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Community Storytime @ Cornerstone Books

Monday, February 27 9:30–10 a.m. 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, February 26 1:30 p.m. Join the Friends of the Villa Park Library for a screening of From Hell to Texas (©20th Century Fox, 1958: NR, 96 minutes). Refreshments are served and a discussion usually follows the film. Registration is not required.   [...]

Free Electronic Tax Preparation

Sunday, February 26 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 is… [...]

Career Passioneering

Saturday, February 25 9:30–11:30 a.m. 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. [...]

Mystery Readers

Thursday, March 16 7:30–8:45 p.m. Join Lesley Cyrier for a discussion of Amy Stewart's Girl Waits with Gun. Visit the first floor Service Desk to pick up a copy of the book. Registration is not required. [...]

#DayofFacts

[caption id="attachment_15880" align="alignleft" width="170"] The American Library Association is fighting back against “fake news” as part of its Libraries Transform campaign. Credit: the American Library Association[/caption] Libraries across the country are celebrating #DayofFacts on February 17, 2017, speaking to legislation proposed under the new Presidential administration. Libraries by nature are designed to help locate and… [...]

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. [...]

LEGO® Builders Club

Wednesday, February 22 3:30–4:30 p.m. Ages 6 and up Create something unique using a selection of LEGO® bricks and accessories. Registration is required. [...]