Monthly Archives: June 2013

Get the 2013 Downtown Glen Ellyn Scavenger Hunt Started at the Glen Ellyn Public Library

47 Glen Ellyn businesses have each hidden one Wizard of Oz themed object inside their buildings for the 2013 Scavenger Hunt, running from July 1st through July 31. Participants must go on a quest locate all 47 items and document

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Teens: Our Latest Batch of Free Threadless T-Shirts Has Arrived!

Teens: Our latest batch of Threadless T-shirts have arrived. All you have to do is enroll in our Summer Reading program at gepl.org/summer then stop by the library to select your free shirt! Additionally, for every hour you read this

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Only a Few Remaining Openings for Book Buddies Program. Register now!

Attention parents: We have a very limited number of spots remaining for our summer Book Buddies program. Book Buddies matches younger readers with more experienced readers to improve their reading skills and confidence. If your child is between the ages

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Reward Books Have Arrived for Kids Participating in Summer Reading!

Attention kids participating in Summer Reading: your reward books have arrived! Stop by the Youth Department anytime the library is open and select your free reward books. Not registered for Summer Reading yet? Simply register by clicking here. Then stop

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Navigating In-Home Care Presentation Scheduled for June 19

On Wednesday, June 19 the Glen Ellyn Public Library will host “Navigating In-Home Care” from 7pm to 8:30pm. A representative from Mishle Home Healthcare will discuss important issues to consider when choosing home healthcare for you or a loved one,

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Spend the Summer with a Book Buddy

What better way to spend a summer than to build a relationship with a reading partner? Readers (Ages 4 through 13) are invited to attend a special orientation on Friday, June 14 from 10-11am where they will be matched with

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Import Your Library Card (and all your loyalty cards) Directly onto Your Phone

  Are you tired of having your wallet or purse cluttered with countless loyalty, membership, and rewards cards? Now, the Glen Ellyn Public Library offers staff and patrons the opportunity to consolidate all of your cards (including your GEPL library

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Friends of the Library to Host Special Used Book Sale June 10th.

Stop by the Friends of the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s special Used Book Sale during the Ice Cream Social on June 10 from 7-8:30pm. Be sure to check out all the great books and movies the Friends have to offer.

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Stop by GEPL’s Ice Cream Social on June 10!

The Glen Ellyn Public Library would like to invite the Glen Ellyn community to their annual Ice Cream Social on Monday, June 10 from 7-8:30pm. Library staff will be serving ice cream sundaes, ice cream cones, ice pops, and fresh

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Eat at Meatheads & Help the Library and the Community

On June 6th, Meatheads will be donating 15% of their net sales to the Glen Ellyn Public Library, which we will use to make a donation to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. Click Here to download the Meatheads fundraising slip and

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