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Exploration Beyond Books

By: Joshua O'Shea, Young Adult Librarian

A dust cloud blooms on the surface of the red planet. There is no welcome party, there are no banners or noisemakers, no blinding paparazzi. Within view, only dusty planes, arid foothills, and open space. The visitor is a delegate from another planet who traveled millions of miles with no promise of ever reaching the

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Being American to Me

By: Saaniyah S., Teen Blogger

Each year, ever since I was a young girl, I sit down to a table of hot Indian dishes for an Eid celebration. In the middle of our table is a big bowl of spicy rice and meat, biryani. Pickle is always served alongside this, not to mention crunchy Indian crackers, papad. Everything is spicy

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Teen Art Contest Results

By: Josh O'Shea, Young Adult Librarian

This year’s Teen Art Contest was wonderful, and we want to thank everyone who came out. It was a snowy, blowy day—although any weather after the polar vortex would have felt tropical. Our show coincided with a reception for the February Artist of the Month, the Seagrave Family, which featured artists from a few generations.

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Planet Under Pressure

By: Saaniyah S., Teen Blogger

Our planet is undergoing a lot of pressure from its inhabitants. The energy industry is a culprit of releasing tons of toxic gases into the atmosphere. Branches of the energy industry include biofuels and oil. Biofuels seem like a clean alternative to dirtier industries like coal, but biomass creates harmful carbon dioxide and sulfur emissions

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  • Homework Cafe
    When: Thursday, April 25, 2019 2:30 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, April 25, 2019 4:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
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    When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 2:30 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Thursday, May 02, 2019 2:30 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, May 02, 2019 4:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
  • Customer Service Workshop and Volunteering
    When: Monday, May 06, 2019 6:00 PM
    Ends on: Monday, May 06, 2019 7:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Shakespeare Room

    Interested in learning how to provide good customer service at a job? Looking for volunteer opportunities this summer? Discuss customer service best practices, then sign up to volunteer with the BR Ryall YMCA or the GE Park District. Bring your summer calendar! For ages 14-18.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 2:30 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, May 07, 2019 4:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Thursday, May 09, 2019 2:30 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, May 09, 2019 4:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 2:30 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 4:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
  • Homework Cafe
    When: Thursday, May 16, 2019 2:30 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
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    When: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 2:30 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 4:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at High School Room

    High schoolers can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.
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    When: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 5:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Second Floor of the Library

    Studying for finals? The library will stay open one extra hour for high schoolers hitting the books. Enjoy pizza, beverages, and a little R&R with trained therapy dogs. For grades 9-12.