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What Can You Do With a Rock?

10:00am - 11:00am
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:
This program is for ages 6 to 10. Rocks can be collected, skipped or used to build. They can be round, rough or even sparkly. Explore rocks and the many ways they can be used. Program will take place weather permitting. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Cardboard Campsite Challenge

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
The program is intended for those in grades 6 to 12. Work on your own or in teams to engineer and build a campsite made out of cardboard. Do you want to create a survivalist compound or an adorable oasis that would put TikTok Glamping Influencers ...
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: 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 "Adults" group.

Virtual Breathe and Relax With Qi Gong

10:30am - 11:30am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Description:
With guidance from Erica Bough, Breathe Life Tai Chi, use the ancient arts of Tai Chi and Qi Gong to optimize your breathing to enhance your ability to stretch, balance and decrease anxiety to lead a more relaxing life. Breathe Life Tai Chi & ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Angry Birds on the Lawn

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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 and try your hand at a life size recreation of the popular Angry Birds game. You will get to choose between team bird or team pig. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Independence Day Celebration Pies

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Description:
Chef Susan Maddox prepares three new favorite pies and tarts. Along with the pastries, learn great tips and techniques in making great crusts and toppings. Samples provided. Registration begins June 1. ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Kids Take and Make: DIY Slime

All Day
Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Youth Services Desk
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
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.&nbs...
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.

Tissue Paper Art

10:00am - 10:30am
Preschoolers, Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
Children ages 3 to 6 will create their own unique art piece. Children will attend this program independently. ...
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:
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 needs to have their o...
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 "Children" group.

Mobile Escape Room: Saving Oceanika

11:00am - 11:30am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Tent
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Ages 7 to 11. Travel to the bottom of the ocean and work with your team to find the missing treasure of Oceanika and return it before the sea is doomed. This event will be held in a mobile trailer in the library’s parking lot. The escape game will b...
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 "Children" group.

Mobile Escape Room: Saving Oceanika

11:30am - 12:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Tent
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Ages 7 to 11. Travel to the bottom of the ocean and work with your team to find the missing treasure of Oceanika and return it before the sea is doomed. This event will be held in a mobile trailer in the library’s parking lot. The escape game will b...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Mobile Escape Room: Saving Oceanika

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Tent
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Ages 7 to 11. Travel to the bottom of the ocean and work with your team to find the missing treasure of Oceanika and return it before the sea is doomed. This event will be held in a mobile trailer in the library’s parking lot. The escape game will b...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Mobile Escape Room: Saving Oceanika

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Tent
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Ages 7 to 11. Travel to the bottom of the ocean and work with your team to find the missing treasure of Oceanika and return it before the sea is doomed. This event will be held in a mobile trailer in the library’s parking lot. The escape game will b...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

D&D 5e

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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 procedure...
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:
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.

Pirate Party

11:00am - 11:45am
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Tent
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
For ages 5 to 8. AAAARGH, matey! Gather your crew and head to the library for a swashbuckling good time playing pirate games and making your own "treasure". ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

LEGO Challenge Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Ages 7 to 11 Welcome brick builders! Stretch your creative thinking skills as you work on fun challenges and projects. LEGO® bricks are provided at each session. Please leave your own bricks at home. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
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 ...