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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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Summer Family Photo Shoot

10:00am - 1:00pm
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Desk
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Hike on down to the Library for a photo shoot in front of our campsite backdrop. Staff will be on hand to get your whole family in frame.  Please register only once per family. After registering, look out for an email to select a ten minute t...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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 "Teens" group.

D&D 5e

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Join our merry band on a 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons adventure! No experience is required and characters will be available. Masks are recommended. We will follow social distancing procedu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Description:
Get into the mood for a warmer season with some great sides for your upcoming BBQ as Chef Susan Maddox demonstrates recipes along with tricks to make it a spectacular event. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
Practice while connecting with friends. Share ideas and culture and discuss current events, family life and anything relevant to you. Once registered, you will receive instructions to join the event. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
This program is intended for those entering grades 6 to 12.  Live theater is back and we are excited to relaunch our teen summer production! This year's show is full of action, comedy, and lots of Marvel fun.  The 2022 show will be Sq...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
A book discussion for adults featuring thought-provoking fiction as well as non-fiction. Meetings will be on the second Thursday (virtual) and third Wednesday (in person) of every month. The same title will be discussed at both meetings; come to the ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Description:
Get into the mood for a warmer season with some great sides for your upcoming BBQ as Chef Susan Maddox demonstrates recipes along with tricks to make it a spectacular event. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Community Garden Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Around Town, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
This program is for families. Join us near our plots at the Township Community Garden, located at 22525 W. Lockport Street, for a storytime among the plants.  Please register each adult and child attending.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Description:
Get into the mood for a warmer season with some great sides for your upcoming BBQ as Chef Susan Maddox demonstrates recipes along with tricks to make it a spectacular event. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Description:
Get into the mood for a warmer season with some great sides for your upcoming BBQ as Chef Susan Maddox demonstrates recipes along with tricks to make it a spectacular event. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Storytime: Sunshine & Stories

10:00am - 10:30am
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Tent
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Join us for sunshine, stories and songs for the whole family to enjoy. Please bring your own blanket or lawn chairs. Register each adult and child attending. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
Learn new words, practice your pronunciation and become more fluent in English in a relaxed group.  Improve your English by reading and discussing information from newspapers, magazines and books. Once registered, you will receive instruction...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

World of Knots

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Tent
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Join us to learn all manner of knots and then put your new found knowledge to the test in a game of tug of war. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 94
Description:
This virtual event will show you where to look and what types of record are available for tracing your ancestor's military service online as well as in-person at a variety of archival repositories and libraries. Records from the American Revolution t...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kids Take and Make: Marshmallow Constellation

All Day
Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Desk
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Kits are first-come, first-served, and limited to one per family. Available beginning at 9:00 am, while supplies last. There is no reserving a kit ahead of time. Once they have all been taken, we will update the Event Calendar.  ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

V.I.P. Birdwatching at Lake Renwick

9:30am - 10:15am
Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Around Town
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Join us for a storytime and the opportunity to watch herons nesting at the Lake Renwick Heron Rookery.  We will be entering at the southern entrance off Renwick Road.  Please register each child and adult attending.  Children must be a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

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 "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

V.I.P. Birdwatching at Lake Renwick

10:45am - 11:30am
Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Around Town
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Join us for a storytime and the opportunity to watch herons nesting at the Lake Renwick Heron Rookery.  We will be entering at the southern entrance off Renwick Road.  Please register each child and adult attending.  Children must be a...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 2

11:00am - 12:00pm
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 "Preschoolers" group.

Storytime at Hazel Marie's

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Around Town, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Enjoy a storytime and an ice cream treat at Hazel Marie's, located just around the corner from the library at 24030 W. Lockport Street. A valid Plainfield Public Library card is required. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Minecraft Mania

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Ages 7 to 10. Grab your pickaxes and get ready to complete challenges, play games and build stuff (all while secretly learning basic coding, problem solving and critical thinking skills) in this multiplayer gaming session. Each participant need...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Virtual
Description:
This kit is intended for those entering grades 6 to 12.  Pick up a kit that includes everything you need to create a DIY colorful candle that turns any day into a party.  We will start handing out the kits at 9:00 AM. Kits can be pick...