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February fun stuff
Winter Storytime Sessions


Drop-in Chess Club (up to grade 8)

Friday, February 5, 7-8:30 PM
Youth Program Room

Learn fundamentals and improve your strategy with volunteer chess instructor Steve Levenson. Bring your own chess set if possible. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

Flight-to-Fun Kids Club
Polar Bear Fun with Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop

Saturday, February 6, 10:30-11:30 AM
Registration begins January 22

Chill out with Vito from Ben & Jerry’s and celebrate cold and creamy delights with stories, a craft, and a yummy surprise. Storytime provided by Glenview Public Library.

Concussions • Keeping Student Athletes Safe

Saturday, February 6
Community Room
Grades 4-8: 12-1 PM

For parents and athletes, SLICE is a fun, interactive educational program presented by the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Taught through discussion, video, and interactive games, participants will leave with a solid understanding of how to protect themselves from injuries.

HFK presents The Bard of Avon

Saturday, February 13, 11-11:45 AM
Community Room
Registration begins November 11

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, William Shakespeare will be stopping by to share his story. Join us for a morning of Renaissance fun for the whole family.

LEGO® Club (grades 1-2)

Tuesday, February 16, 4-5 PM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins November 11

Calling all Master Builders! Join us for our monthly free-build. You supply the ideas, we provide the LEGO® and everything will be awesome. Space is limited.

Meeting of the MINECRAFTers (grades 4-8)

Friday, February 19, 6-7:30 PM
Technology Lab, Second Floor
Registration begins November 11

Come explore the mammoth world of MINECRAFT. Bring your favorite servers and play on your own account, or play on one of the Library’s. No Griefers, please. Space is limited.

Special Event! Miss Jamie’s Farm (ages birth-6)

Saturday, February 20, 10:30-11:15 AM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins February 5

Wake up your weekend with Miss Jamie, as she and her puppet friends from the farm take the audience on a magical barnyard adventure. A sing-along, dance-along show that’s fun for kids and grownups alike. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

Service Buddies: Project Buddy Bags (grades 1-8)

Saturday, February 20, 2:30-3:30 PM
Community Room West
Registration begins November 11 for grades 5-8
Registration begins November 11 for grades 1-4

A special opportunity for kids in grades 1-8 to earn service hours. Students in grades 5-8 will assist children in grades 1-4 with a service project to support the Glenview Fire Department. Service Buddies will decorate canvas backpacks and fill them with items to comfort and calm children during emergencies. Glenview Fire and Rescue workers from Engine Company Number 6 will be stopping by to pick up the completed kits. 5-8 Graders MUST arrive at 2 PM for briefing.

YMCA Preschool Art Classes (ages 3-5 with an adult)

Wednesday, February 24, 10-10:45 AM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins November 11

The North Suburban YMCA Art Academy provides opportunities for preschoolers to create art. Parent or caregiver must be present.

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March fun stuff
Spring Storytime Sessions


Drop-in Chess Club (up to grade 8)

Friday, March 4, 7-8:30 PM
Youth Program Room

Learn fundamentals and improve your strategy with volunteer chess instructor Steve Levenson. Bring your own chess set if possible. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

MINECRAFT Meet Up (grades 4-8)

Friday, March 11, 6-7:30 PM
Technology Lab, Second Floor
Registration begins February 11

Come get pixelated with us. Use your own account or play on one of the Library’s. Space is limited.

LEGO® Club (grades 1-2)

Tuesday, March 15, 4-5 PM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins February 11

Calling all Master Builders! Join us for our monthly free-build. You supply the ideas, we provide the LEGO® and everything will be awesome. Space is limited.

LEGO® Club (grades 3-6)

Wednesday, March 16, 4-5 PM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins February 11

Calling all Master Builders! Join us for our monthly free-build. You supply the ideas, we provide the LEGO® and everything will be awesome. Space is limited.

Puppet Place Presents: Magic Onion

Saturday, March 19, 11 AM
Community Room
Registration begins February 11

Celebrate World Folk Tales & Fables Week with this new take on traditional tales. Filled with hilarious twists, music, and songs.

YMCA School Age Art Class (grades 1-2)

Tuesday, March 22, 4:15-5 PM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins February 11

We can’t let the little kids have all the fun! The North Suburban YMCA Art Academy provides this special opportunity for 1st and 2nd graders to explore and create art. Space is limited.


Spring Break • Drop-In Fun

Drop-In Movie

Tuesday, March 29, 11 AM OR 2 PM
Community Room

Be ready to get comfy. Bring your blankets and covered drinks to our showing of Disney’s Descendants (112min/TV-G/2015). Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

Drop-in Games

Wednesday, March 30, 1-4 PM
Youth Program Room

Fight boredom with an exciting afternoon of board games. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

Make-It & Take-It

Thursday, March 31, 10 AM-12 PM
Youth Program Room

Children, with parents or caregivers, are invited to stop by to create a travel-inspired craft to take home. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

Craft Closet Blowout (grades K-8)

Thursday, March 31, 1-5 PM
Youth Program Room

Please...we need your help to clean out the craft supply closet and cabinets. Bring your creativity and see what you can make with the assorted supplies and different materials left over from years of projects. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

Pixelated Self-Portraits (grades K-8)

Friday, April 1, 1-4 PM
Youth Program Room

Create an 8-bit version of yourself. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a parent.


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Please Note:

Attendance at Library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for Glenview Public Library publicity purposes.

A Glenview Library card is preferred or required for many youth programs. Stop by the Circulation Desk for Glenview Library card details.

April fun stuff
Spring Storytime Sessions


Drop-in Chess Club (up to grade 8)

Friday, April 8, 7-8:30 PM
Youth Program Room

Learn fundamentals and improve your strategy with volunteer chess instructor Steve Levenson. Bring your own chess set if possible. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

LEGO® Club (grades 1-2)

Tuesday, April 12, 4-5 PM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins February 11

Calling all Master Builders! Join us for our monthly free-build. You supply the ideas, we provide the LEGO® and everything will be awesome. Space is limited.

LEGO® Club (grades 3-6)

Wednesday, April 13, 4-5 PM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins February 11

Calling all Master Builders! Join us for our monthly free-build. You supply the ideas, we provide the LEGO® and everything will be awesome. Space is limited.

MINECRAFT Meet Up (grades 4-8)

Friday, April 22, 6-7:30 PM
Technology Lab, Second Floor
Registration begins February 11

Come get pixelated with us. Use your own account or play on one of the Library’s. Space is limited.

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november fun stuff

Use the smartest card in your wallet, your library card, to explore Chicago area cultural destinations.

Visit museumadventure.org or a Library Service Desk for details on free admission or a special discount at participating museums.

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ADA accommodations are provided for all programs. Requests must be made when registering for a program. Advance notice of five days is required. Call 847-729-7500 x 7900 to make an ADA accommodation request.

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