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Monday November 12, 2018
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Poetry Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Calling all poets! Bring ten copies of one of two of your poems to read and discuss. Presented by the Friends of the Villa Park Library.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday November 13, 2018
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 22 spaces available.
 
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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SAT Results Follow-Up Session CANCELLED
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Return with your results from Saturday's Practice SAT exam to hear a clear explanation of the numbers, and ask questions. Diane Kilcommons, Director of Huntington Learning Center Elmhurst, will explain the categories of questions and the structure of the SAT, and even suggest a few strategies. This is a great opportunity to go beyond the basic results and help prepare for the SAT exam!

*PLEASE NOTE: You will be automatically signed up for this session when you sign up for the Practice SAT on the previous Saturday morning.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 13 spaces available.
Wednesday November 14, 2018
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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Make Your Own Thanksgiving Centerpiece
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fee $20 • Limit 20

Peggy Garvin of Garvin Gardens will be here to guide attendees in making their own Thanksgiving Centerpiece.

Registration required. Program fees are due within 3 days. Registrants with unpaid fees will be placed on the waitlist after 3 days.

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Friends of the Villa Park Library
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Who are The Friends of the Villa Park Library? The Friends act as advocates for the library by sponsoring programs and fundraising events, promoting the library within the community, and helping to improve the library facilities and services. Friends are volunteers from all walks of life who share a common interest in the library. Our board meetings are held in the library Conference Room at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of the month. General meetings of the membership are held during the months of January, April, July, and October. Keep up-to-date with all of our events by checking out our Facebook page or join our mailing list by sending your email to: friendsofvplibrary@gmail.com.

Interested in becoming a Friend? Here's the sign-up form: http://www.vppl.info/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/brochure.pdf

CONTACT:  Friends of the Villa Park Library    friendsofvplibrary@gmail.com
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday November 15, 2018
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Ready for Reading
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Cheese Tasting @ Sugar Creek Golf Course
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun and informative cheese tasting class at a special location!  Beverages will be available for purchase directly from the Golf Club. Presented by Meredith Meder, ACS CCP. Sponsored by the Friends of the Villa Park Library.

There is a $6 tasting fee for this program due at the time of registration. Program fees are due within 3 days. Registrants with unpaid fees will be placed on the waiting list after 3 days.

LOCATION: Sugar Greek Golf Course
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Mystery Readers
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Join our Mystery Readers book group as they discuss A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee. Visit 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 November 16, 2018
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LEGO DUPLO Build + Play
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us to build, play, and socialize with other kids and families! For ages 2-5, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Thanksgiving Craft Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate Thanksgiving with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. *While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
 
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Fall Reading Program ENDS
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bid farewell to the Fall Reading Program, offered in partnership with Chicago Steel Hockey. All youth who have joined in this goal-based program must bring in logs by 5pm today to receive a prize and become eligible to receive a free ticket to a Chicago Steel Hockey game!

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
Saturday November 17, 2018
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Marvelous Mornings
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
 
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Age Reversing ESSENTRICS
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gentle, slow-paces workout for both men and women. Please bring a mat/towel for floor work. Participants will be asked to sign a waiver.

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Thanksgiving Craft Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate Thanksgiving with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. *While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
Monday November 19, 2018
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Holiday Matinee: Hotel Transylvania 3
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation   (©Columbia Pictures Industries, 2018; PG, 97 minutes)

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Super Smash Bros.Tournament
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for a fun, friendly tournament to determine the ultimate players! Winners will receive a small prize. Ages 11 and up.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 23 spaces available.
Tuesday November 20, 2018
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 22 spaces available.
 
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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I Survived!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Could you survive an earthquake? How about a tornado? Come and explore these and other natural disasters based on the popular I Survived paperback series by Lauren Tarshis!

Ages 8 and up

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 8 spaces available.
Wednesday November 21, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSES TODAY AT 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library closes today at 5:00 p.m. as the eve before Thanksgiving, per Policy 190.

 
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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Sensory Storytime
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

All ages with adult; siblings welcome

There are 28 spaces available.
 
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LEGO Builders Club
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

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

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 19 spaces available.
Thursday November 22, 2018
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed in observance of the holiday.

Sunday November 25, 2018
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Movie Matinee
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Florence Foster Jenkins

(Paramount Pictures, 2015 100 min PG-13)

Monday November 26, 2018
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Community Storytime @ Cornerstone Books
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   

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
Wednesday November 28, 2018
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LEGO Builders Club
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

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

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 22 spaces available.
 
