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Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 – 5 pm

Wednesday, April 17, 2024  |  9 am – 9 pm

Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 – 5 pm


3D Printing

Glen Ellyn Public Library makes 3D printers available for use by the public to support the ever-changing and constantly evolving technology needs of the community. 3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, means making things layer by layer according to a 3D design file. Glen Ellyn Public Library makes 3D printers available to members of the… Read More


It is the responsibility of the Board of Trustees to appoint and to fix the compensation of a qualified librarian, who shall have the authority to hire such other employees as may be necessary, to fix their compensation, and to remove such appointee, subject to the approval of the Board, but these powers are subject… Read More

Adult Residents

Adults living within the boundaries of Glen Ellyn Public Library District may register for a library card. The library card is free for district residents. To obtain your library card, come to the Library Services Desk with two forms of identification: one picture ID and one item that shows your name and current address. Options… Read More


Amendments to these bylaws may be proposed at any regular meeting but may become effective only after a favorable vote at a subsequent meeting. Any of the foregoing by-laws may be temporarily suspended by unanimous vote of all the Trustees present at any meeting and vote on such suspensions shall be taken by yeas and… Read More


Animals are not allowed in the library, with the exception of seeing-eye dogs or other assistive animals used by persons with disabilities, or in conjunction with library-sponsored programs. Read More

Basic Rights – General

Glen Ellyn Public Library upholds the individual’s right of access to the reading, viewing, and listening materials of their choice, the freedom to read, view, or listen to these materials and the freedom to enjoy these basic rights in the absence of external pressure or oversight by those who would obstruct free choice. In fulfillment… Read More

Behavioral Expectations

Glen Ellyn Public Library makes its facilities available to the public to provide an environment in which persons may conveniently locate and borrow materials, access special informational resources, request informational assistance from staff, read and study quietly, and use the library’s meeting rooms. Activities and behaviors that interfere with these public uses are prohibited. Persons… Read More

Benefits and Services

Paid Holidays The following days or partial days on which the library is closed are paid holidays as detailed below: New Year’s Day Easter Sunday (4 hours) Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Eve (4 hours) Thanksgiving Day Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Year’s Eve (4 hours) The library also recognizes the following days… Read More

Borrowing Restrictions

The privilege of checking out library materials may be denied to a person who has accumulated fines above a specified threshold overdue materials past a certain timeframe a household block an open collection agency account Restrictions and thresholds are outlined further in Appendix K: Loan Periods, Renewals, Fees, and Borrowing Restrictions.… Read More


Any corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, church, or unit of government located in the incorporated Village of Glen Ellyn is eligible for a library card free of charge at Glen Ellyn Public Library under the following conditions. The owner or manager of the organization completes the Business Library Card Application and presents a photo ID and… Read More

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