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Wednesday, February 28, 2024  |  9 am – 9 pm

Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 – 5 pm

Where The Child Things Are

Community Cupboard seeks donations

By: GEPL Staff

The Community Cupboard in the library lobby helps support the unmet needs of members of the Glen Ellyn community. To make this effort sustainable, we need your help! Is your Scout troop, school, religious organization, outreach program, or club looking for a community service opportunity? The library is asking Glen Ellyn organizations and businesses to… Read More

Book Besties

By: Beth Kirchenberg, Middle School Librarian

Recommendations for great graphic novels with best friends in all shapes, sizes, and species from Middle School Librarian Beth Kirchenberg. Bird & Squirrel on the Run by James Burks Bird and Squirrel outwit Cat and become best friends in this zany adventure. Sanity & Tallulah by Molly Brooks Sanity and Tallulah live in a space… Read More

Library Calendar Tips

By: GEPL Staff

Did you know that you can easily add events from the library calendar to your digital calendar or request an email reminder? And you can easily print a calendar of events filtered to your interests! Even if you don't have to register for an event, you can request an email reminder 24 hours prior to… Read More

SWAN Libraries app disabled

By: GEPL Staff

The SWAN Libraries App has been disabled. The library catalog is available in a browser on your phone or tablet. We apologize for the inconvenience! Read More

GivingTuesday

By: GEPL Staff

On GivingTuesday, please consider donating to the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation. Your gift will help the Foundation fund projects that foster innovation and outreach to ensure that future residents of Glen Ellyn enjoy high-quality library services in a state-of-the-art facility. Donate now! As the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary, it hopes to reach a goal of… Read More

Changes in Store for 2024!

By: Dawn Bussey, Executive Director

The library’s mission to serve the community means that we are always changing and evolving to meet the community’s needs. Inside the Library Building In January, you may notice some shifting of the spaces on the 2nd floor of the library. The highly-anticipated makerspace will be created in the area that is currently the High… Read More

Short Story Dispenser On Tour

By: GEPL Staff

The Short Story Dispenser is on tour! Its first stop is Forest Glen Elementary, where students can print Humor, Poetry, or Fantasy short stories while in the school library. The dispenser was a gift to the library from the Foundation in 2019 and was upgraded by the Foundation in 2020 to include touchless controls. Glen… Read More

Thank you, 2023 summer readers!

By: GEPL Staff

2,170 readers participated in 2023 Summer Reading! Katy Schaper, Katie Scherer, Laura Glaza, Joli Murphy, Dawn Bussey Because of you, the Friends and the Foundation donated $2,000 to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry to help provide essential groceries and support to neighbors at risk of hunger. Thank you! The library also collected 468 pounds of… Read More

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