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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… [...]

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… [...]

Crafternoons

Monday, July 20 3-4 pm • Ages 7 and up A program for crafty kids! Join us and make a fun pirate craft. Visit the Library to pick up the supplies, and then watch the instructional video from home! Registration is required. [...]

Race in America

At times it is important to formally communicate the library's mission and values--a recent communication from one of our patrons confirmed this need.  As a member of the American Library Association (ALA), our principles and ethos align with those identified by this national group of professionals.  In 1998, ALA adopted 5 key action areas. These… [...]

Toddler Time Online Storytime

June 15-July 30 Mondays AND/OR Thursdays, 10:30-11 am Walkers with adult Stories, musical activities, rhyming games, and playtime for toddlers. You can sign up for one session, or both if you don’t mind seeing the same thing twice. All registrants must provide an email address to participate. Information about how to access the online program will be… [...]

Babies & Books Online Storytime

June 16-July 30 Tuesdays AND/OR Thursdays, 9:30-10 am All infants & pre-walkers 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.You can sign up for one session, or both if you don't mind seeing the same thing twice.… [...]

A Grimm Adventure – a digital escape room

You find yourself transported into a strange world after opening a mysterious book...do you have what it takes to escape and return home? Tweens (and anyone else who is curious!) are invited to try this digital escape room. Escape using clues that help practice reading, pattern recognition, logic, and other important skills! Just follow the… [...]

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   [...]

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… [...]