Monthly Archives: October 2012

Information for Voters for the November 6, 2012 General Election

Early Voting Early voting for the November 6, 2012 general election will end Saturday, November 3. Voters registered in DuPage County may vote early at any early voting site located throughout the county and are not required to state a

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Volunteer at the Library Tomorrow and Earn Free Books!

The Friends of the Glen Ellyn Library are inviting the community to help stuff thousands of envelopes at their annual fundraising-mailing event on Wednesday, October 24th from 6-9pm and Thursday, October 25 from 9am to noon. Volunteers will fold letters,

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The Story Behind the GEPL Logo

  The Illinois Library Association’s Marketing Committee has published a great article by Glen Ellyn Public Library director Dawn Bussey, explaining the idea behind GEPL’s new logo and strategic plan. You can read the entire article here.

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Amazing LEGO Event at GEPL This Weekend!

See dozens of stunning LEGO creations built by members of the Chicago Area Lego Users Group (ChiLUG) at GEPL’s “Oktobrickfest” weekend! ChiLUG member Adam Reed Tucker, an international LEGO certified professional who is the Master Designer of LEGO’s new “Architecture

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GEPL’s Latest Annual Report Now Available!

The Glen Ellyn Public Library’s 2011-2012 Annual Report is now available for public viewing. The report includes a note from Library Director Dawn Bussey, as well as informative updates from the Youth Services, Adult Services, Teen Services, and Materials Processing

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Senior Citizen Sisters who Biked Across America to Speak at GEPL tomorrow!

Senior citizens and sisters Evie Weber and Norma Witherbee have trekked across America on their bicycles. Stop by the library at 7pm tomorrow evening to hear the sisters recount memories from their trip from Maine to Florida. The sisters will highlight

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New Reading Level System to Help Kids Read!

Parents and students may have heard about the Fountas and Pinnell reading level system used in Glen Ellyn schools. Fountas and Pinnell is a text reading system with levels ranging from A – Z. The level is based on vocabulary,

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Ghostly Stories for the Season!

As the season changes, the leaves fall, and the wind chills to the bone, there’s nothing more tempting than to curl up by the fire with a scary book. Whether you like a good old-fashioned Victorian ghost story, or a

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Early Voting Begins Monday, October 22

Early voting for the November 6, 2012 general election will begin Monday, October 22. Voters registered in DuPage County may vote early at any early voting site located throughout the county and are not required to state a reason for

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Free Gourmet Food at the Library Tomorrow!

If you enjoy sampling the finest gourmet cuisine, stop by the Glen Ellyn Library at 7pm on Wednesday, October 10 for “Tailgating Munchies.” Chef Dave Esau will prepare football themed foods and game time snacks for attendees to sample, including:

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