Building Information

Here are some facts about our building:

Dedicated October 19, 1969
Size 22,800 square feet
Each floor 11,400
Mechanical room (on roof) 1,650
Architect Charles T. Cedarholm (Wendt Cedarholm Tippens)
Ohrman Program & Meeting Room 50
Seating 106
Parking 38 spaces

The sculpture on the front lawn of the Villa Park Public Library is called “Metamorphosis” and was designed and donated by Villa Park artist, Leonard Lasko. It was installed in a concrete base in 1988 for less than $200. It is made of oxidized steel, is 12 feet tall and weighs 250 pounds. At the time of installation, the artist estimated the value of the sculpture to be $23,000.

For more information on the artist and his work, please check with a librarian at the Adult Services Information Desk.