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Storytime Jamboree!

Wednesday, July 26 9:30–10 a.m. Ages 3–5 Shake, shimmy, and celebrate the joys of summer! It’s a STORYTIME JAMBOREE filled with stories and songs for kids to enjoy. Registration is not required. [...]

Creative Science: Building & Creating

Tuesday, July 25 1:30–2:30 p.m. Ages 5–8 Building with blocks and bricks is fun, but why stop there? Join us for an hour to design and construct unique creations with straws, paper, and recycled items. Registration is required. [...]

Family Storytime @ the Gazebo

Tuesday, July 25 10–10:30 a.m. Location: Ruggard Gazebo All ages with adult We’re taking Family Storytime to the great outdoors! Join us for stories, music, movement, and activites at the Ruggard Gazebo! The gazebo is just a short walk away from the library located slightly southwest between Park and Central on the Illinois Prairie Path. All… [...]

Poetry Workshop

Monday, July 24 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.  [...]

Monday Matinee

Monday, July 24 1 p.m. All ages Join us for a screening of Monster Trucks (©Paramount Pictures, 2016: PG, 104 minutes). Registration is not required.   [...]

Community Storytime @ Cornerstone Books

Monday, July 24 9:30–10 a.m. All ages with adult Special Location: Cornerstone Books (22 S. Villa Ave., Villa Park) Join us as storytime hits the road! All children will receive a small goody bag, courtesy of Cornerstone Books. Registration is not required. [...]

Essentrics®: Stretch. Strengthen. Rebalance.

Saturday, July 22 10–11 a.m. Ages 13 and up Essentrics® is also known as Classical Stretch, the #1 fitness show on PBS. The full body, 3-dimensional dynamic stretching workout safely shapes and rebalances the body. Please bring a towel or yoga mat. All participants will be asked to sign a waiver. Registration is required. [...]

Brookfield Zoo Talks: Primates Around the World

Friday, July 21 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. All ages  Brookfield Zoo staff talk about the amazing primates around the world! Where do they live, and how do they survive in the wild? FREE tickets will be available at the library starting on Friday, July 14.     [...]

Whole Foods Storytime

Friday, July 21 10–10:30 a.m. All ages with adult Location: 215 S Illinois Route 83 in Elmhurst Storytime hits the road! We’re at Whole Foods Market Elmhurst telling stories and bringing our enthusiasm for reading to share with all!  Registration is not required. [...]

Books Worth Talking About

Thursday, August 10 7:30–8:45 p.m. Join Michelle Hoffmann for a discussion of George Orwell's 1984: A Novel. Visit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy of the book. Registration is not required. [...]