Sun., Dec. 13 11:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m. *Special Location: Barnes & Noble, 297 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook Need to do some holiday shopping? The Friends of the Villa Park Library will be staffing a welcome table at Barnes & Noble and wrapping gifts to help raise funds for the library. A percentage of the sales on (read the rest…)
Mitten Tree Ceremony
Sat., Dec. 5 • 11:00 a.m. Join us to welcome the first annual Mitten Tree to the library! If you wish to contribute, bring in an item of warm clothing or winter gear (hat, scarf, etc.) to be donated to those in need. In honor of each donation, a pair of paper mitten ornaments can be decorated and hung on the tree. The Mitten Tree will be up through the holiday season, so come by and visit!
Marvelous Mornings: Mitten Tree Day
Sat., Dec. 5 • 10:00–10:45 a.m. Celebrate Mitten Tree Day by creating your own mitten craft and reading books about mittens, featuring The Mitten Tree by Candace Christiansen. Afterward, join in our ceremony to officially welcome our very own Mitten Tree to the library. Help to make this holiday a tradition and a charitable effort in our community! Registration is required.
Stories in Motion
Wednesdays, Dec. 2, 9 • 9:30–10:00 a.m. Wiggle, dance and put words into action! We will read and act out movements from books and stories. For families with young children of all ages. Children under age 3 must be accompanied by an adult.
Thanksgiving Craft Open House
Fri., Nov. 20 • 3:00–4:30 p.m. & Sat., Nov. 21 • 2:30–4:00 p.m. Get ready for the holidays with a Thanksgiving craft! Young children will need some adult help. *While supplies last!
Elephant & Piggie: Party! Party!
Tues., Nov. 24 • 1:30–2:30 p.m.
YOU Are Invited to a Party! Meet author Mo Willems’ beloved Elephant & Piggie LIVE AND IN PERSON! We’ll have games, crafts, stories, snacks and more! For ages 4 and up