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Marshmallow Engineering For Kids!

  Does your child like to build?  We have a program for that!  Children age 6-8 are invited to the Youth Department Thursday, July 17th from 4-4:30 for our Marshmallow Engineering program. Using mini marshmallows and toothpicks, children will be

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Curious George Themed StoryTime at Meatheads

Meatheads (549 Roosevelt Road) is hosting a special Curious George Themed StoryTime on Saturday, July 5th from 10am to 11am.

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GEPL Celebrates New Harry Potter Exhibit with Ice Cream Social on June 9th

Six weeks of wizarding wonder are coming to Glen Ellyn and Muggles of all ages are invited to experience the magic of Harry Potter as the Glen Ellyn Public Library hosts the National Library of Medicine’s touring exhibit: “Harry Potter’s

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Sign Up for GEPL’s Read to Rescue Summer Reading Program

Starting Monday, May 12 you can help the Glen Ellyn Public Library provide 60 weeks of care to an injured or orphaned animal at the Willowbrook Wildlife Center by signing up for our Read to Rescue Summer Reading Program!   The Glen

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Kids Receive Free Burger at March 16th Meatheads StoryTime

The Glen Ellyn Public Library would like to invite children ages 3-7 and their families to a St. Patrick’s Day themed StoryTime at Meatheads Restaurant (549 Roosevelt Road) on Sunday, March 16th at 4:30pm. Youth Librarian, Miss Jill, will read

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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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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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