Upcoming Events

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Age
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This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Kindness Club: eCookbook

All Day 9/1 - 9/30
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Email your favorite kid-friendly recipe to reference@gepl.org and contribute to GEPL’s downloadable Kindness Club eCookbook! Please include the following with your typed recipe: Name of Item, Category (Appetizer, Main Entrée, etc), List of Ingredient...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Book Babies

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93

Book Babies

This class features stories, rhymes, and songs. For birth to 18 months and their grownups.

Special Notes

Kit Available

This activity has supplies in a special free kit that is available in the Youth Department. One kit per child, while supplies last.

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Toddler Tales

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 87

Toddler Tales

Interactive class with songs, movement, and activities designed just for toddlers. For ages 18-36 months.

Special Notes

Kit Available

This activity has supplies in a special free kit that is available in the Youth Department. One kit per child, while supplies last.

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "College and Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Understanding Fake News

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Class, Webinar
Event Details:
Fiction and nonfiction are not just library sections. People constantly get bombarded with unreliable information from untrustworthy sources. So how do you know what's real and what's fake? Learn to w...

Special Notes

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

FoL Book Sort

10:00am - 12:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Basement - Friends Area
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Volunteer

FoL Book Sort

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Together Time

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 84

Together Time

Dynamic session promoting child and grownup bonding through creating, singing, playing, and sharing stories together. For kids of all ages and their grownups.

Special Notes

Kit Available

This activity has supplies in a special free kit that is available in the Youth Department. One kit per child, while supplies last.

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "College and Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Adaptive, Book Discussion, Webinar

Next Chapter Book Club

Next Chapter Book Club is a community-based book club for individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Members read together, hang out, make friends, and have fun. To sign up, please contact our Outreach Librarian.

Special Notes

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "College and Young Adult" group.

College Essay Writing

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: High School, College and Young Adult
Program Type: Class, Webinar
Event Details:
Get expert tips on writing your college application essays from Kat Cetrone, a licensed educator from College Nannies+Sitters+Tutors, a local and reputable company that provides ACT, SAT, and AP test prep. Meeting ID: 844 5799 2895 Attend ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

STEAM Club: Kitchen Science

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Kid Chef? Kid Scientist? You can be both! Try these simple kitchen science experiments using supplies you already have. For grades k-2. ...

Special Notes

Pre-recorded Video

Find the video on GEPL's Facebook and YouTube pages.

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

Paint Halloween Pumpkins

10:00am - 10:15am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Paint a pumpkin using your own materials and technique. Email a photo of your creation to reference@gepl.org to be shared on the library’s website or social media. Extra credit for book character pumpkins! For kids of all ages. ...

Special Notes

Pre-recorded Video

Find the video on GEPL's Facebook and YouTube pages.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Book Babies

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93

Book Babies

This class features stories, rhymes, and songs. For birth to 18 months and their grownups.

Special Notes

Kit Available

This activity has supplies in a special free kit that is available in the Youth Department. One kit per child, while supplies last.

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

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

Creepy Story Writing Contest

All Day 10/6 - 10/29
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Do you love scary stories? Write and submit a creepy story or poem to reference@gepl.org and library staff will choose winners from grades 3-5 and grades 6-8 to receive prizes. Deadline: Thursday Oct. 29th • 9 p.m. Requirements Entry must...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Toddler Tales

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 91

Toddler Tales

Interactive class with songs, movement, and activities designed just for toddlers. For ages 18-36 months.

Special Notes

Kit Available

This activity has supplies in a special free kit that is available in the Youth Department. One kit per child, while supplies last.

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

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

Thrilling Tales

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Eeek! Listen to scary stories from Ghost: Thirteen Haunting Tales To Tell, A Collection by Illustratus, that are just right for older listeners. ...

Special Notes

Pre-recorded Video

Find the video on GEPL's Facebook and YouTube pages.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Together Time

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 84

Together Time

Dynamic session promoting child and grownup bonding through creating, singing, playing, and sharing stories together. For kids of all ages and their grownups.

Special Notes

Kit Available

This activity has supplies in a special free kit that is available in the Youth Department. One kit per child, while supplies last.

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "College and Young Adult" group.

Virtual College Visits and Application Tips

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: High School, College and Young Adult
Program Type: Class, Webinar
Event Details:
Learn how to “visit” colleges of interest online and get tips on how to stand out in your interviews and applications from Thomas Jaworski of Quest College Consulting, LLC. Meeting ID: 897 8101 7108 Attend the webinar. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

STEAM Club: Kitchen Science

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Kid Chef? Kid Scientist? You can be both! Try these simple kitchen science experiments using supplies you already have. For grades k-2. ...

Special Notes

Pre-recorded Video

Find the video on GEPL's Facebook and YouTube pages.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Thursday Evening Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Discussion, Webinar
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Thursday Evening Book Club

Copies of book discussion titles are available on the 2nd floor near the study rooms, or you can request a copy for pick up at the drive-
up window by calling the library or emailing reference@gepl.org.

Event Details:
A virtual discussion of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson. ...

Special Notes

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

FoL Used Book Sale

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Volunteer

FoL Used Book Sale

Purchase quality, gently-used books at discount prices from the Friends of the Library (FoL).

Event Details:
This sale will take place outside under the library portico, rain or shine. Unless otherwise marked, adult items will be $2, and youth items will be $1. Tables will be spaced for distancing, and all guests are asked to wear a mask while shopping...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Book Babies

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93

Book Babies

This class features stories, rhymes, and songs. For birth to 18 months and their grownups.

Special Notes

Kit Available

This activity has supplies in a special free kit that is available in the Youth Department. One kit per child, while supplies last.

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Vitalant Blood Drive

1:30pm - 7:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Library Parking Lot
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Health & Wellness

Vitalant Blood Drive

Donating blood is one of the easiest ways to give back to your community. Schedule your donation appointment at vitalant.org or call 877-25-VITAL. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "College and Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

The Magic Bookshelf

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 93
Event Details:
Visit magician Scott Green’s magical reading room, where books lead to amazing surprises. Kids of all ages will be up on their feet participating, because some of the magic happens in the audience’s own hands! ...

Special Notes

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Toddler Tales

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 90

Toddler Tales

Interactive class with songs, movement, and activities designed just for toddlers. For ages 18-36 months.

Special Notes

Kit Available

This activity has supplies in a special free kit that is available in the Youth Department. One kit per child, while supplies last.

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

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

Thrilling Tales

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Eeek! Listen to scary stories from Ghost: Thirteen Haunting Tales To Tell, A Collection by Illustratus, that are just right for older listeners. ...

Special Notes

Pre-recorded Video

Find the video on GEPL's Facebook and YouTube pages.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Together Time

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 90

Together Time

Dynamic session promoting child and grownup bonding through creating, singing, playing, and sharing stories together. For kids of all ages and their grownups.

Special Notes

Kit Available

This activity has supplies in a special free kit that is available in the Youth Department. One kit per child, while supplies last.

Zoom

Click the Attend the webinar link above to participate.

If there is no Attend the webinar link, we will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "College and Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Adaptive, Book Discussion, Webinar

Next Chapter Book Club

Next Chapter Book Club is a community-based book club for individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Members read together, hang out, make friends, and have fun. To sign up, please contact our Outreach Librarian.

Special Notes

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.