Adults

Adult Readers Advisory

Looking for something new to 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 similar to old favorites, or you’re ready for something completely new, our staff is here to help. They organize reading groups and book discussions to help make reading a more social experience. These folks know their stuff!

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Staff Picks

Dan

biopic

Favorite Genres: Primary Source Historical Texts, Horror

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Denise

Kuhr, Denise

Favorite Genres: Mysteries, Graphic Novels

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Jean

Cooper Jean

Favorite Genres: Romantic Suspense, Scifi-fantasy

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John

Bradford John

Favorite Genres: Alternate History Fiction, Suspense

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Kandice

Krettler, Kandice

Favorite Genres: Chic Literature, Mysteries

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Lesley

cyrier staff photo

Favorite Genres: Mysteries, Audiobooks, History

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Sean

Birmingham Sean

Favorite Genres: True-life biographies, Non-fiction

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Latest Book Lists, Discussions, and Information from Adult Services

VPPL Mini-Library

Posted July 21, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Kids News & Events, Teen Services

Thu., July 28 • 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.  In partnership with School District 45 and Jefferson Middle School, we will offer a mini-library this summer at Jefferson Middle School (255 W. Vermont St., Villa Park). Check out materials, apply for library cards, and join in activities and crafts!

Poetry Workshop

Posted July 18, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page

Mon., July 25 • 6–8:30 p.m.  Calling all poets! Bring ten copies of one or two of your own poems to read aloud and discuss. Presented by the Friends of the Villa Park Library.

VPPL Mini-Library

Posted July 14, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Kids News & Events, Teen Services

Thu., July 21 • 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.  In partnership with School District 45 and Jefferson Middle School, we will offer a mini-library this summer at Jefferson Middle School (255 W. Vermont St., Villa Park). Check out materials, apply for library cards, and join in activities and crafts

Team Trivia Tuesday

Posted July 12, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Team Trivia Tuesday

Tue., July 19 • 7:30 p.m.  If you have knowledge of pop culture, history and other weird facts and want to show off your skills, then join us for our Team Trivia Tuesday at Crazy Pour (105 E. North Avenue, Villa Park). Enter as a team of up to 8 or come on your own and we will pair you up. Win (read the rest…)

Pet First Aid

Posted July 11, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Pet First Aid

Mon. Jul. 18 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.  All pet owners should have a basic pet first-aid kit on hand. Learn what you can do to prepare for a pet emergency. Presented by the Oak Brook Kennel Club, LLC.  

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