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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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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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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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Learn a New Language in 2014!

Is your New Year’s resolution to learn a new language? Be sure to check out the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s FREE online language resources, available 24/7, on our website. Formal language instruction resources can be found by clicking here and scrolling

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Destination Added to Museum Adventure Pass

The Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art has been added to the list of participating museums for the museum adventure pass. People of all ages can enjoy the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art dedicated to sharing with others the beauty of

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