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  • I Am Groot
    When: Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at The Middle

    Drink Groot Beer and Rocket Fuel, make a mini Groot, and play Galaxy Bingo while watching Guardians of the Galaxy. For grades 6-8.
  • After-Hours Nerf War (Middle School)
    When: Friday, June 01, 2018 6:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library

    Battle it out in the Youth Department with other middle school students in this fun after-hours event with Nerf games and pizza. Bring your own Nerf gun and darts as a limited supply is available. Permission slips will be required for entry and are available at For grades 6-8.
  • Ice Cream Social
    When: Monday, June 04, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library

    Celebrate the beginning of the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Summer Reading program with ice cream sundaes, ice pops, and fresh fruit at the 12th annual Ice Cream Social. You can also climb aboard and explore your favorite vehicles from the Village of Glen Ellyn. Equipment on site may include a street sweeper and a fire engine.
  • Welcome to the 6th Grade!
    When: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 5:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at The Middle

    New 6th graders, you’ve waited long enough! Attend a party at the library and enjoy pizza and snacks while discovering all that The Middle, the library’s room just for middle schoolers, offers. Students entering grades 7-8 are also invited to attend.
  • Augmented Reality: An Intro
    When: Thursday, June 07, 2018 2:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Augmented Reality, made popular by Pokemon Go and Wizards Unite, has taken the world by storm. Learn about this new technology, including how to make your own! For grades 6-8.
  • Middle School Volunteer Orientation
    When: Monday, June 11, 2018 3:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Volunteers will check the condition of library books, help staff prepare for programs, and tidy up the Youth Department. Enjoy a pizza party at the end of summer as a thank you for your help. Applications must be completed and returned by Monday, June 11. 

    For more information and an application, visit or contact Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian, at 630-790-6738 or