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Wednesday March 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Story Circle for Preschoolers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

This is a lively program of imaginative stories, learning games, and musical fun. • For children age 3–5 to attend independently.

    Location: Ohrman Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM LEGO Builders Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Create something unique using a selection of bricks and accessories. For ages 6 and older, as recommended by LEGO.

    Location: Ohrman Room
   
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Monarch Magic - CANCELLED Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT. We plan on rescheduling this program over the summer.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 33 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Library Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Conference Room
Thursday March 23, 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 17 spaces available.
 
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  12:15 PM room in use Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Digital Media Lab
 
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 is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Ready for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

Using stories, musical games and word play, children are introduced to letter friends from A to Z.  For ages 4 and older.

    Location: Ohrman Room
   
 
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
Friday March 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 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 7 spaces available.
Saturday March 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:15 PM MONTHLY ALL AGES MOVIE POSTER MATCHING ACTIVITY 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
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Essentrics: Stretch. Strengthen. Rebalance. Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

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. All participants will be asked to sign a waiver.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 14 spaces available.
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misc_none 8:00 PM  -  9:30 PM Earth Hour Night Skies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Plan on joining is for a viewing of the Chicagoland night sky on Saturday, March 25 at the Villa Park Public Library during Earth Hour from 8-9:30pm. Members of the Naperville Astronomical Association will be on hand to help identify constellations in the sky just outside of the library! This program is sponsored by the Environmental Concerns Commission.

 

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are many spaces available.
Sunday March 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Sunday Movie Matinee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Finding Graceland (c) Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., 1998: PG-13, 97 min.

    Location: Ohrman Room
Monday March 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Community Storyime @ Cornerstone Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

We're at Cornerstone Books in Villa Park once a month to tell stories and visit the community! Come by and enjoy a change of venue with us.

Located offsite at: Cornerstone Books, 22 South Villa Avenue, Villa Park

    Location: Cornerstone Books
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Astronomy Fun for Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

What lies beyond the stars you see twinkling in the night sky? Find out all about planets, galaxies, and more in this hands-on workshop!

Ages 9 and up

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book a Genealogy Researcher Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   630-834-1164   mhoffmann@vppl.info
   

Need help with your genealogy research but don't know where to begin?  Get one-on-one help with a genealogy researcher for a one-hour time slot on Mondays between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Registration is required.

    Location: Group Collaboration Room (GCR)
        There is 1 space available.
 
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.

    Location: Conference Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Rescheduled: Mars: The Beginning of Human Exploration Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Rescheduled from January 23. Mars: The Beginning of Human Exploration.

 

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 30 spaces available.
Tuesday March 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM DuPage Children's Museum presents: Wheels, Levers, & Pulleys! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Get a grip on simple machines! Lift yourself up with a pulley system! Try your hand with gears, levers, and more in this hands-on workshop that introduces the world of simple machines. Led by staff from the DuPage Children’s Museum. For grades K-2. Sponsored by the Friends of the Villa Park Library.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 18 spaces available.
Wednesday March 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Creative Cartooning Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Do you love to draw and doodle? Learn to draw faces, bodies in motion, and write cartoon jokes! Led by professional cartoonist Mark Anderson. Ages 8 and up. Sponsored by the Friends of the Villa Park Library.

 

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:25 PM  -  8:30 PM BUSY
    Location: Ohrman Room
Thursday March 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Mini Library @ Jefferson Middle School - CLOSED TODAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please note: Due to Spring Break, the VPPL Mini-Library will not be open today.

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 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Fairy Tea Party Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

Sip fairy tea, play fairy games, and eat fairy food! Each child receives a copy of The Friendship Fairy Book, courtesy of India Phillips Foundation.

Ages 5 and up

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 11 spaces available.
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Friday March 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Crayon Day! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

Celebrate National Crayon Day with us! Use crayons in a variety of fun projects and activities. Who knew that crayons could be so versatile?

All ages

    Location: YS Open Area
Saturday April 1, 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 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Art After Hours Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for an after hours art project with Gilda Shepherd and enjoy refreshments. There is a $15 fee per person, payable at the time of registration to hold your space. Projects will be a painted wine glass votive holder and melted bottle cheese plate.  Items are at the libary for preview. Each person will do both projects.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Villa Park Library.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 12 spaces available.
Monday April 3, 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
   
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book a Genealogy Researcher Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   630-834-1164   mhoffmann@vppl.info
   

Need help with your genealogy research but don't know where to begin?  Get one-on-one help with a genealogy researcher for a one-hour time slot on Mondays between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Registration is required.

    Location: Group Collaboration Room (GCR)
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Living With Wildlife Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Living with Wildlife: This power point presentation will discuss our wildlife neighbors. We will go over what resources wildlife are looking for and finding in our backyards. We will also cover common wildlife conflicts and their solutions as well as humane ways that we can coexist. There will be time for questions and answers after the presentation. 

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 34 spaces available.
Tuesday April 4, 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 17 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

Join us for stories, music, and movement for families with young children of all ages. Children under 3 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Ohrman Room
Wednesday April 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Story Circle for Preschoolers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

This is a lively program of imaginative stories, learning games, and musical fun. • For children age 3–5 to attend independently.

    Location: Ohrman Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Science Minors: MSI Kids Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

It's an all-new Science Minors! We'll be "Playing Around" to investigate the science of toys over the course of five different sessions. Ages 8 and up.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Say Cheese! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month with Certified Cheese Professional Meredith Meder. Taste some fun sandwich recipes and talk about the best metling cheeses around! There is a tasting fee of $5.00 per person, payable at the time of registration to hold your space. Limit 30.

    Location: Ohrman Room
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Resume Review and Interviewing Strategies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Group Collaboration Room (GCR)
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Thursday April 6, 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 17 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 is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 1:15 PM  -  2:00 PM Ready for Reading Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

Using stories, musical games and word play, children are introduced to letter friends from A to Z.  For ages 4 and older.

    Location: Ohrman Room
   
 
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
Friday April 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Flashback Friday Movie Matinee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us the first Friday of each month for Flashback Friday! Each month we will feature a different movie. This week's feature will be the movie, Singin’ in the Rain ©Warner Bros., 1952.  This movie is rated G, and has a running time of 103 minutes.

    Location: Ohrman Room
Saturday April 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:15 PM MONTHLY ALL AGES MOVIE POSTER MATCHING ACTIVITY 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 April 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Sunday Movie Matinee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (c) Warner Brothers, 1997: R, 155 min.

    Location: Ohrman Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Loosey Goosey Baseball Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Steve Trout     srt33fastball@aol.com
   

The retired Chicago lefty reads from his book Loosey Goosdy Baseball. All ages welcome. Registration not required.

    Location: YS Open Area
Monday April 10, 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
   
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book a Genealogy Researcher Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services   630-834-1164   mhoffmann@vppl.info
   

Need help with your genealogy research but don't know where to begin?  Get one-on-one help with a genealogy researcher for a one-hour time slot on Mondays between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Registration is required.

    Location: Group Collaboration Room (GCR)
        There is 1 space available.
 
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.

    Location: Conference Room
Tuesday April 11, 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 17 spaces available.
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Family Storytime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

Join us for stories, music, and movement for families with young children of all ages. Children under 3 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Ohrman Room
Wednesday April 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Story Circle for Preschoolers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   
   

This is a lively program of imaginative stories, learning games, and musical fun. • For children age 3–5 to attend independently.

    Location: Ohrman Room
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Today is Wednesday March 22, 2017

Villa Park Public Library

305 S. Ardmore Avenue

Villa Park, IL  60181

(630) 834-1164

www.vppl.info





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