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Rock Your Socks: Sock Collection

03/01/2024 @ 9:00am - 03/31/2024 @ 5:00pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth, Middle School, High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Social, Special Event
Details:
Donate socks to be given to the People’s Resource Center. Containers will be available in the library lobby and the Youth Department. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.

OneInMath

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Class, STEAM

OneInMath

OneInMath is a free program run by high school volunteers to empower the love of math in students in grade k-3. Register or to sign up to volunteer.

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

High School Hangout

2:30pm - 3:45pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: High School, College and Young Adult
Program Type: Games & Video Gaming, Social
Details:
Play video games, create art, and build community with other high school students. Light refreshments will be provided.  ...

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 "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: High School, College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Business/Financial, Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Details:
Learn how to develop strategies for competitive applications to maximize scholarships and financial aid for 2024. Presented by Heidi King, Education and Partnerships at College Inside Track. Topics include new SAT test: one hour shorter, adapti...

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.

Smart Starts

10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together, STEAM
Details:
Weekly STEM-based crafts, play, and exploration. For pre-k and their grownups. ...

Special Notes

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.

Read to Rover

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Furry friends provide a low-stress environment to practice and gain reading confidence.  ...

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.

Read to Rover

4:15pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Furry friends provide a low-stress environment to practice and gain reading confidence.  ...

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.

Read to Rover

4:30pm - 4:45pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Furry friends provide a low-stress environment to practice and gain reading confidence.  ...

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.

Read to Rover

4:45pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Details:
Read aloud to a registered therapy dog. Furry friends provide a low-stress environment to practice and gain reading confidence.  ...

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 "Adult" group.
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Volunteer
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Smart Starts

10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together, STEAM
Details:
Weekly STEM-based crafts, play, and exploration. For pre-k and their grownups. ...

Special Notes

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 "College and Young Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

FoL Book Sort

10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Basement - Friends Area
Age Group: College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Volunteer

FoL Book Sort

The Friends operate a used book sale area in the library basement and hold public sales approximately every other month. To prepare for these sales, volunteers process and shelve donated items. Sorts are a great opportunity to socialize, chat about books, and help your library.

If you are interested in helping out, please email friends@gepl.org to schedule an orientation session.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Smart Starts

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together, STEAM
Details:
Weekly STEM-based crafts, play, and exploration. For pre-k. ...

Special Notes

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 "Adult 50+" group.
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: Adult 50+
Program Type: Social

Social Hour for Adults 50+

Join neighbors to socialize while completing puzzles, playing card and board games or working on coloring crafts. Light refreshments will be provided.  

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.

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 "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.

Guitar for Beginners

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: North and South Meeting Rooms
Age Group: High School, College and Young Adult, Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Class
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Guitar for Beginners

Learn guitar basics from guitarist John Wolaver in an eight-week session in a friendly group setting. Please bring your own guitar. Optionally, participate in a Guitar Performance after the session ends. For age 16 and up.  

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Smart Starts

10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Play and Learn Together, STEAM
Details:
Weekly STEM-based crafts, play, and exploration. For pre-k and their grownups. ...

Special Notes

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 "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Pearl Buck
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with library staff. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact Beth Clower.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

11:15am - 12:00pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Pearl Buck
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with library staff. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact Beth Clower.

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Nature Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytime
Details:
A guest presenter from The Morton Arboretum will share fun nature stories that highlight how weather, trees, and animals change with the seasons. Twenty name tags (children only). For age 2-6 and their grownups. ...

Special Notes

Name tags

Name tags will be available at the Youth Desk beginning 30 minutes prior to the program start time. Children with their grownups can pick up name tags on a first-come, first-served basis.

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.

It’s a Me, Mario

10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Special Event
Details:
Wahoo! Celebrate our favorite mustachioed hero named Mario and his Mushroom Kingdom friends with crafts and activities.   ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Pearl Buck
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with library staff. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact Beth Clower.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tech Help One-on-One

11:15am - 12:00pm
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Pearl Buck
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0

Tech Help One-on-One

Get hands-on instruction with your tablet, smartphone, or laptop to learn how to operate your device or get Microsoft, Apple, or Google platform software help in a 45-minute one-on-one appointment with library staff. To request a day and time that better suits your schedule, please contact Beth Clower.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Adult 50+" group.

Tech Help Drop-In

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor of the Library
Age Group: Adult, Adult 50+
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Details:
Drop in with your questions or to troubleshoot an app or device issue on your laptop, tablet, or phone. ...