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Learn to Establish a Will or Trust Fund Tonight at the GEPL

Concerned how to safeguard your family’s future? Consider establishing a will or trust. The Glen Ellyn Public Library has collaborated with Attorney Charles G. Wentworth to present “Wills, Trusts, and Probates” on Thursday, September 19 from 7pm to 8:30pm. Mr.

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“Like” the GEPL on Facebook and Win a Copy of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

In celebration of New York Times bestselling author Ayana Mathis’s appearance at BookFest 2013, the Glen Ellyn Public Library is giving away copies of her debut novel The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. Simply “like” the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Facebook

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Youth Department’s Reading Patch Club is Now Open for Enrollment

The Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Youth Department is excited to offer the Reading Patch Club running now until April 30, 2014. The Reading Patch Club is a motivational program designed to encourage children to read more. For every five hours

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Glen Ellyn Public Library Card Provides Discounts at Local Businesses

September is National “Get Your Library Card Sign-Up Month” and several local businesses are rewarding customers who have a Glen Ellyn Public Library card. Simply present your library card during a transaction at any of the following participating business: AliKat

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Open Mic Night with Mark Dvorak on September 3rd

Chicago folk singer and songwriter Mark Dvorak will be the featured performer and host at the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Open Mic Night on Wednesday, September 4 at Honey Café. Dvorak, named “Chicago’s Troubadour” by WFMT 98.7, has spent more

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Healthcare Reform and The Affordable Care Act Program on September 3rd

On October 1st open enrollment in the health insurance marketplace begins in accordance with The Affordable Care Act. Individuals and small businesses are able to purchase affordable and qualified health benefit plans in a new competitive insurance marketplace. If you

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GEPL Presents the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry with Summer Reading Donation

On Tuesday, August 20 the Glen Ellyn Public Library presented the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry with a $1,913.50 donation, the result of the library’s successful Read to Feed Summer Reading program. Library Director Dawn Bussey (far right) Board President John

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Mission Accomplished! Summer Reading Goals Achieved!

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is proud to announce that the community has exceeded the library’s lofty Summer Reading challenges to have children read 70,000 hours and adults to read 3,500 books. The 2013 final Summer Reading totals show that

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Take GEPL’s 10-Question Summer Reading Survey

Library  member feedback is extremely helpful to the GEPL staff when creating the highest level of quality programming for our community. If you or your child participated in Summer Reading 2013 please take a moment and answer our 10 question

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Glenbard Students: Buy Your English Books at the GEPL for 50 cents!

The Friends of the Glen Ellyn Public Library have located copies of the required English books Glenbard West and South students need for the 2013-2014 school year. Paperbacks cost 50 cents and hardcovers cost $1.00. The GEPL currently has limited

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