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Weekly Specials

All Day 9/20 - 9/24
The Cafe
Location: The Cafe
Age Group: Everyone
Event Details:
In celebration of 2021 Glen Ellyn Restaurant Week, The Cafe's weekly specials will include Monday, September 20 | Lobster Quiche Tuesday, September 21 | Lobster Roll Wednesday, September 22 | Lobster Chowder Thursday, September 23 | Lobster Rol...
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Library Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Everyone

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

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

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Signature Chef Series: Anne Burrell

All Day 9/21 - 9/24
The Cafe
Cancelled
Location: The Cafe
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
American chef, television personality, and former instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education, Burrell is the host of Food Network’s “Secrets of a Restaurant Chef” and co-host of “Worst Cooks in America.” She was also an “Iron Chef,” Mario Bata...

Special Notes

Signature Chef Series

The Cafe occasionally celebrates renowned chefs by preparing a few of their signature recipes.

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Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Library Parking Lot
Age Group: Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Special Event
Event Details:
The Care Van is a walk-up, free, mobile clinic traveling throughout DuPage County to administer COVID-19 vaccines to persons 12 years and older, including those who do not have health insurance or legal immigration status. The Care Van will offer eit...
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Poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Book Discussion, Social
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Kinga Lipinska, Art Consultant and Editor of the Prairie Review, a laboratory for reading, writing, and publishing the works of grassroots poets and writers, will explore the cultural impact of Frederico ...

Special Notes

Zoom with Registration

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

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Living with Autism: A Different Way of Thinking

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Performance, Special Event

Special Notes

Pre-recorded Video

Find the video on the library's YouTube page.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Indigenous People’s Day

All Day
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Everyone

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. 

Event Details:
A celebration of the resiliency of Indigenous peoples in the Western Hemisphere.  ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Signature Chef Series: Emeril Lagasse

All Day 10/12 - 10/15
The Cafe
Location: The Cafe
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, and cookbook author, Lagasse is a regional James Beard Award winner, known for his mastery of Creole and Cajun cuisine and his self-developed “New New Orleans” style. He has appeared on a...

Special Notes

Signature Chef Series

The Cafe occasionally celebrates renowned chefs by preparing a few of their signature recipes.

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.

Fall Fun Fest

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Library Parking Lot
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: , Social, Special Event, Volunteer
Event Details:
Enjoy giant games and live music with specialty food truck items and beverages available for purchase! This event is sponsored by the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation to kick off their Glen Ellyn Public Library Outreach Van Campaign to fund a mobile lib...

Special Notes

Weather Permitting

Outdoor programs may be cancelled in case of rain or other unfavorable conditions. If you have registered and the program is cancelled, you will be notified by phone.

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Library Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Everyone

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

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

This event is in the "Youth" group.
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Paint to Celebrate Dia de los Muertos

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North & South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Class, Social
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Details:
Local artist Guadalupe Juarez will facilitate a celebration of the culture and history of Día de Los Muertos by painting a scene related to this Mexican multi-day holiday when people gather to remember friends and family members who have died. For ad...
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Drive-In Halloween BINGO and Trunk-or-Treating

11:00am - 12:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Library Parking Lot
Age Group: Everyone
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:
Register and visit the library parking lot for Drive-In Halloween-themed BINGO and Trunk-or-Treating. If you would like to participate in Trunk-orTreating, please bring nut-free wrapped candy for approximately 50 children. You can also decorate your ...
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Day of the Dead - Dia De Los Muertos

All Day
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Everyone

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. 

Event Details:
Day of the Dead - Dia De Los Muertos is celebrated in North and South America, originating in Latinx cultures. Living people honor deceased relatives by creating ofrendas (alters or shrines) decorated with candles, ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Diwali

All Day
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Everyone

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. 

Event Details:
Diwali, festival of lights, is India’s most important holiday of the year. Diwali is celebrated over five days, and each day has its own special tradition. Diwali is a festival of new beginnings.  ...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Signature Chef Series: Gordon Ramsay

All Day 11/9 - 11/12
The Cafe
Location: The Cafe
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
British chef, restaurateur, television personality, and writer, Ramsay was born in Johnstone, Scotland, and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. After rising to fame on the British television miniseries “Boiling Point” in 1999, Ramsay became one o...

Special Notes

Signature Chef Series

The Cafe occasionally celebrates renowned chefs by preparing a few of their signature recipes.

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.

Friends Used Book Sale

9:00am - 2:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Basement - Friends Area
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, 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).

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Everyone

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

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

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.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Details:
On World Children’s Day, storyteller Mark Denning will read The Water Walker by Joanne Robertson “about the efforts that the Ojibwe and many other Indigenous peoples give to the protection of water—the giver of life.” Learn about one of the original ...

Special Notes

Youth Zoom with Registration

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

Online registration will close 24 hours prior to the event. If you would like to register after online registration has closed, please phone the Youth Desk at 630-790-6620. 

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Holiday Walk

All Day
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Throughout the Library
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Additional details available after November 1. ...
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Friends Used Book Sale

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Basement - Friends Area
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Special Event, Used Book Sale

FoL Used Book Sale

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

Special Notes

Inside Library Building

While in the library, persons over the age of two (2) must wear a secured face covering (mask) over their nose and mouth.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Giving Tuesday

All Day
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
On Giving Tuesday, please consider donating to the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation in support of the Glen Ellyn Public Library Outreach Van Campaign.  GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organization...
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This event is in the "Adult" group.
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Learn How to Store your Bicycle for Winter with The Bike Hub

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North & South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Class, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Let's Talk: Homeless Christmas Story with Ryan Dowd

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North & South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Youth, Everyone
Program Type: Book Discussion, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
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Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Everyone
Program Type: Class, Computers & Technology, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24

Special Notes

Live Only

This event will not be recorded for later viewing.

Zoom with Registration

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