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ArcGIS global mapping software available at the library

Posted: December 27, 2021
By: GEPL Staff

Now you can author maps, perform spatial analysis, and manage location data with ArcGIS (geographic information system) at the library! ArcMap allows you to create and modify maps and analyze (2D) spatial data. ArcGIS and Flight Simulator and VR experiences are available on the 2nd floor by appointment only and can be reserved by calling

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Welcome! How can I help?

Posted: November 20, 2021
By: GEPL Staff

Welcome to the Glen Ellyn Public Library. How can I help? ¿Cómo puedo ayudar? میں کس طرح مدد کر سکتا ہوں؟ كيف يمكنني أن أقدم المساعدة؟ kayf yumkinuni ‘ana ‘uqdim almusaeadati? When you visit the library, you may hear staff ask this question. If English is a new language for you, the library has a

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Veteran Tyler Hicks shares his path to the Glen Ellyn Public Library

Posted: November 10, 2021
By: Tyler Hicks, Adult Department Librarian

My name is Tyler Hicks and I’m one of the newest librarians at the Glen Ellyn Public Library. I also served in the Marine Corps for five years from 2014 to 2019. My fellow Marines always gave me confused looks when I told them I wanted to be a librarian after I finished my contract

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Library receives an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) American Rescue Plan Grant

Posted: October 28, 2021
By: GEPL Staff

Glen Ellyn Public Library has received an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) American Rescue Plan Grant to purchase a Wi-Fi-enabled outreach vehicle. “As pillars of our communities, libraries and museums bring people together by providing important programs, services, and collections. These institutions are trusted spaces where people can learn, explore and grow,” said

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Improved Online Catalog

Posted: October 25, 2021
By: GEPL Staff

The online catalog has a new look! The new interface groups search results, provides book lists, and allows library staff to provide more services for cardholders’ accounts.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted: September 22, 2021
By: GEPL Staff

September 15 – October 15, 2021 is National Hispanic American Heritage Month. The library will recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have influenced and enriched our nation with Hispanic Heritage Storytime for ages 4+ Poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca Hispanic Heritage Month book recommendations in English and in Spanish

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1000 Black Girl Books

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

Posted: September 7, 2021
By: GEPL Staff

Marley Dias, author, executive producer, and founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, is joining the American Library Association and libraries nationwide in promoting the power of a library card this September. Learn about Library Card Sign-up Month. If you don’t already have one, sign up for a library card!

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COVID-19: Videos and Stories of Impact

Posted: September 2, 2021
By: GEPL Staff

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and the Ad Council have some short videos regarding COVID-19 that we are sharing below. If you find inspiration in these stories, the library would like to capture and share your personal COVID-19 Story of Impact with the community. We welcome stories of hope, love, fear, inspiration,

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Summer Reading Feedback Request

Posted: August 17, 2021
By: GEPL Staff

When the program ended on Friday, August 6, the 1,248 readers who participated in 2021 Summer Reading exceeded our combined reading goal of 40,000 points with a total of 41,328 points! Thank you to all of the readers who made it possible for us to donate $2,000 to World Relief. Thank you also to the

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Thank you Readers!

Posted: August 10, 2021
By: GEPL Staff

When the program ended on Friday, August 6, the 1,248 readers who participated in 2021 Summer Reading exceeded our combined reading goal of 40,000 points with a total of 41,328 points! Thank you to all of the readers who made it possible for us to donate $2,000 to World Relief. Thank you also to the

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