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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. [...]

Library Closing

Starting on Monday, March 16 at 5 p.m., the Library will be CLOSED. We hope to reopen on Monday, March 30, 2020, however, this situation is very fluid and our decisions will be based on the Village of Villa Park and the DuPage County Health Department recommendations. Stay up-to date with what’s happening with the Library as… [...]

Staff Picks of 2020!

Introducing the Staff Picks of 2020! Scroll through to see recommendations for a variety of materials! Clicking on each picture will take you to more information on the title.   [...]

Snowy Cabin Escape – a digital escape room

You've taken shelter from a terrible snowstorm, and find yourself in a cabin with no way out except for a mysterious door covered in locks...do you have what it takes to figure out the clues and escape? Patrons of all ages are invited to try this digital escape room. Escape using clues hidden around the… [...]

Winter Holiday Craft

Kit pickup starts on Tuesday, December 15 All ages  Celebrate winter holidays with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. REGISTER NOW for Friday, December 18 OR Monday, December 21.     [...]

Babies & Books Online Storytime

December 8-17 & January 5-28 Tuesdays OR Thursdays • 9:30 am (For infants & prewalkers with adult) All babies are born to read! We will introduce the world of language and books to infants through music and singing, stories, and rhymes. Sign up for one of the sessions to get emailed links to watch each week’s video. All registrants must… [...]

Toddler Time Online Storytime

December 7-17 & January 4-28 Mondays OR Thursdays • 10:30 am (For walkers with adult) Stories, musical activities, rhyming games, and playtime for toddlers! Sign up for one of the sessions to get emailed links to watch each week’s video. All registrants must provide an email address to participate. Information about how to access each storytime session will be sent… [...]

New YS Playaway Launchpads!

Our collection of Playaway Launchpads has expanded - take a look at our virtual display below to find out more!  Playaway Launchpads come pre-loaded with games, videos, and stories that help develop critical thinking skills and learn about various subjects, such as math and art. No wi-fi is required - just turn on the tablet… [...]

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… [...]

Thanksgiving Craft Open House

Friday, November 20 OR Monday, November 23 2 pm • All ages • Online program Celebrate Thanksgiving with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. Information about how to access the online program will be sent via email shortly before the program begins. Please click on the day of the week above to register… [...]

Teen Writing Contest: Short Stories!

Celebrate NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) by joining our writing contest! Short story submissions will be accepted November 1st-30th. The theme is: WINTER. You are encouraged to interpret this in any way you wish. Be creative and express your ideas! Winners will be announced Monday, December 14th. The following prizes will be awarded: 1st place:… [...]

Blood drive!

The Villa Park Public Library will be sponsoring a Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 11 from 2:30-6:30pm. The Blood Drive will be held in the mobile coach parked in our parking lot at 305 S. Ardmore Avenue. To schedule your donation, visit www.versiti.org/IL or call/text Camille from Versiti at 847-305-9998. Appointments will be honored first; walk-ins… [...]