Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

English Club for Beginners

August 26, 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:
This drop-in club starting October 1 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. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Many people become heirs to a box of unidentified family photos and have no clue what to do with them. Tina will offer solutions for identifying these ‘lost’ family members by teaching attendees how to use genealogy sources in conjunction with observ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

August 27, 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...

Tech Tuesdays

August 27, 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...

Woodstock Remembered

August 27, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Description:
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of this historic rock festival. Songs by Ario Guthrie, Joan Baez and many more performed by Dean Milano. ...

Mobile Workforce Center in Computer Lab

August 28, 2019
9:30am - 3:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Career, Technology
Description:
The Workforce Services Division of Will County Mobile Workforce Center will be in the Library Computer Lab 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 adult...

English Club for Intermediate Learners

August 28, 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:
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.  ...

Excel Questions and Answers

August 28, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Got questions? We've got answers! Bring your Excel related questions, from graphs, formulas, freeze panes and more, and we'll help you improve your Microsoft Excel skills. ...

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

August 28, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Use
Description:
Join the Friends of the Library for their monthly meeting. New members are always welcome!  ...

Understanding Medicare

August 28, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Description:
Get the facts on Medicare enrollment, Supplement Plans and which one may be right for you. Presented by David Wylly from Medicare Solutions Network. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

August 29, 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. ...

Tom Hernandez Reading and Book Signing

August 29, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Authors & Writers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Description:
Join Plainfield author Tom Hernandez as he reads from his recently published novel, The Acorn Wars.  This book tells the intimate story of powerful challenges and ultimately, the unbreakable bonds of family. The Acorn Wars can b...
Branches:
Plainfield Public Library District
Description:
The Library will close for Labor Day and reopen on Tuesday, September 3 at 9:00 a.m. ...

The Sorting Ceremony

September 3, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Get sorted into your Hogwarts house! Collect a button to show off your house pride. ...

Panera Bread Presents: Storytime, Milk and Cookies

September 3, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Preschoolers
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Around Town, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
This program is for children ages 3 to 5. Enjoy a storytime, milk and cookies. Registration with a valid Plainfield Public Library card is required for each child attending . ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

September 3, 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...

Tech Tuesdays

September 3, 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...

Social Stitch, Crafts & More

September 3, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Description:
Bring your current project or get ideas from others that share the love of knitting, crocheting, sewing and crafting. If you don't have anything to work on, the Library has coloring sheets, markers and card making supplies. Drop in anytime, no regist...

Drop-in Play-Doh Playdate

September 3, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
It's time for some Play-Doh fun! We have the Play-Doh and tools; all you need to bring is your imagination! ...

Autumn Garden and Landscaping Checklist

September 3, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Green Village Series
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Description:
With the warm summer months ending, Master Gardener Beverly Scheidt’s offers clean up techniques to benefit pollinators, birds and bugs through the fall, winter and early spring. This program is in partnership with the Village of Plainfield.  ...

The Sorting Ceremony

September 4, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Get sorted into your Hogwarts house! Collect a button to show off your house pride. ...

Mobile Workforce Center

September 4, 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...

Grammar Club for English Language Learners

September 4, 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:
The principles of English grammar relevant to an adult learning English are covered in this weekly group. Learn grammar and writing skills in a practical and fun way. ...

Questioneers Club

September 4, 2019
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Games & Activities, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Description:
Explore fun projects and activities that involve science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Register each child attending. A Plainfield Library card is required. ...

Excel Basics and Formatting

September 4, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
A basic class introducing spreadsheets. Learn to navigate Microsoft Excel features, enter data and format your spreadsheet. ...

The Sorting Ceremony

September 5, 2019
9:00am - 9:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Lower Level Bay Area
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Get sorted into your Hogwarts house! Collect a button to show off your house pride. ...