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Plans to Resume Library Operations

Posted: November 24, 2020
By: GEPL Staff

The Glen Ellyn Public Library is currently working to resume as many of our services as are safely possible. If you have any questions, please contact the library.     Current Hours of Service Service Hours Grab ‘n Go Library Services and Drive-Up Window Monday – Thursday | 10 am – 8 pm Friday | 10

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Website Survey

Posted: November 10, 2020
By: GEPL Staff

Take our Website Survey and win a gift certificate for The Cafe! The Glen Ellyn Public Library is designing a new look for its website and welcomes your input. Please help us determine what is most important to you by taking our brief survey. On Monday, November 16 we will choose two random participants to receive

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Download the Kindness Club: eCookbook!

Posted: October 19, 2020
By: Kelli Rolston, Youth Associate

“Food is the common denominator that brings people together.” – James Beard When I think about all the cookbooks I own, the one I reach for first is a three-ring binder with an unremarkable well-worn front cover; however, its contents reveal a different story. The recipes I have collected over the past 40+ years include

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Lobster-A-Thon at The Cafe

Posted: September 18, 2020
By: GEPL Staff

Next week, September 21-27, is Glen Ellyn Restaurant Week and Lobster-A-Thon at The Cafe at the Glen Ellyn Public Library! All items are made from scratch in The Cafe’s kitchen and all revenue supports GEPL. Learn more about The Cafe. MENU MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY: Lobster Quiche ($4.50/slice) MONDAY: Lobster Bisque, made with stock, heavy cream,

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Friends and Foundation Give to GECRC

Posted: August 31, 2020
By: GEPL Staff

The Friends of the Library and the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation, both 501(c)(3) nonprofits, each presented a check for $1,000 to the Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center (GECRC) on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at the library. Traditionally, the Glen Ellyn Public Library selects a local nonprofit organization as a summer reading partner. Aside from some added

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The Cafe Celebrates Julia Child with French Bites

Posted: August 17, 2020
By: GEPL Staff

Julia Child was an American cooking teacher, author, television personality, and trailblazer. This week, in honor of what would have been her 108th birthday, The Cafe will celebrate by preparing a few recipes from her groundbreaking book, Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Visit us between 10 am-5:30 pm this Monday, Wednesday, and Friday! Here’s

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COVID-19

Posted: August 1, 2020
By: GEPL Staff

Please check our Plans to Resume Library Operations for up-to-date information about library hours and services. Our digital library has free ebooks, e-audiobooks, movies, TV, and music services that you can use 24/7 with your library card! If you do not currently have a Glen Ellyn Public Library library card, you can register for a digital

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Rediscover Your Library: Stronger Than Ever

Posted: July 1, 2020
By: GEPL Staff

The Glen Ellyn Public Library continues to provide many resources online, by phone, and from the parking lot! But don’t just take our word for it—listen to a few Glen Ellyn community members share what they love most about their library. Remember this Monday, July 6, we reopen for Grab ‘n Go Library Services from

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Response Statement

Posted: June 2, 2020
By: GEPL Staff

In light of recent events, the Glen Ellyn Public Library stands with the Black community and all people of color. We support and commend those calling for immediate, collective action to end systemic racism in America. As a vibrant center for accurate information, robust learning, and personal discovery, the Glen Ellyn Public Library has a

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