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Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart

I’m an 8th grader at Hadley Junior High, and my name is Ben. I’m reviewing the book Lily and Dunkin by Donna Gephart. I liked this book because it wasn’t your average book where one person randomly finds a friend who instantly changes their life. Instead, the two main characters have to try to become good friends and

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

My name is Gabby, and I’m a 7th grader at St. James. I liked The Hunger Games, because it keeps you guessing. The ending isn’t predictable in the sense that you don’t know who might die. You think one person is safe until…   The Hunger Games also kept me interested throughout the book and I encourage

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Programs


  • Middle Squad
    When: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 4:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at The Middle

    Work with library staff to prepare for programs, pull books, and help as needed. Visit gepl.org/middle-school/volunteer to fill out an application. For grades 6-8.

    Questions? Contact Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian, at tmalinowski@gepl.org or 630-790-6738.
  • On Pins and Needles
    When: Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:30 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, April 25, 2019 7:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Learn how to use a sewing machine and make a sleeve for your laptop or tablet. For grades 6-8.
  • Graphic Novel Crew
    When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:30 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 5:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at The Middle

    Discuss graphic novels, play trivia, and eat snacks. Ask at the Youth Desk for the title of the graphic novel to be discussed each month. For grades 6-8.
  • Google CS First Club
    When: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 7:00 PM
    Ends on: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 8:00 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    CS First is a program created by Google to help people explore computer science. Use Scratch to make a music video and build an interactive music display. For grades 4-6.
  • Middle Squad
    When: Wednesday, May 01, 2019 4:00 PM
    Ends on: Wednesday, May 01, 2019 5:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at The Middle

    Work with library staff to prepare for programs, pull books, and help as needed. Visit gepl.org/middle-school/volunteer to fill out an application. For grades 6-8.

    Questions? Contact Tom Malinowski, Middle School Librarian, at tmalinowski@gepl.org or 630-790-6738.
  • On Pins and Needles
    When: Thursday, May 02, 2019 6:30 PM
    Ends on: Thursday, May 02, 2019 7:30 PM
    Where: Glen Ellyn Public Library at Youth Program Room

    Learn how to use a sewing machine and make a sleeve for your laptop or tablet. For grades 6-8.