Youth Services

St. Nick’s Mart

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 5-8 pm Join the Friends of the Villa Park Library and local businesses for a night of fun. Attendees can purchase a variety of merchandise from vendors, enjoy light refreshments, and participate in door prize drawings. This is a free, family-friendly event. Shop from local vendors including: Lions, Tigers and… [...]

Winter Holiday Craft Open House

Friday, December 16 OR Saturday, December 17 2-4 pm • All ages Celebrate the winter holidays with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. Registration is not required, but supplies are limited. [...]

Thanksgiving Craft Open House

Friday, November 18 OR Saturday, November 19 2-4 pm • All ages Celebrate Thanksgiving with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. Registration is not required, but supplies are limited. [...]

Bark for Books

Wednesday, October 26 • 5-8 pm Ages 18 & under; children under 7 with adult Read a story to a dog! All of our dogs are trained and certified to be gentle listeners. Be sure to choose a good book to read ahead of time. Children under age 7 must attend with parent/guardian. Choose one… [...]

Bark for Books

Wednesday, September 21 • 5-8 pm Ages 18 & under; children under 7 with adult Read a story to a dog! All of our dogs are trained and certified to be gentle listeners. Be sure to choose a good book to read ahead of time. Children under age 7 must attend with parent/guardian. Choose one… [...]

Weekly Storytimes

Todder Time Mondays OR Thursdays, September 12-December 15* 10:30–11 am • Walkers with adult *No sessions on 10/17, 10/20, 11/21, and 11/24 Stories, musical activities, rhyming games, and playtime for children up to age 3 who are walking with an adult. Registration is required. Babies and Books Tuesdays OR Thursdays, September 13-December 15* 9:30–10 am… [...]

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… [...]

Father’s Day Craft Open House

Friday, June 17 OR Saturday, June 18 2-4 pm • All ages Celebrate a dad, uncle, grandfather, or other loved one with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. Registration is not required, but supplies are limited. [...]

Shedd Aquarium-Animals of the Amazon

  Thursday, June 2 • 1-2 pm • Grades K-2 Tuesday, June 7  • 10-11 am • Grades 3-5 Online via Zoom See the amazing Amazon in this live Zoom! Talk with Shedd staff and see animals like piranhas, stingrays, and tarantulas! REGISTER NOW for June 2 OR June 7.  [...]

Free Summer Meals for Kids 18 & Under

June 7-August 11 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays • 11:30 am-1:30 pm Kids ages 18 and under are eligible for free summer lunches! Please contact the library or follow us on social media for more information. Sponsored by the Northern Illinois Food Bank. [...]