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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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Glen Ellyn Public Library to Host After-Hours Nerf War and Pizza Party

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is set to host a special after-hours Nerf War and pizza party from 8 to 11pm on Sunday, January 5th. Nerf Wars participants will play a variety of games, including Capture the Flag and Protect

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GEPL Offers Free Consultations with a Licensed Healthcare Navigator

Nobody plans to become sick or injured, but having comprehensive health insurance coverage can help protect against unexpected medical expenses. The Glen Ellyn Public Library will offer free consultations with a licensed and certified Healthcare Navigator for those who may

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Museum Adventure Passes Available for Winter Break!

Looking for some winter break “stay-cation” entertainment? Use your Glen Ellyn Public Library card to check out a museum for free! View the list of participating museums, along with the hours locations and a link to each museum’s website. Each

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Winter Event Guide Available Now!

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is proud to unveil its Winter 2014 Event Guide. Detailing all library events between December 2013 and February 2014, the latest event guide includes: Nerf Wars: A special after-hours Nerf War and pizza party for adults

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GEPL’s Popular Open Mic Night Moves to Shannon’s Irish Pub

The Glen Ellyn Public Library’s popular monthly Open Mic Night has moved locations. The December 4th program will be hosted at Shannon’s Irish Pub, 428 N. Main Street in downtown Glen Ellyn. Open Mic Night is a great venue for

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Visit GEPL’s Holiday Walk on November 29

On Friday, November 29, the Glen Ellyn Public Library will host its annual “Holiday Walk” from 1:30 to 4:30pm. The Holiday Walk features three floors of live entertainment, arts and crafts, book sales and refreshments leading up to the Glen

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