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Rediscover Your Library: Stronger Than Ever

By: GEPL Staff

The Glen Ellyn Public Library continues to provide many resources online, by phone, and from the parking lot! But don’t just take our word for it—listen to a few Glen Ellyn community members share what they love most about their library. Remember this Monday, July 6, we reopen for Grab ‘n Go Library Services from

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Plans to Resume Library Operations

By: GEPL Staff

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 beginning Monday, July 6 Monday – Saturday | 10 am – 2 pm Talk to a

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Response Statement

By: GEPL Staff

In light of recent events, the Glen Ellyn Public Library stands with the Black community and all people of color. We support and commend those calling for immediate, collective action to end systemic racism in America. As a vibrant center for accurate information, robust learning, and personal discovery, the Glen Ellyn Public Library has a

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COVID-19

By: GEPL Staff

The library building is currently closed. News from the Village of Glen Ellyn will be made available on this community alert page. Please check our Plans to Resume Library Operations for up-to-date information about library hours and services. Our digital library has free ebooks, e-audiobooks, movies, TV, and music services that you can use 24/7 with

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Programs


  • Paint Your Story: Summer Reading Challenge
    Monday, June 1, 2020 12:00 am to 12:00 am
    Virtual Program
    The Glen Ellyn Public Library's 10-week Summer Reading Program. Please email summer_reading@gepl.org with any questions.
  • Business Roundtable: Dealing with Reopening and the Economic Downturn
    Monday, July 6, 2020 9:30 am to 10:30 am
    Virtual Program
    In collaboration with Innovation DuPage, business owners discuss and learn from their respective challenges. The topic for the July meeting will be Dealing with Reopening and the Economic Downturn. Please...
  • Next Chapter Book Club
    Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    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. To sign...
  • Drones after Dark
    Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    A drone is a remote-controlled pilotless aircraft or missile. Do drones interest you? Learn the basic components of a drone and how they work, why drones great tools, how drones...
  • Planning Your Education to Prepare for Your Career
    Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:30 pm to 3:15 pm
    Virtual Program
    How do you choose a profession that fits your interests? What types of experiences and education do you need to launch your career? Career Vision of Glen Ellyn will explain how to use...
  • Thursday Evening Book Club
    Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    Join us for a virtual discussion of The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Please register for the program to receive the Zoom meeting ID and password.  Email Brenna Murphy at...
  • Ralph's World
    Friday, July 10, 2020 10:30 am to 11:00 am
    Virtual Program
    Find the video on GEPL's Facebook and YouTube pages.
  • Flowering Trees Watercolor Painting Workshop
    Monday, July 13, 2020 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    Learn to paint these beautiful flowering trees with art teacher Christine Thornton. Christine will teach you some fun, easy watercolor painting techniques. You will use your own painting supplies at...
  • Microsoft Excel 201
    Thursday, July 16, 2020 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    Zoom Meeting ID: 636-207-473 Attend the webinar. Take your spreadsheet skills to the next level. Learn how to filter, link and format data, and create charts in Excel.
  • BYOB Book Chat
    Tuesday, July 21, 2020 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    Grab a drink of your choice and join us for a book chat featuring staff from the Glen Ellyn Public Library and The Bookstore. We'll tell you about some of...
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