Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "High School" group.

Homework Cafe

January 21, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: High School Room
Age Group: High School

Homework Cafe

High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe | Bilingual Storytime

January 21, 2020
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe - Bilingual Storytime

¡Disfruta con nosotros mientras participamos con libros divertidos, poemas, canciones, y toques de mano en inglés y español! ¡Cada mes tendrá un tema diferente! Todas las edades son bienvenidas.

Enjoy fun books, poems, songs, and fingerplays in both English and Spanish! For kids of all ages and their grownups.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Ready, Set, Code!

January 21, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn software programming concepts like Boolean logic, sorting, automation, variables, sequencing, and loops by solving puzzles and playing games. For grades 2-3. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Book Babies

January 22, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Book Babies

This interactive class features stories, songs, bubbles, and playtime. For birth to 18 months and their grownups. Available to the first 20 children to request a nametag. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Preschool Pages

January 22, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Preschool Pages

Listen to stories, play games, and have fun while developing early literacy skills in this class for big kids. For 3-5 years. Children attend independently.  Available to the first 20 children to request a nametag.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Stay 'n Play

January 22, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Stay 'n Play

Stay after storytime or just drop-in for an open playtime. Play with toys, listen to music, and have fun with friends. For kids of all ages and their grownups.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

For Homeschoolers: Forces at Work

January 22, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Learn how the Earth’s natural forces affect work—and play! Explore balanced vs. unbalanced forces, Newton’s Laws of Motion, transfer of energy, and more through experimentation with friction and magnetism. Presented by the DuPage Children’s Museum. F...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

January 22, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Maya Angelou
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Class, Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or computer, or learn more about the library's online digital resources, materials, and circulating devices in a 30-minute one-on-one appointment with a librarian. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact the 2nd Floor Information Desk at 630-790-6630.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

January 22, 2020
2:30pm - 3:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Maya Angelou
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Class, Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or computer, or learn more about the library's online digital resources, materials, and circulating devices in a 30-minute one-on-one appointment with a librarian. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact the 2nd Floor Information Desk at 630-790-6630.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

January 22, 2020
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Maya Angelou
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Class, Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or computer, or learn more about the library's online digital resources, materials, and circulating devices in a 30-minute one-on-one appointment with a librarian. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact the 2nd Floor Information Desk at 630-790-6630.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

January 22, 2020
3:30pm - 4:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Maya Angelou
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Class, Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or computer, or learn more about the library's online digital resources, materials, and circulating devices in a 30-minute one-on-one appointment with a librarian. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact the 2nd Floor Information Desk at 630-790-6630.
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Lunar New Year Celebration

January 22, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Event Details:
The 2020 Chinese New Year begins on Saturday, January 25! Celebrate the Year of the Rat with fun games and crafts, such as dragon puppets, lanterns, and calligraphy. For kids of all ages. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Next Chapter Book Club

January 22, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: The Lounge
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Adaptive, Book Discussion

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, enjoy a snack, and have fun.

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 "Adult" group.

Favorite Children's Books of 2019

January 22, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North & South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 68
Event Details:
What were the best children’s books of 2019? Share your top picks, recommend titles, and discuss with other parents and educators. Two free CPDU credits will be offered upon request. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Journey Writer's Workshop

January 22, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Shakespeare Room
Age Group: Adult

Journey Writer's Workshop

Meet other fiction writers and improve your writing skills by giving and receiving constructive critiques. Procedures and guidelines. The Writer’s Workshop is just one path of the Journey, an a la carte writing group that features many writing-related activities. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Itty Bitty Babies

January 23, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Itty Bitty Babies

Enjoy cuddling, singing, lapsit bouncing, and baby’s first stories in this session especially for our littlest readers. Expectant parents are welcome, as it’s never to early to start reading aloud to your baby. After storytime, grownups can socialize while the babies play. For birth to 9 months and their grownups.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Preschool Pages

January 23, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Preschool Pages

Listen to stories, play games, and have fun while developing early literacy skills in this class for big kids. For 3-5 years. Children attend independently.  Available to the first 20 children to request a nametag.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Stay 'n Play

January 23, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Stay 'n Play

Stay after storytime or just drop-in for an open playtime. Play with toys, listen to music, and have fun with friends. For kids of all ages and their grownups.

This event is in the "High School" group.

Homework Cafe

January 23, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: High School Room
Age Group: High School

Homework Cafe

High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

STEAM Club: Sound

January 23, 2020
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: STEAM

STEAM Club

Each week explore the science of sound through fun, interactive experiments that teach problem-solving and observation skills. For grades k-2.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

FoL Book Sort

January 24, 2020
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

Help the Friends of the Library (FoL) look through recently-received donated items and decide if and where they should be shelved. Occasionally, this time is used to organize and prepare for upcoming sales.

Sorts are a great opportunity to socialize, chat about books, and help your library. You don’t need to RSVP, just come when you can and stay as long as you like. Check in with the staff at the Library Services Desk and you will be directed down to the basement.

Event Details:
Book sale set up ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Get Up 'n Groove

January 24, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Get Up 'n Groove

Let's dance and sing to various melodies in this music and movement program! For kids of all ages and their grownups.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

FoL Used Book Sale

January 25, 2020
9:00am - 2:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Basement - Friends Area
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Used Book Sale

FoL Used Book Sale

Purchase quality, gently-used books at discount prices from the Friends of the Library (FoL). Book Sales take place in the basement of the Glen Ellyn Public Library.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Together Time

January 25, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Together Time

This dynamic session will promote bonding through creating, singing, playing, and sharing stories together. For kids of all ages and their grownups.

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

TikTok Red Carpet Showcase

January 25, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North & South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: High School, Adult
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Celebrate your creativity in style at this Red Carpet open house while viewing your TikTok submissions! Videos will play the whole time, so drop in, watch, take photos, enjoy some free snacks, and vote for your favorite! Categories include Humor, Str...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Sewing 201: Lip Balm Holder

January 25, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Middle School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Don’t lose your lip balm again! Put your 101-level sewing skills to use and learn how to make a lip balm holder that attaches to your backpack or key ring. Sewing machines are provided. Prerequisite: Sewing 101. For grades 6-8. ...
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

The Writing Journey Presents: Dungeons & Dragons

January 25, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Shakespeare Room
Age Group: High School, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Games & Video Gaming
Event Details:
In this path you will learn the history and gameplay rules of Dungeons and Dragons in addition to participating in an adventure from the starter set. This path is open to all who wish to attend and learn about this classic role playing game. All m...