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High School

Fantastical Films and Where to Watch Them: Six Titles to Keep You Thinking

By: Imran H., High School Volunteer

Summer is upon us. For many, this means more free time and fewer responsibilities. This means that we will have more time to entertain ourselves, often through the form of watching movies and shows. The library has many DVDs with movies and shows for people like you to take home and watch. I have compiled… Read More

Summer Fun at the Library

By: Dawn Bussey, Executive Director

This summer, the library is encouraging the community to read with the 2024 Summer Reading program, and is also excited to host World on the Move: 250,000 Years of Human Migration! If 2,000 people register for summer reading, the Friends of the Library and the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation will  each give $1,000to our non-profit… Read More

Marie Ulhorn Presidents Park is home to a new Little Free Library

By: GEPL Staff

Marie Ulhorn Presidents Park, located at 265 Cumnor Avenue, is home to a brand new Little Free Library. For her Eagle Scout Service Project, seventeen-year-old Katherine Schlueter raised the necessary funds for the Little Free Library, coordinated with the Glen Ellyn Park District on placement, and built the structure itself! Below is a Q&A with… Read More

2024 Summer Reading

By: GEPL Staff

World on the Move | June 1-July 31 Readers of all ages can participate in 2024 Summer Reading! If 2,000 people register for summer reading, the Friends of the Library and the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation will each give $1,000 to our non-profit partner, Ten Thousand Villages, to support fair trade artisans. Summer Reading Log… Read More

Short story dispenser on tour

By: GEPL Staff

The library’s Short Story Dispenser is on tour! The kiosk dispenses short stories and poems and was the first of its kind to offer short stories in Spanish. Library staff deliver the dispenser to schools using the outreach van. The dispenser was a gift from the Foundation, which also helped fund the outreach van to… Read More

2023 Snapshot

By: GEPL Staff

Snapshot is an annual summary of interesting library facts and figures. Snapshot 2023 is available now! Read More

Primary Election Information

By: GEPL Staff

The library is not a polling place for today's primary election, but there are several polling places in Glen Ellyn and DuPage County, including Glen Ellyn Civic Center | 535 Duane St. Glen Ellyn Police Department | 65 S Park Blvd. Healthtrack Sports Wellness | 875 Roosevelt Rd. Main Street Recreation Center | 501 Hill… Read More

Thank you, Glen Ellyn!

By: GEPL Staff

Rob Benes, 2023 Library Employee of the Year and Dawn Bussey, Executive Director Congratulations to (Chef) Rob Benes, the Library Employee of the Year! Last night, the library also received the award for 2023 Service Industry Business of the Year! Thank you to everyone who voted! The library is proud to serve the Glen Ellyn… Read More

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

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

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

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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