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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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GEPL to Extend Hours to Accomodate High School Final Exam Schedules

The Glen Ellyn Public Library will host Late Night Study from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on January 16, 21 and 22. Late Night Study coincides with Glenbard West’s and Glenbard South’s final exam schedules and is designed to offer

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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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Secretary of State Jesse White to Present the Public Library Construction Act Grant to the GEPL

Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White will visit the Glen Ellyn Public Library at 2pm on Monday, January 13 to present Library Director Dawn Bussey and the Library Board of Trustees with the Illinois Public Library Construction

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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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