Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Teens" group.

Plainfield C.A.T.S. (Council of Advisory Teens)

December 9, 2019
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Description:
This program is intended for these in grades 6 to 12. Meow is the time to have your voice heard at the library! We will meet once a month to discuss your ideas for programs, books, and service projects. Earn volunteer hours while expressing your opin...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Star Wars Trivia

December 9, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens, Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Test your knowledge of Star Wars books and films during this trivia night provided by Baig of Tricks Entertainment. Prizes awarded to the most knowledgeable team. Teams of 6 people; singles will be ma...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

December 10, 2019
9:15am - 9:45am
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children from newborn to 23 months. Build a bond with your baby with books, puppets, and songs. Please make arrangements for older siblings. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

December 10, 2019
9:30am - 10:15am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Music, Storytime
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This six-week program beginning November 5 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Publ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Tales for Tots

December 10, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children age 2 to 3 with an adult caregiver. Have fun with stories, songs, and fingerplays. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Reading Club for English Language Learners

December 10, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
Learn new words, practice your pronunciation and become more fluent in English in a relaxed group. Meet weekly with an English-speaking instructor to read aloud. Improve your English by reading and discussing information from newspapers, magazines an...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tech Tuesdays

December 10, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Description:
Drop-in for help and tips addressing all of your technology questions from smartphones and eReaders to social media or Microsoft Office. Our instructors can help you with Microsoft Office, Windows10, ebooks, library online resources, social media, in...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Fun with Music

December 10, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers
Program Type: Music, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Children and their caregivers sing, dance and play a variety of musical instruments together. This six-week program beginning November 5 is for children ages 12 months to 4 years and their caregiver.  A valid Plainfield Publ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Drop-in Preschool Storytime

December 10, 2019
10:45am - 11:15am
Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children ages 3 to 5 years. Enjoy stories and music while attending independently. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SNOWMAN PAINTING

December 10, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
It might be getting cold and dreary outside, but a smiling snowman will brighten up your day. Painted by you with guided instruction from artist Shane Rotkis. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Baby and Me

December 11, 2019
9:15am - 9:45am
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children from newborn to 23 months. Build a bond with your baby with books, puppets, and songs. Please make arrangements for older siblings. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 3

December 11, 2019
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 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.

Mobile Workforce Center

December 11, 2019
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. Re...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

U.S. Census Representative Ashley Espinoza

December 11, 2019
9:30am - 3:30pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Lobby
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
U.S. Census Representative Ashley Espinoza can answer questions about Census 2020. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Drop-in Tales for Tots

December 11, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Babies & Toddlers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children ages 2 to 3 with an adult caregiver. Have fun with stories, songs and fingerplays. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Intermediate Learners - Level 4

December 11, 2019
10:45am - 11:45am
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 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.

DIY: 3D Holiday Ornaments

December 11, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Create ornaments using 3Doodler® Pens. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. Register for only one session. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

ROBLOX Club

December 11, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
This program is for youth ages 9 to 13. RŌBLOX is an online game and scripting platform. Attendees learn how to make their own games as well as play other people’s creations. Space is limited to eight players. A valid Plainfield Public Libra...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DIY: 3D Holiday Ornaments

December 11, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking, Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Description:
Create ornaments using 3Doodler® Pens. Limited to Plainfield cardholders. Register for only one session. ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Drop-in Family Storytime

December 12, 2019
9:30am - 10:15am
Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Description:
This program is for children of all ages. Delight in music, activities and stories for the whole family. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Basics

December 12, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
A basic introduction to desktop computers using Windows 10 and to using and searching the internet. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

December 12, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: English Language Learning
Description:
Practice speaking English while making friends. Share ideas and culture, play games, discuss current events, family life and anything relevant to life in the United States. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ERC

December 12, 2019
10:30am - 3:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Use
Description:
Staff event ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Novel Idea Book Discussion Group

December 12, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Description:
Talk about your favorite books from the year and participate in a white elephant book exchange. ...
This event is in the "Preschoolers" group.

Preschool Crafternoon

December 13, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Description:
This program is for children ages 3 to 5. Calling all preschoolers! Practice your motor, sequencing and having-fun skills by making crafts with us in the afternoon. Grown-ups stay as crafting assistants. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

First day to submit entries for Short Story Contest for Grades 4, 5 & 6

December 16, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Children, Teens
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: Children, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Today is the first day to submit entries for the 2020 Short Story Contest for Grades 4, 5 & 6. For a copy of the rules please stop by the Youth Services desk or download from the link to the right under the image. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

English for Beginners - Level 1

December 16, 2019
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. ...