Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Youth" group.

Rain or Shine Parenting: Gratitude

10:00am - 10:15am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together

Rain or Shine Parenting

Listen to a story with your child and learn about the real and sometimes messy parts of parenting. For toddlers and preschool.

Event Details:
Miss Katy will share a Gratitude Challenge, and read The Thank You Book by Mo Willems. ...

Special Notes

Pre-recorded Video

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

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

Come Write In!

5:00pm - 9:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Meeting Room
Age Group: College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Social
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Come Write In with NaNoWriMo

Challenge yourself to write a 50,000-word novel during National Novel Writing month in November. Visit naperwrimo.org for details.

Event Details:
Please register for this program to receive the Zoom Meeting ID and passcode.  ...

Special Notes

Journey/NaperWriMo

This workshop is provided by NaperWriMo (Naperville Writing Month), a region of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), which takes place each November. NaperWriMo has a year-round a la carte writing group called the Journey, that sponsors free writing-related events and activities, called paths.

Zoom with Registration

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.
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.

Giving Tuesday

All Day
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Special Event, Volunteer
Event Details:
On Giving Tuesday, please consider donating to the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation in support of GEPL’s Compassion Fund. The Compassion Fund provides meal vouchers, redeemable at The Cafe, through Walk-In Ministry to community members in need of a meal...
This event is in the "High School" group.

High School Volunteering: Review Books, Movies and Glen Ellyn Places

All Day 12/1 - 2/28
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: High School
Program Type: Social, Volunteer
Event Details:
Review books, TV, music, movies, comics, video games, and your favorite businesses, parks, and events around Glen Ellyn and earn a raffle entry for prizes, including three $50 Amazon gift cards. Each submitted review is worth five volunteer h...
This event is in the "High School" group.

Mental Health Conditions: Warning Signs and What to Do

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: High School
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
Presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), this 60-minute presentation is designed for high school students to learn about the warning signs of mental health conditions and what steps to take if they or a loved one are showing symptoms ...

Special Notes

Zoom with Registration

We will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

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: 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, 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 "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.

GEPL Get Together: Baking Workshop

7:00pm - 7:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Class
Event Details:
Need inspiration for holiday baking? Chef Rob from The Cafe will teach you how to bake and decorate delicious cake pops! For adults and kids of all ages. Adult supervision recommended. Recipe (yields 40 cake pops) CAKE 1 2/3 cups all-purpose...

Special Notes

Pre-recorded Video

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

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

Preparación Universitaria

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: High School, College and Young Adult
Program Type: Webinar
Event Details:
10 Consejos para tener  Éxito en la Universidad que Puedes Comenzar en la Escuela Secundaria 10 consejos para tener éxito en la universidad que puedes comenzar ya mismo: Los estudiantes de secundaria y las familias aprenderán a explorar di...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Space Explorers

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Become a space explorer with themed activities. For ages 2-4. ...

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.

Pre-recorded Video

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

This event is in the "Middle School" group.

The Middle Squad

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Middle School
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Computers & Technology, Social

The Middle Squad

Middle School Librarian Tom Malinowski recommends books, audiobooks, and graphic novels and offers fun challenges 6-8th graders can do at home.

Special Notes

Pre-recorded Video

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

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Space Explorers

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Become a space explorer with themed activities. For grades k-2. ...

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.

Pre-recorded Video

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

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 "Youth" group.

Space Explorers

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Become a space explorer with themed activities. For grades 3-5. ...

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.

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
Event Details:
Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law by Haben Girma. 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 email...

Special Notes

Zoom with Registration

We will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe | Bilingual Storytime

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

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.

Special Notes

Zoom with Registration

We will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Stories with Santa and Friends

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 86
Event Details:
Santa and his Winter Solstice friends, The Winter Queen and Ollie, will read stories and respond to special wishes. For kids of all ages. ...

Special Notes

Zoom with Registration

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.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Mental Health Conditions: Warning Signs and What to Do

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: High School, College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 90
Event Details:
Presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), this one-hour presentation for adults with middle or high school-aged children includes information about warning signs facts and statistics how to talk with your child how to work ...

Special Notes

Zoom with Registration

We will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Ocean Explorers

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Become an ocean explorer with themed activities. For ages 2-4. ...

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.

Pre-recorded Video

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

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Ocean Explorers

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Become an ocean explorer with themed activities. For grades k-2. ...

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.

Pre-recorded Video

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

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: 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, 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 "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Webinar
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Event Details:
Learn how to support your children using positive coping strategies and the concept of hygge with Kymberly Larson of Marvelous Minds. ...

Special Notes

Recorded for Re-Broadcast

This online meeting will be recorded for broadcast at a later time or date. If you do not want to appear in the recording, please turn your camera off.

Zoom with Registration

We will email the Zoom information to you after you register.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Ocean Explorers

10:30am - 10:45am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Event Details:
Become an ocean explorer with themed activities. For grades 3-5. ...

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.

Pre-recorded Video

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

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Office 365 Business Tools

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Business/Financial, Class, Computers & Technology, Webinar
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Office 365 includes more than just Outlook for email! Discover some of the many business tools available, such as Teams, OneNote, and SharePoint with technology tutor Bill Dallman. We will email the Microsoft Teams meeting information to you after...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

7:30pm - 9:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Volunteer

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

The Library Board of Trustees meets on the third Monday of each month.