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 the following Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. at the Villa Park Public Library: February 1st, March 15th and April 5th.
The morning-long workshop is designed to provide practical, actionable and relevant advice to those who are attempting to revive an old career or begin a new one. The session is particularly helpful for those who have been laid-off, reorganized or fired.
Tom Somora, an employment services representative with IDES (Illinois Department of Employment Services), provides participants with tools to re-enter the job market and find a rewarding and fulfilling career.
Bring a pen, paper and an open mind. Space is limited. Call 630-834-1164, ext. 5 to register.
Please join us for a Resume Review Workshop on Wednesday, January 22 at 7:30 pm. An experienced job recruiter will show you how to strengthen your resume and hone your interviewing skills. After attending the workshop, you may sign up for an individual appointment with the presenter on Saturday, January 25 to evaluate your individual resume.
To register, call the Check Out Desk at 630.834.1164.
The Villa Park Public Library, beginning January 10, substantially increased the amount of available eBooks through a new digital media platform Axis 360.
The Library is participating in the eRead Illinois Program, designed to increase access to e-books across Illinois. In the past, the Library has provided ebook access through My Media Mall and will continue to offer these books to patrons.
Axis 360 provides libraries and their patrons with a state-of-the-art system for circulating digital e-books from the eRead Illinois shared collection for Illinois libraries. Patrons at libraries participating in eRead Illinois will use the cloud-based delivery across a number of devices including iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows, NOOK® and Sony ReaderTM devices, and many more. Instructional handouts are HERE.
For more information, visit our web site at www.vppl.info or call 630-834-1164.
Friday, January 3rd
PERFORMANCE – 1:00 to 1:45 p.m.
WORKSHOP – 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Add some magic to your winter and join us for the Fantastic Magic Show! Experience a unique, entertaining, and educational Performance! All ages are welcome.
The Performance is followed by a Magic Workshop for children in grades 1st-8th. Learn a collection of thrilling magic tricks and receive supplies to perform at home. Amaze your family and friends! Registration is required for the Workshop.