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Bark for Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Read a story to a dog! We have a variety of dogs certified by Therapy Dogs International to be gentle listeners. 
For all ages. Children under the age of 7 must attend with a parent or guardian. Choose a book to read in advance.
 
CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are many spaces available.
 
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday November 29, 2018
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Cuentos en español
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Cuentos en Español

Edades: todos edades, 3 años y menor con un adulto

Disfruta cuentos, canciones, y actividades con movimiento en español con nosotros!

Spanish Storytime:

All ages, under 3 with adult

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities in Spanish with us!

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 37 spaces available.
Saturday December 1, 2018
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Marvelous Mornings
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Sunday December 2, 2018
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Friends of the Villa Park Library 3rd Annual Barnes & Noble Fundraiser
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Location | 297 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook

Shop for items on your holiday list and support the Friends! As a bonus, on this day, the Friends will be wrapping gifts purchased from Barnes & Noble at no charge. A percentage of the sales from this day will go back to the Friends of the Library.

 
LOCATION: Barnes & Noble Oakbrook
Monday December 3, 2018
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Illinois: Celebrate 200 Years!
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Join in this once-in-a-lifetime event to celebrate 200 years of Illinois statehood! We'll look at some of the most interesting momenets and people that have become a part of Illinois history since December 3. 1818. Don't worry, there will definitely be party games, crafts, and cake for everyone to enjoy!

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 39 spaces available.
Saturday December 8, 2018
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SAT Practice Test
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Practice taking a test under the same conditions you will experience during a real exam. Bring a calculator and pencils. Must live in or attend a high school in Villa Park or Oakbrook Terrace. Proctored by Huntington Learning Center. Arrive promptly at 9am. Deposit of $10 will be fully refunded to test-takers upon completion of practice test. For high school students.

This practice exam includes the essay portion.

Arrive promptly at 9am.  STUDENTS MUST BRING A CALCULATOR FOR THIS TEST.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 15 spaces available.
Sunday December 9, 2018
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Movie Matinee
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Christmas in July

 (Uninversal, 1940 NR 67 min)

Monday December 10, 2018
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Crafternoons
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

A program for crafty kids! Each session features a new project, using a wide variety of materials. Explore, experiment, and create!  Ages 7 and older.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Evergreen Door Swag with Garvin Gardens
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fee $20 • Limit 20

Peggy Garvin of Garvin Gardens will be here to guide attendees in making their own Evergreen Door Swag.

Registration required. Program fees are due within 3 days. Registrants with unpaid fees will be placed on the waitlist after 3 days.

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 13 spaces available.
Tuesday December 11, 2018
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SAT Results Follow-Up Session
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Return with your results from Saturday's Practice SAT exam to hear a clear explanation of the numbers, and ask questions. Diane Kilcommons, Director of Huntington Learning Center Elmhurst, will explain the categories of questions and the structure of the SAT, and even suggest a few strategies. This is a great opportunity to go beyond the basic results and help prepare for the SAT exam!

*PLEASE NOTE: You will be automatically signed up for this session when you sign up for the Practice SAT on the previous Saturday morning.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 15 spaces available.
Wednesday December 12, 2018
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LEGO Builders Club
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

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

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 23 spaces available.
 
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Bark for Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Read a story to a dog! We have a variety of dogs certified by Therapy Dogs International to be gentle listeners. 
For all ages. Children under the age of 7 must attend with a parent or guardian. Choose a book to read in advance.
 
CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are many spaces available.
 
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Friends of the Villa Park Library
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Who are The Friends of the Villa Park Library? The Friends act as advocates for the library by sponsoring programs and fundraising events, promoting the library within the community, and helping to improve the library facilities and services. Friends are volunteers from all walks of life who share a common interest in the library. Our board meetings are held in the library Conference Room at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of the month. General meetings of the membership are held during the months of January, April, July, and October. Keep up-to-date with all of our events by checking out our Facebook page or join our mailing list by sending your email to: friendsofvplibrary@gmail.com.

Interested in becoming a Friend? Here's the sign-up form: http://www.vppl.info/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/brochure.pdf

CONTACT:  Friends of the Villa Park Library    friendsofvplibrary@gmail.com
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday December 13, 2018
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Rhythm & Rhyme @ Oakbrook Terrace Park District
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

The Library brings storytimes to the OBTPD.  Join staff from the Villa Park Library for a storytime on the road!  Each week will feature stories, music, and movement geared for young children exploring their world. All ages, with an adult.

