Sun., Nov. 15, 1:30 p.m. The Hundred-Foot Journey (Dreamworks Pictures, 2014) 122 min., PG, presented by The Friends of the Villa Park Library. Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows the screening.
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 stuff!
Favorite Genres: Primary source historical texts, Horror
Favorite Genres: Mysteries, Graphic Novels
Favorite Genres: Romantic Suspense, Scifi-fantasy
Favorite Genres: Alternate History Fiction, Suspense
Favorite Genres: Chic Literature, Mysteries
Favorite Genres: Mysteries, Audiobooks, History
Favorite Genres: True-life biographies, Non-fiction
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Thur., Nov. 12 * Discussions meet at 7:30 p.m. and are led by Michelle Hoffman: Killing Patton by Bill O’Reilly.
Mon., Nov. 9, 23 • 6:30–8:30 p.m. In these free workshops led by Friends member Ida Kotyuk, participants will each select one or two preexisting poems that they have authored. Bring ten copies of each poem to share with others. Each poet will read the poem aloud and we will then discuss the poem. Everyone (read the rest…)
Mon., Nov. 9 • 7:00–8:00 p.m. Popular magician William Pack will astonish us by recreating some of Houdini’s favorite tricks. Registration is required.
Sun., Nov. 8, 1:30 p.m. The Monuments Men (Columbia Pictures Industries Inc., 2014) 118 min., PG-13, presented by The Friends of the Villa Park Library. Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows the screening.