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Tween Week in Review

Last week the tweens really got involved at the library. Wednesday was the first meeting of the current volunteer session. Volunteers who came in enjoyed fruit snacks and batman impressions while mending (and playing with) bean bags and cleaning toys.

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Library to Host Tween Mini Robot Fair

Explore the possibilities of robotics with the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Tween Mini Robot program on April 24th. The Mini Robot program will teach participants how to work with basic electronics and spark an interest in science, technology and engineering.

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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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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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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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