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

Roku 3 Video Streaming Devices

Posted May 23, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Kids News & Events, Teen Services
Roku 3 Video Streaming Devices

The library now owns two Roku 3 video streaming devices. Only one device can be checked out at a time. The Rokus may be checked out for two weeks and renewed if there are no holds.

Poetry Workshop

Posted May 22, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Poetry Workshop

Mon., May 23 • 6:00–8:30 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.

Coloring Book Club!

Posted May 13, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Coloring Book Club!

Fri., May 20 • 1:30–2:30 p.m.  Come join us for the latest craze! Coloring pages, crayons, and pencils. will be available. For adults ages 18 and older. Registration is not required. Limit of 35.      

Team Trivia Tuesday

Posted May 10, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Team Trivia Tuesday

Tue., May 17 • 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. (read the rest…)

Intro to Computers 1

Posted May 10, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Teen Services
Intro to Computers 1

Tue., May 17 • 6:00–7:30 p.m.  Learn about the basic components of a computer, mouse techniques, and the layout of Microsoft Windows 7. Includes lecture and hands-on work. A $10 deposit is required at the time of registration and will be refunded to those who attend the class. For high school ages and older. Limit of 6.  (read the rest…)

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