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New Book Discussion Group

Posted June 6, 2014 | Posted in Book Discussions,Front Page,What We're Reading

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Lounge with a latte as you share your latest great read with other book lovers! The Villa Park Public Library will host its newest Small Talk book discussion series at C U Latte Café, 9 E Blvd., Villa Park, IL.

The first Small Talk discussion will be held Tuesday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. and will center around non-fiction favorites. Each of the small-group discussions will be facilitated by a library staff member.

In the cozy café setting, those participating in the June 24 program may discuss current non-fiction books they’ve read or obtain reading recommendations from library staff and others attending.

Other upcoming Small Talk book discussions this summer at C U Latte Café will include:

• Tuesday, July 29, 7:30 p.m.—Young Adult Literature for Adults

• Tuesday, August 26, 7:30 p.m.—Fiction

No registration is necessary. For more information, check out the Villa Park Public Library website at or call 630-834-1164, ext. 2.


Let’s Cook – Fun on a Stick

Posted June 3, 2014 | Posted in Front Page,Kids News & Events

candyFriday, June 27  3:30 p.m.

Chef Kate shares how to make brownie cake pops, homemade marshmallows, pudding pops, and caramel dipped pretzels. You’ll get hands-on dipping practice!

Registration is required. This workshop is for ages 9–14.

Animal Coverings with Karen’s Nature Tales

Posted June 2, 2014 | Posted in Front Page,Kids News & Events

ScalesMonday, June 23  11:00 a.m.
Enjoy plenty of hands-on fun and stories while learning about different animals and their various skins/furs.

For those entering 1st grade and younger.

Ace Your Exams

Posted May 31, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services,Front Page,high school,Teen Services

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Study smarter at the Villa Park Public Library! The Library is designating space for high school students to study for exams, June 9-10, 5:00-10:00 p.m. Computers and Internet access—and live research help—will be available.

Students must arrive before 9:00 p.m. The Library will remain open until 10:00 p.m. Students will not be allowed to re-enter the building once they have left. High school students should be prepared to show a valid student ID, but do not need to live in Villa Park to take advantage of the study hours.

Students may study alone or with friends. Free snacks and beverages will be provided. Library staff will be on hand to assist students with research.

No registration is required. For more information, call the Library at 630-834-1164, ext. 104.


Herpetology with the FrogLady

Posted May 27, 2014 | Posted in Front Page,Kids News & Events

The-Frog-Lady1Tuesday, June 17  11:00 a.m.
Touch and meet more than 20 live animals up close! Naturalist Deb Krohn of FrogLady Presentations teaches  the differences and similarities between reptiles and amphibians. All ages are welcome. No registration needed.

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