Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tech Trouble? Gadget Grief? We can help!

Do you have a new tablet and need help learning how to download books? Having trouble using Power Point, Microsoft Word, or other software? Would you like help downloading pictures from your email or your digital camera? Whatever your tech

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Northwestern U Football Challenge

Northwestern University is hosting a Chicagoland Library Challenge! Purchase discounted tickets for the NU game against South Dakota and receive an NU football hat at the game. Whichever library community purchases the most Northwestern football tickets to the September 22nd game

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Divergent

What’s your first name and school?:  Mary from hadley What are you reviewing?: Divergent What did you review? : A book What did you like about it? : This book is the next type of hunger games! Veronica Ross is right; When Beatris

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GEPL Fall 2012 Event Guide is out!

Make sure to check your mailbox for the, Fall 2012,  Event Guide!  We are offering a lot of wonderful programs for patrons of all ages. Click the image to view online, if you see a program you would like to

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Attention: Gone Girl Fans

Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl has landed with a big splash onto summer reading lists.  Critics galore applauded her first two books, Sharp Objects and Dark Places, so Gone Girl’s success is no surprise. Amy and Nick Dunne’s fifth anniversary promises

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Stan and the Toilet Monster

What’s your first name and school?:  Matthew, Glen Crest What are you reviewing?: Stan and the Toilet Monster What did you review? : A book What did you like about it? : What I like about the book is it is humorous at

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The Hunger Games

What’s your first name and school?:  Mary, homeschooled/Hadley What are you reviewing?: The Hunger Games What did you review? : A movie What did you like about it? : This is the best time that they took a R rated book and turned

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Summer Reading Wrap-Up

    Glen Ellyn Public Library patrons must be extremely full this summer. The 2994 individuals who participated in our Reading Is So Delicious Summer Reading program certainly digested an extreme amount of books. From May 21 through August 13,

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Check out our new GEPL App!

Great news! The Glen Ellyn Public Library is now available on your smartphone, via our new free GEPL App powered by Boopsie. Check our catalog, log in to your account to renew or request materials, register for programs and classes,

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“What’s Your Problem?” with Jon Yates

Everyone has at some time has had issues with incorrect bills, insurance companies, parking tickets, or any other consumer frustration.  Chicago Tribune consumer advocate Jon Yates writes a column on common problems and dealing with the bureaucracy.  He will be

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