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

Murder Mystery Auditions

Posted August 22, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Murder Mystery Auditions

Mon., Aug. 29 • 7–8:30 p.m.  Every year we have a great time performing in our annual murder mystery play. This year’s auditions will be held at the library. No experience necessary. We hope to see you there!

Last Laughs of Summer

Posted August 18, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page

Thu., Aug. 25 • 6:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Villa Park Library for a screening of Big (©20th Century Fox, 1988, PG, 130 min., extended version). Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows the film. Registration is not required.

Poetry Workshop

Posted August 15, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page

Mon., Aug. 22 • 6–8:30 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.

The Career Re-Launcher Workshop (The CREW™)

Posted August 13, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page

Sat., Aug. 20 • 9:30–11:30 a.m.  Are you ready to review and re-ignite your job and your life? Bring a pen, paper, and an open mind to the Career Re-Launcher Workshop (CREW™). Registration is required. 

Coloring Book Club!

Posted August 12, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page

Fri., Aug. 19 • 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.

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