Teen Services

Friends of the Library Cookbook Club

Thursday, October 3 7-8:15 pm • Ages 14 and up Check out 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 lively discussion led by Ingrid Durham and Erin Damm. This month’s… [...]

Dine Out with the Friends!

Montecasino Mexican Grill & Bar 53 E Saint Charles Rd Wednesday, September 18 • 11 am-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 20% of the proceeds from this date and time. Money received from this… [...]

Roald Dahl Day

Friday, September 13 9 am-5 pm • All ages Celebrate Roald Dahl's 103rd birthday. Have a swashboggling good time with crafts, quizzes, and phizz-whizzing activities! Registration is not required. [...]

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month!

September 1-30 "Open a World of Infinite Possibilities!"  A library card packs a lot of power into a little package. Throughout September, we'll show you why it really is one of the most important cards you carry in your wallet. Visit us here and like us on Facebook for our "30 Days/30 Ways to Use… [...]

Library Card Design Contest!

Tuesday, September 3-Monday, September 30 Ages 18 and younger Youth ages 18 and young are invited to submit artwork to our library card design contest! The winning designs will appear on new library cards issued by the library beginning in December. Contestants must have a valid Villa Park Public Library card. If a contestant does… [...]

Cookbook Club (NEW TIME!)

Thursday, September 5 7-8:15 pm • Ages 14 and up Location | Iowa Community Center, 338 N Iowa Ave Check out 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 lively discussion… [...]

Cookbook Club (NEW TIME!)

Thursday, September 5 7-8:15 pm • Ages 14 and up Location | Iowa Community Center, 338 N Iowa Ave  Check out 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 lively discussion. This… [...]

Movies in the Park: “The LEGO® Movie”

Monday, August 12 • approx. 8 pm All ages, under 12 with adult Location | Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park, near Kenilworth Ave and Villa Ave Bring a lawn chair and a picnic blanket to enjoy a movie outdoors on the big screen. This week's movie is The LEGO® Movie (© Warner Bros., 2014: PG, 101 minutes).… [...]

Murder Mystery Play Auditions

Monday, August 26 OR Tuesday, August 27 • 7-8:45 pm Location | Iowa Community Center, 338 N Iowa Ave  It's back! Preparation for the Friends Murder Mystery Play are underway. We are searching for our cast of characters, no experience needed! We hope to see you there. Registration is not required. [...]

Movies in the Park: “The Secret Life of Pets”

Monday, August 5 • approx. 8 pm All ages, under 12 with adult Location | Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park, near Kenilworth Ave & Villa Ave Bring a lawn chair and a picnic blanket to enjoy a movie outdoors on the big screen. This week's movie is The Secret Life of Pets (© Universal Pictures, 2016: PG,… [...]