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This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Description:
Take a virtual boat tour beyond the architecture of the Chicago River. You’ll see amazing interiors of well-known river tour buildings,  historic photos, art and culture that encompasses Chicago’s great historic landscape. Once registered, you w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Description:
Take a virtual boat tour beyond the architecture of the Chicago River. You’ll see amazing interiors of well-known river tour buildings,  historic photos, art and culture that encompasses Chicago’s great historic landscape. Once registered, you w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 77
Description:
Take a virtual boat tour beyond the architecture of the Chicago River. You’ll see amazing interiors of well-known river tour buildings,  historic photos, art and culture that encompasses Chicago’s great historic landscape. Once registered, you w...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 74
Description:
History comes to life as Terrence Lynch portrays showman P.T. Barnum. Hear the life story of Barnum's rise from museum promoter to the founder of “The Greatest Show on Earth". Once registered, you will receive instructions to view the 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: 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.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 74
Description:
History comes to life as Terrence Lynch portrays showman P.T. Barnum. Hear the life story of Barnum's rise from museum promoter to the founder of “The Greatest Show on Earth". Once registered, you will receive instructions to view the event. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 74
Description:
History comes to life as Terrence Lynch portrays showman P.T. Barnum. Hear the life story of Barnum's rise from museum promoter to the founder of “The Greatest Show on Earth". Once registered, you will receive instructions to view the event. ...
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
The Library's Job Club welcomes job seekers and career changers. Topic:  Career Pivot During COVID & Beyond Feeling stuck? Career change can be a daunting experience made more complicated during the pandemic. Learn the key steps to a s...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
 A book discussion for adults featuring thought-provoking fiction as well as non-fiction. Meetings will be on the second Thursday and third Wednesday of every month. The same title will be discussed at both meetings; come to the meeting which is...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual Pride Month Trivia

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Description:
Virtual Pride Month Trivia What do you know about Pride Month?  You just might surprise yourself!  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 have 30 ...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 74
Description:
History comes to life as Terrence Lynch portrays showman P.T. Barnum. Hear the life story of Barnum's rise from museum promoter to the founder of “The Greatest Show on Earth". Once registered, you will receive instructions to view the 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: 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 "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 74
Description:
History comes to life as Terrence Lynch portrays showman P.T. Barnum. Hear the life story of Barnum's rise from museum promoter to the founder of “The Greatest Show on Earth". Once registered, you will receive instructions to view the event. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 74
Description:
History comes to life as Terrence Lynch portrays showman P.T. Barnum. Hear the life story of Barnum's rise from museum promoter to the founder of “The Greatest Show on Earth". Once registered, you will receive instructions to view the event. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 74
Description:
History comes to life as Terrence Lynch portrays showman P.T. Barnum. Hear the life story of Barnum's rise from museum promoter to the founder of “The Greatest Show on Earth". Once registered, you will receive instructions to view the event. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 58
Description:
Jennifer Anton grew up in the Plainfield/Joliet area. Currently in London, Jennifer shares her writing experiences and talks about the success of her novel Under the Light of the Italian Moon. A book inspired by a true story of love and women's resil...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual The Long Shadow Film

9:00am - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Description:
The Long Shadow follows former CNN Senior Producer, TED contributor, and Emmy-Award winning Director Frances Causey as she traces her family’s legacy of white privilege, placing it in the context of the history of anti-black racism in the United Stat...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
It is never too early think about your own desires or those of your loved ones in case of a serious illness. The Joliet Area Community Hospice is here to help and outline the benefits of palliative and hospice care along with end of life options. Onc...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 58
Description:
Jennifer Anton grew up in the Plainfield/Joliet area. Currently in London, Jennifer shares her writing experiences and talks about the success of her novel Under the Light of the Italian Moon. A book inspired by a true story of love and women's resil...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Virtual The Long Shadow Film

9:00am - 9:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Description:
The Long Shadow follows former CNN Senior Producer, TED contributor, and Emmy-Award winning Director Frances Causey as she traces her family’s legacy of white privilege, placing it in the context of the history of anti-black racism in the United Stat...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Description:
It is never too early think about your own desires or those of your loved ones in case of a serious illness. The Joliet Area Community Hospice is here to help and outline the benefits of palliative and hospice care along with end of life options. Onc...