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GEPL News

2nd Floor Construction Q&A

By: GEPL Staff

With all of the construction on the 2nd floor, library staff have been getting lots of questions! Here are some answers to the most popular queries from visitors during the reconfiguration. What is changing? The library is adding new services and access to technology by creating a community makerspace, improving service access by re-configuring the… Read More

Keeping Your Library Card Number Handy

By: GEPL Staff

Some ways you can keep your library card number handy... Add your card to your mobile wallet For users of Apple Wallet or Google Wallet, the library can send a compatible version of your library card to your phones. Fill out this survey to begin the process. Use the SWAN Libraries + app The new… Read More

2nd Floor Reconfiguration

By: GEPL Staff

Construction is underway on the 2nd floor! In preparation for the new 2nd Floor Information Desk, the service desk will be shifted and some collections will be relocated temporarily. If you need help locating anything, please ask at the Information desk. Read More

Welcome Glen Ellyn Library Foundation Development Officer Carrie Gowans!

By: Dawn Bussey, Executive Director

New Development Officer Carrie Gowans I am excited about the changes taking place at the library this spring, including a new seed library and the creation of our makerspace – The Workshop. The library’s ability to provide a state-of-the-art facility with innovative services that reflect community interests like the makerspace is due in large part… Read More

Room Reservations

By: GEPL Staff

Did you know that when you reserve a meeting room, you can see openings by room or by time? If you know when you need a room and don't have a preference for a specific room, choose Reserve by Time on the Meeting Rooms page and enter the date, time, and duration of your meeting… Read More

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

Snowy Days

By: Sarah Kovac, Readers’ Advisory Librarian

Recommendations from Adult Department Assistant Director and Readers’ Advisory Librarian Sarah Kovac. Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May In this memoir, journalist Katherine May faces illness, job loss, and parenting issues all at once. Her pain leads her to explore how difficult phases of life can offer unexpected… 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

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