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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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Celebrate November’s National Novel Writing Month at the Glen Ellyn Public Library

Do you have a great idea for a novel but have procrastinated sitting down to type it out? The Glen Ellyn Public Library challenges you to start (and finish) a novel in just 30 days. November is National Novel Writing

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GEPL OFFERS A NEW SERVICE FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

The Glen Ellyn Public Library has teamed up with The Blind Service Association of Chicago to create a one-on-one reading program for the visually impaired. This volunteer program is available to anyone requiring reading assistance with mail, personal paperwork or

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Friends of the Library Seek Volunteers for Mailing Event

The Friends of the Glen Ellyn Public Library are inviting the community to help stuff thousands of envelopes at their annual fundraising-mailing event on Wednesday, October 24th from 6-9pm and Thursday, October 25 from 9am to noon. Volunteers will fold

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Middle Schoolers: Spend the Oct. 11th SIP Day with Pizza and Video Games at the Library!

All middle school students are invited to the Glen Ellyn Public Library on October 11th from noon-4:30pm to play a variety of video games, including Minecraft on the library’s wall-size projection screen, various iPad apps and an assortment of XBOX

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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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