Youth Services

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!

Kindermusik Storytime

Posted July 28, 2016 | Posted in Front Page,Kids News & Events

2016_08_04_KindermusikStorytime_450x250Thu., Aug. 4 • 9:30–10:15 a.m. Kindermusik classes involves singing, instrument play, dancing/movement, storytime, and more. Discover how music can enrich children and lay the foundation for a lifelong love of learning with this safe, fun, and developmentally-appropriate program. Presented by Leah Egan, certified Kindermusik instructor. For ages 0 to 5 years.



Hunters of the Night

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


Wed., Aug. 3 • 3:00 p.m.  Learn all about the owls that live in Illinois, and get an up close look at live birds of prey! Presented by Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation. For all ages.

A limited amount of free tickets will be available at the Youth Services desk starting on July 27. 

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. 

The Three Bears

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


Tue., Aug. 2 • 10:30–11:30 a.m.  Learn about the three species of North American bears and their habitats: the black bear, the grizzly bear, and the polar bear. Examine their skulls, fur, and claws, and create a special craft to take home! Presented by the Lakeview Nature Center of Oakbrook Terrace. For children in preschool and kindergarten. Registration is required. 

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