Monthly Archives: May 2012

Teens, don’t miss out on late night study this week!

Hey teens! Freaking out about finals yet? The library is here to help with the return of late night study this week at the library. We’re keeping the library open late just for high schoolers. There will be coffee and

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Posted in GEPL Teens, teens

Book Buddies Benefits Both Readers!

Pam Withers at keenreaders.org writes: “Here’s the best-kept secret about reading buddy programs: The teens who saunter into a room wary of reading to some restless youngster, typically end up gaining as much as their “little reading buddy.” They gain self-confidence, reading

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Parents, Get Your Kids Reading this Summer!

If your child reads while eating or eats while reading, this summer is for you! The Glen Ellyn Public Library’s summer reading theme is Reading Is So Delicious! Here are some ideas on how your family can embrace our summer

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New Ways to Search GEPL.org!

To make using the new gepl.org even easier, we’ve changed up how our searching works. Look at the top right of gepl.org to see the new search bar. To use this new tool, just click the tab you’d like to

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Chocolate 101

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Kevin Roblee has always had a passion for chocolate as many of us can claim, but he has taken it to a whole new level.  For 9 years, he traveled the world taking on roles in

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Ranger’s Apprentice: The Burning Bridge

What’s your first name and school?:  Mary, homeschooled/Hadley What are you reviewing?: Ranger’s Apprentice, The Burning Bridge What did you review? : A book What did you like about it? : I loved how the author took the reader to many places. They are

Posted in tweens, tweens books, Tweens Reviews

Pretty Little Liars

What’s your first name and school?: Grace, Hadley What are you reviewing?: Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard What did you review? : A book What did you like about it? : I like Pretty Little Liars because it had something in it for

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I’d Tell You I Love You But Then I’d Have to Kill You

What’s your first name and school?:  Payton from Hadley Junior High What are you reviewing?: I’d Tell You I Love You But Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter What did you review? : A book What did you like

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Breaking Dawn

What’s your first name and school?:  Luz Hadley Jr.High What are you reviewing?: Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer What did you review? : A book What did you like about it? : I liked that they talked more about the histories of each

Posted in tweens, tweens books, Tweens Reviews