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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Around Town
Description:

Read on the Go is partnering with the Plainfield Park District and the Plainfield Police Department for Traveling StoryWalk. Drop-in for games, ice cream and more! 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Around Town
Description:

StoryWalk® is hitting the road this summer! Stop by for a story, crafts, ice cream, and more. This program is a community partnership with the Plainfield Park District and the Plainfield Police Department.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Youth Services Desk
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Games & Activities
Description:

Ages 5 and up.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Virtual) English Club

10:00am - 11:45am
Adults
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:

Learn and practice English in an informal setting. Participants read and discuss books, news, and a variety of other current topics. Open to all. 

Register below to receive the Zoom link. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:

Meet with fellow crochet and knitting enthusiasts and create beautiful items for charity. This group is open to the public and all ability levels. Participants should bring their own materials (suitable yarn and hooks or needles) to each meeting.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

(Off-Site) Dungeons & Dragons

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Township Community Center (PTCC)
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Description:

This program is for those entering grades 6 to 12. You will roll the dice and join a campaign with other adventurers in a game of Dungeons & Dragons. Open to all experience levels. 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers (2-3 years)" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers (3-5 years)" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

(Off-Site) Drop-in Bubble Bash

6:30pm - 7:15pm
All Ages, Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschoolers (3-5 years), Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Township Administration Building
Room: Outside
Age Group: All Ages, Toddlers (2-3 years), Preschoolers (3-5 years), Children
Program Type: Around Town, Games & Activities
Description:

All ages. Dress for mess and join us outside by the Community Garden for big bubbles, little bubbles, bubbles galore. This event will take place weather permitting.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Off-Site) Dance Fitness

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Township Community Center (PTCC)
Room: Multi-purpose Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Description:

This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Virtual) Intro to Python

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:

Learn the fundamentals of coding and the Python programming language using free Python and Visual Studio Code software.

Library Closed

9:00am - 1:00pm
Closing
Branches:
Plainfield Area Public Library
Description:

The Library will open at 1pm due to all staff training.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Youth Services Desk
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Games & Activities
Description:

Ages 5 and up.

This event is in the "Children" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Youth Services Desk
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Games & Activities
Description:

Ages 5 and up.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Park District Recreation & Administration Center (RAC)
Room: Upper Level
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Description:

New! A book club for fans of mysteries, thrillers and adventures--both fiction and nonfiction.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
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 "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
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 "Staff" group.

Leadership Team Meeting

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Staff
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
Age Group: Staff
Program Type: Library Use
Description:

Weekly Leadership Team meetings during renovation

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
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: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
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.

(Virtual) Focaccia Art

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 92
Description:

This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Virtual) English Club

10:00am - 11:45am
Adults
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:

Learn and practice English in an informal setting. Participants read and discuss books, news, and a variety of other current topics. Open to all. 

Register below to receive the Zoom link. 

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Plainfield Area Public Library
Room: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Technology, Virtual
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:

Want to start restoring old photos, making composite images or designing your own flyers? Learn how to use GIMP - a free and powerful alternative to Photoshop®.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

New Life for Old Bags

10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Around Town
Description:

New Life for Old Bags will meet at the Township Center (15014 S. Des Plaines Steet, Plainfield) starting in March 2024 due to the upcoming Library renovations. We look forward to welcoming you back in 2025 to our new builidng! 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Plainfield United Methodist Church
Room: Room 103
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.