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Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM VPPL Mini-Library @ Jefferson Middle School Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Special Location: Jefferson Middle School, 255 W. Vermont St., Villa Park

All ages

In partnership with School District 45 and Jefferson Middle School, the VPPL mini-library at Jefferson Middle School is back! Apply for a library card, check-out books, movies and videogames, or stop by and make a craft.

    Location: Jefferson Middle School
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  10:00 PM High School Study Night Extended Hours Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

It's that time of the year: final exams are here. Study with free wi-fi, snacks, and therapy dogs at the library! We're open until 10pm and if you need extra fuel, we'll have snacks for you. Therapy dog visits from 7-8pm. For high school students.

    Location: Ohrman Room
Friday May 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM LEGO DUPLO Build + Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The library now has LEGO® DUPLO® bricks to play and learn with. Join us for an hour to build, play, and socialize with other kids and families! For ages 2-5, with an adult.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 8 spaces available.
Saturday May 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Career Passioneering Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tom Somora     tomsomora@yahoo.com
   

Make a move and find you passion! Bring an open mind and begin the destiny of your own design.

    Location: Group Collaboration Room (GCR)
        There are 5 spaces available.
Sunday May 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 28, 2017.  Sunday hours will resume on September 10, 2017.

Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed in observance of the holiday.

Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Summer Reading Program: Build A Better World Registration Begins! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

May 30-August 5, 2017

Build a Better World with Summer Reading! Stop in to the library and sign up starting on Tuesday, May 30. We’ll be offering a variety of great activities for all ages from babies to seniors to enjoy. We truly have something for everyone, and we’ll help you find all you need to construct a fantastic summer, starting right here! Come in to join in the fun, with incentives and opportunities all summer long. Summer Reading is easy, fun, and open to everyone. For more information, contact the library at 630-834-1164.

 
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Destination Databases @ the Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The library has more to offer than just materials for check-out, it has databases chock full of new skills and knowledge for the distinguishing user both at home and at the library. Registration required.

Registration will open on April 14.

    Location: Conference Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM BUSY
    Location: Conference Room
Saturday June 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Marvelous Mornings Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

Stories, songs and activities for young children and their adults, including a “make & take” project to enjoy together. All ages with adult.

    Location: Ohrman Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Summer Reading Kickoff Event: Build A Better World STEAM Fair Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Don’t miss this day! On Saturday, June 3, we’ll be kicking off the 2017 Summer Reading Program, Build a Better World, from 10am-4pm. Our theme this year will focus on STEAM programming (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) at the library and in the com munity. The library will be a wonderland of science blended with fun, featuring demos, hands-on interactive experiences, and more!

Drop by any time between 10am and 4pm to enjoy a variety of experiments, demonstrations, and presentations from a diverse group of organizations, including: ChiBots-Chicago Area Robotics, Fermilab, Mathnasium of Oak Brook, Salt Creek Butterfly Farm, SCARCE, Sci-Tech Hands On Museum, and library staff.

Everyone is welcome and everything is FREE for all ages!

Schedule of events:

10am-4pm: Hands-On Monarch Experience

10am:  Sci-Tech demo

11am: Fermilab demo

1pm:    Sci-Tech demo

3pm:    Sci-Tech demo

 
    Location: YS Open Area
Sunday June 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 28, 2017.  Sunday hours will resume on September 10, 2017.

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Monday June 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Summer Lunch & Movie @ the Library! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No school means no lunches for many children throughout our community. Once again this summer, the library is partnering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to provide free summer lunches for children under the age of 18. This program is offered at no cost to the Villa Park Public Library and its patrons.

    Location: Ohrman Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Are You an Olive Oil Expert? Or not? With Mario Rizzotti Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join Italian Culinary expert and Iron Chef America Judge Mario Rizzotti for an event not to miss! He will educate attendees on how to taste extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) the professional way...no bread allowed!  Learn how to select from all of the EVOO options on the  market. Tasting fee of $7 per person. Will include an educational presentation and tasting. This program requires registration. Please call the Library at (630) 834-1164, stop by in person, or register online at: www.vppl.info

 
    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
Tuesday June 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Intro to Computers 1 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Learn about the basic hardware and software of a computer.  Includes an interactive discussion and hands-on work. Registration required.

Registration will open on April 14.

