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This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
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 "Babies (0-23 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytime in the Community: Bronkberry Farms

10:00am - 10:30am
Babies (0-23 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschoolers (3-5 years), Children
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Babies (0-23 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschoolers (3-5 years), Children
Program Type: Around Town, Storytime
Description:

For children of all ages. Head on down to the farm for a classic drop-in summer storytime. 

 

Bronkberry Farms is located at 18061 Bronk Rd, Plainfield, IL 60586.

 

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
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.

(Virtual) English Club

10:00am - 11:45am
Adults
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Description:

Learn and practice English in an informal setting. Read books together, discuss current news or explore other topics. This club is open to all and presented on Zoom. You will need a computer, tablet, or phone to access Zoom.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:

Design your own desktop planter in Tinkercad - a free, easy-to-learn 3D modeling tool. Participants get one free print from our 3D printer. .

This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Off-Site) New to English

9:30am - 10:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:

For the very beginners who are new to English and need extra support with reading, writing, basic vocabulary and basic life skills. Level testing is required to participate.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Off-Site) Everyday English

11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:

Build confidence speaking English and ask questions about everyday life in the U.S. Practice conversations you would use at a school, store, doctor's appointment and with neighbors. Learn how to use the Library and the internet.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Virtual) Writers Group

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Description:

Discuss writing prompts, craft, style, and current works in progress with fellow authors and writers. Led by Adult Services Librarian Jessica Banko.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
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.
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
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 "Staff" group.

Leadership Team Meeting

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Staff
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
Age Group: Staff
Program Type: Library Use
Description:

Weekly Leadership Team meetings during renovation

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Technology, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:

Design your own monogrammed gift box in Tinkercad®  - a free, easy-to-learn 3D modeling tool. Participants get one free print from our 3D printer.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Speaker, Virtual
Description:

A conversation with the best-selling author, animal scientist, and autism advocate Dr. Temple Grandin.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
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 "All Ages" group.

Read on the Go: Bronkberry Farms

10:00am - 12:00pm
All Ages
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Around Town
Description:

We are hitting the road this Summer and our first stop is Bronkberry Farms. Drop in for a story, tour of the farm and a fun craft! While supplies last. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
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 "Preschoolers (3-5 years)" group.

(Off-Site) Storytime at Hazel Marie's

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Program Type: Around Town, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Description:

This storytime is intended for children ages 2 to 5 years.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Virtual) English Club

10:00am - 11:45am
Adults
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Description:

Learn and practice English in an informal setting. Participants read and discuss books, news, and a variety of other current topics. Open to all. 

Register below to receive the Zoom link. 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Babies (0-23 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

(Off-Site) Family Summer Concert Series: Little Miss Ann

10:30am - 11:15am
All Ages, Babies (0-23 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschoolers (3-5 years), Children
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages, Babies (0-23 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschoolers (3-5 years), Children
Program Type: Around Town, Music, Performances, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:

Bring your blankets, chairs, and dancing shoes for some family fun with award-winning musicians this summer at Settler’s Park! Registration recommended but not required.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Virtual) Intro to Publisher®

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:

Microsoft Publisher® is an under-utilized graphic design tool. Learn the basics by mocking up a flyer.

 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Off-Site) New to English

9:30am - 10:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:

For the very beginners who are new to English and need extra support with reading, writing, basic vocabulary and basic life skills. Level testing is required to participate.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Babies (0-23 months)" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3-5 years)" group.

(Off-Site) Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
All Ages, Babies (0-23 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages, Babies (0-23 months), Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschoolers (3-5 years)
Program Type: Storytime
Description:

All ages with a caregiver.

Meet us under the pavilion for our classic drop-in summer storytime. Village Green Park is located at the corner of Chicago and Des Plaines St.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Off-Site) Everyday English

11:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:

Build confidence speaking English and ask questions about everyday life in the U.S. Practice conversations you would use at a school, store, doctor's appointment and with neighbors. Learn how to use the Library and the internet.