Congratulations to the following high school students whose names were selected in the 2021 High School Art Contest! The students won gift certificates from Blick Art Supplies. Digital or Film Photography or Graphic Art Jacque Benson and Dean Carroll Ceramic or Sculpture Dean Carroll and Lilly Carroll Painting or Drawing Matthew Sioson and Nabiha SulemanRead More
When you place holds, you may now specify Pickup Library Glen Ellyn Public Library or Glen Ellyn Public Library Drive-up Window. If you prefer to pick up held items at the drive-up window, please choose the new Glen Ellyn Public Library Drive-up Window option when you place holds. You can set your default hold pickRead More
Books in verse have rhythm, rhyme, beats. They hum and drum like other books, but strike a different chord among the heartstrings. Although quicker to read, they reach and curl into your brain distinctively. Some with no words inspire and invoke creativity from the reader. No matter your mood, books in verse challenge and changeRead More
Update 7/21: Our pre-COVID19 pages of GEPL.org now reflect our current operations. 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 Library Building and Drive-Up Window Monday –Read More
2021 Summer Reading
Monday, June 7, 2021 12:00 am to 12:00 am
Read to Color Your World
Setting Your Child Up for Success: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Too often in this busy world, we ignore the very foundations of mental health. Discuss the importance of sleep, eating well, movement, and managing screen time, plus the effects that...
Resume vs. the Robot
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 10:00 am to 11:00 am
When you submit an online job application, computer algorithms determine whether you are a qualified candidate. People’s Resource Center will explain how to design a resume to get past the...
Thursday Evening Book Club
Thursday, August 12, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Discuss Miss Benson's Beetle by Rachel Joyce.
Office 365: Collaborate
Thursday, August 19, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Technology tutor Bill Dallman will demonstrate how to share documents and collaborate with other people using Microsoft’s Teams, SharePoint, and OneDrive Office 365 applications.
Bollywood Dance Workshop
Friday, August 27, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Learn Bollywood dance moves that promote the beauty of Indian dance and music in this interactive online workshop with Bolly DanceFit. No prior dance experience necessary. Presented by Deepthi Chiruvuri....
Predict the Unpredictable: Prepare Your Child for Back to School
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The uncertainty of the past year-and-a-half has had a huge effect on our children’s hearts and minds. Help your child navigate the transition back to school, whatever it may look...
Glen Ellyn Environmental Series: Healthy Hedges
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ready to clear and replace the invasive woody plants from your yard? Join the Morton Arboretum and Chicago Region Trees Initiative for this informative talk on identifying invasives and choosing...
Thursday Evening Book Club
Thursday, September 9, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
North & South Meeting Rooms
Join us for a discussion of The Leavers by Lisa Ko. Copies of book discussion titles are available on the 2nd floor near the study rooms, or you can request...
Friends Used Book Sale
Saturday, September 11, 2021 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Basement - Friends Area
Purchase quality, gently-used books at discount prices from the Friends of the Library (FoL).