The Plano Library lists upcoming programs for adults and youth – Shaw Local


Plano Community Library has announced upcoming programs. The library is located at 15 W. North St. in Plano. For more information, call 630-552-2030 or visit us To enroll in youth programs, call 630-552-2025.

programs for adults

Author group: Thursday, September 8 and 22, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in person or via Zoom. Join other writers to discuss your work. Open to adults and high school students. No registration required. Takes place in the lower level meeting room. The Zoom meeting link is available on the Programs page of the library’s website.

New life for old bags: Saturday, September 10, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Help turn plastic grocery bags into sleeping mats for the homeless. For more information, contact Ceil Carey at [email protected] or 708-846-1704. No registration required. Meet in the lower level meeting room.

Card Making Course: Colorful Butterflies, Monday, September 12, 6:30-8:00pm Jennifer Boring shows you how to make five handmade cards using simple techniques and embellishments that will enhance your finished project. All supplies provided including envelopes. Open to high school students, adults and students aged 10 and over accompanied by an adult. A fee of €5 per course must be paid when registering. Call 630-552-2009 to register.

Painting with Petite Palette: Monday, September 19th, 6pm to 8pm Find your inner artist and have fun at the same time! Michelle Shepard will guide the class in creating an acrylic on canvas painting. You leave a finished work of art. A different painting will be shown each month, which will be announced closer to the course date. Open to high school students and adults. A $15 fee for each class must be paid at the time of registration. Call 630-552-2009 to register.

Medicare basics: Tuesday, September 20, 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. An overview of Medicare coverage, an overview of Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage Plans, tips for protecting your savings from out-of-pocket expenses, and help in determining Part D Medication plan best suits your needs. Call 630-552-2009 to register.

Senator Sue Rezin’s travel office hours: Tuesday, September 20, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. A representative from Senator Sue Rezin’s office will be present on the third Tuesday of each month to help constituents resolve any issues they are facing with state agencies or programs are faced. No registration required.

book club: Wednesday, September 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Patti Henry’s The Bookshop at Water’s End will be discussed. This group reads a variety of genres. Books are available at the cash desk. New members are always welcome. No registration required.

Technology Helpdesk: Saturday, September 24, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm A complimentary opportunity to meet with technology expert Robert Mitilieri. He helps with questions about computers, mobile phones, tablets or e-readers. Bring your device for the best experience. No registration required.

Watergate: A Look Back: Thursday September 29, 6:30 pm Fifty years later we are still feeling the effects of Watergate, which became a showdown between a President and the people for whom he was elected. Professor John Morello of the College of DuPage (and former NPR reporter during Watergate) will discuss the Senate Watergate Committee’s investigations, President Richard Nixon’s attempts to block the committee’s actions, which led to impeachment proceedings, and Nixon’s resignation. No registration required.

Knitting and Crochet Group: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. via Zoom. This informal group works on their own projects, discussing yarn types and colors, and helping each other with new or tricky patterns. No registration required. The Zoom meeting link is available on the Programs page of the library’s website.

youth programs

bookworms: Monday, Sept. 12, 5:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. For self-employed grades K-3. Registration required. Join us as we craft, talk about our favorite books and choose exciting new books to read for the next month. This program is for everyone – those who love to hear stories, those who are just starting to read, and those who are independent readers.

Pizza and Pages (Grades 3 – 5): Tuesday 13 Sept or Thursday 15 Sept 5:00pm to 5:45pm We will all read the same book, talk about it and eat pizza before the meeting! Join us in person or on Zoom. Registration required.

Rhyme! Read! Move!: Tuesday 20 Sept 6pm to 6.45pm For independent children aged 5-7 without an adult. Join us as we have fun with rhymes, musical instruments, and stories. Registration required.

rhyme time: Wednesdays 10:30-11am or 6-6:30pm Session 1: 14, 21, 28 Sept Session 2: 26 Oct and 2, 9, 16 Nov For babies up to 3 years accompanied by an adult. This lapsit storytime features action rhymes, finger plays, songs, movement activities, a simple story, and parent-child reading time. Active adult participation is an integral part of this program. Bring a blanket for your family to sit on. Registration required. Sign up for Session 1 and Session 2 separately.

Preschool Stories: Mondays 10:30-11:10 Session 1: 12, 19, 26 Sept Session 2: 24, 31 Oct & 7, 14 Nov For independent 3-6 year olds, without an adult. Contains simple stories, music, movement activities and a simple craft. Parents must remain in the children’s library during the program. Registration required. Sign up for Session 1 and Session 2 separately.


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