Adult Services

New in History: Thirteen Days in September

Posted November 21, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

Wright, author of Going Clear, takes us through each day of the Camp David conference when President Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East.

New Display: Holiday Sweets

Posted November 19, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services



Holiday Sweets


Whip up a batch of cookies or try a new dessert this Holiday Season.  You’ll find lots of ideas in cookbooks from our new display: Holiday Sweets.  Need more suggestions?  Stop by the Information Desk and ask a librarian!  You may also call us at 630.834.1164.

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New Display: Getting Ready for the Holidays

Posted November 18, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services


Get Ready for the Holidays

It’s time to celebrate the Holidays!  Try a new recipe or create a full menu from on of our many cookbooks.  Need assistance?  Stop by the Information Desk and ask a librarian!  You may also give us a call at 630.834.1164.

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On the Job Front: Career Re-Launcher (the CREW) Workshop on Nov. 15

Posted November 13, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services




Re-launching your career is a major undertaking.  Expert help is available at the Career Re-Launcher Workshop (The CREW) on  Saturday, November 15  from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Villa Park Public Library.

This  workshop is designed to provide practical 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, fired, or involved in a company-wide or departmental  reorganization.

Tom Somora, an employment services representative with IDES (Illinois Department of Employment Services), provides participants with the 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.

Veterans Day: Memoirs of America’s Veterans

Posted November 8, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

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In honor of Veterans Day on Tuesday, November 11 we have a new display of memoirs by American veterans and their family members. Some of the amazing true stories you can find on this display include:

One Soldier’s Story: A Memoir by Bob Dole

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