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Poetry Workshops

Posted November 30, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services,Front Page,Teen Services

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Mon., Dec. 7 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.  In these free workshops led by Friends member Ida Kotyuk, participants will each select one or two preexisting poems that they have authored. Bring ten copies of each poem to share with others. Each poet will read the poem aloud and we will then discuss the poem. Everyone is expected to participate. These sessions are for poets of all levels who are looking for peer review and suggestions. Registration is required.

Barnes & Noble in Store Book Sale and Gift Wrapping Fundraiser!

Posted November 28, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services,Front Page,Kids News & Events,Teen Services

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Sun., Dec. 13 11:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
*Special Location: Barnes & Noble, 297 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook
Need to do some holiday shopping? The Friends of the Villa Park Library will be staffing a welcome table at Barnes & Noble and wrapping gifts to help raise funds for the library. A percentage of the sales on this day will be donated to the Friends by Barnes & Noble. Watch the library’s website for more details!


Mitten Tree Ceremony

Posted November 28, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services,Front Page,Kids News & Events,Teen Services

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Sat., Dec. 5 • 11:00 a.m.  Join us to welcome the first annual Mitten Tree to the library! If you wish to contribute, bring in an item of warm clothing or winter gear (hat, scarf, etc.) to be donated to those in need. In honor of each donation, a pair of paper mitten ornaments can be decorated and hung on the tree. The Mitten Tree will be up through the holiday season, so come by and visit!

Resume Review and Interviewing Strategies

Posted November 28, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services,Front Page

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Write a resume that will help you land the interview. Learn valuable interviewing strategies to help you get the job. Make an appointment with the presenter to return on a Saturday for a one-on-one review or your resume.

#GivingTuesday is coming…December 1st!

Posted November 25, 2015 | Posted in Front Page


What is #GivingTuesday?

#GivingTuesday connects diverse groups of individuals, communities and organizations around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving.

When is #GivingTuesday?

Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

How can I give to the Friends of the Villa Park Library on this day?

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For general information on #GivingTuesday please visit the website at:

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