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Welcome! How can I help?

By: GEPL Staff

Welcome to the Glen Ellyn Public Library. How can I help? ¿Cómo puedo ayudar? میں کس طرح مدد کر سکتا ہوں؟ كيف يمكنني أن أقدم المساعدة؟ kayf yumkinuni ‘ana ‘uqdim almusaeadati? When you visit the library, you may hear staff ask this question. If English is a new language for you, the library has a

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Veteran Tyler Hicks shares his path to the Glen Ellyn Public Library

By: Tyler Hicks, Adult Department Librarian

My name is Tyler Hicks and I’m one of the newest librarians at the Glen Ellyn Public Library. I also served in the Marine Corps for five years from 2014 to 2019. My fellow Marines always gave me confused looks when I told them I wanted to be a librarian after I finished my contract

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Library receives an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) American Rescue Plan Grant

By: GEPL Staff

Glen Ellyn Public Library has received an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) American Rescue Plan Grant to purchase a Wi-Fi-enabled outreach vehicle. “As pillars of our communities, libraries and museums bring people together by providing important programs, services, and collections. These institutions are trusted spaces where people can learn, explore and grow,” said

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Improved Online Catalog

By: GEPL Staff

The online catalog has a new look! The new interface groups search results, provides book lists, and allows library staff to provide more services for cardholders’ accounts.

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Programs

  • Come Write In!
    Monday, November 29, 2021 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    This program provides dedicated writing time along with fun challenges and word sprint competitions to boost your writing output. Create a NaNoWriMo profile.* Stay tuned for themes of the day!...
  • Let's Talk: World AIDS Day
    Wednesday, December 1, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    Participate in a discussion about the past and current state of the AIDS epidemic in the world, as well as how the United States’ response to the AIDS epidemic influenced the...
  • How to Prepare Your Bicycle for Winter Storage
    Thursday, December 2, 2021 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    North and South Meeting Rooms
    Learn tips and tricks to complete before you put your bicycle away for the winter so that it is ready to go in the spring. This event is not a...
  • Tech Help Open House: Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint
    Thursday, December 2, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Internet Lab
    Drop in with your questions about Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint. Technology tutor Bill Dallman will be available to help you one-on-one with your own device.
  • Tech Help One-on-One
    Friday, December 3, 2021 10:15 am to 11:00 am
    Pearl Buck
    Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with a...
  • Tech Help One-on-One
    Friday, December 3, 2021 11:00 am to 11:45 am
    Pearl Buck
    Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with a...
  • Tech Help One-on-One
    Wednesday, December 8, 2021 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm
    Pearl Buck
    Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with a...
  • Tech Help One-on-One
    Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm
    Pearl Buck
    Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with a...
  • Grief Journaling
    Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Virtual Program
    Take advantage of a safe virtual space to write about the feelings that accompany loss and share your writing with others.
  • Thursday Evening Book Club
    Thursday, December 9, 2021 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    North and South Meeting Rooms
    Discuss The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear by Kate Moore. Copies of book discussion...
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