Adult Services

VPPL Mini-Library

Thursday, February 23 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! [...]

Vegetable Gardening

Wednesday, February 22 7–8 p.m. Learn the basics of vegetable gardening: preparation of the soil, choosing the right location, and selecting plant varieties to help you successfully grow your own vegetables. Registration is required. [...]

Genealogy Online

Tuesday, February 21 6–7:30 p.m. Join us for a hands-on class exploring popular online genealogy databases: familysearch.org, findagrave.com, and more. You must have basic mouse, keyboarding, and web navigation skills. Registration is required. [...]

Free Electronic Tax Preparation

Sunday, February 19 1–4 p.m. College of DuPage is offering free assistance with electronic preparation of state and federal tax returns at the library. Students in Accounting 2200, under instructor supervision, will be here to assist. Participants must bring tax information, the previous year’s return, and account numbers if participants would like direct deposit. Registration… [...]

Coloring Book Club

Friday, February 17 1:30–2:30 p.m. Ages 18 and up Come join us for coloring, calming music, light refreshments, and relaxation! Coloring pages, crayons, markers, and pencils will be available. Registration is not required. [...]

Books Worth Talking About

Thursday, March 9 7:30–8:45 p.m. Join Michelle Hoffmann for a discussion of Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus. Visit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy of the book. Registration is not required.     [...]

Upcoming Reads in March 2017

March offers new releases from big names like Danielle Steel, Clive Cussler, Jacqueline Winspear, Catherine Coulter, and James Patterson. Read the next title in a series, or try something new from Jami Attenberg or Lisa See. The following list spans across multiple fiction genres, including mystery, suspense, romance, and historical fiction. Click on the title… [...]

VPPL Mini-Library

Thursday, February 16 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! [...]

ADHD: Information and Tips for Parents

Wednesday, February 15 7–8 p.m. Topics include: What is ADHD, what works best for motivating students with ADHD, and homework tips for parents. Presented by Huntington Learning Center of Elmhurst. Registration is required. [...]