Press Room

Welcome to the Glen Ellyn Public Library Press Room. For specific event details, visit our online event calendar. To talk with library staff, please contact Dawn Bussey, GEPL Director at (630)790-6760 or

6/3/14-Glen Ellyn Public Library Hosts Harry Potter Exhibition and Opening Night Ice Cream Social

5/6/14-Glen Ellyn Public Library Announces 2014 Summer Reading Program Benefitting the Willowbrook Wildlife Center 

4/21/14-Glen Ellyn Public Library to Host Volunteer Fair on April 26

3/6/14- Glen Ellyn Public Library Reveals STEAM Fair Exhibitors

2/27/14-Glen Ellyn Public Library Set to Host Full STEAM Ahead Fair

2/18/14-Film Critic Brian Tallerico to Discuss Oscar Contenders at the GEPL

2/17/14-Learn How to Maximize Healthcare Dollars During GEPL’s Insurance Program

2/6/14-Glen Ellyn Public Library Offers Programs to Celebrate the 2014 Olympic Games

2/5/14-Glen Ellyn Public Library Offers Member a Frugal February Challenge 

2/3/14-Folk Singer Dean Milano to Headline Library’s Open Mic Night 

1/16/14-Glen Ellyn Public Library Set to Host The 4th Annual Swinging Thru the Stacks Mini Golf Event

1/15/14-The Glen Ellyn Public Library’s Winter Reading Program Encourages Members to “Read for the Gold”

1/14/14-Glen Ellyn Public Library to Host Late Night Study Hall

1/08/14-Glen Ellyn Public Library to Host Springsteen Themed Open Mic Night

1/07/14-Secretary of State Jesse White to Present the Public Library Construction Act Grant to the the Glen Ellyn Public Library 

12/19-13-Glen Ellyn Public Library to Host Day After Thanksgiving Holiday Walk Featuring Live Music and a Kids Variety Show

10/21/13-Glen Ellyn Public Library Teams Up With the Blind Service of Chicago to Offer a New Service for the Visually Impaired 

10/01/13-Glen Ellyn Public Library Assembles All-Star Collection of Business Leaders to Share Experience with Entrepreneurs

9/16/13-Downtown Glen Ellyn’s BookFest 2013 Full Schedule Released

8/27/13-Glen Ellyn Businesses Offer September Discounts to GEPL Cardholders

8/26/13-Library Provides Donation to Glen Ellyn Food Pantry

8/8/13-Glenbard West Sophomore Develops LIbrary Nature Programming to Earn Girl Scout Gold Award

6/25/13-GEPL’s Summer Programming is Packed with Philanthropic Volunteer Opportunities

5/13/13-GEPL’s Summer Reading Program Aims to Provide Food to Over 500 Local People

03/20/13-Former NASA Consultant Kevin Manning Set for GEPL Astronomy Presentation  

03/20/13- NY Times Bestselling Author Ayana Mathis set to Headline Bookfest 2013 

03/12/13-GELP Librarian Selected to Prestigious Program

03/07/13- Chicago Bulls Beat Reporter Kent McDill

ILead02/07/13- Super Tuesday at the Glen Ellyn Public Library

01/02/13 – Adult Winter Reading Club 

12/11/12- GEPL Introduces Job Seeker Series

10/25/12- Journalist and Glen Ellyn Resident to Discuss Her Trip to North Korea

6/27/12 – Library Parking Lot Renovation Concludes Ahead of Schedule

6/11/12 – Friends of the Library Donates Books to Local Children

6/6/12 – New York Times Bestselling Author Visits Glen Ellyn

6/4/12, Glen Ellyn Library Announces Parking Lot Renovation

5/15/12, Third annual BookFest brings homegrown authors to Glen Ellyn (also see for details)

5/1/12, Reading is So Delicious at the Glen Ellyn Library This Summer!

4/30/12, Family Memorializes Loved Ones at the Library

4/6/12, Lemonade Day Teaches Kids about Entrepreneurship

3/14/12, GEPL & The Bookstore Present Author Charlene Ann Baumbich

2/20/12, Glen Ellyn Library Unveils New Logo, Website

2/1/12, Square Dance with live band for all ages at Glen Ellyn Library

1/19/12, Glen Ellyn Library introduces programs for 20 & 30-somethings

1/2/12, Swinging thru the Stacks returns to Glen Ellyn Library