Adults

Adult Readers Advisory

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 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

Genealogy 101

Posted February 9, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Genealogy 101

Tue., Feb. 16 • 6:00–7:30 p.m.  Learn the process of building your ancestral connections. Bring 2–3 generations of family info to get started. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Registration is required as space is limited.

Sunday Movie Matinee

Posted February 7, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Sunday Movie Matinee

Sun., Feb. 14 • 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Villa Park Library for a screening of The Trouble with Harry (©1955 Paramount Pictures) 99 min., PG. Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows the screening. Registration is not required.

Books Worth Talking About

Posted February 4, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Books Worth Talking About

Thu. Feb. 11 • 7:30 p.m.  Join Michelle Hoffmann for a discussion of Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See. Visit the first floor Service Desk to pick up a copy of the book today! Registration is not required.

Shopping & Cooking on a Budget

Posted February 4, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Shopping & Cooking on a Budget

Thu., Feb. 11 • 7:00–8:00 p.m.  A registered dietitian from Jewel-Osco will give tips and information. Get recipes and taste samples! Registration is required as space is limited.

Water, Water, Everywhere in the Universe

Posted February 1, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Water, Water, Everywhere in the Universe

Mon., Feb. 8 • 7:00–8:00 p.m.  Presented by Geologist Kevin Cole. Registration is not required.

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