime

February 14, 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

February 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:
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. ...

The Wizard of Oz: Unlocked

February 14, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Take a trip down the yellow brick road watching movie clips that reveal secrets from the classic movie along with shocking behind-the-scenes production moments. ...

Tech and Talk for English Language Learners

February 14, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
Tech and Talk is for any adult whose first language is not English. Come practice your conversation skills and learn how to use technology to improve your English in your free time using your cell phone, computer or tablet. ...

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

February 14, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large 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...

New Life for Old Bags

February 16, 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

February 16, 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...

Stories and Books and Baskets, Oh My!

February 18, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Storytime
Description:
A drop in program for all ages. Celebrate The Great Read with storytime baskets! Baskets filled with books and activities will be placed around the lower level of the library. Find a basket, read a book, then bring that book to life with a hands-on a...

English Club for Beginners

February 18, 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. ...

Book and Craft Club

February 18, 2019
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
This program is for children Ages 4 to 5 years. Listen to a story and make a creation based on the book. ...