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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

I was floored when I found out this was coming out a few months ago, and I quickly read it, as I enjoyed the Hunger Games trilogy immensely. Place a hold right now, because more than 100 readers are waiting for it! from Goodreads… It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the

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The Middle Squad – Summer 2020

By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

Hello Middle Schoolers! The Middle Squad was the name of our group of awesome middle school volunteers who helped out at the Glen Ellyn Public Library. Quite a bit has changed since the library building closed in March. Until we determine how to best conduct volunteering safely, we’re going to keep that awesome middle school spirit going

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Write a Review!

We’d love to hear your thoughts and opinions about books, movies, TV Shows, Video Games, and Music! It only takes a few minutes to write a review!

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Series Available Digitally

By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

    The Hunger Games trilogy is available on eMedia Library – OverDrive, Axis 360, and Hoopla.                 The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series is available on eMedia Library – OverDrive.

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Patience

By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

I want to go to the park and play with friends, go to a restaurant, and get back to work and see you all. But as of now, I can’t do those things just yet. My patience is surely being tested, and I’m sure yours is too. So if we’re being tested, how do we

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Programs


  • Paint Your Story: Summer Reading Challenge
    Monday, June 1, 2020 12:00 am to 12:00 am
    Virtual Program
    The Glen Ellyn Public Library's 10-week Summer Reading Program. Please email summer_reading@gepl.org with any questions.
  • Guest Performer: Sandwich Adventure!
    Friday, July 3, 2020 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    Hailing from Chicago, these performers will use everyday items around the house to tell their stories. Get ready for silliness and creativity.
  • Page Turner Adventure Story
    Saturday, July 4, 2020 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
    Virtual Program
  • Weekly Art Challenge: Famous Art
    Monday, July 6, 2020 9:00 am to 9:15 am
    Virtual Program
    Create art in the style of a famous artist. Jackson Pollock Painting Kids Art Lesson: Kandinsky Inspired Concentric Circles Collage Kids Homeschool Art Lesson: Piet Mondrian Pointillism Art with Q-tips...
  • Musical Arts & Crafts
    Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:00 pm to 4:15 pm
    Virtual Program
    Supplies for Australian Clapping Sticks Four Paint Sticks Paint Markers (optional) White Glue Supplies for Mini: Djembe Drums Recycled (Clean) Styrofoam or Paper Cup Masking Tape Markers Beads and String...
  • Author Interview: Sherri Winston
    Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    Sherri Winston, author of The Sweetest Sound and Jada Sly, Artist & Spy. Watch as we talk to some amazing authors and illustrators.
  • Drones after Dark
    Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    A drone is a remote-controlled pilotless aircraft or missile. Do drones interest you? Learn the basic components of a drone and how they work, why drones great tools, how drones...
  • Musical Arts & Crafts
    Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:00 pm to 4:15 pm
    Virtual Program
    Supplies for Tie Dye T-Shirts and Pillowcases White T-shirt, pillow case or piece of fabric Sharpie Markers Small spray bottle Rubbing Alcohol Supplies for Fruit Bat Old Sock (brown, black,...
  • Ralph's World
    Friday, July 10, 2020 10:30 am to 11:00 am
    Virtual Program
    Find the video on GEPL's Facebook and YouTube pages.
  • Miles Hoyt: Blues Playing Phenom
    Friday, July 10, 2020 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
    Virtual Program
    Our guest performer is ten-year-old blues playing phenom, Miles Hoyt (and family!).
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