Yearly Archives: 2013

Winter Event Guide Available Now!

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is proud to unveil its Winter 2014 Event Guide. Detailing all library events between December 2013 and February 2014, the latest event guide includes: Nerf Wars: A special after-hours Nerf War and pizza party for adults

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Teens Blog: What I’m Reading Now – Scorpio Races

Yup, it’s another “What I’m Reading Now” post!  What can I say, I read a lot. What I’m Reading Now: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater.  Except I lied, I’m not reading it – I’m listening to it on my

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GEPL’s Popular Open Mic Night Moves to Shannon’s Irish Pub

The Glen Ellyn Public Library’s popular monthly Open Mic Night has moved locations. The December 4th program will be hosted at Shannon’s Irish Pub, 428 N. Main Street in downtown Glen Ellyn. Open Mic Night is a great venue for

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Teens Blog: Hot Beverages and Cool Books

Guys, it got way too cold way too fast and I’m having a hard time adjusting.  Which isn’t to say I hate winter – I love snow and holidays.  One of my favorite things in the world is sitting out

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Teens Blog: Marvel Movies

So lately, I’ve been getting caught up on Marvel superhero movies.  Now, I admit, I’ve never been much of a comic book fan.  I would occasionally steal my older brother’s X-Men comics when I was a kid and I have

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Teens Blog: Forbidden Love

So, as someone who will rarely pick up a book just based on the romance, it may seem odd that I would choose “Forbidden Love” as the theme for my first book display at Glen Ellyn.  It certainly seems odd

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Teens Blog: My Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost here!  I realize this may be unpopular, since gifts and lights are pretty fantastic, but I think Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  It’s hard to beat a whole holiday basically devoted to food (and, in my family

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Visit GEPL’s Holiday Walk on November 29

On Friday, November 29, the Glen Ellyn Public Library will host its annual “Holiday Walk” from 1:30 to 4:30pm. The Holiday Walk features three floors of live entertainment, arts and crafts, book sales and refreshments leading up to the Glen

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Teens Blog: What I’m Reading Now!

Welcome to the first of regular What I’m Reading Now posts (I take suggestions, so please leave some!)  I can’t possibly read everything we have in our Teen Scene collection, but I do try and read a lot of it, and

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Welcome to the New Teen Blog!

Welcome to the new, improved (and by that I mean, existant!) GEPL Teen Scene blog! Hi everyone! I’m Hannah, the new Young Adult Librarian at GEPL.  I like to read (like, a LOT) and I have weaknesses for butt-kicking heroines,

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