Adult Services

REMEMBERING HISTORIAN DAVID MCCULLOUGH

Writer and historian David McCullough passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022. For over 50 years, McCullough wrote books on topics spanning American history. Throughout his professional career he won many awards, including two Pulitzer Prizes. The two Pulitzer Prize winners are 1776 and John Adams, both of which can be checked out from VPPL!   [...]

AUGUST 2 IS JAMES BALDWIN’S BIRTHDAY!

Check out all things James Baldwin for his birthday! Born in 1924 in Harlem, New York, Baldwin later shared his talent and life experiences with the world in notable works spanning mediums, decades, and countries.   [...]

Celebrate Ray Bradbury’s Birthday!

Before becoming an icon of science fiction literature, Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22, 1920. He spent a lot of his youth in Waukegan and even used Waukegan as a basis for one of his fictional towns set in Illinois! Check out one of his classic titles today! [...]

Movies in the Park – AUGUST 8, 2022 UPDATE!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to inclement weather, tonight’s Movie in the Park (Sing 2) has been relocated indoors to the Villa Park Library (305 Ardmore Ave.) and will begin at 8 pm sharp! We apologize for the inconvenience. Mondays, August 1 and 8 • Movie will begin at 8:30-8:45 pm (approximately) Free • All ages (children… [...]

Happy Healthy Yoga

Saturday, August 13 • 9:30-10:30 am In person at the library OR online via Zoom Classes will empower all who attend to feel strong and agile within their body and mind. Exercise mat or towel required. Presented by Katie Sayad. REGISTER NOW for in-person OR online session.  [...]

Crafty Creations with Gilda

Wednesday, August 10* • 6:30-8:30 pm OR take-home kit Fee $15 per project, per person *Registration ends on Wednesday, August 3 at 9 pm This month’s craft is a Ceramic Garden Gnome. REGISTER NOW for an in-person session OR a take-home kit.  [...]

July is Disability Pride Month!

Authentic disability representation in literature is here to stay, so check out these fiction books and celebrate disabled authors today!   Focus on embracing and accepting the disability community this month with these non-fiction titles! [...]

Happy Healthy Yoga

Saturday, July 9 • 9:30-10:30 am In person at the library OR online via Zoom Classes will empower all who attend to feel strong and agile within their body and mind. Exercise mat or towel required. Presented by Katie Sayad. REGISTER NOW for in-person or online session.  [...]

Crafty Creations with Gilda

Thursday, July 14* • 6:30-8:30 pm OR take-home kit Fee $15 per project, per person *Registration ends on Thursday, July 7 at 9 pm This month’s craft is a "Bee Kind" ceramic sign. REGISTER NOW for an in-person session OR a take-home kit.  [...]