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Friends of the Library Donate $33,000 to Glen Ellyn Public Library

Posted: June 5, 2017
By: Glen Ellyn Public Library

Those used book sales down in the basement of the Glen Ellyn Public Library do more than recycle classics and great literary finds. They generate funds that come back to the Library and make it better, thanks to the Friends of the Library. “I don’t think people realize how much the Friends do for us,”

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An illustrated story unfolds along the 20 stations of the new StoryWalk ® recently installed in Prairie Path Park in downtown Glen Ellyn by the Glen Ellyn Public Library. The installation is part of a joint park renovation project by the library, the Glen Ellyn Park District and the village, partially funded by the Rotary Club of Glen Ellyn.

Prairie Path Park in Downtown Glen Ellyn Gets New Look

Posted: May 15, 2017
By: Ann Piccininni, Marketing and Graphics Production Clerk

Prairie Path Park in downtown Glen Ellyn is blooming in more ways than one. The park, located adjacent to the Illinois Prairie Path just south of the railroad tracks, is enjoying a sort of renaissance courtesy of a joint effort by several public and nonprofit agencies. The Rotary Club of Glen Ellyn is partnering with

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Dawn Bussey, Library Director, Laurie Gornik, Award Recipient, and Carrie Jefferies, Circulation Department Director

Congratulations Laurie Gornik!

Posted: March 15, 2017
By: Dawn Bussey, Library Director

Laurie Gornik began her work at the old Glen Ellyn Library, which now houses District 87 offices, in the Adult Services Department until she decided to stay home with her growing family. She returned to work in the Circulation Department in a part-time capacity in October of 2002 and became a full-time employee in April

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