Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Tech Tuesdays

April 23, 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

April 23, 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 charitable projects available for you with all materials supplied. Drop in an...

Dungeons and Dragons: RPG for beginners

April 23, 2019
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Activities
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
This program is intended for those 11 to 17 years old. Did watching Stranger Things interest you in roleplaying games like Dungeons & Dragons but you weren't sure where to start? Sign up to learn the basics and set out on an epic adventure. ...

Boom! Pow! Smash: Cartooning with Mark Anderson

April 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
This program is intended for those 5 to 8 years old. Holy cartooning class! Learn to draw awesome superheroes and terrible villains and then decide what happens next! Will Beltman use his scowl of justice? Will Ms.Quito bite him?! Will they deci...

Boom! Pow! Smash: Cartooning with Mark Anderson

April 23, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
This program is intended for those 9 to 12 years old. Holy cartooning class! Learn to draw awesome superheroes and terrible villains and then decide what happens next! Will Beltman use his scowl of justice? Will Ms.Quito bite him?! Will they dec...

Mobile Workforce Center

April 24, 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

April 24, 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. ...

Spring Chicken

April 24, 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
Registration Required
Description:
Chef Maddox wakes up your palate with delicious and easy ways to turn ordinary chicken into divine dishes using the vegetables and herbs. Recipes and tastings included. Collect a button at this program. ...

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting

April 24, 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!  ...

Microsoft Word Basics

April 25, 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: 2
Description:
A basic introduction to Microsoft Word and creating and editing Word Documents. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

April 25, 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. ...

Wild About Big Cats

April 25, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts, Crafts & Cooking
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
This program is for children ages 6 to11. Lions, tigers cheetahs and more; a celebration of the spotted, striped, fast and ferocios world of big cats. Collect a button at this program. ...

PROMicon

April 26, 2019
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Teens
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Description:
You belong at PROMicon! Whether you are dressed in your fanciest outfit, your favorite cosplay or your comfy clothes, you are welcome at our fandom-themed alternative prom. There will be a DJ for dancing, fun activities and games, a photo booth and s...

Fandom Fest 2019

April 27, 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm
All Ages, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Calling all Whovians, Potterheads, anime enthusiasts, and characters of all ages!  Join us for a day of games, trivia, crafts, artists’ alley,  and more.  Costumes are highly encouraged! Visit https://plainfieldpubliclib...

Kona Shaved Ice Truck

April 27, 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Outside: Front of Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Enjoy a shaved ice! A portion of the proceeds will be be donated back to the Library! ...

Fandom Fest Fashion Show

April 27, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages, Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers, Children, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Description:
Suit up and strut your stuff for our panel of judges for a chance to win fandom fame and prizes. Costumes from all genres are welcome!  Please keep costumes family friendly.  Sign up here! ...

Marvel/DC Trivia Night

April 27, 2019
5:30pm - 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: 45
Description:
Put your DC/Marvel comic knowledge to the test with fun and interactive fandom trivia.  There will be food and beverages for sale provided by Rosati's Pizza Pub of Plainfield, Werk Force Brewing and Tortilla Flatz. Cash only. All proceeds wil...

English Club for Beginners

April 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:
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. ...

Drop-in Ready to Read Springtime Fun

April 29, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Preschoolers
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Large Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschoolers
Program Type: Games & Activities, Special Event
Description:
This come and go program is for children ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver. Have fun participating together at children's book themed activity stations that reinforce pre-reading skills. ...

Reading Club for English Language Learners

April 30, 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

April 30, 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

April 30, 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 charitable projects available for you with all materials supplied. Drop in an...

Spring into Jazz

April 30, 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: 15
Description:
Celebrate the International Day of Jazz with the Pharlis James Trio as they perform smooth jazz melodies from the Great American Songbook of Jazz. ...

Mobile Workforce Center

May 1, 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

May 1, 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. ...

Excel Pivot Tables and V-Lookup

May 1, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Plainfield Public Library District
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
An advanced class where attendees utilize Microsoft Excel to learn how to use the Pivot Table and V-lookup features to more easily find and analyze information in Excel workbooks. ...

Conversation Club for English Language Learners

May 2, 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. ...