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

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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, March 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, March 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, March 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, March 03, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Bring your current project or get ideas from others who share the love of knitting or crocheting. No registration needed. Beginners are welcome.
Location
1) LARGE MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
2:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 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, March 04, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
In conjunction with the Great Read watch a documentary on pop culture cinema. Discussion to follow.

Summary: Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist cinema of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen. Open to high school students and up.
Location
2) SMALL MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
12:00 PM
Description
Learn more about small business ownership and the pros and cons of starting your own business or franchise. Brad Back of FranNet discusses demographic trends, finding the best business for you and financing options. You are welcome to bring your lunch to the program. Drinks and dessert will be provided. 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, March 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, March 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, March 06, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Enjoy a top new release movie on the big screen. Refreshments will be served.
Location
1) LARGE MEETING ROOM
Library
Plainfield Public Library District
3:30 PM

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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