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Top Picks for Spring

By: Brenna Murphy, Readers' Advisory Librarian

Spring is here and so are some amazing new books! Here are a few of my favorite new releases: Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid: I can’t recommend this book enough for fans of contemporary fiction and behind-the-scenes music stories! Daisy Jones is a talented and beautiful singer/songwriter; Billy Dunne and his

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Have You Heard About Next Chapter Book Club?

By: Sarah Kleiva, Outreach Librarian

Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC), which was awarded the “Innovations in Reading Prize” by the National Book Foundation in 2016, has clubs throughout North America and in other parts of the world. The clubs are designed for teens, young adults, and adults with developmental disabilities. They meet in third places, like libraries, cafes, and book

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Early Intervention Screenings

By: Katy Almendinger, Early Literacy Librarian

You are your child’s first teacher. You are the expert on your child. You know them best. Although children are known to grow at different rates, most follow certain milestones. It’s normal to be concerned if your child doesn’t hit a milestone on time. So how do you know if your instincts are just a

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Story and a Snack: 3/7 Pathway Café Book Pairing

By: Brenna Murphy, Readers' Advisory Librarian

The 3/7 Pathway Café is now open at the Glen Ellyn Public Library, and we’re so excited about all the delicious food they’re serving up! If you’re looking for something to read while you enjoy a yummy snack, here are a few books that pair perfectly with some of our favorite menu items: Beverages Hot

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Programs


  • Journey Writer’s Workshop
    When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 9:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Shakespeare Room

    We are a group of fiction writers who meet to help each other improve our writing skills through constructive critiques of each other’s work. Interested writers are welcome to visit our meetings. For a description of our procedures, please see https://critiquing.writingjourney.org/procedures-guidelines/ 

    The Writer’s Workshop is just one path of the Journey, an a la carte writing group that features many writing-related activities. For more information, contact us at http://writingjourney.org/about/
  • Guitar Classes for Beginners
    When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, April 24, 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.
  • Next Chapter Book Club
    When: Wednesday, May 01, 2019 6:30 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, May 01, 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 skleivafollowed by @gepl.org or 630-790-6745 to learn more, or visit gepl.org/next-chapter-book-club.
  • Business Mentoring
    When: Thursday, May 02, 2019 9:30 AM
    Ends on: Thursday, May 02, 2019 10:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Adult Study Room

    Global Marketplace Readiness with the Illinois National Trade Center 
  • Business Mentoring
    When: Thursday, May 02, 2019 10:30 AM
    Ends on: Thursday, May 02, 2019 11:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Adult Study Room

  • Business Mentoring
    When: Thursday, May 02, 2019 11:30 AM
    Ends on: Thursday, May 02, 2019 12:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Adult Study Room