Adult Services

Team Trivia Tuesday

Tuesday, January 15 7:30 pm Location | Crazy Pour (105 E North Ave) Enter as a team of up to 8, or come on your own and we will pair you up. Have fun and maybe even win prizes! Registration is not required, but suggested. [...]

Books on the Big Screen in 2019

The following sixteen books are set to release as motion pictures in 2019. Read the stories in print if you haven't already, before venturing to watch the movies in theaters. The list includes multiple classics, along with bestsellers and award-winners. You can click on the title to check a book's availability and place it on… [...]

New York Times: 10 Best Books of 2018

Click on the book cover to find in the catalog. Click here for an annotated list of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2018.         [caption id="attachment_26202" align="alignnone" width="133"] Asymmetry A Novel[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26205" align="alignnone" width="132"] The Great Believers[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26207" align="alignnone" width="126"] The Perfect Nanny[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26209" align="alignnone" width="126"]… [...]

Poetry Workshop

Monday, January 14 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. [...]

Upcoming Reads: February 2019

This February, read books with family drama like The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray, The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin, or The Lost Man by Jane Harper. Each one of the three books revolves around a family, but the similarities end there. You will also find thrillers by James Grippando… [...]

Career Passioneering

Saturday, January 19 9:30–11:30 am Tired and frustrated with your job? Don’t know whether to quit or start anew? Reentering the workforce? Join us to put some sense and new direction in your life and career. Bring an open mind and a pencil or pen. Registration is required. [...]

Books Worth Talking About

Thursday, February 14 7:30–8:45 pm Join us for a discussion about Erik Larson's In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin. Visit the first floor service desk to check out a copy of the book. Registration is not required. [...]

10 Steps to Sustainability

Wednesday, January 16 7–8:30 pm Learn how to streamline your budget, minimize impact on the planet, and make yourself a happier, healthier human! Registration is required. [...]

Dine Out with the Friends!

Michael Anthony's Pizza Location | 211 S Villa Ave, Villa Park Monday, January 14 • 11 am–10 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 sales during this date and time. Money… [...]