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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

My name is Judah and I’ll be a 6th  grader at Hadley Junior High this Fall. I’ll be reviewing Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling.   The book was interesting because it was full of plot twists like when the characters switch roles from being the bad guy to the good guy. The main

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All the Right Tools

By: Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian

School is starting up soon! Are you ready? Being prepared with the right tools can help you ease into a new academic year. Planners, sharpened pencils, and an awesome attitude are a must. But did you know that GEPL also has amazing (and free!) digital resources available at your fingertips? NoveList K-8 Chapter books that

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The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost

My name is Elizabeth, and I’m an 8th grader at Hadley Junior High School. I’ll be reviewing The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost.   This is my favorite book because it’s very adventurous, and definitely not boring. The main character, Will West, can run really fast, but never really knows it until one day his parents go

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Programs


  • Sewing 101
    When: Saturday, September 07, 2019 1:00 PM
    Ends on: Saturday, September 07, 2019 2:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Learn how to use a sewing machine and accompanying tools in this introductory class. Sewing and machine skills include threading the machine, raising and lowering the presser foot, using the foot pedal, winding a bobbin, sewing straight, in reverse and around corners, organizing your workspace, and using a seam ripper. Sewing machines are provided. For grades 4-8.
  • Sewing 101
    When: Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:30 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Learn how to use a sewing machine and accompanying tools in this introductory class. Sewing and machine skills include threading the machine, raising and lowering the presser foot, using the foot pedal, winding a bobbin, sewing straight, in reverse and around corners, organizing your workspace, and using a seam ripper. Sewing machines are provided. For grades 4-8.
  • Brain Games
    When: Friday, September 13, 2019 1:00 PM
    Ends on: Friday, September 13, 2019 4:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Drop in and challenge your brain with puzzles, tongue twisters, and other mental exercises. For grades 3-5.
  • West Suburban Home School Band
    When: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Learn about this group of elementary through high school-age homeschooled students. The band includes all wind instruments and a full percussion section with over 200 members from over 90 families. Listen to some of the players and try some instruments! For kids of all ages.
  • Try It, Make It!
    When: Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, September 19, 2019 5:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    In this DIY open lab, learn about and use “maker” tools like sewing and Cricut (electronic cutting) machines and a 3D printer. For kids of all ages.
  • GEPL Get Together: Painted Pumpkins
    When: Thursday, October 03, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, October 03, 2019 8:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at North & South Meeting Rooms

    Adults and kids of all ages can have fun and be creative by painting a pumpkin or gourd to use as a fall decoration or centerpiece.