Gear Up For Reading
Welcome to the 2015 All-Ages Winter Reading Program

Click on the tab for Wee Readers (Birth - 35 months), Kids (Age 3 - Grade 5), Teens (Grades 6 - 12), or Adults (Age 18 & up)

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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, February 02, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Practice writing English grammar in a relaxed setting. Meet weekly with other multi-lingual adults and an English-speaking coordinator.
Location
2) SMALL MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Monday, February 02, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
This Adult Book Discussion group meets on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 pm. We read a variety of titles, ranging from horror to young adult to nonfiction. Stop by the Reference Desk to pick up the featured book and come to the discussion to get the next month's title.
Location
2) SMALL MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Learn new words, practice your pronunciation and become more fluent in English in a relaxed group. Meet weekly with other multi-lingual adults and an English-speaking coordinator to read aloud. Choose your own level and use newspapers, magazines or books to start reading with more confidence today.
Location
2) SMALL MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Bring your current project or get ideas from other patrons that share your love of knitting or crocheting. No registration needed.
Location
1) LARGE MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
2:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Practice writing English and English grammar. In a relaxed setting, meet weekly with other multi-lingual adults and an English-speaking coordinator.
Location
2) SMALL MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Winged Migration is the story of migratory birds across the world. Filmed over three years and on each of the seven continents, the documentary gives unprecedented views of birds as they travel thousands of miles. Watch and discuss this beautiful documentary.
Location
2) SMALL MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
12:00 PM
Description
There is rumor out there that direct mail no longer works. In fact, direct mail volumes have actually increased over the last three years, and comprise a large percentage of successful businessesÂ’ marketing campaigns. Bring your questions to the experts from LLT Group, Inc. and check out the latest concepts in snail mail. This program is specially designed for the small business owner, manager or entrepreneur. You are welcome to bring your lunch, and we'll supply drinks and dessert. This program is in partnership with the Plainfield Public Library District and the Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce.
Location
1) LARGE MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
1:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Conversation Club is for any adult whose first language is not English. Come practice your speaking skills while learning about American culture. Child care will be provided.
Location
2) SMALL MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, February 06, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Conversation Club is for any adult whose first language is not English. Come practice your speaking skills while learning about American culture.
Location
2) SMALL MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Friday, February 06, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
A family moves to France and opens up a restaurant directly across the road from a famous eatery. Helen Mirren stars in this comedy/drama. Rated PG, 124 minutes.
Location
1) LARGE MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
3:30 PM

Step 1. First, make sure you have chosen the appropriate program tab above: Wee, Kids, Teens, Adults. All patrons start by clicking on the Sign Me Up button to register, even if you have been a participant in a previous reading program.

Step 2. Once you have registered for Gear Up For Reading you may enter your library card number and click on Login.

Step 3. Once you have registered, log your reading here.

Reading Program Details
Set a goal for yourself of how many pages you will strive to read. If you are unsure of how many pages to set for your goal, we recommend 600 pages.

Then, from January 11 to February 22, read the number of pages of your goal. Books, eBooks, magazines, newspapers, books you read to your kids or as a family and/or audiobooks all count towards the program.

Record, total, and return your log or log online by 5:00 PM on Sunday, February 22 to receive a Plainfield Library desk caddy with stylus pen (while supplies last) for completing your goal. This is the ultimate organizer for all your gear and holds pens, coins, clips, business cards and phone.

If you read at least 600 pages, you will also receive an entry in the grand prize drawing. Keep reading. For each additional 600 pages you read, you earn additional chances in the grand prize drawing!




GRAND PRIZES

$25 Amazon$25 Kohl's
$25 AMC$25 Olive Garden
$25 Barnes & Noble$25 Panera
$25 Bed Bath & Beyond $25 Pet Smart
$25 Best Buy$25 Pet Smart
$25 Buffalo Wild Wings$25 Pet Smart
$25 Chili's$25 Red Robin
$25 Dunkin' Donuts$25 Starbucks
$25 Home Depot$25 TGI Fridays
$25 iTunes$25 TJMaxx/HomeGoods