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Creepy Story Contest

All Day 9/15 - 10/15
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: No Space
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Do you love scary stories? Write and submit a creepy story or poem to reference@gepl.org and library staff will choose winners from grades 3-5 and grades 6-8 to receive prizes.  Deadline  Friday, October 15 | 9 pm  Requirement...
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...

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Signature Chef Series

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

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.
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...
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.

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.

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.

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

Costumes and Candy

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Program Type: Social, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 82
Event Details:
Dress up in your favorite costume and join us for this fall-themed, carnival-style event. Enjoy a variety of fun activities, special appearances from costumed characters, and yummy treats to share. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Michaeleen Doucleff, author of Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans, will discuss her New York Times bestseller. Learn more about this GPS program. ...
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 "Adult" group.

Preschool Fair

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Atrium East
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Event
Event Details:
Visit with representatives from local preschools to help determine which program is right for you. ...
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.

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. ...
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

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...
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.

Let's Talk: World AIDS Day

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: The Lounge
Age Group: High School, College and Young Adult, Adult
Program Type: Adaptive, Health & Wellness, Social, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
From the CDC website - "Started in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first-ever global health day. World AIDS Day, observed each year on December 1, is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for peop...

Special Notes

Masks and Social Distancing

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 "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: 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 "Adult" group.

Kindergarten Readiness

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Off Site
Location: Off Site
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Special Event
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: High School, Adult
Program Type: Book Discussion, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Glen Crest Fine Arts Night

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Location: Glen Ellyn Public Library
Room: 2nd Floor Atrium East
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Performance, Social, Special Event

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 "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: 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 "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: 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 "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: 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 "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: 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 "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: 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.