Teen Services

Books on the Big Screen in 2019

The following sixteen books are set to release as motion pictures in 2019. Read the stories in print if you haven't already, before venturing to watch the movies in theaters. The list includes multiple classics, along with bestsellers and award-winners. You can click on the title to check a book's availability and place it on… [...]

Free Practice SAT Test & Results Follow-Up Session

Saturday, January 19 9 am–1 pm $10 Deposit  For high school students Practice taking a test under the same conditions you will experience during a real exam, including the essay portion. Bring a calculator and pencils. Must live in or attend a high school in Villa Park or Oakbrook Terrace. Proctored by Huntington Learning Center.… [...]

10 Steps to Sustainability

Wednesday, January 16 7–8:30 pm Learn how to streamline your budget, minimize impact on the planet, and make yourself a happier, healthier human! Registration is required. [...]

Dine Out with the Friends!

Michael Anthony's Pizza Location | 211 S Villa Ave, Villa Park Monday, January 14 • 11 am–10 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 sales during this date and time. Money… [...]

Friends of the Library Cookbook Club

Thursday, February 7 11 am–12:15 pm Ages 14 and up 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 lively discussion led by Ingrid and Erin. This month’s cookbook… [...]

Seed Saving

Thursday, January 10  7–8 pm Learn how to save seeds from your garden. This program is sponsored by the Garden Club of Villa Park. Registration is required. [...]

Holiday Matinee

Friday, January 4 1 pm • All ages Join us for a screening of The House with a Clock in Its Walls (© Dreamworks, 2018: PG, 105 minutes). Registration is not required. [...]

Dine Out with the Friends!

Michael Anthony's Pizza  Location | 211 S Villa Ave, Villa Park  Monday, January 14 • 11 am–10 pm Enjoy some delicious food and support a great cause! Michael Anthony's Pizza will give the Friends of the Villa Park Library 15% of the proceeds from sales during this date and time. Money received from this dine-out will… [...]

Friends of the Library Cookbook Club

Thursday, January 3 7:30–8:45 pm Ages 14 and up 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 lively discussion led by Ingrid and Erin. This month's cookbook is… [...]