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

Poetry Workshop

Posted September 19, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page

Monday, September 26 • 6–8:30 p.m.  Calling all poets! Bring ten copies of one or two of your own poems to read aloud and discuss. Registration is required. Presented by the Friends of the Villa Park Library

Sunday Movie Matinee

Posted September 18, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page

Sunday, September 25 • 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Villa Park Library for a screening of Bridge of Spies (© 2015, Walt Disney Pictures) 135 min., PG-13. Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows the screening. Registration is not required.

Career Passioneering

Posted September 17, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Career Passioneering

Saturdays, September 24 • 9:30–11:30 a.m.  Frustrated with your job and life? Ready to review and ignite both your job and life? Bring a pen, paper, and an open mind to this workshop. Registration is required.

Essentrics: Stretch. Strengthen. Rebalance.

Posted September 17, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Teen Services
Essentrics: Stretch. Strengthen. Rebalance.

Saturday, September 24 • 9:15-10:30 a.m. • Ages 13 and up This is a full-body stretching and strengthening workout. Please dress comfortably and bring a yoga/exercise mat or large towel. All participants will be asked to sign a waiver. Registration is required.   

Choosing the Right Pet for You and Your Family

Posted September 15, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Kids News & Events, Teen Services
Choosing the Right Pet for You and Your Family

CANCELLED – Thursday, September 22 • 6:30–7:30 p.m. • All ages, under 7 with an adult •  Looking for a new family pet? A representative from DuPage Animal Control will discuss choosing the right pet. We may even have a fuzzy visitor! Registration is required. 

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