Outreach van!

The Villa Park Public Library is holding a naming contest for the new Outreach van and would like YOUR help to select a name for the van! Library visitors may vote for a name here: Outreach Van Naming Contest entry form! The contest will end at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2023. One (1) winner… [...]

Lou Malnati’s Pizza Coupon Fundraiser (September 18-30, 2023)!

The Friends of the Villa Park Library will be holding a Lou Malnati’s Coupon Fundraiser from Monday, September 18-Saturday, September 30. Coupons will be sold at the first-floor service desk in the library. Coupons are $13 each, and valid for one pizza, per coupon. Patrons will be notified once the coupons have arrived at the… [...]

Artist On Display: Chris Hodge

The Artist on Display throughout the library is Chris Hodge.  Chris Hodge has been working on art since a very early age. He works intuitively incorporating various symbols, and thoughts into his artwork. Influenced by such artists as Ivan Albright, Albrecht Durer, and Hieronymus Bosch, his art tells stories in great detail focused on the… [...]

Summer Reading Program Sign-Up Details!

Summer Reading is here! Tuesday, May 30th - Friday, August 4th 2023 Join the Summer Reading Program – All Together Now – this year and read for enjoyment and for a chance to win prizes! 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… [...]

Friends of the Villa Park Library Spring Craft & Vendor Fair!

Join the Friends of the Villa Park Library and local businesses for an afternoon of fun on Sunday, May 7 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Vendors will be selling a variety of merchandise. There is free admission and this event will be held indoors. Door prize drawings will be held. Parking information can be found… [...]

Volunteer Fair!

Volunteer Fair! Saturday, April 29 • 1-4 pm • All ages with adult Are you looking for great volunteer opportunities? Stop by and meet representatives from various organizations, ask questions, and find out more about volunteer options in our area. Visit our website at for more details. Food truck sponsored by the Friends of the Villa… [...]

Bookmark Design Contest – Coming soon!

The library will host a bookmark contest from April 1-30 for patrons of all ages who reside in Villa Park or Oakbrook Terrace. Artists are invited to design a bookmark using this year’s summer reading program theme, “All Together Now.” There will be one winning bookmark in each of the age groups below. The prize for the… [...]

Northern Illinois LEGO® Train Club Show

Come and experience this free, family-friendly event! Enjoy the Northern Illinois LEGO® Train Club’s huge LEGO® display at the Villa Park Public Library. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Villa Park Library and will be hosted at the Villa Park Public Library, located at 305 S. Ardmore Avenue, Villa Park, IL  60181… [...]

Celebrate Earth Day with a free tree!

We are celebrating Earth Week (April 22-April 30) this spring by participating in the 14th Annual Neighborhood Forest free tree program, whose aim is to provide free trees to kids every spring. Since 2010, Neighborhood Forest has engaged over 1,000 institutions, reached over 250,000 families and planted over 90,000 (mostly urban and residential) trees through… [...]