Adult Services

Books Worth Talking About

Thursday, July 11 7:30-8:45 pm Location | The Depot @ Cortesi Park, 320 E Kenilworth in Villa Park  Join us for a discussion about Octavia E. Butler's Kindred. Please visit the library to check out a copy of the book. Registration is not required. [...]

Poetry Workshop

Monday, June 10 6–8:30 pm Calling all poets! Bring ten copies of one or two of your own poems to read and discuss. Presented by the Friends of the Villa Park Library. Registration is not required. [...]

Friends of the Library Cookbook Club

Tuesday, July 9 • 7:30-8:45 pm Ages 14 and up Location | The Depot @ Cortesi Park, 320 E Kenilworth Ave  in Villa Park  Check out the cookbook of the month and explore the recipes at your own pace. Then, prepare your favorite recipe from the cookbook to share with the group, try other dishes, and… [...]

Dine Out with the Friends!

Las Islas Marias 31 W North Ave Friday, June 7 • 1-6 pm Enjoy some delicious food and support a great cause! Print the flyer or show it to the cashier on your smartphone and the Friends will receive 15% of the proceeds from this date and time. Money received from this dine-out will help the… [...]

Hubble vs. Webb: Space Telescopes

Monday, June 3 • 10:30-11:15 am Location | Iowa Community Center, 338 N Iowa Ave Will the mighty Hubble Telescope ever be eclipsed? Find out about the new telescope on the horizon, the James Webb Telescope. Delve deep into the differences between the two space scopes. Registration is required. [...]

Summer Reading Program 2019

May 28-August 2 Discover a reading experience that's out of this world with our 2019 Summer Reading Program, A Universe of Stories! Sign-up begins on Tuesday, May 28. We're offering a variety of activities and incentives all summer long, for everyone from babies to seniors. Summer Reading is easy, fun, and open to everyone! For more… [...]

Mystery Readers

Thursday, June 20 7:30–8:45 pm Location | The Depot @ Cortesi Park, 320 E Kenilworth Ave  Join us for a discussion about Vaseem Khan's The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra: A Baby Ganesh Agency Investigation. Visit the library to check out a copy of the book. Registration is not required. [...]

Upcoming Reads: June 2019

The following are just some of the fiction books releasing this June. Click on the titles to place books on hold and be notified when they are available for you to checkout. June 4 City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert “In 1940, nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris has just been kicked out of Vassar College, owing to her… [...]

Poetry Workshop

Monday, May 13 6–8:30 pm Calling all poets! Bring ten copies of one or two of your own poems to read and discuss. Presented by the Friends of the Villa Park Library. Registration is not required. [...]