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S.T.E.A.M. Fair Spotlight: Elgin Paranormal Investigators

Who you gonna call? E.P.I.! Ever think your house is haunted? Elgin Paranormal Investigators have been searching and documenting paranormal activities since 2007. Allowing facts and evidence to guide their investigations, E.P.I.’s main goal is to collect scientific data that

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S.T.E.A.M. Fair Spotlight: Vulcan Materials

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is excited to announce the Vulcan Materials Company will participate during our Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Fair on Saturday, March 8th from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Vulcan Materials Company, the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates—primarily cushioned

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S.T.E.A.M. Fair Spotlight: SciTech Museum

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is thrilled to announce that the SciTech Hands On Museum will participate during our Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Fair on Saturday, March 8th from 10:30am to 2:30pm. SciTech Hands on Museum is an educational resource providing

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S.T.E.A.M. Fair Spotlight: SCARCE

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is set to host the Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Fair from 10:30am to 2:30pm on Saturday, March 8, featuring 18 interactive exhibits showcasing the latest innovations in science, technology, engineering, arts and math designed and operated

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Learn to Maximize Your Healthcare Dollars During GEPL’s Health Insurance Program

Confused about your health insurance options in 2014? Join Lori Martin, President of Envision Benefit Specialists on February 19 at 7pm for an informative discussion about healthcare reform, the Affordable Care Act and Medicare updates. “The healthcare and Medicare landscapes

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Glen Crest Middle School Presents: Fine Arts Night on 2/18

On Tuesday, February 18 the Glen Crest Middle School will host a Fine Arts Night  at the Glen Ellyn Public Library from 6 to 8pm. Join Glen Crest Middle School on the library’s second floor as they display works of

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Celebrate the 2014 Winter Olympics with the GEPL!

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is excited to announce a series of programming inspired by the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The library will throw several Winter Olympic Viewing Parties where community members can come together and cheer

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GEPL Teens: Holden Caulfield

So I’ve been thinking a lot lately about Holden Caulfield.  And as weird as that sounds, this isn’t actually abnormal for me.  I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about Holden Caulfield.  In fact, I had a pretty big crush

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Glen Ellyn Public Library Offers Members a Frugal February Challenge

The Glen Ellyn Public Library challenges the community to participate in Frugal February, a month-long program designed to recover from the costs of holiday bills by eliminating all non-essential spending during the twenty-eight days of February. The GEPL has developed

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Teens Blog: Valentine’s Day

Blah blah blah Valentine’s Day blah blah blah. Actually, I’ve always kind of liked Valentine’s Day.  Mostly because I like chocolate and paper hearts (really – my eighteenth birthday party involved making valentines with construction paper, crayons, and stickers.)  But

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