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

New in History: Thirteen Days in September

Posted November 21, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

Wright, author of Going Clear, takes us through each day of the Camp David conference when President Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East.

New Display: Holiday Sweets

Posted November 19, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services
New Display: Holiday Sweets

      Whip up a batch of cookies or try a new dessert this Holiday Season.  You’ll find lots of ideas in cookbooks from our new display: Holiday Sweets.  Need more suggestions?  Stop by the Information Desk and ask a librarian!  You may also call us at 630.834.1164.  

New Display: Getting Ready for the Holidays

Posted November 18, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services
New Display: Getting Ready for the Holidays

  It’s time to celebrate the Holidays!  Try a new recipe or create a full menu from on of our many cookbooks.  Need assistance?  Stop by the Information Desk and ask a librarian!  You may also give us a call at 630.834.1164.        

On the Job Front: Career Re-Launcher (the CREW) Workshop on Nov. 15

Posted November 13, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: Career Re-Launcher (the CREW) Workshop on Nov. 15

    Re-launching your career is a major undertaking.  Expert help is available at the Career Re-Launcher Workshop (The CREW) on  Saturday, November 15  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 (read the rest…)

Veterans Day: Memoirs of America’s Veterans

Posted November 8, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services
Veterans Day: Memoirs of America’s Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day on Tuesday, November 11 we have a new display of memoirs by American veterans and their family members. Some of the amazing true stories you can find on this display include: One Soldier’s Story: A Memoir by Bob Dole Heart of a Patriot: How I Found the Courage to Survive (read the rest…)

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