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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 fiction!

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On the Job Front: Career Re-Launcher Workshop on January 24, 2015

Posted January 22, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: Career Re-Launcher Workshop on January 24, 2015

  Re-launching your career is a major undertaking.  Expert help is available at the Career Re-Launcher Workshop (The CREW) on  Saturday, January 24,  from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Villa Park Public Library. This  workshop is designed to provide practical and relevant advice to those who are attempting to revive an old career or (read the rest…)

On the Job Front: Chicago Wolves Job Fair 2015

Posted January 22, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: Chicago Wolves Job Fair 2015

WHEN Wednesday, February 11, 2015 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. WHERE Allstate Arena 6920 N. Mannheim Road Rosemont, IL 60018 This event is free of charge to job seekers.  There is no pre-registration for the event; simply come to the job fair! However, attendance will be capped at 2,000. For more information, click here   (read the rest…)

New in History: Severed

Posted January 17, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services
New in History: Severed

Larson begins her story of the fascinating topic of decapitation by offering an explanation as to why this grotesque yet extremely fascinating topic has maintained such novelty over time. Larson maintains it is because the severed head is “simultaneously a person and a thing.” “From the Western collectors whose demand for shrunken heads spurred massacres (read the rest…)

On the Job Front: Horticulture Career and Job Fair at COD

Posted January 16, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: Horticulture Career and Job Fair at COD

    WHEN Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. WHERE College of DuPage Technical Education Center (TEC) Room 1038 Southwest corner of Fawell Boulevard and Lambert Road, Glen Ellen, IL Looking for a job?    Looking for employees?    Looking for landscape services? Admission is free and open to the public For more information: (read the rest…)

On the Job Front: Goodwill Workforce Connection Center Hosts Hiring Events

Posted January 14, 2015 | Posted in Adult Services
On the Job Front: Goodwill Workforce Connection Center Hosts Hiring Events

    EVENTS Guardian Security Services Wednesday, January 21, 2015 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m Security Officers Hospitality Hiring Event Thursday, January 22, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Servers, Dishwashers,  Housekeepers, Cooks, Cashiers, Food Service Workers GFS (Gordon Food Service) Marketplace Thursday, January 22, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sales Associates The Goodwill Workforce (read the rest…)

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