Special Location: Oakbrook Terrace Park District, located at 1S325 Ardmore Avenue, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

LOCATION: Oakbrook Terrace Park District
 
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Cuentos en español
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Cuentos en Español

Edades: todos edades, 3 años y menor con un adulto

Disfruta cuentos, canciones, y actividades con movimiento en español con nosotros!

Spanish Storytime:

All ages, under 3 with adult

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities in Spanish with us!

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 40 spaces available.
 
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Books Worth Talking About
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Join our Books Worth Talking About book group as they discuss The Girl Who Smiled Beads: a story of war and what comes after by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil. 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 December 14, 2018
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Community Storytime @ Whole Foods Elmhurst
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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
 
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LEGO DUPLO Build + Play
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us to build, play, and socialize with other kids and families! For ages 2-5, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 20 spaces available.
Saturday December 15, 2018
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Marvelous Mornings
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
 
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Age Reversing ESSENTRICS
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gentle, slow-paces workout for both men and women. Please bring a mat/towel for floor work. Participants will be asked to sign a waiver.

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 17 spaces available.
Monday December 17, 2018
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Community Storytime @ Cornerstone Books
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   

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
 
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High School Exam Study Night
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

High School Exam Study Nights

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

December 17, 18, 19 • 5-10pm

For high school students

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 so you can stay later. Therapy dog visits from 7-8pm.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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High School Exam Study Night
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

High School Exam Study Nights

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

December 17, 18, 19 • 5-10pm

For high school students

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 so you can stay later. Therapy dog visits from 7-8pm.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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LEGO Builders Club
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

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

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 22 spaces available.
 
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High School Exam Study Night
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

High School Exam Study Nights

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

December 17, 18, 19 • 5-10pm

For high school students

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 so you can stay later. Therapy dog visits from 7-8pm.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday December 20, 2018
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Mystery Readers
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Join our Mystery Readers book group as they discuss Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh. Visit 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 December 21, 2018
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Winter Holiday Craft Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate winter holidays with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. *While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
Saturday December 22, 2018
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Winter Holiday Craft Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate winter holidays with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. *While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
Monday December 24, 2018
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed in observance of the holiday.

Tuesday December 25, 2018
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed in observance of the holiday.

Friday December 28, 2018
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LEGO DUPLO Build + Play
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us to build, play, and socialize with other kids and families! For ages 2-5, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Holiday Matinee: The Incredibles 2
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Incredibles 2 (©Walt Disney Pictures, 2018; PG, 125 min.)

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Sunday December 30, 2018
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today, per Policy 190.

Monday December 31, 2018
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed in observance of the holiday.

Tuesday January 1, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today in observance of the holiday.

Wednesday January 2, 2019
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Winter Reading Program BEGINS!
9:00 AM
Friday January 4, 2019
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LEGO DUPLO Build + Play
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us to build, play, and socialize with other kids and families! For ages 2-5, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Saturday January 5, 2019
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Marvelous Mornings
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Monday January 7, 2019
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Tuesday January 8, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Wednesday January 9, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Bark for Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Read a story to a dog! We have a variety of dogs certified by Therapy Dogs International to be gentle listeners. 
For all ages. Children under the age of 7 must attend with a parent or guardian. Choose a book to read in advance.
 
CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Thursday January 10, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Ready for Reading
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Seed Saving
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sponsored by the Villa Park Garden Club.

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Monday January 14, 2019
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Rhythm & Rhyme @ Oakbrook Terrace Park District
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

The Library brings storytimes to the OBTPD.  Join staff from the Villa Park Library for a storytime on the road!  Each week will feature stories, music, and movement geared for young children exploring their world. All ages, with an adult.

Special Location: Oakbrook Terrace Park District, located at 1S325 Ardmore Avenue, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

LOCATION: Oakbrook Terrace Park District
Tuesday January 15, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Team Trivia Tuesday
7:30 PM
PLEASE NOTE:  THIS PROGRAM IS HELD AT CRAZY POUR, LOCATED AT 105 E. NORTH AVENUE IN VILLA PARK.

If you have a knowledge of pop culture, history and other weird facts and want to show off your skills, then join us for our Team Trivia Tuesday. Enter as a team of up to 8 or come on your own and we will pair you up.  Win prizes and have fun.  Registration is suggested but not required.

