Adult Services

Friends of the Library Cookbook Club

Thursday, October 3 7-8:15 pm • Ages 14 and up 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 led by Ingrid Durham and Erin Damm. This month’s… [...]

Upcoming Reads: October 2019

The following books are all set to release this October. Place a copy on hold to be notified as it becomes available for you to checkout. October 1 Bloody Genius by John Sandford “At the local state university, two feuding departments have faced off on the battleground of science and medicine. Each carries their views… [...]

Dine Out with the Friends!

Montecasino Mexican Grill & Bar 53 E Saint Charles Rd Wednesday, September 18 • 11 am-9 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 20% of the proceeds from this date and time. Money received from this… [...]

Team Trivia Tuesday

Tuesday, September 17 • 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… [...]

Combined Book Discussion

Thursday, September 19 7-8:15 pm Location | Iowa Community Center, 338 N Iowa Ave Join our Books Worth Talking About and Mystery Readers book groups for a special combined book discussion about Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad: A Novel. Please visit the library to check out a copy of the book. Registration is not required.… [...]

Poetry Workshop

Monday, September 9 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. [...]

Crafty Creations with Gilda

Thursday, September 5 6:30-8:30 pm • $15 fee Location | Iowa Community Center, 338 N Iowa Ave Join Gilda as she presents a different craft creation each month. This month’s project is a double-sided painted wood fall decor. Registration is required. Program fee is due within 3 days. Registrants with unpaid fees will be placed on… [...]

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month!

September 1-30 "Open a World of Infinite Possibilities!"  A library card packs a lot of power into a little package. Throughout September, we'll show you why it really is one of the most important cards you carry in your wallet. Visit us here and like us on Facebook for our "30 Days/30 Ways to Use… [...]

Cookbook Club (NEW TIME!)

Thursday, September 5 7-8:15 pm • Ages 14 and up Location | Iowa Community Center, 338 N Iowa Ave 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… [...]