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Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 – 5 pm

High School

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

Brainfuse HelpNow: Study and Test-Prep Help for High School Students

By: Josh O’Shea, Young Adult Librarian

As finals approach, look to the library for help with tutoring, study support, and test prep! Brainfuse HelpNow, a digital resource available through gepl.org, has free resources for high school students and learners of all ages with a library card. Please ask library staff if you would like help accessing the Brainfuse HelpNow tools listed… Read More

High School Room closed for remodeling

By: GEPL Staff

The High School Room is currently closed and will re-open on the 2nd floor in the space that used to be the Internet Lab. During the remodeling, Young Adult (YA) Fiction and YA Magazines are located near Adult Biographies on the 2nd floor of the library. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any… Read More

Internet Lab closing for remodeling

By: GEPL Staff

On Friday, January 5, the Internet Lab on the 2nd floor of the library will close for remodeling. In January and February, the highly-anticipated makerspace will be created in the area that is currently the High School Room, and the Internet Lab will become the new High School Room. During the remodeling, the eight public… Read More

2023 Top Glen Ellyn Cardholder Checkouts

By: GEPL Staff

Happy New Year! The library's most popular items for 2023 included 4,408 checkouts of reusable Glen Ellyn Public Library book bags! Top Youth Series Cat Kid Comic Club Diary of a Wimpy Kid Bluey Top Adult Fiction Lessons in Chemistry Demon Copperhead Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Novel Top Adult Nonfiction Spare The Woman They Could… Read More

Young Adult (YA) materials moved to temporary location

By: GEPL Staff

As the library prepares for the creation of the highly-anticipated makerspace in the area that is currently the High School Room, Young Adult (YA) Fiction and YA Magazines are now located near Adult Biographies on the 2nd floor of the library. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any questions regarding the temporary relocation… Read More

SWAN Libraries +

By: GEPL Staff

The new "SWAN Libraries +" app replaces the old "SWAN Libraries" app and lets you manage your account, place holds, and access your card from your device! If you had downloaded the old version of the app, please delete and reinstall the new app. SWAN Libraries + is free and available today! Download for iOS/iPadOS… Read More

SWAN Libraries app disabled

By: GEPL Staff

The SWAN Libraries App has been disabled. The library catalog is available in a browser on your phone or tablet. We apologize for the inconvenience! Read More

GivingTuesday

By: GEPL Staff

On GivingTuesday, please consider donating to the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation. Your gift will help the Foundation fund projects that foster innovation and outreach to ensure that future residents of Glen Ellyn enjoy high-quality library services in a state-of-the-art facility. Donate now! As the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary, it hopes to reach a goal of… Read More

Changes in Store for 2024!

By: Dawn Bussey, Executive Director

The library’s mission to serve the community means that we are always changing and evolving to meet the community’s needs. Inside the Library Building In January, you may notice some shifting of the spaces on the 2nd floor of the library. The highly-anticipated makerspace will be created in the area that is currently the High… Read More

In the News

By: GEPL Staff

Glen Ellyn Public Library recognizes that the community is being deeply impacted by the Israel-Hamas War. Learn more about the history of the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Access materials in the Let's Talk: War playpack to help facilitate conversations with children. Recommendations for Talking to Children About War, Violence, and the Refugee Crisis… Read More

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