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L2B: Small Thanks with Google

By: GEPL Staff

Google will create free custom marketing posters, social posts, and even a short video for your business! Franklin Rivera, CEO and Founder of V2M2 Group, shared this secret at the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s L2B (Library to Business) Social Media Crisis Plan program in December.   Go to Small Thanks with Google, enter the name of your business, and

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Crafting with Creativebug

By: GEPL Staff

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is excited to introduce its latest digital resource: Creativebug! If you are not on a library computer or on the library’s WiFi, enter your card number and pin to access over 1,000 online art and craft lessons. Led by volunteers, activists, and teachers, these on-trend, high-quality classes never expire—so take

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3/7 Pathway Café Now Open!

By: GEPL Staff

Stop by for fresh coffee, sandwiches, soups, sweet treats, and more, prepared in-house by proprietors Brian and Danny. They update their menu regularly, so be sure to visit often! Hours Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 8 pm Friday and Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm Phone (630) 790-6772 A formal ribbon cutting ceremony will

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Watch Videos On Demand with Infobase

By: GEPL Staff

Are you a history buff, music fan, or educator? Maybe you’re just a curious person, looking to learn something new. Either way, the Glen Ellyn Public Library is excited to offer a great resource for documentaries, independent films, news reels, self-improvement guides, and special television features. Infobase provides it all. Children can visit the Just

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Programs


  • Career Transitions
    When: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 8:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at North & South Meeting Rooms

    Whether you are re-entering the job market or looking for new employment, learn the best strategies to find your next job with Peg Hendershot, Executive Director of Career Vision.
  • Trivia
    When: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:30 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 10:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library

  • Next Chapter Book Club
    When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 6:30 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Second Floor 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, enjoy a snack, and have fun. Contact Sarah Kleiva, Outreach Librarian, at skleiva@gepl.org or 630-790-6745 to learn more, or visit gepl.org/next-chapter-book-club.
  • Guitar Classes for Beginners
    When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 8:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at North & South Meeting Rooms

    Learn the basics of how to play the guitar in a group setting in this 9-week course. All beginners 16 years and older are welcome. Please bring your own guitar.
  • Author Visit Mary Winn Heider
    When: Saturday, February 23, 2019 2:00 PM
    Ends on: Saturday, February 23, 2019 3:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Middle-school author Mary Winn Heider discusses her book The Mortification of Fovea Munson, including the origin of her cadaver lab story and what inspires her. A Q&A and book signing will follow her presentation. Copies of The Mortification of Fovea Munson will be available for purchase.
  • Movie Makers Reception
    When: Monday, February 25, 2019 6:30 PM
    Ends on: Monday, February 25, 2019 8:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Want to make a movie? Direct your own live-action or stop-motion short film during this four-week course and then show it off to the world. You and your guests can dress up and enjoy refreshments during the world premiere of your short film. For grades 4-8.