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Crayon and Bread Tag Recycling

04/01/2024 @ 9:00am - 04/30/2024 @ 9:00pm
Virtual Event
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Special Event
Details:
The library is partnering with SCARCE (scarce.org) to collect used crayons and bread tags for recycling. During the month of April, please drop off your used crayons and bread tags in the lobby near the cafe. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Homeschool Hangout

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Play and Learn Together

Homeschool Hangout

Use design thinking to solve different building and engineering challenges. Staff will be available to discuss homeschool services. For grades k-8.

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.

Promotion

Adults and children may be photographed and videotaped by library staff or their representatives in the course of library activities. The images may be used, without accompanying personal identification, in library publicity. If you have a concern about this policy, please contact library staff.

This event is in the "Middle School" group.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Middle School
Program Type: Maker, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Explore some of the tools that will be available in The Workshop and create something new each month. Please register for each month separately.  ...

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 "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.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Details:
In this interactive simulation, your group will take on the roles of refugees forced to flee their homeland, making tough decisions along the way. This immersive experience presented by Exodus World Service engages participants through compelling tru...

Special Notes

Explore and Support Diversity

Learn about people and cultures and discuss practical steps that we can each take to create a more inclusive future. Experience how the power of dialogue can overcome violence and hate, in favor of peace and understanding.

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.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Details:
In this interactive simulation, your group will take on the roles of refugees forced to flee their homeland, making tough decisions along the way. This immersive experience presented by Exodus World Service engages participants through compelling tru...

Special Notes

Explore and Support Diversity

Learn about people and cultures and discuss practical steps that we can each take to create a more inclusive future. Experience how the power of dialogue can overcome violence and hate, in favor of peace and understanding.

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.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Details:
In this interactive simulation, your group will take on the roles of refugees forced to flee their homeland, making tough decisions along the way. This immersive experience presented by Exodus World Service engages participants through compelling tru...

Special Notes

Explore and Support Diversity

Learn about people and cultures and discuss practical steps that we can each take to create a more inclusive future. Experience how the power of dialogue can overcome violence and hate, in favor of peace and understanding.

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

Bilingual Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Storytime
Details:
Enjoy fun books, songs, and a craft in both English and Polish! For kids of all ages and their grownups. Twenty name tags (children only) will be available at the Youth Desk beginning at 10 am. ...
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.

Bubble Wonders

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Details:
Witness amazing tricks like the bubble caterpillar, bubble volcano, dancing bubble, bubbles inside of bubbles, and kid inside a bubble!  ...

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.

Promotion

Adults and children may be photographed and videotaped by library staff or their representatives in the course of library activities. The images may be used, without accompanying personal identification, in library publicity. If you have a concern about this policy, please contact library staff.

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.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Class, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Details:
Stress Relief facilitated by NAMI (Nation Alliance on Mental Illness). Learn how to manage the physical and mental impact of stress through resilience.  Books on mental health ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

3D Printing

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Games & Video Gaming, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

3D Printing

Create a custom design using Tinkercad and 3D print the item you design to keep! Please register for each month separately. Prior month's attendance is not necessary. For grades 3-8.

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.

Promotion

Adults and children may be photographed and videotaped by library staff or their representatives in the course of library activities. The images may be used, without accompanying personal identification, in library publicity. If you have a concern about this policy, please contact library staff.

This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Dirt Cake Terrarium

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Middle School
Program Type: Social
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Details:
Create edible terrariums that will be the trendiest dessert at the table! Layer parfaits with brownie and pudding and add candy and taffy succulents. For grades 6-8.  ...

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.

Food allergies

The library 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 "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.

Gardening at Home

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Details:
Design garden areas for your planting environment and learn about native plants, composting, and mulching. Facilitated by The Conservation Foundation. ...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Global Taste Test

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Middle School
Program Type: Social
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Details:
Each month, taste and rate snacks provided by Universal Yums from countries around the world! For grades 6-8. ...

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.

Food allergies

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

Homeschool Hangout

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Play and Learn Together

Homeschool Hangout

Use design thinking to solve different building and engineering challenges. Staff will be available to discuss homeschool services. For grades k-8.

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.

Promotion

Adults and children may be photographed and videotaped by library staff or their representatives in the course of library activities. The images may be used, without accompanying personal identification, in library publicity. If you have a concern about this policy, please contact library staff.

This event is in the "Middle School" group.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Middle School
Program Type: Maker, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Details:
Explore some of the tools that will be available in The Workshop and create something new each month. Please register for each month separately.  ...

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 "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.

Friends Used Book Sale

9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Basement - Friends Area
Age Group: Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Used Book Sale, Volunteer

FoL Used Book Sale

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

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.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Learn how wildflowers help butterflies and bees, participate in a craft, and take home wildflower seeds from the Seed Library!  ...

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.

Promotion

Adults and children may be photographed and videotaped by library staff or their representatives in the course of library activities. The images may be used, without accompanying personal identification, in library publicity. If you have a concern about this policy, please contact library staff.

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.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Details:
Learn how wildflowers help butterflies and bees, participate in a craft, and take home wildflower seeds from the Seed Library!  ...

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.

Promotion

Adults and children may be photographed and videotaped by library staff or their representatives in the course of library activities. The images may be used, without accompanying personal identification, in library publicity. If you have a concern about this policy, please contact library staff.

This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Song Share

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Middle School
Program Type: Social
Details:
Share your love of vinyl records with fellow  music lovers.  Bring in an album or two to spin a few tracks for the group. For grades 6-8 (with or without vinyl to share). ...
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Welcome to the Middle

11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: The Middle
Age Group: Middle School
Program Type: Social
Details:
Welcome to The Middle The Middle is a space on the 1st floor of the library just for middle school students. The Middle has board and video games and it's a great place to meet up. Stop by to enjoy pizza and other treats. For kids entering grade 6...

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.

Food allergies

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

Explore with Circuits

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Computers & Technology, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Learn about circuits and then create a fun project. Prior month's attendance is not necessary. For grades 3-8. June: Painting with circuits July: Make your own bracelet August: Create a light up wand ...

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.

Promotion

Adults and children may be photographed and videotaped by library staff or their representatives in the course of library activities. The images may be used, without accompanying personal identification, in library publicity. If you have a concern about this policy, please contact library staff.

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

Explore with Circuits

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Computers & Technology, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Details:
Learn about circuits and then create a fun project. Prior month's attendance is not necessary. For grades 3-8. June: Painting with circuits July: Make your own bracelet August: Create a light up wand ...

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.

Promotion

Adults and children may be photographed and videotaped by library staff or their representatives in the course of library activities. The images may be used, without accompanying personal identification, in library publicity. If you have a concern about this policy, please contact library staff.

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.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class, World on the Move
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Details:
Artist Gloria Contreras will lead this workshop on creating Alebrije masks and share about the origins of Alebrijes.  Gloria Contreras is a local Mexican American structure and artist who has created some amazing Alebrijes and Catrinas. ...

Special Notes

Food allergies

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

Homeschool Hangout

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Adaptive, Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Details:
Celebrate the start of summer with your homeschool friends by painting a picture of your favorite beach! Dress for mess. For rising 1st-8th graders. ...

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.