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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… [...]

Escape the Warlock’s Dungeon – a digital escape room

Do you have what it takes to escape the warlock's dungeon? Elementary school-aged children (and anyone else who is curious!) are invited to try this digital escape room. Escape using clues that help practice reading, pattern recognition, counting, and other important skills! Just follow the link below! Escape the Warlock's Dungeon! [...]

Missing Baseball?

If you're missing baseball, take a look at these titles. There are plenty  books, audiobooks, and videos on baseball to tide you over. Here are a few available right now on Hoopla. Documentaries Audiobooks Books   [...]

Temporary Wi-Fi Access

While the Library remains closed due to COVID-19, we are offering public Wi-Fi Internet access in the parking lot.  This service is currently available 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. daily.  To connect, park your vehicle close to the building in the parking lot on the north side of the Library.  Connect to the network named… [...]

FREE Access to TumbleBooks!

The Library has FREE access to TumbleBooks from now through August 31! Instantly read or listen to as many books as you want through any device. Grades K-6 Children's eBook Database www.TumbleBookLibrary.com Username: tumble735 Password: books Grades K-6 Math eBook Database www.TumbleMath.com Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6 Grades 7-12 eBook Database www.TeenBookCloud.com Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6… [...]

Dine Out with the Friends!

Crazy Pour 105 E North Ave Tuesday, March 24 • 10 am-1 am  Enjoy some delicious food and support a great cause! Print the flyer or show it to the restaurant on your smartphone and the Friends will receive 10% of the proceeds from this date and time. Money received from this dine-out will help the… [...]

Cheese – Meet the Maker

Thursday, March 12 6:30-8 pm • Fee $5 We will focus on a single cheese maker (it's a surprise!) and address terroir, milk types, and cheese making techniques, as well as taste the final product. Registration is required. [...]

Sensory Storytime

Wednesday, March 11 • 11-11:30 am All ages with adult; siblings welcome This program is designed for children with special needs and varied learning levels and abilities. We will engage the senses through stories, music, activities, and movement, as well as social interaction. Registration is required. [...]

Real ID 101

Tuesday, March 10 7-8 pm Have you heard about Real ID? Starting in October 2020, Illinois residents over 18 who fly, or visit military bases, will need a REAL ID compliant document. This can be either a new driver’s license (or State ID) or a passport. To clarify this process, someone from the Illinois Secretary… [...]

Poetry Workshop

Monday, March 9 6-8:30 pm Calling all poets! Bring ten copies of one or two of your own poems to read and discuss. Presented by the Friends of the Villa Park Library. Registration is not required. [...]