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This event is in the "Children" group.

Woodland Walk at Settlers' Park

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:
Explore the wooded trails at the south end of Settlers' Park with us. Parking is available on Van Dyke Road. Meet at the playground pavilion near Van Dyke Road and Eyre Circle. Please bring a blanket. Children must be accompanied by an adult.&nb...
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 "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Woodland Walk at Settlers' Park

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:
Explore the wooded trails at the south end of Settlers' Park with us. Parking is available on Van Dyke Road. Meet at the playground pavilion near Van Dyke Road and Eyre Circle. Please bring a blanket. Children must be accompanied by an adult.&nb...
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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Special Event, Virtual
Description:
Join us for an engaging evening with chef Kwame Onwuachi. His first cookbook, My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef celebrates the cuisine of the African diaspora, “the world’s wisest food.” He'll share the importance of the connections between...
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 "Children" group.

Mystery in a Box

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Tent
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
For ages 9 to 11. A box and a mystery all in one open it up and have some summertime fun.   ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Speaker, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Description:
Through this in-person dialogue, participants will be encouraged to discuss a challenging topic, systemic racism, using a community-oriented approach. This will include viewing materials, applying concepts to current topics, while participating in a ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

B-I-N-G-O!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
All Ages, Children, Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Children, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Description:
This family event is best suited for those 5 and older though we welcome all. Who will be the first to yell BINGO? Fun for the whole family. Please register each person attending. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Tent
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
This program is for ages 6 to 10 with all 5th graders welcome. Become an engineer as you build and test houses to see if they can withstand the earthquake caused by the giant's fall. This even will take place weather permitting. Please note there was...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monarch Butterflies

10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Green Village Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Learn about the amazing life and migration patterns of monarchs, some of which make their homes in our backyards, see what pollinator plants attract them and find out what you can help with Illinois butterflies that are endangered, vulnerable or thre...
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.

Crochet Club

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12.  Crochet is a craft allows you to create a world of designs with just a hook, some yarn, and your own creativity.  Join us for this weeklong camp where you will learn basic stitches a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Club

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Join us for our Anime Club! At this meeting we will watch a selection of anime recommended by the attendees and enjoy some Japanese snacks.  Masks are required for everyone over the age ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
Many people become heirs to a box of unidentified family photos and have no clue what to do with them. Tina will offer solutions for identifying these ‘lost’ family members by teaching attendees how to use genealogy sources in conjunction with observ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kids Take and Make: Paper Airplanes

All Day
Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Desk
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
This children's kit will be available beginning at 9:00 am at the Youth Services desk on a first-come, first-served, 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 "Children" group.

Let's Go Fly a Kite

9:30am - 10:15am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Around Town
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
Join us at Plainfield East High School for a morning of kite-flying.  Bring your own kite and hope for a breeze!  Please register each child attending.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  A Plainfield Library card is requi...
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 "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

B-I-N-G-O!

10:30am - 11:30am
All Ages, Children, Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Children, Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Description:
This family event is best suited for those 5 and older though we welcome all. Who will be the first to yell BINGO? Fun for the whole family. Please register each person attending. ...
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 "Teens" group.

Crochet Club

1:00pm - 1:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12.  Crochet is a craft allows you to create a world of designs with just a hook, some yarn, and your own creativity.  Join us for this weeklong camp where you will learn basic stitches a...
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 "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. ...