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!

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Teen Movie Night

Teen Movie Night

Thu., June. 25  6:30-8:30pm Enjoy a music-filled movie and nosh on a snack! Hairspray (© New Line Cinema, 2007) tells the story of Tracy Turnblad, a spirited teen who fights for integration after landing a spot on a TV dance show in 1962 Baltimore.

FYI: FEMA Disaster Assistance

Posted May 21, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services

High School Semester Exams Week Extended Study Hours

Mon., Tue., Wed., Jun. 1, 2, 3 5:00-9:00pm All students 9:00-10:00pm High school students only The Villa Park Public Library is providing a designated study space for students to study for exams. Computers and Wi-Fi access will be available, as well as free snacks. The Library will remain open until 10:00 pm for high school (read the rest…)

Library Summer Reading Kick-Off Concert: Tropixplosion

Library Summer Reading Kick-Off Concert: Tropixplosion

    Sunday, May 31 • Summer Reading Program registration from 1:00–3:00 p.m., Tropixplosion concert from 1:30–2:30 p.m. (Library parking lot). Come along for the ultimate island party as we kick off summer reading with a BANG! Tropixplosion is a six–piece modern steel drum band playing music with an upbeat island style including tropical favorites, (read the rest…)

New in History: Days of Rage

Posted May 15, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services

Burroughs, The Big Rich, pursued former radicals from the time of anarchic violence of the 1960s and 1970s when groups such as the Weatherman, Symbionese Liberation Army, and the FALN mounted protest bombings of strategic targets.  Days of Rage is full of revelations and new details about the major revolutionaries and the FBI and its (read the rest…)

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