    Location: Conference Room
        There are 2 spaces available.
Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Summer Lunch & Movie @ the Library! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No school means no lunches for many children throughout our community. Once again this summer, the library is partnering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to provide free summer lunches for children under the age of 18. This program is offered at no cost to the Villa Park Public Library and its patrons.

    Location: Ohrman Room
Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Tales for Twos and Threes @ Oakbrook Terrace Park Distrcit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

THIS PROGRAM WAS CANCELLED BY THE OAKBROOK TERRACE PARK DISTRICT.

Special Location: Oakbrook Terrace Park District, 1S325 Ardmore Ave., Oakbrook Terrace

Storytime comes to the Oakbrook Terrace Park District, delivering stories, songs, and movement.

 

    Location: Oakbrook Terrace Park District
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 PM Wonderful Wacky Juggling Show! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Andy Head, two-time national champion juggler, presents a whizbang show of juggling, comedy, and audience participation that is not to be missed! Tickets available beginning one week in advance of program. All ages.

    Location: YS Open Area
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Ceramic Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The project for this class will be a fish mosaic garden plate. A sample is located in the library at the first floor service desk. The fee for this class is $15.00 and must be paid at the time of registration to hold your space.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Books Worth Talking About Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join our Books Worth Talking About book group as they discuss Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly.  Visit the first floor Service Desk to pick up a copy of the book.  This program is led by Michelle Hoffmann.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Conference Room
Friday June 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM LEGO DUPLO Build + Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The library now has LEGO® DUPLO® bricks to play and learn with. Join us for an hour to build, play, and socialize with other kids and families! For ages 2-5, with an adult.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Summer Lunch & Movie @ the Library! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No school means no lunches for many children throughout our community. Once again this summer, the library is partnering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to provide free summer lunches for children under the age of 18. This program is offered at no cost to the Villa Park Public Library and its patrons.

    Location: Ohrman Room
Saturday June 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:15 PM MONTHLY ALL AGES MOVIE POSTER MATCHING ACTIVITY--ONE PARTICIPANT ***WINS*** A $30 VISA GIFT CARD Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Visit the Library for some REEL fun and view cool pieces of pop-culture movie poster art across all genres. The activity (short but FUN - most complete in under 5 minutes but feel free to take your time) consists of matching several descriptions/clues to movie posters on display. One lucky participant with all correct responses will receive a $30.00 Visa Gift Card. *All entries due by 4:15pm; Limit one entry per participant. NOT A LIBRARY SPONSORED EVENT

    Location: Conference Room, Lobby
Sunday June 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 28, 2017.  Sunday hours will resume on September 10, 2017.

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Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

Contact: YS Staff   630-834-1164   

Stories, musical activities, rhyming games and playtime for toddlers, accompanied by an adult. Siblings are welcome to join us, too! For children who are walking, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Summer Lunch & Movie @ the Library! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No school means no lunches for many children throughout our community. Once again this summer, the library is partnering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to provide free summer lunches for children under the age of 18. This program is offered at no cost to the Villa Park Public Library and its patrons.

    Location: Ohrman Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Monday Matinee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Moana (©Walt Disney Pictures, 2016: PG, 117 min.)

    Location: Ohrman Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Poetry Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

In these free workshops led by Friends member Ida Kotyuk, participants will each select one or two preexisting poems that they have authored. Bring ten copies of each poem to share with others. Each poet will read the poem aloud and we will then discuss the poem. Everyone is expected to participate. These sessions are for poets of all levels who are looking for peer review and suggestions.

Presented by the Friends of the Villa Park Library.

    Location: Conference Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Herbal Gourmet Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marcy Lautanen-Raleigh     marcylautanen@gmail.com
   

Learn how to harvest herbs, blend, and use them in butters, cheeses, syrups, and with your fresh veggies. Recipes will be inlcuded. This program is sponsored by the Garden Club of Villa Park.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 9 spaces available.
Tuesday June 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Babies & Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

All babies are born to read! We will introduce the world of language and books to infants through music and singing, stories, and rhymes.  All infants & pre-walkers with adult. 

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 26 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Family Storytime @ the Gazebo Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

We're taking Family Storytime to the great outdoors! Join us for stories, music, movement, and activites at the Ruggard Gazebo! The gazebo is just a short walk away from the library located slightly southwest between Park and Central Blvds on the Illinois Prairie Path. All ages with an adult.

