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GEPL Hosts Program to Help College Grads Repay Student Loans

The average college graduate has accumulated $26,000 in student loans and must divert funds away from retirement savings and car and home purchases in order to meet monthly payments. The Glen Ellyn Public Library has organized a program called Still

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Tonight: Learn Everything You Need to Know to Start Your Own Business

On Tuesday, October 8th the Glen Ellyn Public Library will host the Start Your Own Business panel at 7pm at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center 535 Duane Street. A panel of proven business professionals will discuss how to start a

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Local Business Leaders to Discuss How to Start Your Own Business on October 8th

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is proud to announce a series of programs geared toward anyone who has ever considered working for themselves or starting their own business. The library has assembled an all-star collection of business leaders who will

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Tonight: Former Chicago Tribune Photographer will Teach You to Improve Your Photos

Looking to improve your photos? The Glen Ellyn Public Library invites you to learn from an award-winning photojournalist during our “Shoot Like a Pro” photography program. Former Chicago Tribune award-winning staff photographer John Dziekan will share tips from his 30-year

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Tonight! Open Mic Night at Honey Cafe!

Musicians, singers, poets and wordsmiths are invited to check out Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Open Mic Night at Honey Café (499 N. Main Street). Open mic night is a great venue for performers looking to test new material and for

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The 4th Annual BookFest: September 28

The Glen Ellyn Public Library, The Bookstore and Bundles of Books are excited to present the forth annual BookFest on Saturday, September 28. BookFest is a daylong literary festival located in downtown Glen Ellyn with tons of programming geared toward

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Learn to Establish a Will or Trust Fund Tonight at the GEPL

Concerned how to safeguard your family’s future? Consider establishing a will or trust. The Glen Ellyn Public Library has collaborated with Attorney Charles G. Wentworth to present “Wills, Trusts, and Probates” on Thursday, September 19 from 7pm to 8:30pm. Mr.

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“Like” the GEPL on Facebook and Win a Copy of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

In celebration of New York Times bestselling author Ayana Mathis’s appearance at BookFest 2013, the Glen Ellyn Public Library is giving away copies of her debut novel The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. Simply “like” the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Facebook

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Youth Department’s Reading Patch Club is Now Open for Enrollment

The Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Youth Department is excited to offer the Reading Patch Club running now until April 30, 2014. The Reading Patch Club is a motivational program designed to encourage children to read more. For every five hours

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Glen Ellyn Public Library Card Provides Discounts at Local Businesses

September is National “Get Your Library Card Sign-Up Month” and several local businesses are rewarding customers who have a Glen Ellyn Public Library card. Simply present your library card during a transaction at any of the following participating business: AliKat

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