Teen Services

Game Truck!

Tuesday, June 25 1-3 pm • Ages 6 & up  Location | Library Parking Lot What is Game Truck? It's a giant truck packed with high-definition TVs, a long row of comfy seats, and tons of gaming consoles and controllers. Awesome adventures await inside, and as soon as you pick up that game controller, you will know… [...]

Friends of the Library Cookbook Club

Tuesday, July 9 • 7:30-8:45 pm Ages 14 and up Location | The Depot @ Cortesi Park, 320 E Kenilworth Ave  in Villa Park  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… [...]

Summer Reading Kickoff

Saturday, June 8 • 1 pm Location | Willowbrook High School, 1250 Ardmore Ave  Launch a season of fun at our Summer Reading Kickoff! We’re proud to bring Dave DiNaso back to Villa Park with his Traveling World of Reptiles for an all-ages family event! Tickets are required, but you can get them free right here! [...]

Dine Out with the Friends!

Las Islas Marias 31 W North Ave Friday, June 7 • 1-6 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 the… [...]

Hubble vs. Webb: Space Telescopes

Monday, June 3 • 10:30-11:15 am Location | Iowa Community Center, 338 N Iowa Ave Will the mighty Hubble Telescope ever be eclipsed? Find out about the new telescope on the horizon, the James Webb Telescope. Delve deep into the differences between the two space scopes. Registration is required. [...]

Summer Reading Program 2019

May 28-August 2 Discover a reading experience that's out of this world with our 2019 Summer Reading Program, A Universe of Stories! Sign-up begins on Tuesday, May 28. We're offering a variety of activities and incentives all summer long, for everyone from babies to seniors. Summer Reading is easy, fun, and open to everyone! For more… [...]

VPPL Mini-Library–New Location!

Thursdays, June 6-July 25 (closed July 4) • 1-2:30 pm Location | North School, 150 W Sunset Dr The mini-library is back this summer, with a new location! In partnership with School District 45 and North School, the mini-library offers the ability to apply for a library card, check-out books, make a craft, and participate in… [...]

Endangered Species Day

Friday, May 17 All day • All ages Find out about the importance of protecting endangered species, and everyday actions you can take to help them survive. We'll have crafts and activities for everyone to join in on the fun! Registration is not required. [...]