Gift-Giving Opportunities at the Glen Ellyn Library

GEPL News Black BannerThink of the library when shopping for friends and family this holiday season. The Glen Ellyn Public Library Foundation offers unique opportunities for gift-giving.

The Glen Ellyn Public Library Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, facilitates a program that allows you to make a financial donation in exchange for naming a piece of the library for yourself or a loved one. A variety of the library’s furniture and meeting spaces are available. Nameable items range from the end panel of a bookshelf to the library building itself. A plaque will be permanently affixed to the item of your choosing in exchange for a financial contribution. Naming opportunities are as follows:

Outdoor benches $500 each Preschool Area $50,000
Adult Area Study Carrels $2,500 each Youth Program Room $50,000
Youth Area End Panels $2,500 each Library Lobby $50,000
Adult Area End Panels $2,500 each Internet Room $50,000
Circulation Desk $10,000 Meeting Rooms $50,000
Youth Information Desk $10,000 Boardroom $50,000
Adult Study Room #1 $25,000 Young Adult Area $250,000
Adult Study Room #2 $25,000 Youth Services Department   $500,000
Adult Study Room #3 $25,000 Main Reading Room $1,000,000
Youth Study Room $25,000 Building $5,000,000

Examples of named items already in place at the library include two restaurant-style booths named for the Ray Cliff family’s grandchildren and the self-checkout machine named by the Julien family.

More details about the naming program and the Foundation are available at or by calling the library at (630) 469-0879.

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