July 8, 2019 Building Project Update!

July 8, 2019 Update This week marks the one year anniversary of the start of construction on the library building.  The first phase included new connections to water and sewer, new storm drains, new parking lot,  three new rooftop HVAC units, new bathrooms, lighting, and the new elevator near the new entrance and stairway. This… [...]

Building Project Update

On May 8th,  the Library Board approved a contract with Wight Construction Services of Darien, IL for the expansion and renovation of the library building.  The Library Board worked with the architects, owner’s representative, and Wight Construction Services on the groundbreaking event which was held this past Saturday, the 19th.           [...]

Check Your Library Card Pin Number by April 27!

Please take a moment to update your library card PIN by April 27th. With our upcoming migration to SWAN (May 1), your PIN must be: All numbers (no letters or punctuation) At least 4 digits long (6 digits are preferred) To change your PIN, please visit our website at and click on My Account.… [...]

Celebrate National Library Week!

Join us for a free class in honor of National Library Week! Sign up by clicking a program below: Spring Flowers with Garvin Gardens Monday April 9, 2018 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM $20 per person materials fee. Due at time of registration to hold your space. PLEASE BRING A GARDEN PRUNER. Poetry Workshop… [...]


INVITATION TO CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL TESTING/SPECIAL INSPECTIONS FIRMS TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL PACKAGE FOR THE VILLA PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY The Board of Trustees of the Villa Park Public Library is now accepting proposals for materials testing and special inspection services as outlined in the scope of work detailed in the request for proposal document from qualified… [...]


Interested bidders must complete AIA Document A305, Contractor’s Qualification Statement together with the Supplement to the Contractor’s Qualification Statement. This material will be available from the library website from 2/22/18 and can be submitted to Sandra Hill and Graham Harwood via the following e-mails and by 2 PM on 3/5/18. Hard copies can… [...]

Building Project Update

February 12, 2018 update: The Library Board expects to go out to bid on the building renovation project this March, with ground-breaking taking place in April. During these past few months, collections have been moved around in preparation for construction. The primary focus of the first six months of construction will be on building the… [...]

Building update meeting for the community

The Library Board of Trustees of the Villa Park Public Library invites Villa Park residents to a building update meeting on Sat., Feb. 3, from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. A representative from Williams Architecture will be available to discuss the progress that has been made so far toward the building addition and renovation as well as… [...]

Building Project Update

This December, we will have some collections and main public areas inaccessible as work continues on the building.  Please follow the library's web site and Facebook page for updates. [...]

Friends of the Villa Park Library donation!

We would like to thank the Friends of the Villa Park Library and all those who have supported the various fundraisers the Friends have held over the past year. The Friends donated $6,535.00 for the purchase of a new, modern microfilm reader. This new machine was just installed and will assist us in genealogy and… [...]