Yearly Archives: 2013

Teens Blog: Music Display

Once again, I’ve chosen a book display that in retrospect seems a little odd for me personally.  While I do have many musical loves, and many many years of piano lessons behind me, I am not what you would think

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Teens Blog: Winter Weather Reads

Winter is definitely here.  You already know I’m a big fan of the blanket/hot chocolate/book combo.  To make things even more perfect, I thought I would suggest a few wintery, snowy books to get you fully in the spirit.  Because

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Teens Blog: What I’m Reading Now: Little Brother

Once again, this edition of “what I’m reading now” is brought to you by long car rides and books on CD. What I’m Reading Now: Little Brother by Cory Doctorow What’s It About (Jacket Description): Marcus, a.k.a “w1n5t0n,” is only

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Teens Blog: Last Minute Holiday Gifts

I’m back in the US and finding myself plunged right into the midst of gifting season.  The pressure of gift-giving gets to me sometimes.  Fortunately, there is one thing I can always fall back on – books!  I realize this

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Glen Ellyn Public Library to Host After-Hours Nerf War and Pizza Party

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is set to host a special after-hours Nerf War and pizza party from 8 to 11pm on Sunday, January 5th. Nerf Wars participants will play a variety of games, including Capture the Flag and Protect

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Teens Blog: Greece and Movies

So instead of going all Classics nerd today, I’m going to celebrate being in Greece by highlighting two books and a movie set in Greece – relatively modern Greece too!  Although given how awesome this country is, I’m kind of

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Teens Blog: Greek Heroes

And today, to wrap up Greece week, the theme is gods, goddesses and heroes! Ancient Greek and Roman mythology is so much fun.  Gods and goddesses act like spoiled immature brats, but thanks to their immense power, this usually results

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Teens Blog: Greece and Classics

So I’m writing this post way in advance of when you’re reading it, because while you’re reading this post, I am in Greece!  I’m taking a trip with alumni, students, and two professors from my alma mater.  I was a

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GEPL Offers Free Consultations with a Licensed Healthcare Navigator

Nobody plans to become sick or injured, but having comprehensive health insurance coverage can help protect against unexpected medical expenses. The Glen Ellyn Public Library will offer free consultations with a licensed and certified Healthcare Navigator for those who may

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Museum Adventure Passes Available for Winter Break!

Looking for some winter break “stay-cation” entertainment? Use your Glen Ellyn Public Library card to check out a museum for free! View the list of participating museums, along with the hours locations and a link to each museum’s website. Each

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