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Microsoft Word 2010 – 2

Posted September 13, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services,Front Page,Teen Services

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Tuesday, September 27 • 6–7:30 p.m. • Ages 14 and up  Continue learning about Microsoft Word. Attendance at Microsoft Word 2010 – 1 class is recommended. Registration and a $10 refundable deposit are required.

VPPL Mini-Library

Posted September 8, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services,Front Page,Teen Services


Thursday, September 15 • 3–4 p.m.  In partnership with School District 45 and Jefferson Middle School, the VPPL mini-library at Jefferson Middle School will be open. Apply for a library card, check out materials, or stop by and make a craft!


Second Annual Cool Reader Readathon

Posted September 2, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services,Front Page,Kids News & Events,Teen Services

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Sat., Sept. 17 • 9 a.m.–9 p.m.  The Cool Reader Readathon is back! This special event will feature 24 individuals from the community reading their favorite books out loud continuously for twelve hours. New this year, we will feature a Marvelous Mornings storytime session and Curious George: Curiosity Day in the afternoon!

Check out our lineup of Cool Readers:

9 a.m.Mark McCleary & Lydia Hodges, Library Board Members

9:30 a.m.Michelle Geyer-Ross & Dan Hippensteel, Library Board Members

10 a.m.Marvelous Mornings with Miss Jean & Miss Heidi, Youth Services Department, Villa Park Public Library

10:30 a.m.Jan Fiola, Director of Economic Development, Village of Villa Park

11 a.m.Dianne Luebker, Vice President, Friends of the Library

11:30 a.m.Deborah Conroy, Illinois State Representative

Noon – Gerrie Aulisa, Principal, Stella May Swartz School

12:30 p.m.Bob Wagner, Trustee, Village of Villa Park

1 p.m. – Chief Bob Pavelchik, Villa Park Police Department

1:30 p.m. – Richard Keehner, Village Manager

2 p.m.Curious George with Miss Jean & Miss HeidiYouth Services Department, Villa Park Public Library 

2:30 p.m.Sarah Keysor, Asst. Principal, Salt Creek Primary/ Albright Middle Schools

3 p.m. – Tony Palmisano, Superintendent School District 45

3:30 p.m.Michele Cummins, Principal, Ardmore School

4 p.m. – Tammy Hensley, Library Board Member

4:30 p.m.Material Services-A Bit of Mystery, Villa Park Public Library Librarians

5 p.m. – Michelle LaRusso, Secretary, Friends of the Library

5:30 p.m.Dan Krause, Principal, Willowbrook High School

6 p.m. – Graham Harwood, CCS, Oakbrook Terrace

6:30 p.m.Amy Denault, Patron, Villa Park Public Library

7 p.m.Hosanna Korynecky, Village Clerk, Village of Villa Park

7:30 p.m.Sandra Hill, Director, Villa Park Public Library

8 p.m. – Kandice Krettler, Head Circulation and Outreach, Villa Park Public Library 

8:30 p.m.Rae Rupp-Srch, Former Village of Villa Park President

Everyone is welcome to stop by at any time. The Readathon is a Friends of the Villa Park Library fundraiser and all proceeds benefit the library. Help the Friends by sponsoring a reader. Call or stop in to find out more!

If you would like to make a donation (no amount is too small), it’s as easy as clicking the “Make a Donation” button on our GiveGab page.

Thank you for your support and we hope to see you at this year’s Cool Reader Readathon!

Drop-In Scrapbooking Bonanza!

Posted August 12, 2016 | Posted in Front Page,Kids News & Events,Teen Services


Fri., Aug. 19 • 2–4 p.m.  Maybe you’ve been scrapbooking forever or are just starting out. Everyone is welcome! Bring your photos and memorabilia and we’ll provide the paper, tools, and embellishments. For ages 9 and up. Registration is not required. 



Movies in the Park

Posted August 8, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services,Front Page,Kids News & Events,Teen Services


Mon., Aug. 15 • 7:30 p.m.  Bring a lawn chair or a picnic blanket and enjoy Frozen Sing-A-Long (© Walt Disney Pictures, 2013: PG, 108 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.

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