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President: Kelley Kalinich
Treasurer: Merrill Rajeck
Secretary: James Meyers
Member: Gary Still
Member: Judith Wagner
Member: David Haugstad
The Jungle Book Ball
Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 7-10 pm
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The Jungle Book Ball
Saturday, November 4 | 7-10 pm
Evoking Rudyard Kipling’s beloved tale of Mowgli and his jungle adventures, this formal-attire ball will feature local fare, an open bar, live and silent auctions, and so much more! General tickets are $150 per person and VIP Prologue tickets, which grant access to a VIP hour beginning at 6 pm, are $300 per person.
Early release tickets are available through Friday, September 8 for $110 per person, in honor of the 110th anniversary of the library and Rudyard Kipling winning the Nobel Prize in Literature. Early release VIP Prologue tickets are $200 per person. Purchase your tickets today.
Proceeds from The Jungle Book Ball will support Phase III of the Glen Ellyn Public Library Master Renovation Plan. Find out more at gepl.org/redesign. All donations made to the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation are tax deductible as allowable by law.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Learn more about the different sponsorship levels.
Fun in the Jungle
The Jungle Book Read-A-Thon
October 1 through October 31
Kids can raise money for the Glen Ellyn Public Library by reading. Set a fundraising goal, collect sponsors, and then track reading time in 20-minute increments. Earn a limited-edition Jungle Book Ball patch when you read 8 hours. Visit gepl.org/read-a-thon to get started. For kids of all ages.
All donations received will support Phase III of the Glen Ellyn Public Library Master Renovation Plan, which includes remodeling the Circulation area and creating a café and a drive-up window. More details at gepl.org/redesign.
Night in the Jungle: A Special After-Hours Event
Saturday, October 14 | 6:30-8 pm
Snakes in the library! Pose for photos with live snakes from the Chicago Herpetological Society at this exciting after-hours event for kids. Enjoy stories, create a fun jungle craft, and experience virtual reality with the 360-degree video Through Mowgli’s Eyes. Parent signature required on Virtual Reality Waiver (for ages 8 and up). Waivers available at gepl.org/waivers. For kids of all ages. Every story read at this event counts towards your Jungle Book Read-A-Thon goal.
Jungle Jamboree with Dave DiNaso
Sunday, November 5 | 2-3 pm
Celebrate your successful completion of The Jungle Book Read-A-Thon! Get a close up look at reptiles and amphibians from around the world at Dave DiNaso’s interactive, hands-on show. Read-A-Thon prizes will be awarded for the child who read the most, as well as for the highest fundraiser. For kids of all ages. Reserve your spot.