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GEPL News

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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Plans to Resume Library Operations

Posted: June 26, 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 beginning Monday, July 6 Monday – Saturday | 10 am – 2 pm Talk to a

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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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COVID-19

Posted: May 17, 2020
By: GEPL Staff

The library building is currently closed. News from the Village of Glen Ellyn will be made available on this community alert page. 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

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GEPL Receives Grant Funding for Census Outreach and Education

Posted: January 20, 2020
By: GEPL Staff

The Glen Ellyn Public Library has been awarded $10,000 for outreach and education efforts related to the 2020 U.S. Census on April 1, made possible by funding in whole or in part by the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) through a grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS). During April and May,

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Foundation and Friends Support Park District Scholarship Fund with $2,000 Gift

Posted: October 9, 2019
By: GEPL Staff

The Friends of the Glen Ellyn Public Library and the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation presented a $2,000 check to benefit the Glen Ellyn Park District Scholarship Fund at the Park District’s Board Meeting on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. This donation concluded a successful partnership between the library and the Park District during the library’s 2019

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Introducing the New SWAN Libraries App

Posted: August 14, 2019
By: GEPL Staff

Did you know? BLUEcloud Mobile has launched a new app, making it easier to search our catalog from your smartphone or tablet! Get the library on your phone to: Download and read ebooks and listen to e-audiobooks Scan the ISBN barcode on the back of a book to see whether the library has a copy

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A Gift from the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation

Posted: May 22, 2019
By: GEPL Staff

The Glen Ellyn Public Library received a special shipment this spring: a device that will dispense one, three, and five-minute stories and poems on long scrolls resembling receipt paper. A gift from the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation, the short story kiosk is the first of its kind to show up in an Illinois library. The

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L2B: Small Thanks with Google

Posted: February 7, 2019
By: GEPL Staff

Google will create free custom marketing posters, social posts, and even a short video for your business! Franklin Rivera, CEO and Founder of V2M2 Group, shared this secret at the Glen Ellyn Public Library’s L2B (Library to Business) Social Media Crisis Plan program in December.   Go to Small Thanks with Google, enter the name of your business, and

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