Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the library will be closed to the public until further notice.

Upcoming Events

Registration Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
This event is in the "Youth" group.

How to Be a Superhero with Batman

April 6, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime, Webinar

Census Character Series

The census counts every person living in the United States. It tells the people in charge how much money to give us for important things like schools, hospitals, and roads to drive on. The Glen Ellyn Public Library is trying to help everyone count themselves, their family members, friends, and neighbors so government leaders can make our communities better over the next 10 years. Ask your grownup to visit my2020census.gov and respond today.

The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the Meeting ID below.

Event Details:
"It's not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me." Anyone can be a census superhero, according to Batman! Kids, start your Bat-training with The Dark Knight himself! Meeting ID: 321-049-989 Attend the meeting. ...
This event is in the "College and Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Unlocking the Secrets of Your Family Tree

April 7, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, Webinar

Zoom

The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the Meeting ID below.

Event Details:
Discover the foundation and methodology behind successful genealogy researching and help you learn how to start tracing your family history using documents and keepsakes you have in your attic and around your house. This event is sponsored by the Pla...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Find the Positive with Cinderella

April 8, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime, Webinar

Census Character Series

The census counts every person living in the United States. It tells the people in charge how much money to give us for important things like schools, hospitals, and roads to drive on. The Glen Ellyn Public Library is trying to help everyone count themselves, their family members, friends, and neighbors so government leaders can make our communities better over the next 10 years. Ask your grownup to visit my2020census.gov and respond today.

The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the Meeting ID below.

Event Details:
Meeting ID: 919-000-628 Attend the meeting. ...
This event is in the "College and Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Discover Your Heritage with Census Data

April 9, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, Webinar

Zoom

The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the Meeting ID below.

Event Details:
Explore various types of censuses, such as federal, school, military, Native American, mortality, and agriculture, that can be used to enhance your family history from Tina Beaird, local author and historian. Meeting ID: 588-944-900 Attend...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Trivia with Spiderman

April 10, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime, Webinar

Census Character Series

The census counts every person living in the United States. It tells the people in charge how much money to give us for important things like schools, hospitals, and roads to drive on. The Glen Ellyn Public Library is trying to help everyone count themselves, their family members, friends, and neighbors so government leaders can make our communities better over the next 10 years. Ask your grownup to visit my2020census.gov and respond today.

The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the Meeting ID below.

Event Details:
Meeting ID: 102-099-737 Attend the meeting. ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

April 10, 2020
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Volunteer, Webinar
Event Details:
The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter Meeting ID 915-384-948. Attend the meeting. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Sing Along with Moana

April 13, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime, Webinar

Census Character Series

The census counts every person living in the United States. It tells the people in charge how much money to give us for important things like schools, hospitals, and roads to drive on. The Glen Ellyn Public Library is trying to help everyone count themselves, their family members, friends, and neighbors so government leaders can make our communities better over the next 10 years. Ask your grownup to visit my2020census.gov and respond today.

The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the Meeting ID below.

Event Details:
Meeting ID: 354-202-479 Attend the meeting. ...
This event is in the "College and Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

BYOB Book Chat

April 14, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Book Discussion, Social, Webinar

Zoom

The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the Meeting ID below.

Event Details:
Grab a drink of your choice and join us for a book chat! Hear from our librarians about what they're reading now and tell us about what you're reading. Meeting ID: 282 402 153. Attend the meeting. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Find the Positive 2 with Cinderella

April 15, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime, Webinar

Census Character Series

The census counts every person living in the United States. It tells the people in charge how much money to give us for important things like schools, hospitals, and roads to drive on. The Glen Ellyn Public Library is trying to help everyone count themselves, their family members, friends, and neighbors so government leaders can make our communities better over the next 10 years. Ask your grownup to visit my2020census.gov and respond today.

The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the Meeting ID below.

