Plano library announces programming

The Plano Community Library is at 15 W. North St., Plano.

Plano Community Library has announced upcoming programs. The library is at 15 W. North St. in Plano. For information, call 630-552-2030 or visit To register for adult programs, call 630-552-2009; to register for youth programs, call 630-552-2025.

Adult programs

Bingocize: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and Fridays, through Nov. 17, meeting room. Bingocize combines exercise and health information with the familiar game of bingo, which is a great, fun way to get adults 50+ moving and socializing. This free program is facilitated by Senior Services Associates of Yorkville. Contact Amy Cummings at 630-553-5777 for more information.

Home-school Families Meetup: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 26 and Oct. 10 meeting room. For parents who home-school. Children (all ages) and teens are welcome. No registration required. Meet other home-school families in a casual setting. There will be toys and games in the meeting room for children to enjoy. This is not a drop-off program; parents and kids stay together.

Writers’ Group: 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursdays, Sept. 28 and Oct. 12, meeting room. In person or via Zoom. Come join other writers to discuss your work. Open to adults and high school students. No registration required. Zoom meeting ID: 988 2555 0591 Passcode: 048559

Crafts to Go - Halloween Candy Jars: Monday, Oct. 2. Free, take home craft kits available to adults and high school students on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.

New Life for Old Bags: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct.14. Help turn plastic shopping bags into sleeping mats for individuals experiencing homelessness. For more information contact Ceil Carey at or 708-846-1704. No registration required.

Knit & Crochet Group: 10 a.m. to noon, Thursdays, via Zoom. This informal group works on their own projects, discusses types and colors of yarn and helps 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.

Knit & Crochet Group: 4 to 6 p.m., Fridays, in person, Diana Hastings Board Room. Led by talented crochet artist Karen Perez. Come knit and crochet with others, or come learn how to crochet. Limited supplies provided. Open to all ages. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Youth programs

Preschool Storytime: 10:30 to 11:10 a.m., Mondays, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, Kids’ Program Room. For independent 3-6 year olds, without an adult. Features simple stories, music, movement activities and a simple craft. Registration required. Parents must remain in the Kids’ Library during the program.

Create Science @ the Library: 6 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26. For independent students in grades K-8. Join us as we explore science using apples, candy and corn. Registration required.

Rhyme Time: 10:30 to 11 a.m. or 6 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1. For babies to age 3 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. Registration required.

Rhyme time in Español: jueves, 28 de septiembre and 5, 12, 19, 26 de octubre, and 2 de noviembre. Canciones, movimiento, y cuentos. Todo en Español con Maribel Cecenas. Para bebés hasta los 3 años, con un adulto. Se requiere inscripción. Llame al 630-552-2025 para registrarse.

Bookworms: 5 to 5:45 p.m., Monday, Oct. 2. For independent students in grades K-3. Join us for a healthy snack, crafts, talking about books and picking out exciting new books to read for the next month. This program is for everyone—those who love to hear stories, those who are beginning to read and those who are independent readers. Registration required.

Pizza and Pages (grades 6 - 8): 5 to 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3. We’ll all read the same book before the meeting, talk about it and have some pizza. Registration required.