Teen Services

Pop Art Portraits

Monday, March 25, 2024 1:00pm - 2:30pm Bring a contemporary feel to a retro comic book style! Young artists will use ink along with colored pencils to give life to a new Manga-inspired character. Presented by Terri Murphy. Register at the link here: https://tinyurl.com/2epjpk77 [...]

Bark For Books

Wednesday, February 28 • 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… [...]

Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, February 13 3:30–4:30 pm • Ages 13-18 Let your voice be heard at the library! The Teen Advisory Board meets monthly to focus on ways to improve library services for young adults by providing feedback on programs, assisting librarians with planning and running events, and more. Registration required. [...]

Improv Lab: “Monster Invasion”

  Tuesday, February 20 4–4:45 pm • Grades 6-12 In this exciting theater workshop for teens, we’ll use fun games and activities to explore the foundations of improvisation — things like characterization, how to be a good scene partner, and how to be prepared for just about anything! Presented by Talewise. Registration required. [...]

St. Nick’s Mart

Saturday, December 2, 2023 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: Arianie Customs (Custom… [...]

Mother’s Day Craft Open House

Friday, May 12 OR Saturday, May 13 2-4 pm • All ages Celebrate Mom, Grandma, Aunt, and others with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. Registration is not required, but supplies are limited. [...]

Bark for Books

Wednesday, April 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… [...]

Spring Holiday Craft Open House

Friday, April 7 OR Saturday, April 8 2-4 pm • All ages Celebrate the spring holidays with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. Registration is not required, but supplies are limited.   [...]