Summer Reading

Sci-Fi Characters Who Survived Their Planet’s Destruction

Posted June 17, 2013 | Posted in Readers Advisory,Summer Reading

 

hitchhiker
star trek
superman

Some books to try:

Summer Reading Program Have Book — Will Travel…Through Time and Space

Posted May 30, 2013 | Posted in high school,Readers Advisory,Summer Reading
Adult Summer Reading Program  Have Book — Will Travel…Through Space and Time

Adult Summer Reading Program
Have Book — Will Travel…Through Space and Time

The Library’s Adult Services Department is launching its 2013 Summer Reading Program Have Book — Will Travel…Through Time and Space on Tuesday, May 28.  Patrons can track their summer reading for the chance to win prizes.  The purpose of the program is to celebrate and encourage the love of reading.

Patrons may earn additional chances to win prizes by reading a book from one of the theme areas: space travel fiction or time travel fiction. Additional chances may also be earned by attending a book discussion or another Adult Services program.  For a listing of programs being offered, visit our web site at www.vppl.info.

Registration for the Summer Reading Program begins Tuesday May 28, and the program ends Saturday, August 3.  This program is free to all Villa Park Public Library cardholders.  For more information, call the Readers Advisory Department at

(630) 834-1164, ext. 2.

 

“Have Book – Will Travel” with a Summer Reading Club Today!

Posted May 28, 2013 | Posted in Front Page,Summer Reading

Looking for some summer fun? Join one of our Summer Reading Clubs today.  Get your child interested with short movie:

An Introduction to Geocaching

Posted May 27, 2013 | Posted in Kids News & Events,Summer Reading

geocaching-vectorThursday, June 20, 2013
7:00-8:30pm

Naturalist, Dave Andrusyk, from the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, will present the basics of geocaching and GPS technology and take you on a real-world treasure hunt. GPS units will be provided. Dress for the weather – part of this program is outdoors. This program is for families with school-age children. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Incredible Bats

Posted May 24, 2013 | Posted in Kids News & Events,Summer Reading

BatsMonday, June 17, 2013
11:00am-noon
Come and see live Egyptian Fruit Bats and African Straw-Colored Fruit Bats! Learn how beneficial these creatures are to us and our world. You will get to see these amazing creatures up close. The Peterson’s: Sharon, a school teacher/ librarian, and Dan, a bat naturalist, promote bat education, share their experiences, and teach the many benefits of this misunderstood and feared creature.

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