Thu., Aug. 4 • 6:30–7:30 p.m. Join us at our free finale concert and celebrate the end of another successful year of summer reading! Dave Rudolf brings beach classics old and new to the library. Do the limbo, make a conga line, or just dance to your heart’s content with rhythm shakers in hand while Dave (read the rest…)
Adult Readers Advisory
Looking for something new to read? The Villa Park Public Library has a fantastic Readers Advisory staff that is happy to recommend novels. Whether you’re looking for new authors similar to old favorites, or you’re ready for something completely new, our staff is here to help. They organize reading groups and book discussions to help make reading a more social experience. These folks know their stuff!
Favorite Genres: Primary Source Historical Texts, Horror
Favorite Genres: Mysteries, Graphic Novels
Favorite Genres: Romantic Suspense, Scifi-fantasy
Favorite Genres: Alternate History Fiction, Suspense
Favorite Genres: Chic Literature, Mysteries
Favorite Genres: Mysteries, Audiobooks, History
Favorite Genres: True-life biographies, Non-fiction
Latest Book Lists, Discussions, and Information from Adult Services
Mon., Aug. 1 • 7:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or a picnic blanket and enjoy The Good Dinosaur (© Walt Disney Pictures, 2015: PG, 100 min.) outdoors on the big screen at Cortesi Park (320 E. Kenilworth, Villa Park). Concessions will be available for purchase. In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be cancelled. The film will begin between approximately 7:30–7:45 (read the rest…)
Thu., Aug. 18 • 7:30 p.m. Join Lesley Cyrier for a discussion of Elly Griffiths’ The Crossing Places. Visit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy of the book today! Registration is not required.
Thu., July 28 • 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. In partnership with School District 45 and Jefferson Middle School, we will offer a mini-library this summer at Jefferson Middle School (255 W. Vermont St., Villa Park). Check out materials, apply for library cards, and join in activities and crafts!
Mon., July 25 • 6–8:30 p.m. Calling all poets! Bring ten copies of one or two of your own poems to read aloud and discuss. Presented by the Friends of the Villa Park Library.