LOCATION: Crazy Pour, 105 E. North Ave, Villa Park.
There are 100 spaces available.
Wednesday January 16, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Sensory Storytime
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

All ages with adult; siblings welcome

 
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Art Starts
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Learn about the basics of art, different artists, and different art styles and techniques. Be creative and do an open-ended project based on each session's topic! Ages 7 and up.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Ten Steps to Sustainability
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 

Wouldn't it be awesome to save money and the planet at the same time? In this class you will learn exactly that. 

In this intro class, you'll learn how to make small modifications to your everyday life for big Mother Nature approved ramifications. We will discuss in detail ten easy steps to modify your current lifestyle that will streamline your budget, minimize your impact on the planet and make you a happier, healthier human. 

After this class you will have a greater understanding of the ecological impact your everyday decisions have on the planet and how make better eco-friendly choices. Presented by Nick Conrad.

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday January 17, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Ready for Reading
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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MSI Science Minors
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

For ages 8 and up.

Welcome back to an all-new MSI Science Minors! We're taking a journey into the world of ENERGY! Join us and do some hands-on exploration of mechanical, sound, chemical, electrical, and light energy. We'll build a battery using pennies, create glowing glue, build a soup spoon catapult, and more! This program is made possible through a partnership with the Museum of Science & Industry Chicago.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Mystery Readers
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Join our Mystery Readers book group as they discuss A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George. Visit 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 January 18, 2019
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Community Storytime @ Whole Foods Elmhurst
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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
Saturday January 19, 2019
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SAT Practice Test
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Practice taking a test under the same conditions you will experience during a real exam. Bring a calculator and pencils. Must live in or attend a high school in Villa Park or Oakbrook Terrace. Proctored by Huntington Learning Center. Arrive promptly at 9am. Deposit of $10 will be fully refunded to test-takers upon completion of practice test. For high school students.

This practice exam includes the essay portion.

Arrive promptly at 9am.  STUDENTS MUST BRING A CALCULATOR FOR THIS TEST.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Marvelous Mornings
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
Monday January 21, 2019
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Community Storytime @ Cornerstone Books
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   

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
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Tuesday January 22, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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SAT Results Follow-Up Session
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Return with your results from Saturday's Practice SAT exam to hear a clear explanation of the numbers, and ask questions. Diane Kilcommons, Director of Huntington Learning Center Elmhurst, will explain the categories of questions and the structure of the SAT, and even suggest a few strategies. This is a great opportunity to go beyond the basic results and help prepare for the SAT exam!

*PLEASE NOTE: You will be automatically signed up for this session when you sign up for the Practice SAT on the previous Saturday morning.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
 
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How to Pay for College Without Going Broke
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
This unique workshop covers little known strategies not covered in regular college planning workshops.
Don’t miss the opportunity to learn new strategies available to families for planning, saving, or paying for
college—strategies that can save you thousands of dollars while finding the best-fit college for your child.
Includes new material about important changes in higher education and how they affect college families.
Both parents are encouraged to attend this free, 90-minute seminar presented by My College Planning
Team.
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday January 23, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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LEGO Builders Club
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

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

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Herb Gardening
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday January 24, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Ready for Reading
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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MSI Science Minors
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

For ages 8 and up.

Welcome back to an all-new MSI Science Minors! We're taking a journey into the world of ENERGY! Join us and do some hands-on exploration of mechanical, sound, chemical, electrical, and light energy. We'll build a battery using pennies, create glowing glue, build a soup spoon catapult, and more! This program is made possible through a partnership with the Museum of Science & Industry Chicago.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Friday January 25, 2019
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LEGO DUPLO Build + Play
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us to build, play, and socialize with other kids and families! For ages 2-5, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Saturday January 26, 2019
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Age Reversing ESSENTRICS
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Gentle, slow-paces workout for both men and women. Please bring a mat/towel for floor work. Participants will be asked to sign a waiver.

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Monday January 28, 2019
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Tuesday January 29, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Creative Science: Tornado!
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Come and learn how to make your very own tornado in a bottle! We'll have some twisty fun, so please dress for a mess.

Ages 5-8.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Wednesday January 30, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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LEGO Builders Club
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

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

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Thursday January 31, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Ready for Reading
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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MSI Science Minors
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

For ages 8 and up.

