Monday through Wednesday
Stop by the Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., and drop off items for the annual used book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Collection and sorting will take place all day in the large meeting room at the library.
The library is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Share your feedback on the Plainfield Police Department during a special public meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Plainfield Police Department multipurpose room, 14300 S. Coil Plus Dr. The informational session is part of the department's reaccreditation process with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).
For more information, or to learn other ways to share feedback, read: Police Accreditation Team Invites Feedback on Plainfield PD
Cruise Nights, hosted by the Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce, will return to downtown Plainfield from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday is the event's annual awards night.
Friday and Saturday
The Friends of the Plainfield Public Library book sale is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24, beginning at 9 a.m. both days.
From the library website:
Thousands of gently used items will be available - books, DVDs, and CDs- all at rock bottom prices. Don't miss this yearly fundraiser for the Library. Prices are as follows:
Childrens' books $.25
Hardcover books $1.00
Regular paperbacks $.25 each or 5 for a $1.00
Oversized/non-fiction paperbacks $.50
AV/video (children and adult) $1.00
Saturday afternoon special: Library bags filled with paperbacks $3.00
Craft beer lovers, take note: Midwest Brewers Fest will return to Plainfield's Riverfront Park; VIP admission is from noon to 6 p.m., and general admission is from 1 to 6 p.m.
The Plainfield Farmers Market will also take place at the corner of Lockport Street and Route 59 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.