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Meditation Workshop

Learn how simple meditative methods can help you cope with life's challenges, promoting greater contentment and spiritual well-being. Meditation instructor Pamela O'Brien will lead this popular program. Bring a cushion, small mat or blanket and wear comfortable clothing.
Please call 630-790-6630 to sign up or register online at www.gepl.org.

Event Start Date: 
Jan 6 2011 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library

Christmas Music in the Movies

Spend the holidays with Jack Benny, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, and many more of your favorite stars from yesteryear. Playing snippets from classic Christmas songs and clips from notable Christmas movies and TV specials, film historian Steven Frenzel will revisit the Golden Days while sharing trivia about the memorable stars.
Please call 630-790-6630 to sign up or register online at www.gepl.org.

Event Start Date: 
Dec 9 2010 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library

Clark Weber's Rock 'n Roll Radio: The Fun Years 1955-1975

If you lived in the Midwest in the 50s, 60s or 70s, you listened to Clark Weber on WLS radio in Chicago. In this program, Weber will be here in person to will take us back to when roll and roll was clean and the Chicago River was dirty. You'll love the trip! His book will be available.
Please call 630-790-6630 to sign up or register online at www.gepl.org.

Event Start Date: 
Dec 6 2011 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

We have a wide variety of books at bargain-basement prices. Please drop by and shop! Donations of quality used books may be dropped off at any time at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your donations in a box or bag that can be left at the Library.

Event Start Date: 
Jan 22 2011 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library

Swinging Thru the Stacks - Play Mini Golf at the Glen Ellyn Library

The Glen Ellyn Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Library are sponsoring an evening of fun and games to raise money for the continued development of the butterfly garden located near the Prairie Path. There will also be a silent auction.

Event Start Date: 
Jan 28 2011 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library

Risky Business: Writing About Literary Icons

Melanie Benjamin is the author of “Alice I Have Been” a work of historical fiction based on the life of Alice Liddell, the real Alice in Wonderland. Kelly O’Connor McNees first novel “The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott” is on Oprah’s 2010 Summer Reading List. These authors will discuss the risks and joys of writing about literary icons and their different perspectives will give you much to consider when integrating legendary figures into your writing.

Event Start Date: 
Jan 15 2011 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library
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by Ginger Wheeler

(Continued) Executive chef, Pete Loehrke, (with an extensive background that includes Lettuce Entertain You's Avanzare, as well as the Cheesecake Factory and The Clubhouse in Oak Brook), has taken great pains to learn the old favorites, such as the Athenian Skirt Steak and Glen Oak's famous Broiled Pork Chops, at the same time bringing in some new taste tempters such as the mile-high Hilltopper burger.

And yes, the restaurant serves dinner, which patrons can enjoy with that signature martini or a favorite glass of imported beer, every evening (who knew?).

Teas and Toes

Bring your Mom or a friend to this relaxing program with Hazel Aquino, owner of "Teas and Toes." For Middle School and High School girls. To register for this free program go to our web site or call 630-790-6620.

Event Start Date: 
Apr 17 2010 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library

Sing long with Bill Hopper

For Families of all ages. Call the Youth Services Desk at 630-790-6620 to make reservations for this free program.

Event Start Date: 
Apr 10 2010 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library

The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

With the rise of the Berlin Wall on August 13th, 1961 the course of Germany’s history took a tragic turn. It would be 28 years before this cruel symbol of Germany´s division would be torn down. Join German historian Anette Isaacs with an overview of this very painful but also miraculous period in Berlin’s captivating history. To register for this free program, go to our web site or call 630-790-6630.

Event Start Date: 
May 13 2010 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Glen Ellyn Public Library

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