Joe Halter, IT Director, has been named 2020 Library Employee of the Year as part of the Glen Ellyn Community Awards. Hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, the Glen Ellyn Community Awards recognizes the best of what and who makes Glen Ellyn wonderful. Each year, honorees are determined by nominations submitted through a publicly accessibleRead More
The new Cards for Kids Act is an amendment to Public Library Non-Resident Services that allows qualifying students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade who participate in the Federal Free and Reduced-Price Meal Program at school to obtain a library card free of charge, even if they live in an unincorporated area of Glen Ellyn. ToRead More
The Glen Ellyn Public Library is currently working to resume as many of our services as are safely possible. If you have any questions, please contact the library. Current Hours of Service Service Hours Grab ‘n Go Library Services and Drive-Up Window Monday – Thursday | 10 am – 8 pm Friday | 10Read More
This month, the Glen Ellyn Public Library, along with six other tax-funded organizations and seven nonprofits in Glen Ellyn, will host a series of community conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), formally known as the 2021 Glen Ellyn Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Project. The purpose of this initiative is to provide a formatRead More
Ignore It: Increase Parenting Satisfaction by Selectively Looking the Other Way
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Dr. Catherine Pearlman, author of Ignore It! How Selectively Looking the Other Way Can Decrease Behavioral Problems and Increase Parenting Satisfaction, will discuss her revolutionary approach that combines highly effective...
Access to the COVID-19 Vaccine
Thursday, March 4, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
A representative from the DuPage County Health Department will provide up-to-date information about the DuPage County vaccine rollout, including registration, supply, providers, timing and more. Register for the Webinar This...
Using Virtual Personal Assistants
Monday, March 8, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Siri, Alexa, and Cortana are big names in tech and are touchfree. Learn what these applications can do and whether using one could help you. Presented by technology tutor Mike...
Thursday Evening Book Club
Thursday, March 11, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Discuss Virgil Wander by Leif Enger. Copies of book discussion titles are available on the 2nd floor near the study rooms, or you can request a copy for pick up...
College Prep: ACT and SAT
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
High school students and parents, find out what you need to know to prepare for the ACT and SAT. Learn about recent trends in the college application process from Cameron...
Friends Used Book Sale
Saturday, March 20, 2021 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Basement - Friends Area
Limited Admission: 10 people at a time. Attendees may line up in the lobby and can be texted when it’s their turn. Purchase "Media (DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, and games) by...
Native American Advocacy Roundtable
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Learn about the strong Native American presence in our community’s past, present, and future, as well as how to actively support Native peoples. Hosts will include the Native American Studies...
Behind the Scenes of “Frida Kahlo: Timeless”
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Go behind the scenes of this summer’s “Frida Kahlo: Timeless” exhibition with Justin Witte, Director of the Cleve Carney Museum of Art. The exhibition is a comprehensive presentation of the...
Powers of Attorney: Finance and Health Care
Thursday, March 25, 2021 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Shirley Ramadani of Piercey & Associates in Oak Brook will discuss the importance of protecting yourself financially and medically by selecting and naming an agent as your legal representative. Learn...
Vitalant Blood Drive
Monday, March 29, 2021 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Library Parking Lot
It doesn’t take much time and every donation has the power to save up to three lives. Schedule your donation appointment online or call 877-25-VITAL. Walkins are welcome, but appointments...