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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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Christmas Books on Display in the Youth Department

Christmas books are now on display in the picture book area of the Youth Department. Books may be borrowed for one week and there is no limit to the quantity of books that may be checked out. The Youth Department

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The Youth Department is set to Host a Book Party on 11/13

The Youth Department will host a Book Party for Brian Selznick’s The Houdini Box on Wednesday, November 13 from 4-5pm. The Houdini Box tells the story of young Victor, who is forever trying to escape from locked trunks, walk through

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Free Career Counseling at GEPL on November 12

Let the Glen Ellyn Public Library assist you through the job-seeking process. The Glen Ellyn Public Library will offer free 30-minute one-on-one sessions with a JVS career counselor who will review résumés, ask potential job interview questions, explore career change

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Paranormal Researchers to Share Ghost-Hunting Experiences on 11/7

A team of paranormal researchers are set to discuss their ghost-hunting adventures at the Glen Ellyn Public Library on Thursday, November 7 starting at 7pm. Join TnT Paranormal Investigators as they lead a discussion about cases of paranormal or unexplained

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Visually Impaired Reader Inspires Author

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and the following story provided by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped highlights a national reading program for individuals who are blind, vision impaired or unable to hold a

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Lou Reed Cover Songs Welcome at 11/6 Open Mic Night

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is hosting an Open Mic Night at Honey Café on Wednesday, November 6 and are welcoming performers to play Lou Reed cover songs in tribute to the iconic rock legend who passed away on October

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