    Location: Ruggard Gazebo
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Intro to Computers 2 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Learn the basics of the desktop, files, and some programs. Basic computer skills required. Registration required.

Registration will open on April 14.

    Location: Conference Room
        There are 2 spaces available.
Wednesday June 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Picture Book Picnic @ Iowa Center Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us outside for fun! We'll have stories, music, and movement for families with young children of all ages.

    Location: Iowa Community Center
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Summer Lunch & Movie @ the Library! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No school means no lunches for many children throughout our community. Once again this summer, the library is partnering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to provide free summer lunches for children under the age of 18. This program is offered at no cost to the Villa Park Public Library and its patrons.

    Location: Ohrman Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Getting Excited About Science! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Steve Belliveau uses humor, music, and audience participation to demonstrate how concepts like air pressure, magnetism, and electricity work! Tickets available beginning one week in advance of program. All ages.

    Location: YS Open Area
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Fresh Cheese Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

From Mascarpone to Feta, taste the classics and discover new favorites. Presented by Meredith Meder, ACS CCP. There is a $5 tasting fee for this program. The tasting fee is due at the time of registration.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Friends of the Villa Park Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Conference Room
Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Babies & Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

All babies are born to read! We will introduce the world of language and books to infants through music and singing, stories, and rhymes.  All infants & pre-walkers with adult. 

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 34 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

Contact: YS Staff   630-834-1164   

Stories, musical activities, rhyming games and playtime for toddlers, accompanied by an adult. Siblings are welcome to join us, too! For children who are walking, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM From the Inside Out Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

We'll have a screening of Disney-Pixar's Inside Out (Walt Disney Pictures, 2015: PG, 102 min.), followed by a short talk about emotions and a charades tournament! Ages 8 and up.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 16 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Mystery Readers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   630-834-1164   vpplinfo@vppl.info
   

Join our Mystery Readers book group as they discuss The Informationist: A Thriller by Taylor StevensVisit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy of the book. This program is led by Lesley Cyrier. Registration is not required.

    Location: Conference Room
Friday June 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Community Storytime @ Whole Foods Elmhurst Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Storytime hits the road! We're at Whole Foods Market Elmhurst telling stories and bringing our enthusiasm for reading to share with all! All Ages, with an adult.

Located offsite at: Whole Foods Market, 215 S. Illinois Route 83, Elmhurst, IL 60126

    Location: Whole Foods Market Elmhurst
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Summer Lunch & Movie @ the Library! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No school means no lunches for many children throughout our community. Once again this summer, the library is partnering with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to provide free summer lunches for children under the age of 18. This program is offered at no cost to the Villa Park Public Library and its patrons.

    Location: Ohrman Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Father's Day Craft Open House Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate dads, grandfathers, uncles, and others with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. *While supplies last.

    Location: YS Open Area
Saturday June 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Career Passioneering Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tom Somora     tomsomora@yahoo.com
   

Make a move and find you passion! Bring an open mind and begin the destiny of your own design.

    Location: Conference Room, Lobby
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Marvelous Mornings: Daddy Donut Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

We’ll share stories about dads, grandfathers, and other father figures! Donuts and fruit will be served for treats. All ages with adult.

    Location: YS Open Area
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Essentrics: Stretch. Strengthen. Rebalance. Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Limit 20 •  Ages 13 and up

ESSENTRICS® is also known as Classical Stretch, the #1 fitness show on PBS. The full body, 3-dimensional dynamic stretching workout safely shapes and rebalances the body. Please bring a towel or yoga mat. All participants will be asked to sign a waiver.

 
    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Father's Day Craft Open House Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate dads, grandfathers, uncles, and others with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. *While supplies last.

    Location: YS Open Area
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Sunday June 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings being on May 28, 2017.  Sunday hours will resume on September 10, 2017.

Monday June 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

Contact: YS Staff   630-834-1164   

Stories, musical activities, rhyming games and playtime for toddlers, accompanied by an adult. Siblings are welcome to join us, too! For children who are walking, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
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Today is Thursday May 25, 2017

Villa Park Public Library

305 S. Ardmore Avenue

Villa Park, IL  60181

(630) 834-1164

www.vppl.info





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