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Crafting with Creativebug

By: GEPL Staff

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is excited to introduce its latest digital resource: Creativebug! If you are not on a library computer or on the library’s WiFi, enter your card number and pin to access over 1,000 online art and craft lessons. Led by volunteers, activists, and teachers, these on-trend, high-quality classes never expire—so take

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3/7 Pathway Café Now Open!

By: GEPL Staff

Stop by for fresh coffee, sandwiches, soups, sweet treats, and more, prepared in-house by proprietors Brian and Danny. They update their menu regularly, so be sure to visit often! Hours Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 8 pm Friday and Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm Sunday: 1-5 pm Phone (630) 790-6772 A formal ribbon

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Watch Videos On Demand with Infobase

By: GEPL Staff

Are you a history buff, music fan, or educator? Maybe you’re just a curious person, looking to learn something new. Either way, the Glen Ellyn Public Library is excited to offer a great resource for documentaries, independent films, news reels, self-improvement guides, and special television features. Infobase provides it all. Children can visit the Just

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It’s That Time of Year Again

By: GEPL Staff

Wondering how to kick off the holiday season? Come celebrate at the library on Friday, Nov. 23 from 1-4:30 pm before heading to downtown Glen Ellyn for the annual tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 pm. Story-performer Chris Fascione will return to share his juggling act, followed by One Voice Choir, Vivaldi Strings, and Glenbard South

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Programs

  • Friends of the Library Used Book Sale
    When: Saturday, January 19, 2019 9:00 AM
    Ends on: Saturday, January 19, 2019 2:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Basement

  • Amazing Africa
    When: Monday, January 21, 2019 10:30 AM
    Ends on: Monday, January 21, 2019 11:10 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at North & South Meeting Rooms

    Journey to West Africa and discover the culture of the Manding Empire, the largest empire in African history. This high-energy show features acrobatics, traditional attire, and native instrumentation providing a glimpse into the rich West African culture. For adults and kids of all ages.
  • Walking with Dr. King: A Personal Journey
    When: Monday, January 21, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Monday, January 21, 2019 8:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at North & South Meeting Rooms

    Dr. Ernest E. Gibson is a living testament to the Civil Rights Movement. Hear Dr. Gibson speak about working with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Learn about how the Montgomery and Birmingham Campaigns, the Selma March, and the March on Washington were planned. While hatred, bigotry, and violence marred these historic events, Dr. Gibson's personal experiences merely increased his love of all mankind, continuing the true lesson taught by his good friend, Martin.
  • HR Compliance Best Practices
    When: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 8:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at North & South Meeting Rooms

    Avoid severe penalties by ensuring your business is HR compliant with help from Jenny Andrews, Senior Human Resource Consultant at Sikich. 
  • Next Chapter Book Club
    When: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 6:30 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 7:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Second Floor Lounge

    Next Chapter Book Club is a community-based book club for individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Members read together, hang out, make friends, enjoy a snack, and have fun. Contact Sarah Kleiva, Outreach Librarian, at skleiva@gepl.org or 630-790-6745 to learn more, or visit gepl.org/next-chapter-book-club.
  • Glenbard Parent Series Book Discussion
    When: Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Shakespeare Room

    Join a “living-room-style” discussion of Rachel Simmons' Enough as She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives as part of the Glenbard Parent Series, Navigating Healthy Families. Copies of the book discussion title are available near the High School room.