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Black History Month

All Day 2/1 - 2/28
Location: Federal Holidays and Celebrations of Culture
Details:
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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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Pearl Buck
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with library staff. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact Beth Clower.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

11:15am - 12:00pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Pearl Buck
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with library staff. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact Beth Clower.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

First Friday Matinees

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35

First Friday Matinees

Watch classic films and enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks.

Details:
Lilies of the Field (1963) ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

OneInMath

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Class, STEAM

OneInMath

OneInMath is a free program run by high school volunteers to empower the love of math in students in grade k-3. Register or to sign up to volunteer.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Together Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Together Time

Dynamic session promoting child and grownup bonding through creating, singing, playing, and sharing stories together. Twenty name tags (children only) will be available at the Youth Desk beginning 30 minutes prior to the program start time. For kids of all ages and their grownups.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Together Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Engineering Club

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: STEAM
Details:
Design, build, and participate in weekly build challenges using LEGO® blocks and other materials. For grades k-2.  ...
This event is in the "College and Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Details:
Update: The focus of this program will now be copyright law - how to protect your work and how to advocate for it. There's more to self-publishing than writing and creating a book. How do pen names work with royalty checks? How do you validate you...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Together Time

9:30am - 10:00am
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Together Time

Dynamic session promoting child and grownup bonding through creating, singing, playing, and sharing stories together. Twenty name tags (children only) will be available at the Youth Desk beginning 30 minutes prior to the program start time. For kids of all ages and their grownups.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

FoL Book Sort

10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Basement - Friends Area
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Volunteer

FoL Book Sort

The Friends operate a used book sale area in the library basement and hold public sales approximately every other month. To prepare for these sales, volunteers process and shelve donated items. Sorts are a great opportunity to socialize, chat about books, and help your library.

If you are interested in helping out, please email friends@gepl.org to schedule an orientation session.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Together Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Details:
Drop in to explore robotics and coding with technology like Ozobot, Sphero, Snap Circuits and more! Try all of our options or spend extra time with your favorites. For age 3-12. Children under 7, please bring your grownup.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Pearl Buck
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with library staff. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact Beth Clower.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

2:15pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Pearl Buck
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with library staff. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact Beth Clower.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Details:
Drop in to explore robotics and coding with technology like Ozobot, Sphero, Snap Circuits and more! Try all of our options or spend extra time with your favorites. For age 3-12. Children under 7, please bring your grownup.  ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Pearl Buck
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with library staff. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact Beth Clower.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

6:45pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Pearl Buck
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with library staff. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact Beth Clower.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Together Time

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Cancelled
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime
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 "Adult 50+" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+, Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
Details:
An evening of inspiration and conversation with best-selling and award-winning children’s and young adult author and poet, Kwame Alexander, author of the Newbery Award winning book, The Crossover, Newbery Honor/Caldecott Medal winning book, The Undef...

Special Notes

ILP

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Illinois Libraries Present is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com.

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 "Adult 50+" group.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Shakespeare Room
Age Group: High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Business/Financial, Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Mary Ann Galicia de HowMoneyWorks lo ayudará a establecer metas de salud financiera para 2023. Los temas incluirán los fundamentos de la educación financiera global (ganar, gastar, ahorrar e invertir, pedir prestado y proteger), interés compuesto y e...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

7:30pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Pearl Buck
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with library staff. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact Beth Clower.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

Donuts & BINGO

10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Games & Video Gaming, Social
Details:
Visit with friends over coffee and donuts while playing everyone’s favorite game. Bingo will be free to play, and games will start at 10:30 am. One bingo card per participant. Coffee, donuts, and bingo cards will be provided, and prizes will be award...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4

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 2nd Floor Information Desk at 630-790-6630 or emailing reference@gepl.org.

Details:
The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford ...