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Looking for that great new read? The Villa Park Public Library has a fantastic Readers Advisory staff that is happy to recommend novels. Whether you’re looking for new authors like your old favorites, or you’re ready for something completely new, our RA staff is here to help. They run reading groups and book discussions to help make reading a more social experience. These folks know their fiction!
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Wed., Oct. 14 • 7:00–8:30 p.m. Write a resumé that will help you land the interview. Learn valuable interviewing strategies to help you get the job. Make an appointment with the presenter to return on a Saturday for a one-on-one review of your resumé.
Mon., Oct. 12, 26; Nov. 9, 23; Dec. 7, 21 • 6:30–8:30 p.m. In these free workshops led by Friends member Ida Kotyuk, participants will each select one or two preexisting poems that they have authored. Bring ten copies of each poem to share with others. Each poet will read the poem aloud and we (read the rest…)
Sat., Oct. 10 • 9:30–11:30 a.m. Frustrated with your job and life? Are you ready to review and reignite them both? Bring a pen, paper and an open mind to this workshop. Limit of 6.
The year 1963 and Detroit was on top of the world but as Maraniss (Clemente : the Passion and Grace of Baseball’s Last Hero) points out the shadows of collapse were evident even then. Maraniss combines both hindsight and insight to show how the once great city was threatened by its own design and was being abandoned (read the rest…)