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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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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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