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.… [...]

Whole Foods Storytime

Friday, October 21 10–10:30 a.m. All ages, with an adult Special Location: Whole Foods Market (215 South Illinois Route 83, Elmhurst) Storytime hits the road! We're at Whole Foods Market Elmhurst telling stories and bringing our enthusiasm for reading to share with all!      [...]

Cupcake Lab 2.0

Thursday, October 20 3:30–4:30 p.m. Grades 6–12 Design three different cupcakes, each with a theme. We’ll pick winners in different categories. Everyone will take home their cupcake creations! Registration is required.     [...]

VPPL Mini-Library

Thursday, October 20 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!  [...]

LEGO® Builders Club

Wednesday, October 19 3:30–4:30 p.m. Ages 6 and up Create something unique using a selection of LEGO® bricks and accessories. Registration is required. [...]

American Cheese

Tuesday, October 18 6:30–8:30 p.m. Fee $7 Limit 30 October is American Cheese Month! With more than cello-wrapped slices in mind, celebrate with a sampling of artisan cheeses from coast to coast. Registration is required.  [...]