Adult Services

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 fiction!

Latest Book Lists and Information from Adult Services

On the Job Front: How to Conduct an Online Job Search on Feb. 3, 2015

Posted January 22, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: How to Conduct an Online Job Search on Feb. 3, 2015

    When Tuesday, February 3, 2014 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Where Villa Park Public Library (Library Annex) 305 S. Ardmore Ave. Villa Park, IL 60181 Learn how to use job search engines and job alerts to identify opportunities.  You’ll also learn how to respond to an online job posting, create an effective application, (read the rest…)

On the Job Front: Resume Review & Interviewing Strategy Workshop on Feb. 4, 2015

Posted January 22, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: Resume Review & Interviewing Strategy Workshop on Feb. 4, 2015

  When February 4,  2015 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Where The Villa Park Public Library (Conference Room) 305 South Ardmore Avenue Villa Park, Illinois 60181 Learn how to create a powerful resume and develop effective interviewing skills in this insightful workshop. Arrange an appointment with the presenter for the following Saturday for a one-on-one (read the rest…)

On the Job Front: Career Re-Launcher Workshop on January 24, 2015

Posted January 22, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: Career Re-Launcher Workshop on January 24, 2015

  Re-launching your career is a major undertaking.  Expert help is available at the Career Re-Launcher Workshop (The CREW) on  Saturday, January 24,  from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Villa Park Public Library. This  workshop is designed to provide practical and relevant advice to those who are attempting to revive an old career or (read the rest…)

On the Job Front: Chicago Wolves Job Fair 2015

Posted January 22, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: Chicago Wolves Job Fair 2015

WHEN Wednesday, February 11, 2015 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. WHERE Allstate Arena 6920 N. Mannheim Road Rosemont, IL 60018 This event is free of charge to job seekers.  There is no pre-registration for the event; simply come to the job fair! However, attendance will be capped at 2,000. For more information, click here   (read the rest…)

New in History: Severed

Posted January 17, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services
New in History: Severed

Larson begins her story of the fascinating topic of decapitation by offering an explanation as to why this grotesque yet extremely fascinating topic has maintained such novelty over time. Larson maintains it is because the severed head is “simultaneously a person and a thing.” “From the Western collectors whose demand for shrunken heads spurred massacres (read the rest…)

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