Monthly Archives: November 2011

Homeschooling and the Library

Are you homeschooling the children in your family? You are hardly alone! Consider these facts from the National Center for Educational Statistics. In 2007, the number of homeschooled students was about 1.5 million, an increase from 850,000 in 1999 and

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Library Offers Technology Petting Zoo & Laptop Checkout

Times are changing at the Glen Ellyn Public Library. Patrons will soon be able to check out laptops for in-library use, as well as visit our new Technology Petting Zoo on the second floor of the library. For some time

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Handling Your Children’s Fears

  “I’m scared!” Monsters under the bed? Darkness or loud dogs? Trains, swimming pools, being alone? Children do not need to know about falling stock prices to be afraid! Child fears are like adult fears, essentially of the unknown. We

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Spend Black Friday at the Library!

The Glen Ellyn Public Library and the Friends of the Glen Ellyn Library invite you to spend Black Friday, Nov. 25, at the library. With a variety of free activities for all ages and a used book sale, you can

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