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Poetry Workshop

Monday, May 22 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.  [...]

Community Storytime @ Cornerstone Books

Monday, May 22 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. [...]

Sunday Movie Matinee

Sunday, May 21 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Villa Park Library for a screening of The Martian (© 20th Century Fox, 2015: PG-13, 144 minutes). Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows the film. Registration is not required. [...]

Marvelous Mornings

Saturday, May 20 10–10:45 a.m. All ages with adult Stories, songs and activities for young children and their adults, including a “make & take” project to enjoy together.  Registration is not required.   [...]

Whole Foods Storytimes

Friday, May 19 10–10:30 a.m. All ages with adult Location: 215 S Illinois Route 83, Elmhurst  Join us as 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. [...]

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Thursday, May 18 • 7p.m. - 8:30p.m. (Friends Preview Sale) Join at the door! Friday, May 19 • 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 20 • 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Join us for our spring sale which will include hundreds of books (fiction and non-fiction), as well as DVDs, audiobooks, and CDs. Many are donations and in very… [...]

Books Worth Talking About

Thursday, June 8 7:30–8:45 p.m. Join Michelle Hoffmann for a discussion of Margot Lee Shetterly's Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. Visit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy of the book. Registration is not required. [...]

VPPL Mini-Library

Thursday, May 18 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! [...]

Get Your Goat (Cheese)

Wednesday, May 17 6:30–8 p.m. Fee $5  Taste and learn about different styles of goat cheese from around the globe. Presented by Meredith Meder, ACS CCP. Registration is required. [...]

LEGO® Builders Club

Wednesday, May 17 3:30–4:30 p.m. Ages 6 and up Create something unique using a selection of LEGO® bricks and accessories. Registration is required. [...]