Teen Services

Dine Out with the Friends!

Chick-fil-A Location | 235 IL Rt. 83, Elmhurst Monday, April 15 • 5–8 pm Enjoy some delicious food and support a great cause! Print the flyer or show it to the cashier on your smartphone and the Friends will receive 15% of the proceeds from this date and time. Money received from this dine-out will help… [...]

Friends of the Library Cookbook Club

Thursday, April 4 7:30–8:45 pm Ages 14 and up Location | The Depot @ Cortesi Park, 320 E Kenilworth Ave   Take home the cookbook of the month and explore the recipes at your own pace. Then, prepare your favorite recipe from the cookbook to share with the group, try other dishes, and participate in a… [...]

2019 Teen Choice Book Award Finalists

Did you read any of the following choices for the 2019 Teen Choice Book Award? Vote for your favorite from now until June 2nd at EveryChildaReader.net/vote. The winner for the Teen Book of the Year will be announced at BookCon in New York City this summer. The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton “Camellia Beauregard is a… [...]

Dine Out with the Friends!

Chipotle Location | 298 W North Ave #1, Villa Park Monday, March 11 • 5–9 pm Enjoy some delicious food and support a great cause! Print the flyer or show it to the cashier on your smartphone and the Friends will receive 33% of the proceeds during this date and time with sales of at least… [...]

Read Across America Day

Saturday, March 2 9 am–5 pm All ages Join us to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday and the joy of reading across America! Registration is not required. [...]

Upcoming Off-site Library Programs

The Depot @ Cortesi Park 320 E Kenilworth Ave, Villa Park Due to ongoing construction, several upcoming youth and adult programs will be held off-site at The Depot @ Cortesi Park. Please visit our calendar or call us at 630-834-1164 for more information about these and other programs. [...]

Fifth Annual Peeps® Diorama Contest

March 18–April 8 All ages Get creative and make a shoebox diorama with marshmallow Peeps® candy! Contest rules and entry forms are now available.  Contestants will have a chance to win great prizes! [...]

Holiday Matinee

Monday, February 18 1 pm • All ages Join us for a screening of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (©Walt Disney Pictures, 2018: PG, 99 minutes). Registration is not required.         [...]

Friends of the Library Cookbook Club

Thursday, March 7 7:30–8:45 pm Ages 14 and up Location | The Depot @ Cortesi Park, 320 E Kenilworth Ave   Take home the cookbook of the month and explore the recipes at your own pace. Then, prepare your favorite recipe from the cookbook to share with the group, try other dishes, and participate in a… [...]

Harry Potter Book Night

Thursday, February 7 6–9 pm • All ages Celebrate all things Harry Potter with us! We'll have activities and crafts to go along with this year's theme: "Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry." Registration is not required. [...]