Yearly Archives: 2012

Looking for a Holiday gift that will last a lifetime? The Glen Ellyn Public Library has you covered!

Are you looking for a holiday gift that will last a lifetime? Consider naming part of the library in somebody’s honor. The Glen Ellyn Public Library Foundation, a non-profit 501c3 organization, offers a program allowing you to make a financial

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Introducing the Job Seeker Series

                        On December 19, The Glen Ellyn Public Library introduces its new Job Seeker Series, offering programs and services to enhance the community’s employment marketability and increase job opportunities.

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GEPL TRIVIA NIGHT: More Fun than a game of “True American!”

                  If New Girl has taught us anything, it is that there can be no greater bonding experience than playing trivia at your local tavern. That is why, the Glen Ellyn Public

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Win a $25 AMC Gift Card at Tomorrow’s Hobbit Day Event!

  Calling all Hobbits, dwarves, and elves of the Woodland Realm, come celebrate the release of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit movie with all your Middle Earth friends at the Glen Ellyn Public Library. From 4-8pm on 12/13, The Youth Department will

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Free One-on-One Career Counseling Begins Tuesday

Are you unhappy with your current employment situation or considering a career change? Let the Glen Ellyn Public Library assist you through the job seeking process. Starting December 11, the Glen Ellyn Public Library will offer free 30-minute one-on-one sessions

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New Smart Starts Program Builds Young Brains

Last Tuesday, the Youth Department hosted its very first Smart Starts session, which turned out to be an overwhelming success. Children made picture frames decorated with the letters of their names, as well as holiday stickers, gems, and pompoms. Other activities included

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Looking for a New Smartphone, eReader, or tablet? Start Your Search at the GEPL

Smartphones, eReaders, tablets, oh my! Planning on purchasing a fancy new gadget for a loved one this holiday season but not sure where to start? The Glen Ellyn Public Library can help you navigate the electronics jungle. You can read

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So You Want to Be a Rock & Roll Star?

When I was a little kid, about two years old, my mother would strap a tiny toy guitar around my shoulder and play Bruce Springsteen records while I sang into a vacuum cleaner handle. Decked out in OshKosh blue jeans

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Have the Latest GEPL News Texted Directly to Your Phone!

Keep up to date with important Glen Ellyn Public Library information. Text GEPL to 36000 to have the most important news from the Glen Ellyn Public Library texted directly to your phone! The text messaging service is free, though standard

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Planning for Retirement? Make Sure You’re on the Right Track with the Morningstar Investment Research Center Available on the GEPL Website

The Morningstar Investment Research Center is a powerful database allowing investors of any age or income level to analyze their investment portfolio. New investors can take online, self-paced courses with Morningstar’s Investing Classroom to learn the basics, watch videos and

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