Toys for Tots!

The Library is participating as a collection pick-up point for Toys for Tots donations. The collection bin is in the lobby near the hold shelves. Donations will be accepted through Friday, December 11, 2020.   Here are the guidelines for donations from Toys for Tots:   TOY GUIDELINES - New, unwrapped toys for boys and girls from newborn to age 12 will be accepted. The age groups we typically… [...]

Books & Bites: Rocktober

Join Sean on Rocktober 1 at 11:30 am to discuss Greil Marcus' The History of Rock'n'Roll in Ten Songs. To register, click here. The program link will be shared with all registered participants. [...]

Race in America

At times it is important to formally communicate the library's mission and values--a recent communication from one of our patrons confirmed this need.  As a member of the American Library Association (ALA), our principles and ethos align with those identified by this national group of professionals.  In 1998, ALA adopted 5 key action areas. These… [...]

Temporary Wi-Fi Access

Please see the Internet Access & Wi-Fi page for current information Wi-Fi inside and outside the Library. For further information on on the Library's internet usage policies, please see Policy 643 - Public Information, Services, and Networks and the Use of Wireless Network section on the last page. [...]

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… [...]