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Glen Ellyn Public Library Members Can Now Access More Than 30,000 Films for Free with Kanopy

Kanopy: Discover over 30,000 of the world’s best films. By: Stephanie Blackwell, Marketing Coordinator

Kanopy, a popular-on-demand film streaming service, is now available for free to Glen Ellyn Public Library members. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting https://glenellyn.kanopy.com/. Films can be streamed from any computer, TV, mobile device, or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV,

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Underused Services at the Library

Within the Sensory Box are a multitude of items for children and their caregivers to sooth or stimulate senses as needed. These tools can also be used to help focus and process stimuli. By: Katy Almendinger, Early Literacy Librarian, and Caitlyn Reick, Marketing and Graphics Intern

Public spaces can be difficult for many children. Unpredictable noises, crowds of people, smells, sudden transitions, and having to share a space with strangers can be hard. This can be true for even traditionally quiet spaces like the library. Navigating a public space can be even more challenging for children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder,

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Glen Ellyn Public Library Partners with SCARCE for Summer Reading

GEPL Reads for SCARCE | May 29 through September 2 By: Stephanie Blackwell, Marketing Coordinator

GEPL Reads for SCARCE Runs Now Through September 2, 2018 For the past five years, the Glen Ellyn Public Library has tied the Summer Reading program to a philanthropic cause – embracing the volunteer spirit of the community – and challenging members to not just read, but to read for a benevolent purpose. And this summer

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  • Baby and Toddler Clothing Swap
    When: Saturday, August 18, 2018 9:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    The Youth Information Desk will accept donations of gently used baby and toddler clothing (sizes 0-4T) from July 4 through August 11. Shop for free, new-to-you clothing during the library’s clothing swap on August 18. Remaining donations will be shared with our neighbors in need.
  • Trivia Night at North Side Sports Bar & Grill
    When: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 7:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library

    Grab a group of friends and head to downtown Glen Ellyn for live trivia! Reservations are recommended; contact North Side Sports Bar & Grill at 630-469-4602 to reserve a table.
  • Journey Critique Workshop
    When: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Shakespeare Room

    Gain constructive criticism of your fiction or creative nonfiction story from peers at this monthly workshop. The Journey Critique Workshop is presented by The Writing Journey, a west suburban “cafeteria-style” writing community. For more information visit critiquing.writingjourney.org.
  • How's Your Hearing?
    When: Tuesday, September 04, 2018 10:00 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Board Room

    Discover how loss of hearing affects you and your family, friends, and coworkers from John Hartman and Dave Columbo of Audiologic Services in Glen Ellyn. Hartman, an Audiologist, and Columbo, a Hearing Instrument Specialist, will discuss what it means to lose your hearing and the correlation between hearing loss and cognitive functioning.
  • Hearing One-on-One Screenings
    When: Tuesday, September 04, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Adult Study Room

    Meet one-on-one for a complimentary 15-minute hearing screening with an Audiologist from Audiologic Services in Glen Ellyn.
  • Hearing One-on-One Screenings
    When: Tuesday, September 04, 2018 11:20 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Adult Study Room

    Meet one-on-one for a complimentary 15-minute hearing screening with an Audiologist from Audiologic Services in Glen Ellyn.