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Wonder

My name is Jordan and I reviewed the movie Wonder. Wonder is about a kid that looks different. He felt like he was an outsider and did not fit in. I liked how the book and movie are nearly the same, how his parents love him for who he is, and how a lot of drama

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The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

My name is Katherine. I go to Hadley Jr. High and I reviewed The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen. I like this book because running is something I like to do, just like the main character in the book. Throughout this book, many events happened and some even made me cry. In the book,

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The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

My name is Anna. I go to Hadley Jr. High and I reviewed The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkein. I liked The Hobbit because there were many magical creatures and events that I felt like I was experiencing, too. Bilbo goes on a special journey with the dwarves and Gandalf that no Hobbit has

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The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

What’s your name?: Emily  What school do you attend?: Glen Crest Middle School What grade are you in school?: 6th grade What are you reviewing?: A book What’s the title of what you are reviewing?: The Wild Robot by Peter Brown Did you like it?: Definitely! I loved the concept about putting something man-made and emotionless in an opposite world

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Programs

  • Improv It!
    When: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 4:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Shake those winter blues by performing improv! Play fun warm-up games, perform hilarious quick skits, and write the fastest story ever. For grades 6-8.
  • Great Scott Magic Show
    When: Monday, December 31, 2018 11:00 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Second Floor of the Library

    Enjoy a hysterical interactive magic show featuring award-winning magician Scott Green. After his show, start your New Year’s celebration early with a countdown to Noon! For kids of all ages.
  • Care Kits for DuPagePads
    When: Thursday, January 03, 2019 1:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Listen to The Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña and pack special care kits to be donated to DuPagePads. 
  • New Year, New Journal
    When: Tuesday, January 08, 2019 4:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at The Middle

    Learn various journaling methods and techniques to keep the challenges and stories flowing all year. Take home a new journal to start the journey. For grades 6-8.
  • The Middle Squad
    When: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 4:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at The Middle

    Help library staff prepare for programs, pull books, and perform other duties as needed. Visit gepl.org/middle-school/volunteer to fill out an application. Questions? Contact Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian, at tmalinowski@gepl.org or 630-790-6738.
  • Amazing Africa
    When: Monday, January 21, 2019 10:30 AM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at North & South Meeting Rooms

    Journey to West Africa and discover the culture of the Manding Empire, the largest empire in African history. This high-energy show features acrobatics, traditional attire, and native instrumentation providing a glimpse into the rich West African culture. For adults and kids of all ages.