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Summer Reading Finale Concert: Dave Rudolf’s Beach Party!


Thu., Aug. 4 • 6:30–7:30 p.m.  Join us at our free finale concert and celebrate the end of another successful year of summer reading! Dave Rudolf brings beach classics old and new to the library. Do the limbo, make a conga line, or just dance to your heart’s content with rhythm shakers in hand while Dave belts out the tunes. We’ll even be serving sweet treats for all to enjoy!

Afterwards, stick around and see a fun science demonstration in the Youth Services department!

Summer Lunch Program

Posted July 27, 2016 | Posted in Front Page,Kids News & Events,Teen Services


Wed., Aug. 3 • 12–1 p.m.  In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, the library is serving free summer meals to children ages 18 and under. This program is coordinated by the Northern Illinois Food Bank and offered at no cost to the Villa Park Public Library and its patrons.

Registration is not required. Please note that all food must be consumed in the program room during the designated time. 

National Coloring Book Day

Posted July 26, 2016 | Posted in Front Page,Kids News & Events,Teen Services

color-pencils-and-sketch-vector_z1WCm-wu_L (1)Tue., Aug 2 • 9 a.m.–9 p.m.  Celebrate National Coloring Book Day at the library! We’ll have giant poster-sized coloring pages out all day that you can work on together in groups. We will display finished posters in the library. For all ages. Registration is not required. 

Movies in the Park


Mon., Aug. 1 • 7:30 p.m.  Bring a lawn chair or a picnic blanket and enjoy The Good Dinosaur (© Walt Disney Pictures, 2015: PG, 100 min.) outdoors on the big screen at Cortesi Park (320 E. Kenilworth, Villa Park). Concessions will be available for purchase. In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be cancelled. The film will begin between approximately 7:30–7:45 p.m. This program is for all ages. Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is co-sponsored by the Villa Park Parks and Recreation Department. Registration is not required. 


VPPL Mini-Library


Thu., July 28 • 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.  In partnership with School District 45 and Jefferson Middle School, we will offer a mini-library this summer at Jefferson Middle School (255 W. Vermont St., Villa Park). Check out materials, apply for library cards, and join in activities and crafts!

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