Monthly Archives: January 2013

So You Want to Be the Next Hemingway? All Great Writers Must Start Somewhere

Want to be the next Hemingway or Fitzgerald jotting down your next literary masterpiece over breakfast at a Parisian café? Join fellow aspiring authors in a series of library sponsored programs designed to offer inspiration, encouragement, and information about the

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Tonight: Learn How to Use LinkedIn to Enhance Your Career

On January 30, the Glen Ellyn Public Library will host LinkedIn: Your Professional Image from 7-8:30pm in the Meeting Room on the library’s first floor. LinkedIn: Your Professional Image is the third installment to the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Job

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Breaking News: The Glen Ellyn Police Department to Design a Hole for Tomorrow’s Swinging Thru the Stacks Event!

Members of the Glen Ellyn Police Department stopped by the library earlier today to design a hole for tomorrow’s Swinging Thru the Stacks Golf Event. Officers will assemble and decorate the 10th hole between 3pm and 4pm tomorrow afternoon, when

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Let the Glen Ellyn Public Library Help Reduce Your Stress

On Monday, January 28, the Glen Ellyn Public Library will host a program aimed to enhance the community’s mental heath awareness. During “Reduce Anxiety and Stress in Your Life,” professional counselor Joy Davy will provide insights, tips, and techniques anyone

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Want to Learn to Juggle? The Illinois Juggling Institute Will Show You How!

On Saturday, January 25, the Glen Ellyn Public Library will host an exciting performance by the Illinois Juggling Institute, Inc. Celebrating over 30 years of quality performances and workshop programs in more than 2000 schools and other places of learning,

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Who Will Win the Glen Ellyn Cup at This Year’s Swinging Thru the Stacks?

On Friday, January 25, the Glen Ellyn Public Library will host “Swinging Through the Stacks,” 18 holes of miniature golf stationed throughout the library. Patrons, families, and friends of the Glen Ellyn community are encouraged to assemble teams of four

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Hurry! Only One Spot Remains for Tomorrow’s Make Your Own YouTube Video Program

If anyone between grades 4 and 8 aspires to be the next media mogul, then register for the last remaining spot in GEPL’s Make Your Own YouTube Video program, which runs from 1-4pm on Saturday, January 9th. Filmmakers will learn

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Have Extra Stuff Lying Around the House? Learn How to Sell it on eBay and Amazon

On Thursday, January 17 the Glen Ellyn Public Library will be hosting “Selling on eBay and Amazon: The Basics.” Attendees will learn how to make some cash by selling the stuff they have lying around the house to millions of

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The Friends of the Library Hosting a Buy One, Get One Free Used Book Sale

On Saturday, January 19, The Friends of The Glen Ellyn Public Library will host a Used Book Sale in the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s basement. All regularly priced books will be buy one, get one free. The Used Book Sales

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Library to Host “Homelessness: A Community Concern” program this Saturday

  The Glen Ellyn Public Library will host “Homelessness: A Community Concern,” on Saturday, January 12, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room on the library’s first floor. A panel of representatives from DuPage PADS Inc, NAMI, Bridge Communities, and

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