Mon., Feb. 8 • 7:00–8:00 p.m. Presented by Geologist Kevin Cole. Registration is not required.
Adult Readers Advisory
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
Latest Book Lists, Discussions, and Information from Adult Services
Mon., Feb. 8 • 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. Registration is required. (Presented by the Friends of the Villa Park Library)
Public radio host and reporter, and former Villa Park Public Library staff member Brady Carlson, takes us on an epic trip to presidential gravesites, monuments, and memorials from sea to shining sea. In doing so he recounts the origins of stories of the Washington Monument and Mount Rushmore, explores presidential deaths, and explains the strange afterlives (read the rest…)
Wed., Feb. 3 • 7:00–8:30 p.m Attend our workshop on resume writing to help you land the interview. Learn valuable interviewing strategies. Make an appointment with the presenter to return for a one-on-one review of your resume.
Sat., Jan. 30 • 2:00–4:00 p.m. Quilter, piecer, teacher, appraiser, and long-time resident Lynn Contri will share her expertise about quilts made from the mid-1800s to today. Registration is required.