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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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Folk Singer Dean Milano to Headline GEPL’s Open Mic Night

Back by popular demand, folk singer Dean Milano is set to headline the February 5th installment of the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Open Mic Night at Shannon’s Irish Pub (428 Main Street). Milano, whose incredible musical style ranges from folk,

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GEPL Seeks a Consultant to Develop a Comprehensive Strategic Plan

The Glen Ellyn Public Library seeks a consultant to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for the library. Interested candidates can find details and instructions in the Request for Proposal: Strategic Plan.

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What I’m Reading Now: The Tyrant’s Daughter

In a fun twist on “What I’m Reading Now,” I’m reading a book that hasn’t been published yet!  I scored an advanced reader’s copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  The book won’t actually be

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Heat Up Your Winter Nights at Contra Dance!

Do you have cabin fever? Wishing the frigid temperatures would go away? Stop by the Glen Ellyn Public Library and heat up your night with Contra Dance! Contra Dance (sometimes called New England Folk Dance) is a family-friendly event featuring

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