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Community Open House

Thursday, October 27 9–11 a.m. The library’s major building systems are nearing their end. The Library Board determined the most efficient and cost effective way to deal with these aging systems and new code requirements is a building renovation and complete system replacement. In past public meetings addressing the necessary building renovations, residents also expressed interest in new… [...]

Art Starts

Wednesday, October 26 3:30–4:30 p.m. Grades 2–5 Learn about the basics of art, different artists, and art styles. Do a project based on a featured style each session! Registration is required. [...]

Story Circle for Preschoolers

Wednesday, October 26 9:30–10 a.m. Ages 3-5 Designed for children to attend independently, this is a lively program of imaginative stories, learning games, and musical fun. Registration is not required.   [...]

Intro to Social Media

Tuesday, October 25 6–7:30 p.m. Ages 14 and up Deposit $10 Learn the basics of social media. Basic keyboarding skills and computer know-how required. Registration is required.         [...]

Bark for Books

Tuesday, October 25 4–5 p.m. All ages, under 7 with an adult Read with a dog! We have a variety of dogs certified by Therapy Dogs International to be gentle listeners. Choose a book to read in advance. Registration is required. [...]

Poetry Workshop

Monday, October 24 6–8:30 p.m. Calling all poets! Bring ten copies of one or two of your own poems to read aloud and discuss. This program is presented by the Friends of the Villa Park Library. Registration is required. [...]

Sunday Movie Matinee

Sunday, October 23 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Villa Park Library for a screening of The Big Short (© Paramount Pictures, 2015: R, 130 minutes). Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows the film. Registration is not required.     [...]

Career Passioneering

Saturday, October 22 9:30–11:30 a.m. Limit 6 Frustrated with your job? Ready to review and reignite your life? Bring a pen, paper, and an open mind to this workshop. Registration is required.     [...]

Essentrics: Stretch. Strengthen. Rebalance.

Saturday, October 22 9:15–10:30 a.m. Ages 13 and up Limit 20 This is a full-body stretching and strengthening workout. Please dress comfortably and bring a yoga/exercise mat or large towel. All participants will be asked to sign a waiver. Registration is required.  [...]

Yoga for Toddlers

Friday, October 21 10–10:30 a.m. Children 3 years and younger who are strong walkers, accompanied by an adult Maximum 2 children per adult Enjoy a lively yoga workout WITH your child! Bond with your little one & experience the benefits of yoga using playful techniques and music. Presented by Elmhurst Yoga Shala. Registration is required. All participants must sign a waiver.… [...]