Event Details:
Meeting ID: 995-851-817 Attend the meeting. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Books with Belle

April 17, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime, Webinar

Census Character Series

The census counts every person living in the United States. It tells the people in charge how much money to give us for important things like schools, hospitals, and roads to drive on. The Glen Ellyn Public Library is trying to help everyone count themselves, their family members, friends, and neighbors so government leaders can make our communities better over the next 10 years. Ask your grownup to visit my2020census.gov and respond today.

The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the Meeting ID below.

Event Details:
Meeting ID: 200-322-888 Attend the meeting. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

How to be a Snow Princess 2 with Elsa

April 18, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime, Webinar

Census Character Series

The census counts every person living in the United States. It tells the people in charge how much money to give us for important things like schools, hospitals, and roads to drive on. The Glen Ellyn Public Library is trying to help everyone count themselves, their family members, friends, and neighbors so government leaders can make our communities better over the next 10 years. Ask your grownup to visit my2020census.gov and respond today.

The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the Meeting ID below.

Event Details:
Meeting ID: 177-418-789 Attend the meeting. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Ocean Friends with the Little Mermaid

April 20, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Storytime

Census Character Series

The census counts every person living in the United States. It tells the people in charge how much money to give us for important things like schools, hospitals, and roads to drive on. The Glen Ellyn Public Library is trying to help everyone count themselves, their family members, friends, and neighbors so government leaders can make our communities better over the next 10 years. Ask your grownup to visit my2020census.gov and respond today.

The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the Meeting ID below.

Event Details:
Meeting ID: 601-756-752 Attend the meeting. ...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Earth Day

All Day
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Middle School, High School, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
This event is in the "College and Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Vitalant Blood Drive

April 27, 2020
10:00am - 4:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Volunteer

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.

Event Details:
Blood donations are more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will take special precautions during this drive to ensure the health and safety of our donors. This blood drive will take place in the blood bus in the library's parki...
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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Community Read

All Day, 5/1 - 8/31
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Special Event

Community Read

We hope that by encouraging the GEPL community to read the same book, we spark conversations in the community about the shared experience!

Event Details:
Join the Glen Ellyn community in reading Costalegre by Courtney Maum and Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos by Monica Brown. In addition, author Courtney Maum will be at Reserve 22 on Wednesday, May 6 for the Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center's An...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

DIY Succulent Garden

May 2, 2020
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class, STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Plant and learn how to properly care for your own succulent garden. For grades 3-5. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Bike Safety Rodeo

May 3, 2020
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Learn important bicycle rules of the road and test your knowledge on a miniature riding course. Take part in on-the-spot bike checks, a bike decorating station, safety demonstrations, and even a few raffles! Participants must bring their own bike and...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Business Roundtable

May 4, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Shakespeare Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Business/Financial
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Fellow business owners, let's help each other through our respective challenges in order to grow and succeed. We'll meet the first Monday of each month.  ...
This event is in the "High School" group.

Homework Cafe

May 5, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: High School Room
Age Group: High School
Program Type: Social

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

Lotería Game Night

May 5, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Games & Video Gaming, Play and Learn Together
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Learn Lotería, a traditional BINGO-style game of chance played throughout Mexico, con la familia! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Mexican culture with this family-friendly competition. You can even win a prize! Snacks provided. For adults and kids o...

Special Notes

Food allergies (if food present)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Foundation Meeting

May 6, 2020
9:15am - 12:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Volunteer

Foundation Meeting

The Glen Ellyn Library Foundation meets quarterly in the Board Room at 9:15 am.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Walking Wednesday

May 6, 2020
11:00am - 11:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Library Branch: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Storytime
Event Details:
Enjoy a walk on the Prairie Path (weather permitting) while listening to short stories, then recap with a snack in the Butterfly Garden. For ages 4-7 and their grownups. Meet at the bike rack on the north side of the parking lot. ...

Special Notes

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 "Adult" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

May 6, 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
Seats Remaining: 1

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.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

May 6, 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
Seats Remaining: 1

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.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

May 6, 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
Seats Remaining: 1

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.