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

Mystery Readers

Posted June 23, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Mystery Readers

Thu., July 21 • 7:30 p.m.  Join Lesley Cyrier for a discussion of Michael Robotham’s Suspect. Visit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy of the book today! Registration is not required. 

VPPL Mini-Library

Posted June 23, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Kids News & Events, Teen Services

Thu., June 30 • 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.  In partnership with School District 45 and Jefferson Middle School, we will offer a mini-library this summer at Jefferson Middle School (255 W. Vermont St., Villa Park). Check out materials, apply for library cards, and join in activities and crafts!

Books Worth Talking About

Posted June 16, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Books Worth Talking About

Thu., July 14 • 7:30 p.m.  Join Michelle Hoffmann for a discussion of Dan Brown’s Inferno. Visit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy of the book today! Registration is not required. 

Coloring Book Club!

Posted June 10, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page

Fri., June 17 • 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. 

VPPL Mini-Library

Posted June 9, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Kids News & Events, Teen Services
VPPL Mini-Library

Thu., June 16 • 11 a.m.–1 p.m.  In partnership with School District 45 and Jefferson Middle School, we will offer a mini-library this summer at Jefferson Middle School (255 W. Vermont St., Villa Park). Check out materials, apply for library cards, and join in activities and crafts!  

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