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Adult News

Summer Fun at the Library

By: Dawn Bussey, Executive Director

This summer, the library is encouraging the community to read with the 2024 Summer Reading program, and is also excited to host World on the Move: 250,000 Years of Human Migration! If 2,000 people register for summer reading, the Friends of the Library and the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation will  each give $1,000to our non-profit… Read More

Seed Library Native Plants

By: GEPL Staff

Looking for plants native to DuPage County? The Seed Library may contain seeds for some of the plants on this reference list of plants from a past Forest Preserve District Native Plant Sale. Read More

Marie Ulhorn Presidents Park is home to a new Little Free Library

By: GEPL Staff

Marie Ulhorn Presidents Park, located at 265 Cumnor Avenue, is home to a brand new Little Free Library. For her Eagle Scout Service Project, seventeen-year-old Katherine Schlueter raised the necessary funds for the Little Free Library, coordinated with the Glen Ellyn Park District on placement, and built the structure itself! Below is a Q&A with… Read More

Thank you, Friends of the Library!

By: GEPL Staff

Library Board President Karen Volk, Friends President Katie Scherer, Library Board Treasurer Maryanne Deaton, Library Director Dawn Bussey, and Friends Community Mailing Chair Britta Albrecht On Monday, the Friends of the Library presented a check for $54,000 to the library to supplement the library’s annual budget for materials, programs, and literacy initiatives in the local… Read More

2024 Summer Reading

By: GEPL Staff

World on the Move | June 1-July 31 Readers of all ages can participate in 2024 Summer Reading! If 2,000 people register for summer reading, the Friends of the Library and the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation will each give $1,000 to our non-profit partner, Ten Thousand Villages, to support fair trade artisans. Summer Reading Log… Read More

Short story dispenser on tour

By: GEPL Staff

The library’s Short Story Dispenser is on tour! The kiosk dispenses short stories and poems and was the first of its kind to offer short stories in Spanish. Library staff deliver the dispenser to schools using the outreach van. The dispenser was a gift from the Foundation, which also helped fund the outreach van to… Read More

New location for expanded 65 S Park Lockers

By: GEPL Staff

The library has added more lockers at 65 S Park Boulevard inside the Glen Ellyn Police Department! Users can access the lockers, now located in the hallway adjacent to the Community Room, 24/7. A library book drop is also available outside at the east end of the Glen Ellyn Police Department parking lot near Panfish… Read More

Reads for Earth Day: Explore Our Relationship with the Earth

By: Sarah Kovac, Readers’ Advisory Librarian

Earth Day is Monday, April 22! Recommendations from Adult Department Assistant Director and Readers’ Advisory Librarian Sarah Kovac Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver A housewife’s life is forever changed when she discovers a giant kaleidoscope of butterflies near her Appalachian home. The phenomenon attracts a swarm of journalists, scientists, and tourists to town. This issue-oriented… Read More

65 S Park Book Drop now located outside near Panfish Park

By: GEPL Staff

Users of the library 65 S. Park Lockers can now return items in the new library book drop located at the east end of the Glen Ellyn Police Department parking lot near Panfish Park! The new outdoor book drop replaces the indoor book drop, which has been removed. If you have any questions about the… Read More

2023 Snapshot

By: GEPL Staff

Snapshot is an annual summary of interesting library facts and figures. Snapshot 2023 is available now! Read More

Primary Election Information

By: GEPL Staff

The library is not a polling place for today's primary election, but there are several polling places in Glen Ellyn and DuPage County, including Glen Ellyn Civic Center | 535 Duane St. Glen Ellyn Police Department | 65 S Park Blvd. Healthtrack Sports Wellness | 875 Roosevelt Rd. Main Street Recreation Center | 501 Hill… Read More

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