Welcome back to an all-new MSI Science Minors! We're taking a journey into the world of ENERGY! Join us and do some hands-on exploration of mechanical, sound, chemical, electrical, and light energy. We'll build a battery using pennies, create glowing glue, build a soup spoon catapult, and more! This program is made possible through a partnership with the Museum of Science & Industry Chicago.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Friday February 1, 2019
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LEGO DUPLO Build + Play
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us to build, play, and socialize with other kids and families! For ages 2-5, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Saturday February 2, 2019
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Marvelous Mornings
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Monday February 4, 2019
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Crafternoons
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

A program for crafty kids! Each session features a new project, using a wide variety of materials. Explore, experiment, and create!  Ages 7 and older.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Thursday February 7, 2019
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MSI Science Minors
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

For ages 8 and up.

Welcome back to an all-new MSI Science Minors! We're taking a journey into the world of ENERGY! Join us and do some hands-on exploration of mechanical, sound, chemical, electrical, and light energy. We'll build a battery using pennies, create glowing glue, build a soup spoon catapult, and more! This program is made possible through a partnership with the Museum of Science & Industry Chicago.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Friday February 8, 2019
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Valentine's Day Craft Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. *While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
Saturday February 9, 2019
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Valentine's Day Craft Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. *While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
Monday February 11, 2019
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Rhythm & Rhyme @ Oakbrook Terrace Park District
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

The Library brings storytimes to the OBTPD.  Join staff from the Villa Park Library for a storytime on the road!  Each week will feature stories, music, and movement geared for young children exploring their world. All ages, with an adult.

Special Location: Oakbrook Terrace Park District, located at 1S325 Ardmore Avenue, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

LOCATION: Oakbrook Terrace Park District
Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Cheese Appreciation!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Discover the diverse and delicious world of artisan cheese. Taste and enjoy while we discuss history, learn tips and tricks for buying, cutting and storing cheese. Presented by Meredith Meder, ACS CCP. 

 
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday February 13, 2019
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Sensory Storytime
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

All ages with adult; siblings welcome

 
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Bark for Books
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Read a story to a dog! We have a variety of dogs certified by Therapy Dogs International to be gentle listeners. 
For all ages. Children under the age of 7 must attend with a parent or guardian. Choose a book to read in advance.
 
CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Thursday February 14, 2019
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MSI Science Minors
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

For ages 8 and up.

Welcome back to an all-new MSI Science Minors! We're taking a journey into the world of ENERGY! Join us and do some hands-on exploration of mechanical, sound, chemical, electrical, and light energy. We'll build a battery using pennies, create glowing glue, build a soup spoon catapult, and more! This program is made possible through a partnership with the Museum of Science & Industry Chicago.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Friday February 15, 2019
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Community Storytime @ Whole Foods Elmhurst
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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
 
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LEGO DUPLO Build + Play
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join us to build, play, and socialize with other kids and families! For ages 2-5, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Saturday February 16, 2019
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Marvelous Mornings
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Monday February 18, 2019
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Community Storytime @ Cornerstone Books
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   

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
Wednesday February 20, 2019
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LEGO Builders Club
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

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

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
 
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Crafty Creations with Gilda
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join Gilda and learn how to make a crafty creation! The project will be announced. 

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday February 21, 2019
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Mystery Readers
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Join our Mystery Readers book group as they discuss I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara. Visit 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
Saturday February 23, 2019
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Age Reversing ESSENTRICS
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Gentle, slow-paces workout for both men and women. Please bring a mat/towel for floor work. Participants will be asked to sign a waiver.

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday February 27, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday February 28, 2019
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Winter Reading Program ENDS!
9:00 AM
Monday March 4, 2019
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Family Play Group
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us to play and socialize with other kids and families! For all young children, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Thursday March 7, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Monday March 11, 2019
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Family Play Group
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us to play and socialize with other kids and families! For all young children, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Rhythm & Rhyme @ Oakbrook Terrace Park District
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

The Library brings storytimes to the OBTPD.  Join staff from the Villa Park Library for a storytime on the road!  Each week will feature stories, music, and movement geared for young children exploring their world. All ages, with an adult.

