Mon., June 13 • 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.
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!
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
Latest Book Lists, Discussions, and Information from Adult Services
Sat., June 11 • 9:30–10:30 a.m. Join us for this full-body stretching and strengthening workout presented by Lisa Sawczuk. Wear comfortable clothing and bring an exercise mat or towel for floor work. All participants will be asked to sign a waiver. Arrive 15 minutes prior to program start time. For ages 13 and older. Registration is required as space is limited.
New in History: Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution
Philbrick, The Heart of the Sea and Mayflower delivers a surprising account of the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold during the the middle years of the American Revolution.
Summer means summer reading at the Villa Park Public Library! This year’s theme, Fizz, Boom, Read!, highlights science, technology, art and innovation and will run from June 5 to Aug. 6. Children can read, do activities and earn prizes based on goals set in reading logs. This year’s theme highlights STEAM principles (science, technology, engineering, (read the rest…)
Thu., June 16 • 7:30 p.m. Join Lesley Cyrier for a discussion of Candy Calvert’s Dressed to Keel. Visit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy of the book today! Registration is not required.