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

Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft

Posted April 19, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft

Tue., Apr. 26 • 7:00–8:00 p.m.  Be informed! The Office of the Illinois Attorney General will present information on identity theft and common financial scams. Registration is required.

Poetry Workshop

Posted April 18, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Teen Services
Poetry Workshop

Mon., Apr. 25 • 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)

Sunday Movie Matinee

Posted April 17, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Sunday Movie Matinee

Sun., Apr. 24 • 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Villa Park Library for a screening of Goin’ South (©1978 Paramount Pictures) 105 min., PG. Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows the screening. Registration is not required.

Drop-In Tablets and E-Readers

Posted April 14, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Teen Services
Drop-In Tablets and E-Readers

Tue., Apr. 19 • 6:00–7:30 p.m.  Do you ever think about buying a smart device but don’t know where to start? Come find out!

Poetry Reading

Posted April 14, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Teen Services
Poetry Reading

Sat., Apr. 16 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.  Celebrate National Poetry Month at the library’s 9th Annual Poetry Reading. Read a poem you have written or one of your favorites. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

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