Monthly Archives: November 2012

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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Vote for Glen Ellyn Civic Betterment

The Civic Betterment Party (CBP) is a platform-neutral nominating committee made up of residents from all areas of the village. The CBP seeks, selects, and supports individuals willing to offer quality leadership to the Village and Library. The CBP will

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Tomorrow: Local Author Shares Best Christmas Decorations in Chicagoland

Local author Mary Edsey, who drove over 10,000 miles during five winter seasons photographing her favorite holiday decorations, will share her favorite findings at The Glen Ellyn Public Library this Tuesday, November 27 at 7:00 pm. Edsey will showcase beautiful

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Randal Stringer’s “Tradigtalist” Art Work at Glen Ellyn Public Library

Through the month of November, the Glen Ellyn Public Library will host the contemporary art of Randall Stringer. Stringer, an emerging artist who works with acrylic, watercolor, photography, and digital mixed media, describes his style as “blending traditional art techniques

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The Glen Ellyn Public Library Invites You to Holiday Walk 2012

You and your family are cordially invited to the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s annual “Holiday Walk,” Friday, November 23 from 1:30 to 5:00pm. The Holiday Walk features three floors of live entertainment, arts and crafts, and refreshments leading up to

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Middle Schoolers: Celebrate Tomorrow’s SIP Day with Pizza and Video Games at the Library!

All middle school students are invited to the Glen Ellyn Public Library tomorrow (Nov. 20) from noon-4:30 pm to play a variety of video games, including Angry Birds and Temple run on the library’s wall-size projection screen, various iPad apps,

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The Library Will Be Closed Friday, November 16

The Glen Ellyn Public Library will be closed on Friday, November 16 to repair a broken water main. The library will resume normal operating hours on Saturday, November 17. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.

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Tomorrow: Glen Ellyn Resident Sandy Stevens to Discuss Trip To North Korea

The Glen Ellyn Public Library will host Glen Ellyn resident and journalist Sandy Stevens as she  her trip to North Korea on Thursday, November 15 at 7:00pm. Stevens hopes program attendees will gain valuable knowledge about North Korea to clear up

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