Adult Services

Destination Databases

Tuesday, May 30 6– 7:30 p.m. Deposit $10 Ages 14 and up The library has more than just items for check-out; it has databases full of skills and knowledge for the user both in the library and out. Registration is required. [...]

Summer Reading Program 2017: “Build a Better World”

May 30–August 5 Build a Better World with Summer Reading! Our theme this year will focus on STEAM programming (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) at the library and in the community. Sign-up starts on Tuesday, May 30. We’ll be offering a variety of great activities for all ages. We’ll help you find all you need… [...]

Career Passioneering

Saturday, May 27 9:30–11:30 a.m. Make a move and find your passion! Bring an open mind and begin the destiny of your own design. Registration is required. [...]

Mystery Readers

Thursday, June 15 7:30–8:45 p.m. Join Lesley Cyrier for a discussion of Taylor Stevens' The Informationist: A Thriller. Visit the first floor Service Desk to pick up a copy of the book. Registration is not required. [...]

Read-Alikes: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Nicola Yoon's 2015 debut novel, Everything, Everything, is coming to the big screen this week. While the story of a teenage girl with an illness that confines her to her home and her risky romance with the boy next door sounds familiar, the narrative, told through vignettes, emails, diary entries, and illustrations, offers elements of… [...]

VPPL Mini-Library

Thursday, May 25 3–4 p.m. Special Location: Jefferson Middle School (255 W. Vermont St., Villa Park) In partnership with School District 45 and Jefferson Middle School, the VPPL mini-library at Jefferson Middle School will be open. Apply for a library card, check out materials, or stop by and make a craft! [...]

eBay: The Basics

Tuesday, May 23 6–7:30 p.m. Deposit $10 Ages 14 and up Don’t know where to start? Learn the basics of bidding, buying, and selling items on eBay. Basic computer skills required. Registration is required. [...]

Poetry Workshop

Monday, May 22 6–8:30 p.m.  Calling all poets! Bring ten copies of one or two of your own poems to read and discuss. Registration is not required. Presented by the Friends of the Villa Park Library.  [...]

Sunday Movie Matinee

Sunday, May 21 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Villa Park Library for a screening of The Martian (© 20th Century Fox, 2015: PG-13, 144 minutes). Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows the film. Registration is not required. [...]