Adult Services

Great Decisions

Monday, February 17 7-8:30 pm The Great Decisions program highlights eight critical foreign policy challenges facing Americans each year. Supported by the Foreign Policy Association, Great Decisions involves citizens in the foreign policy making process. In this monthly discussion, participants will read the relevant chapter in the briefing book, which is available for checkout. A… [...]

Mystery Readers

Thursday, February 20  7-8:15 pm Join us for a discussion about Sara Paretsky's Indemnity Only. Please visit the Library to check out a copy of the book. Registration is not required. [...]

Books Worth Talking About

Thursday, February 13 7-8:15 pm Join us for a discussion about Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel. Please visit the Library to check out a copy of the book. Registration is not required. [...]

Great Decisions

Monday, January 20 7-8:30 pm The Great Decisions program highlights eight critical foreign policy challenges facing Americans each year. Supported by the Foreign Policy Association, Great Decisions involves citizens in the foreign policy making process. In this monthly discussion, participants will read the relevant chapter in the briefing book, which is available for checkout. A… [...]

What is Grief?

Wednesday, January 22 • 7-8:30 pm OR Wednesday, January 29 • 10-11:30 am  With Certified Grief Specialist Nicki Davis. Registration is required. [...]

Friends of the Library Cookbook Club

Thursday, February 6 7-8:15 pm 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 participate in a lively discussion. This month’s cookbook is Marlene Koch's Eat What You Love Restaurant Favorites: Classic… [...]

Active Adults Books Club

Thursday, February 6 • 10-11 am Location | Oakbrook Terrace Park District, 1S325 Ardmore Ave  Join us at the Oakbrook Terrace Park District for a discussion about Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Please visit the Library to checkout a copy of the book. Registration is not required. [...]

Team Trivia Tuesday

Tuesday, January 21 • 7:30 pm Location | Crazy Pour, 105 E North Ave If you have knowledge of pop culture, history, and other weird facts and want to show off your skills, then join us for our Team Trivia Tuesday. Enter as a team of up to 8 or come on your own and we will… [...]

Poetry Workshop

Monday, January 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. [...]

Sunday Movie Matinee

Sunday, January 12 1:30 pm Sunday Movie Matinees are back! Join the Friends for a screening of Small Town Crime (© Lions Gate Film Inc., 2017: R, 91 minutes). Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows each movie screening. Registration is not required.   [...]