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

The Career Re-Launcher Workshop (The CREW™)

Posted July 9, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page

Sat., July 16 • 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 July 8, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page

Fri., July 15 • 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.

Art of Balsamic Vinegar: Truth Behind the Barrel

Posted July 7, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page
Art of Balsamic Vinegar: Truth Behind the Barrel

Thu., July 14 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.  Join the Villa Park Public Library to welcome Iron Chef America judge and Italian Culinary expert Mario Rizzotti for an event not to be missed! Learn how to taste balsamic vinegar the professional way. NO BREAD allowed! Attendees will learn the culture, passion, and truth behind the barrel. Mario Rizzotti will offer a cooking demonstration with tastings provided. There (read the rest…)

VPPL Mini-Library

Posted July 7, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page, Kids News & Events, Teen Services

Thu., July 14 • 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!

Poetry Workshop

Posted July 4, 2016 | Posted in Adult Services, Front Page

Mon., July 11 • 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.

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