Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Friends of the Glen Ellyn Public Library Donate $31,000 to the GEPL

The Glen Ellyn Public Library would like to send our most sincere thank you to the Friends of the Glen Ellyn Public Library. Last week, the Friends generously donated $31,000 to the GEPL. The donation will be used for Adult

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Youth Department Celebrates our Lincoln Exhibit’s Final Week

To celebrate the final week of our Lincoln and the Civil War Exhibit, the Youth Department has highlighted some notable Civil War books from their collection: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863; by Tarshis, Lauren.   Ages 7-10 Thomas, a

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Library Extends Hours for High School Students

The Glen Ellyn Public Library will remain open until 10pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week to accommodate the high school finals schedule. All high school students studying for finals are invited to the Glen Ellyn Public Library starting

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President Declares DuPage County (and Glen Ellyn) a Disaster Area—Residents Eligible for Federal Assistance

Residents affected by the recent flooding can apply for assistance by visiting or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). In order to be eligible, residents will need to provide the following: Your Social Security number Current and pre-disaster address A telephone

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Flooding 2013

What happened and why is there damage on the 1st floor? We had approximately 4.5 feet of flood water in the subbasement mechanical room. The water arrived as the motors on both sump pumps burned out. The sewage pumps in

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