Adult Services

Readers Advisory

Looking for that great new 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 like your old favorites, or you’re ready for something completely new, our RA staff is here to help. They run reading groups and book discussions to help make reading a more social experience. These folks know their fiction!

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On the Job Front: Career Re-Launcher Workshop (The CREW) on May 3

Posted April 23, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: Career Re-Launcher Workshop (The CREW) on May 3

    Re-launching your career is a major undertaking, especially during these harsh economic times.  Expert help is available at the Career Re-Launcher Workshop (The CREW) on  Saturday, May 3  at 9:30 a.m. at the Villa Park Public Library. The morning-long workshop is designed to provide practical, actionable and relevant advice to those who are (read the rest…)

On the Job Front: Goodwill Workforce Connection Center Events

Posted April 21, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: Goodwill Workforce Connection Center Events

    Where Goodwill Workforce Connection Center 351 E. Roosevelt Road Lombard, IL 60148   FREE FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP with West Suburban Bank Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 9:45 a.m. Learn about types of bank accounts and their benefits, budgets, and creating a savings plan when you have a limited income. West Suburban Bank will (read the rest…)

FYI: Saturday, April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Posted April 21, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services
FYI: Saturday, April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

            The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Got Drugs? April 26, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Locate a collection site    

On the Job Front: Area-Wide Healthcare & Medical Job Fair

Posted April 21, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: Area-Wide Healthcare & Medical Job Fair

When Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Where Glenview Public Library Community Room – Main Floor 1930 Glenview Road Glenview, IL 60025 No registration required for job seekers, dress professionally, bring resumes, come prepared for immediate interviews.  Not a library sponsored event. For more information, click here    

New in History: Astoria

Posted April 18, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services
New in History: Astoria

In the tradition of The Lost City of Z,  Stark’s Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire  is the engaging tale of John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s attempt to establish a trading colony in the Pacific Northwest and opened up what would become the Oregon Trail.        

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