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… [...]
Money Smart Week (April 15-21)
Tuesday, April 18; Wednesday, April 19; Thursday, April 20 7-8 pm • Ages: 20s/30s Celebrate Money Smart Week (April 15-21) with these programs presented by BMO Harris! Learn about creating a budget (April 18), understanding your credit score and reports (April 19), and saving for retirement (April 20). Registration for each session is required. Tuesday,… [...]
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. [...]
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… [...]
It’s Pi Day!
VPPL is here to serve you all types of Pi(e) books for 3/14! [...]
Friends of the Villa Park Library Spring Craft & Vendor Fair!
Join the Friends of the Villa Park Library and local businesses for an afternoon of fun on Sunday, May 7 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Vendors will be selling a variety of merchandise. There is free admission and this event will be held indoors. Door prize drawings will be held. Vendors to date include:… [...]
Happy International Women’s Day!!
March is Women's History Month and March 8 is International Women's Day. Check out one of these titles to celebrate! [...]
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… [...]
March is Disability Pride Month: Honoring the Late Judy Heumann
Iconic disability rights leader and activist Judy Heumann passed away at age 75 on March 4, 2023. Honor her legacy by checking out one of these titles for Disability Pride Month! [...]
Tuesday, March 28 • 1-3 pm • Ages 6 & up In the Library Parking Lot What is Game Truck? It's a giant truck packed with high-definition TVs, a long row of comfy seats, and tons of gaming consoles and controllers. Awesome adventures await inside, and as soon as you pick up that game controller,… [...]