New Books in the High School Collection
Here are a few of the new titles in the High School collection:
Sketchy by Olivia Samms
Insomnia by J.R. Johansson
A Really Awesome Mess by Trish Cook and Brendan Halpin
Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets by Evan Roskos
Heavy Metal and You by Christopher Krovatin
Struts & Frets by Jon Skovron
The Roaring Twenties
If you’re looking for books that take place in the Jazz Age (the time period of The Great Gatsby), try one of these books!
Extended Study Hours
The Villa Park Public Library is providing a designated study space for high school students to study for exams, June 3-4, 5:00-10:00 p.m. Computers and internet access will available.
Students must arrive before 9:00 p.m. The Library will remain open until 10:00 p.m. Students will not be allowed to re-enter the building once they have left. High school students should be prepared to show a valid student ID, but do not need to live in Villa Park to take advantage of the study hours.
Students may study alone or with friends. Free snacks and beverages will be provided. Library staff will be on hand to assist students with research.
No registration is required. For more information call the Library at 630-834-1164, ext. 104.
Summer Reading Program Have Book — Will Travel…Through Time and Space
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.
Grant Money for Young People Helping Others
Disney Friends for Change Grants offer young change-makers an opportunity to receive a $1,000 grant to help make a lasting, positive change in the world.
They’re looking for projects that highlight the creativity and commitment of young people working to meet the needs of others, showing how even small actions can add up to big changes.
Youth ages 5-18 are eligible to apply for a $1,000 grant. (Note: Legally, if you are younger than 13, you must have someone older than 13 prepare and submit the application for you.) The deadline for applications is February 10, 2013.
Go to www.ysa.org/grants/disney-friends-change-grants for more information, and to access the application.