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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
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Valentine Scavenger Hunt

All Day
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Description:
Find all the hidden valentines in the Library to reveal a secret message and win a prize. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 55
Description:
President Lincoln's inspiring story comes to life with a historical portrayal by actor Kevin Wood. Get a climpse into Lincoln's professional life through the Civil War.    ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Mindful of Race

9:00am - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Mindfulness can be a path to exploring race, learning our biases, and becoming allies in the quest to have freedom and acceptance for all. Dr. Nathalie Edmond discusses strategies for everyday life and talking about anti-racism in a compassionate way...
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.

Valentine Scavenger Hunt

All Day
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Description:
Find all the hidden valentines in the Library to reveal a secret message and win a prize. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 55
Description:
President Lincoln's inspiring story comes to life with a historical portrayal by actor Kevin Wood. Get a climpse into Lincoln's professional life through the Civil War.    ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Mindful of Race

9:00am - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Mindfulness can be a path to exploring race, learning our biases, and becoming allies in the quest to have freedom and acceptance for all. Dr. Nathalie Edmond discusses strategies for everyday life and talking about anti-racism in a compassionate way...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 55
Description:
President Lincoln's inspiring story comes to life with a historical portrayal by actor Kevin Wood. Get a climpse into Lincoln's professional life through the Civil War.    ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Mindful of Race

9:00am - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Mindfulness can be a path to exploring race, learning our biases, and becoming allies in the quest to have freedom and acceptance for all. Dr. Nathalie Edmond discusses strategies for everyday life and talking about anti-racism in a compassionate way...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Description:
Created in 1921 by a flour company, Betty Crocker became the most famous and most trusted advisor to American cooks. This fun illustrated lecture by historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., looks at how Betty Crocker was invented, why her cookbook has endure...
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: 50
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 "Preschoolers" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Description:
This program is designed for children ages 3 to 5. Included in your kit: Instructions, white crayon, winter hat picture, paper to create your snowflakes, cotton balls and food coloring. Design your own winter hat and snowflakes and&nb...
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.

Live Virtual Storytime with Rapunzel

11:00am - 11:30am
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Special Event, Storytime, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Feeling stuck inside your house with nothing to do? Watch stay-at-home expert Rapunzel present a live storytime filled with stories and fun. Once registered, you will receive instructions on how to join the event. One registration per family. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
Let’s have some trivia  fun with former presidents, presidential history and  inauguration days.  Register for the program; then, the link to play will be emailed at 2:30 pm the day of the event; there are 25 questions, and you ha...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Virtual Teen Murder Mystery Party

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities, Performances, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Description:
This program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12.  You're invited to virtual Murder Mystery party that is a modern twist on the movie, Clue. A professional actor will lead the game while you try and solve the murder mystery before time ru...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Description:
Created in 1921 by a flour company, Betty Crocker became the most famous and most trusted advisor to American cooks. This fun illustrated lecture by historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., looks at how Betty Crocker was invented, why her cookbook has endure...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Description:
This kit is designed for grades 1 to 5 Description of kit/program. 20 kits available. We will start handing out kits at 10:00 am. Kits can be picked up at the Youth Services desk. Kits are first come, first served, and limited to the qu...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Mystery in a Box

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Pick up your mystery box from the Library between February 11 and 16. Join us via Zoom on February to solve the mystery of what is in your box. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Description:
Created in 1921 by a flour company, Betty Crocker became the most famous and most trusted advisor to American cooks. This fun illustrated lecture by historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., looks at how Betty Crocker was invented, why her cookbook has endure...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mobile Workforce Center

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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Job Club

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Career, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Description:
The Library's Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers. In this hour and half virtual Job Club, listen to Catherine Morgan, Point A to Point B Transitions, Inc. present Re-Launch You: Career Transition Tactics & Tool. Losi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Description:
Pick up a copy of this month's title at the Reference desk, or email cshelby@plainfieldpubliclibrary.org to have a copy set aside for you to pick up through our curbside service. Copies can also be downloaded through either OverDrive or eRead Illinoi...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Library Board Meeting

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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Description:
Join us in reading and discussing The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson.  Visit https://www.pbc.guru/pinnaclelibraries to sign up today! Suggested Reading Schedule: On January 7th, open the...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Description:
Created in 1921 by a flour company, Betty Crocker became the most famous and most trusted advisor to American cooks. This fun illustrated lecture by historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., looks at how Betty Crocker was invented, why her cookbook has endure...