Location: Federal Holidays and Celebrations of Culture
Details:
Whether you're lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, be proud of who you are and your support for LGBTQ+ equality this Coming Out Day! Every year on National Coming Out Day, we celebrate coming out as LGBTQ+. This year, we will mark the 33...

Special Notes

Celebration of Culture

These events acknowledge holidays and other occasions that are valued in our community.

By including these days, we hope that you

  • see your diversity mirrored on our calendar
  • feel like we are taking your beliefs and observances into account with our programming
  • become aware of occasions valued by other members of the community
  • appreciate the diversity of our community

This effort, as well as others to come, are the result of our participation in the Glen Ellyn DEI Project meetings and listening sessions. The library is committed to furthering our commitment to understanding and meeting the needs of our community. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Storytime in the Park

10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Danby Park
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Storytime in the Park

Come out to your favorite neighborhood parks for songs, rhymes and stories. Don’t forget to bring a blanket and bug spray! For kids of all ages.

Special Notes

Weather Permitting

Outdoor programs may be cancelled in case of rain or other unfavorable conditions. If you have registered and the program is cancelled, you will be notified by phone. Otherwise, check our social media for weather-related updates.

Bring your grownup

This program is designed for children and their grownups. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs are not allowed.

This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.

Haunt These Houses

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Details:
Transform toy houses into a creepy Halloween scene to display at the Haunted Library on Friday, October 21. Use the provided materials and your imagination to craft a haunting display. Snacks will be provided. For grades 6-12. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Read to Rover

6:00pm - 6:15pm
Required
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Furry friends provide a low-stress environment to practice and gain reading confidence. For grades k-2.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Cancelled

Microsoft Word Intermediate

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Required
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Shakespeare Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Class, Computers & Technology
Details:
Learn skills like inserting images, basic formulas, and using page breaks in this small, hands-on class. Content will be tailored to participants’ questions and interests. Bring your own laptop. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Read to Rover

6:15pm - 6:30pm
Required
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Furry friends provide a low-stress environment to practice and gain reading confidence. For grades k-2.  ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Read to Rover

6:30pm - 6:45pm
Required
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Furry friends provide a low-stress environment to practice and gain reading confidence. For grades k-2.  ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Read to Rover

6:45pm - 7:00pm
Required
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Furry friends provide a low-stress environment to practice and gain reading confidence. For grades k-2.  ...