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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… [...]

Cocoa Crawl – Saturday, February 25, 2023

Here is a list of businesses who are participating in the Cocoa Crawl on Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please visit the Villa Park Public Library, located at 305 S. Ardmore Avenue in Villa Park. Tickets are: Over 16: $10 each* 16 &… [...]

2022 Gift Guide is here!

Staff have put together our 2nd Annual Holiday Gift Guide, you can find it online here: https://www.vppl.info/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/2022-Gift-Guide-8.5x11-VPPL-2.pdf Printed copies are also available at the library. [...]

New online resource: Creativebug!

Calling all crafters! We have a new online resource just for you! Checkout Creativebug, which contains over 1,000 video classes available online anytime. You can find Creativebug on our website here: https://www.vppl.info/digital-library/digital-reference/?sortby=name   [...]

It’s Transgender Awareness Week!

Transgender Awareness Week began November 13 and concludes with Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20. Transgender Day of Remembrance was founded in 1999 to memorialize transgender people who have been killed because of transphobia. From books to graphic novels to documentaries, VPPL has many resources to help you learn about the transgender community and engage… [...]

Axis 360 Update!

We are happy to report that Axis 360 has been re-enabled in our online library catalog (Aspen) and checkouts through the online catalog (Aspen) should now be working. Thank you for your patience. If you encounter any issues, please let us know by calling the library at (630) 834-1164 or emailing us at ask@vppl.info [...]