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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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Website Survey

By: GEPL Staff

Take our Website Survey and win a gift certificate for The Cafe! The Glen Ellyn Public Library is designing a new look for its website and welcomes your input. Please help us determine what is most important to you by taking our brief survey. On Monday, November 16 we will choose two random participants to receive

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Download the Kindness Club: eCookbook!

By: Kelli Rolston, Youth Associate

“Food is the common denominator that brings people together.” – James Beard When I think about all the cookbooks I own, the one I reach for first is a three-ring binder with an unremarkable well-worn front cover; however, its contents reveal a different story. The recipes I have collected over the past 40+ years include

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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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Programs

  • Come Write In!
    Monday, November 30, 2020 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Virtual Meeting Room
    Please register for this program to receive the Zoom Meeting ID and passcode.  Challenge yourself to write a 50,000-word novel during National Novel Writing month in November. Visit naperwrimo.org for details.
  • Giving Tuesday
    Tuesday, December 1, 2020 12:00 am to 12:00 am
    Virtual Program
    On Giving Tuesday, please consider donating to the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation in support of GEPL’s Compassion Fund. The Compassion Fund provides meal vouchers, redeemable at The Cafe, through Walk-In...
  • Next Chapter Book Club
    Wednesday, December 2, 2020 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    The 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, and have fun. To sign up, please contact...
  • GEPL Get Together: Baking Workshop
    Thursday, December 3, 2020 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    Need inspiration for holiday baking? Chef Rob from The Cafe will teach you how to bake and decorate delicious cake pops! For adults and kids of all ages. Adult supervision...
  • Vitalant Blood Drive
    Monday, December 7, 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.
  • Next Chapter Book Club
    Wednesday, December 9, 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, December 10, 2020 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law by Haben Girma. Copies of book discussion titles are available on the 2nd floor near the study rooms, or you can request...
  • Mental Health Conditions: Warning Signs and What to Do
    Monday, December 14, 2020 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    Presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), this one-hour presentation for adults with middle or high school-aged children includes information about warning signs facts and statistics how to talk...
  • Next Chapter Book Club
    Wednesday, December 16, 2020 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    The 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, and have fun. To sign up, please contact...
  • Find Your Family’s Hygge: An easy to master approach for finding comfort in these chaotic times
    Wednesday, December 16, 2020 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    Learn how to support your children using positive coping strategies and the concept of hygge with Kymberly Larson of Marvelous Minds.
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