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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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Teens Blog: What I’m Watching Now

I decided to take a slightly different route from my “What I’m Reading Now” posts, and thought I’d try a “What I’m Watching Now” post.  Though since I tend to get invested in entire series at once, and don’t get

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Parents Blog: Mind FULL or Mindful?

Today, GEPL’s Early Literacy Librarian Jill Eisele shares her thoughts on mindfulness: Mindfulness.  The ancient eastern practice of purposefully being in the present moment without holding any judgment.  Focusing all of your attention on a moment-to-moment basis.  A simple concept,

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Thank You to Our “Swinging Thru the Stacks” Sponsors!

The Glen Ellyn Public Library would like to sincerely thank all our wonderful Swinging Thru the Stacks sponsors: 1st Choice Advisors Saylor & Murphy Orthodontics Armbrust Plumbing AXA Equitable Drs. Belke & Borello, D.D.S. The Bookstore Chiro One Wellness Center

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Teens Blog: The Winter Doldrums

Guys, the winter doldrums have definitely set in.  Aside from the excitement of late night study – and it is exciting, I’ve enjoyed having you all here so much – I can’t seem to get enthused or inspired about much

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Used Book Sale this Friday!

The Friends of the Library will host a special Used Book Sale in the library’s basement on Friday, January 24 during the Swinging Thru the Stacks mini golf event. The sale will run from 4pm to 8pm.

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Read for the Gold During GEPL’s Winter Reading Program

The Glen Ellyn Public Library would like to formally announce our Winter Reading Program, which serves as a kickoff to our 2014 Olympic Games programming. Our Winter Reading program, titled, “Read for the Gold,” offers adults, ages 18 and older,

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Swinging Thru the Stacks is Back and Better than Ever!

On Friday, January 24, the Glen Ellyn Public Library will host Swinging Thru the Stacks, 18 holes of miniature golf stationed throughout the library. Library cardholders, community members, families, neighbors and friends of the Glen Ellyn community are encouraged to

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Earn Cool Prizes During GEPL’s Winter Reading Program

The Glen Ellyn Public Library would like to formally announce our Winter Reading Program, which serves as a kickoff to their 2014 Olympic Games programming. Our Winter Reading program, titled, “Reading for the Gold,” offers adults, ages 18 and older,

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Late Night Study at the GEPL!

Well, the relief of the snow days is over, the extra time before finals has almost evaporated, and you all start taking exams on Friday (ugh.)  But the bright side to all this is it means that Thursday night January

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