Monthly Archives: March 2012

April Program Highlights

Culture Programs     Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes* Thursday, April 5 * 7-8 pm * Meeting Room Join us for dramatic, well-researched stories of Great Lakes shipwrecks, shared with exceptional underwater photography. American Movie Survey: The Coen Brothers* Monday,

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Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes

I was in Chicago recently and stayed in the part of the city known as Streeterville.  This neighborhood is between Michigan Avenue and Lake Michigan, basically the area directly east of the Magnificent Mile. Streeterville is named after an eccentric

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Mark Your Calendars for BookFest 2012!

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is proud to partner with the Alliance of  Downtown Glen Ellyn, The Bookstore and Bundles of Books to bring you the 3rd annual BookFest: A Celebration of Books on Saturday, June 23, 2012. This all-ages

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Isabella or Jacob?: Balancing A New Baby and Older Children

No matter what you name the second baby in the family, the life of #1 will be dramatically changed. It is not good or bad, but it is a big transition. Even adults don’t do well with transitions! There are

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Local Resident to Talk about Travels in Uganda

Lee Mulder, a Glen Ellyn author, will be at the Library on Thursday, March 22 at 7 pm to talk about his remarkable journey to Uganda, East Africa.  Through his travels to Uganda during the past eight years and from

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Getting Started with Twitter

I was listening to WBEZ, Chicago’s public radio station, the other day, and I heard a story I thought many of our computer class patrons would love to hear. I often teach Facebook, Twitter and blogging classes at GEPL. The

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GEPL & The Bookstore Present: Author Charlene Ann Baumbich

With a release date of March 13, Finding Our Way Home is the latest book from popular speaker, award-winning journalist and Glen Ellyn resident Charlene Ann Baumbich. She is the author of the Dearest Dorothy series, Stray Affections, and Divine

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Information for Glen Ellyn Voters

Here’s basic information every Glen Ellyn area voter needs to know for the upcoming primary election: The Primary Election takes Place March 20, 2012 Polls are open 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. Polling places and candidate information can be found

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The eBook Debate

eBooks are the one of the newest trends in library technology. GEPL is keeping up with this trend by providing eBooks through our digital download service, eMediaLibrary. We’re constantly providing several opportunities to learn how to use our digital downloads.

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March Highlights at the Library

GEPL has a lot of great programs this spring, covering a wide range of subjects and hobbies. Click the links below each program title to read more about each program or register to attend. *Indicates programs for which registration is required. 

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