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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 and Drive-Up Window Monday – Thursday | 10 am – 8 pm Friday | 10

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Lobster-A-Thon at The Cafe

By: GEPL Staff

Next week, September 21-27, is Glen Ellyn Restaurant Week and Lobster-A-Thon at The Cafe at the Glen Ellyn Public Library! All items are made from scratch in The Cafe’s kitchen and all revenue supports GEPL. Learn more about The Cafe. MENU MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY: Lobster Quiche ($4.50/slice) MONDAY: Lobster Bisque, made with stock, heavy cream,

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Friends and Foundation Give to GECRC

By: GEPL Staff

The Friends of the Library and the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation, both 501(c)(3) nonprofits, each presented a check for $1,000 to the Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center (GECRC) on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at the library. Traditionally, the Glen Ellyn Public Library selects a local nonprofit organization as a summer reading partner. Aside from some added

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The Cafe Celebrates Julia Child with French Bites

By: GEPL Staff

Julia Child was an American cooking teacher, author, television personality, and trailblazer. This week, in honor of what would have been her 108th birthday, The Cafe will celebrate by preparing a few recipes from her groundbreaking book, Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Visit us between 10 am-5:30 pm this Monday, Wednesday, and Friday! Here’s

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Programs

  • Voter Registration
    Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Library South Portico
    In honor of National Voter Registration Day, the League of Women Voters will help people register to vote.
  • FoL Book Sort
    Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Basement - Friends Area
  • Fight Corruption with Ethics Reform
    Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    RepresentUs unites voters across the political spectrum to fight corruption at the national, state, and local level with a bottom-up approach. With multiple investigations into local and state public officials,...
  • Understanding Fake News
    Tuesday, September 29, 2020 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    Fiction and nonfiction are not just library sections. People constantly get bombarded with unreliable information from untrustworthy sources. So how do you know what's real and what's fake? Learn to weed through the noise and evaluate sources for authenticity at this timely...
  • FoL Book Sort
    Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Basement - Friends Area
  • Next Chapter Book Club
    Wednesday, September 30, 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, and have fun. To sign up, please contact...
  • Thursday Evening Book Club
    Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    A virtual discussion of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson. Copies of book discussion titles are available on the 2nd floor near the study rooms, or you can...
  • Vitalant Blood Drive
    Monday, October 12, 2020 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    Library Parking Lot
    Donating blood is one of the easiest ways to give back to your community. Schedule your donation appointment at vitalant.org or call 877-25-VITAL. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended.
  • The Magic Bookshelf
    Monday, October 12, 2020 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm
    Virtual Program
    Visit magician Scott Green’s magical reading room, where books lead to amazing surprises. Kids of all ages will be up on their feet participating, because some of the magic happens...
  • Next Chapter Book Club
    Wednesday, October 14, 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, and have fun. To sign up, please contact...
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