Adults

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!

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Staff Picks

Dan

biopic

Favorite Genres: Primary Source Historical Texts, Horror

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Denise

Kuhr, Denise

Favorite Genres: Mysteries, Graphic Novels

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Jean

Cooper Jean

Favorite Genres: Romantic Suspense, Scifi-fantasy

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John

Bradford John

Favorite Genres: Alternate History Fiction, Suspense

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Kandice

Krettler, Kandice

Favorite Genres: Chic Literature, Mysteries

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Lesley

cyrier staff photo

Favorite Genres: Mysteries, Audiobooks, History

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Sean

Birmingham Sean

Favorite Genres: True-life biographies, Non-fiction

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Latest Book Lists, Discussions, and Information from Adult Services

Databases @ the Library

Posted May 3, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Teen Services
Databases @ the Library

Tue., May 10 • 6:00–7:30 p.m.  The library has databases full of new skills and knowledge. Use our digital resources to learn a new language, repair your car, learn computer programs, utilize stock market information, find product reviews, and more!

The Power of the Sun

Posted May 2, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
The Power of the Sun

Mon., May 9 • 7:00–8:00 p.m.  A look at how solar energy works on individual homes, explained in layman’s terms. The Illinois Solar Energy Association will address myths about the cost and whether solar energy works in Illinois, and answer your questions. Registration is required.

Mystery Readers

Posted May 1, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Mystery Readers

Thu., May 19 • 7:30 p.m.  Join Lesley Cyrier for a discussion of Kathy Reich’s Déjà Dead. Visit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy of the book today! Registration is not required. 

Essentrics: Stretch. Strengthen. Rebalance.

Posted May 1, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Essentrics: Stretch. Strengthen. Rebalance.

Sat., May 14 • 9:30–10:30 a.m.  Join us for this full-body stretching and strengthening workout presented by Lisa Sawczuk. Wear comfortable clothing and bring an exercise mat or towel for floor work. All participants will be asked to sign a waiver. Arrive 15 minutes prior to program start time. For ages 13 and older. Limit of 20.

Books Worth Talking About

Posted April 29, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Books Worth Talking About

Thu. May 12 • 7:30 p.m.  Join Michelle Hoffmann for a discussion of Christina Baker Kline’s Orphan Train. Visit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy of the book today! Registration is not required. 

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