Plainfield Public Library District

Local Authors and Writers

Resources for Plainfield Area Writers

Let the library help you nurture and grow your writing life. We have resources to help promote and market your work.

New Resource for Writers!

Pressbooks is an easy-to-use online software — now available through your library — that allows you to create professional-quality eBook and print-ready files of your book in ePUB, MOBI and PDF formats.


Ashlee Errthum
A local resident who is currently working on her Associates in Arts at Joliet Junior College and plans on majoring in Secondary English Education with a focus on creative writing, Ashlee fell in love with reading at an early age and started crafting her own tales when she was 9 years old. Drop in to see Ashlee in the lower level Study Room for help on any writing project.

Share Your Book

Hold Your Event Here  Upload Your eBook  Donate Your Book Enter the Soon To Be Famous IL Author Contest

Writing Events & Programs

Meets Third Tuesday
at 7:00 PM
Indie Author Day
October 14, 2017
National Novel
Writing Month

Meet Authors

Thea Rosenbaum
Sept 21, 7:00 PM
Tom Hernandez
Nov  16, 7:00 PM
Mary Van Milligen
Jan 18, 7:00 PM

Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online at no cost. Requires Plainfield Public Library card. 

Beginning Writer’s Workshop Writing Essentials The Keys to Effective Editing
How to Make Money From Your Writing Publish and Sell Your eBooks And more! Courses is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Requires Plainfield Public Library card. Library Card Access

eBook Publishing Fundamentals Distributing and Marketing eBooks Learning Metadata for Book Publishing