Special Location: Oakbrook Terrace Park District, located at 1S325 Ardmore Avenue, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

LOCATION: Oakbrook Terrace Park District
Thursday March 14, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Friday March 15, 2019
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Community Storytime @ Whole Foods Elmhurst
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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
Monday March 18, 2019
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Community Storytime @ Cornerstone Books
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   

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
 
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Family Play Group
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us to play and socialize with other kids and families! For all young children, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Tuesday March 19, 2019
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Team Trivia Tuesday
7:30 PM
PLEASE NOTE:  THIS PROGRAM IS HELD AT CRAZY POUR, LOCATED AT 105 E. NORTH AVENUE IN VILLA PARK.

If you have a knowledge of pop culture, history and other weird facts and want to show off your skills, then join us for our Team Trivia Tuesday. Enter as a team of up to 8 or come on your own and we will pair you up.  Win prizes and have fun.  Registration is suggested but not required.

LOCATION: Crazy Pour, 105 E. North Ave, Villa Park.
There are 100 spaces available.
Wednesday March 20, 2019
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LEGO Builders Club
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

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

LOCATION: TBD
Thursday March 21, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Mystery Readers
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Join our Mystery Readers book group as they discuss The President is Missing: A Novel by Bill Clinton. Visit 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
Monday March 25, 2019
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Family Play Group
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us to play and socialize with other kids and families! For all young children, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Wednesday March 27, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday March 28, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Monday April 1, 2019
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Family Play Group
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us to play and socialize with other kids and families! For all young children, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Thursday April 4, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Monday April 8, 2019
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Family Play Group
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us to play and socialize with other kids and families! For all young children, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Rhythm & Rhyme @ Oakbrook Terrace Park District
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

The Library brings storytimes to the OBTPD.  Join staff from the Villa Park Library for a storytime on the road!  Each week will feature stories, music, and movement geared for young children exploring their world. All ages, with an adult.

Special Location: Oakbrook Terrace Park District, located at 1S325 Ardmore Avenue, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

LOCATION: Oakbrook Terrace Park District
Thursday April 11, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Mystery Readers and Books Worth Talking About Combined Book Discussion
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Join our Mystery Readers and Books Worth Talking About book groups as they meet together to discuss The Woman in the Window: A Novel  by A.J. Finn. Visit the first floor service desk to pick up a copy of the book. This program is led by Lesley Cyrier and Michelle Hoffmann. Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Ohrman Room
Monday April 15, 2019
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Community Storytime @ Cornerstone Books
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Contact: Youth Services   630-834-1164   

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
 
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Family Play Group
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us to play and socialize with other kids and families! For all young children, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Wednesday April 17, 2019
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LEGO Builders Club
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

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

LOCATION: TBD
Thursday April 18, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Friday April 19, 2019
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Easter Craft Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate Easter with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. *While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
Saturday April 20, 2019
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Easter Craft Open House
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate Easter with a craft! Young children will need some adult help. *While supplies last.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: YS Open Area
Sunday April 21, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today in observance of the holiday.

Monday April 22, 2019
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Family Storytime
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Family Play Group
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us to play and socialize with other kids and families! For all young children, with an adult.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Wednesday April 24, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday April 25, 2019
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Babies & Books
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

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. 

 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
 
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Toddler Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-834-1164  
LOCATION: TBD
Friday April 26, 2019
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Community Storytime @ Whole Foods Elmhurst
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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
Wednesday May 22, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Sunday May 26, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Monday May 27, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today in observance of the holiday.

Sunday June 2, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Sunday June 9, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Sunday June 16, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Sunday June 23, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Wednesday June 26, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Sunday June 30, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Thursday July 4, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today in observance of the holiday.

Sunday July 7, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Sunday July 14, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Sunday July 21, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Wednesday July 24, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Sunday July 28, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Sunday August 4, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Friday August 9, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today for staff training.

Sunday August 11, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Sunday August 18, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Sunday August 25, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Wednesday August 28, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Sunday September 1, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed on Sundays through the summer.  Sunday closings begin on May 26, 2019.  Sunday hours will resume on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

Monday September 2, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today in observance of the holiday.

Wednesday September 25, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday October 23, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Monday November 25, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday November 27, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today at 5:00 p.m.

Thursday November 28, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today in observance of the holiday.

Thursday December 19, 2019
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Library Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday December 24, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today in observance of the holiday.

Wednesday December 25, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today in observance of the holiday.

Sunday December 29, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today per Policy 190.

Tuesday December 31, 2019
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today in observance of the holiday.

Wednesday January 1, 2020
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LIBRARY IS CLOSED TODAY
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

The library is closed today in observance of the holiday.


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