GEPL has study rooms available on a first-come basis for high school students, adults, or younger children who are accompanied by an adult. Priority will be given to those wishing to use rooms for group work involving conversation that could potentially disturb library users. Library staff will impose a two hour time limit when others are waiting. Check in with a library staff member for access to a study room.
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We offer a variety of online resources (databases) for kids. Visit this page to learn about our resources especially for kids.
Computers are available at GEPL for patron use. Unfiltered Internet is available to Glen Ellyn Public Library patrons who are 10 years old or younger only when accompanied by an adult. Patrons age 11-17 must have a parent’s signed permission for unfiltered internet access.
We offer the ability to print from library computers. Black and white copies are 10 cents each, and color copies are 50 cents each.
A black and white copier is located in the main lobby of the library. Black and white copies are 10 cents each.
In both the Youth and Adult Departments, we offer a BookScan station that allows you to scan anything, print it, email it to yourself or save it to a thumb drive or as a Google Document. It also allows you to save items in PDF, DOC or JPEG formats.
Youth Services has a collection of District 41 & District 89′s textbooks for use in the library.
Find magazine articles, encyclopedia entries and other information in online databases with your GEPL card. You must enter your library card number to use these from home, but a library card is not required to use these inside the library.
Staff are available show patrons how to use any of our databases, the library catalog, help you locate library materials at GEPL and other libraries. GEPL’s Adult Department offers free computer classes on a wide range of subjects.