Plainfield Public Library District

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Select a calendar below or click here to view all upcoming programs and events.

Time for the Blues

Tuesday, October 3,
7:00 PM
Chicago musician Karl Maurer reminisces about famous artists and performs blues songs.

Friday Movie Matinee: The Zookeeper's Wife, PG-13

Friday, October 6,
1:00 PM
A married couple work as zoo caretakers and help save Jews from the Holocaust. Doors open at 12:30 pm. You are welcome to bring your own snacks.
Running time: 2 hours, 7 minutes.

Eco Thrifty Living

Monday, October 9, 
7:00 PM
You'll be surprised to discover the artificial chemicals hiding in your home, food and personal care products. Easily replace them with greener, healthier choices that cost far less. This program is in partnership with the Village of Plainfield.

 

A Novel Idea Evening Book Discussion

Thursday, October 12
7:00 PM
October's selection is Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson. Pick up a copy at the Reference Desk and join us for the discussion. No registration required. Hired to assist a famed reclusive writer trying to recapture her lost fortunes by completing a new manuscript, Alice Whitley becomes obsessed with identifying the paternity of her employer's precocious young son.

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A Novel Idea Daytime Book Discussion

Wednesday, October 18
2:00 PM
October's selection is Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson. Pick up a copy at the Reference Desk and join us for the discussion. No registration required. Hired to assist a famed reclusive writer trying to recapture her lost fortunes by completing a new manuscript, Alice Whitley becomes obsessed with identifying the paternity of her employer's precocious young son.

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Why do I have to register?

Not all libraries take registration for programs, so why do we require registration for most of ours here in Plainfield? The short answer is to prevent disappointment and to serve the greatest number of people.

Drop-in programs are great in communities where programs do not always fill. However, in a fast-growing town like Plainfield where attendance at children’s programs alone was nearly 32,000 last year, chances are high that if we did not take registration, many people would come to the Library hoping to attend a program only to find it full. We don’t want you to have that experience.

Online registration also allows us to maintain a waiting list, so that whenever there is a cancellation, we can immediately fill that spot.
We want to make your experience here at the Plainfield Public Library a positive one.

Registration is one tool we use to help do that – it allows you to know you’ll get in to the program you’ve signed up for, and it keeps the programs full, so we can serve the most Plainfield.

Photographing Program Participants

The Library reserves the right to photograph program participants. Photos are for library use and may be used in library publicity materials. Patrons who do not wish to be photographed should notify library staff.

Request a Sign Language Intrepreter

The Library will provide a sign language interpreter for programs and events, whenever possible. 7 business days notice is required in order for the Library to hire a qualified interpreter. Click here to Request a Sign Language Interpreter.