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  • Slime Experiments
    When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 4:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Room B

    Did you know there are different ways to make slime? Experiment with a variety of ingredients and see what happens. You’ll be a professional slimer after learning all about this gooey substance. For grades 6-8.
  • Understanding Fake News
    When: Thursday, September 28, 2017 7:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Meeting Rooms A&B

    Fiction and nonfiction are not just library sections. People constantly get bombarded with unreliable information from untrustworthy sources. So how do you know what’s real and what’s fake? Learn to weed through the noise and evaluate sources for authenticity at this timely program.
  • Middle School Volunteers
    When: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 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 or contact Christina Keasler, Middle School Librarian, by phone at 630-790-6736 or by email at ckeasler@gepl.org for more information. For grades 6-8.
  • Do-It-Yourself Halloween Makeup
    When: Saturday, October 07, 2017 1:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Learn to apply Halloween makeup — gory or glamorous — with professional makeup artist Allison Halver. Allison will demonstrate how to make wounds and prosthetic applications and offer tips on applying Halloween makeup. Allergy alert: participants will be working with latex. For grades 6-8.
  • Middle School Volunteers
    When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 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 or contact Christina Keasler, Middle School Librarian, by phone at 630-790-6736 or by email at ckeasler@gepl.org for more information. For grades 6-8.
  • Virtual Reality Showcase
    When: Saturday, October 14, 2017 1:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Second Floor Lounge

    Enter the revolutionary world of 3D gaming. Experience impossible scenarios or immerse yourself in your favorite game. Sign up to try Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR in 15-minute sessions on a first-come, first-served basis. Virtual Reality Waivers available at the 2nd Floor Information Desk or gepl.org/waivers. Parent signature required for 18 and under.