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Exciting Ocean-Themed Programs

For all ages • Throughout April

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special community room performances

Great entertainment for the whole family.

Tully Academy Irish Dancers

Sunday, March 1, 2-2:45 PM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins February 13

Young performers from the Sheila Tully Academy entertain with traditional Irish dances. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

FLIGHT-TO-FUN KIDS CLUB SPECIAL EVENT! Irish Story Magic with Chris McBrien (ages 2-6)

Saturday, March 7, 10:30-11:15 AM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins February 20

Leprechauns, flutes, magic & puppets. Multi-talented Chris McBrien celebrates Ireland through enchanting magic, ventriloquism, storytelling & more. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

Kennicott Arrival Day

Sunday, March 8, 2-3 PM
Community Room
Registration begins February 12

A visionary horticulturist, a medical doctor, a scientist, and educator—Dr. John A. Kennicott brought his family to settle on the land that we now know as The Grove. Enjoy a historical video tour through The Grove as Grandpa shares stories with his granddaughter. Meet historical characters from The Grove Heritage Association.

Arts Power Productions presents Dog Loves Books • The Musical

Sunday, March 29, 2-3 PM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins March 13

Louise Yates’ New York Times best seller comes to life in a delightful musical about the irresistible Dog who loves everything about books. He loves books SO much that he decides to open up his own bookstore. Greet this top-notch talented troupe travelling from The Big Apple. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

Funny & Freaky Fish • Explore the Caribbean Sea

Saturday, April 18, 10:30-11:15 AM
Community Room
Registration begins February 12

The Ocean Adventure of California brings you along on an underwater expedition. Marine educators and award-winning photographers, Wayne and Karen Brown, present a stunning HD digital show. Discover how marine creatures have adapted for survival.

Toothless the Great White Shark

Saturday, April 25, 2-3 PM
Community Room
Registration begins February 12

Deanna of Discover the Depths will “defang” the myths as she introduces Toothless, a life-size 15-foot model made of recycled plastics. Learn how you can help protect sharks, the ocean, and all its creatures. RATED E: E is for Everyone! The Glenview Public Library invites families with children of all ages and abilities to participate in this activity.

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drop-in movies

Enjoy a children’s matinee. Bring a beach towel or blanket to get comfy on the floor. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Please note: while most youth movies are drop-in, special movie programs require registration.

Finding Nemo (100min/G/2013)
The Interactive Family Movie Experience

Wednesday, April 1, 6:45-8:30 PM
Community Room
Registration begins February 12

Come in costume because YOU are part of the movie. We provide props, snacks, and fun...you bring a blanket and enthusiasm. Special treats provided by Whole Foods Market Northbrook.

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flight to fun

Children’s Events held at The Book Market, Hangar One, The Glen Town Center, 2651 Navy Blvd.

Miss Silvia’s storytime & more. Especially for families with children ages 2-6. Co-sponsored by the Glenview Library and The Glen Town Center. Registration required.

Current Schedule & Registration Information

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on the go

Children’s Events held at The Book Market, Hangar One, The Glen Town Center, 2651 Navy Blvd.

Family entertainment co-sponsored by the Glenview Library and The Glen Town Center.

Concerts,
Performances & More

Required registration opens two weeks prior to each event. Space is limited.

Tully Academy Irish Dancers

Sunday, March 1, 2-2:45 PM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins February 13

Young performers from the Sheila Tully Academy entertain with traditional Irish dances. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

FLIGHT-TO-FUN KIDS CLUB SPECIAL EVENT! Irish Story Magic with Chris McBrien (ages 2-6)

Saturday, March 7, 10:30-11:15 AM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins February 20

Leprechauns, flutes, magic & puppets. Multi-talented Chris McBrien celebrates Ireland through enchanting magic, ventriloquism, storytelling & more. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

SPECIAL EVENT! Arts Power Productions presents Dog Loves Books • The Musical

Sunday, March 29, 2-3 PM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins March 13

Louise Yates’ New York Times best seller comes to life in a delightful musical about the irresistible Dog who loves everything about books. He loves books SO much that he decides to open up his own bookstore. Greet this top-notch talented troupe travelling from The Big Apple. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

FLIGHT-TO-FUN KIDS CLUB Something’s Fishy with Live Music by Andre Gloeckner

Saturday, April 4, 10:30-11:30 AM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins March 20

Enjoy an ocean-themed storytime and craft, along with live music by Andre Gloeckner. Storytime provided by Glenview Public Library.

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storytime

Our Librarians bring favorite stories to life with puppets, props, and more for various age groups.

View this season’s schedule here.

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storywalk
JUST DROP IN

Little Bear Garden at Gallery Park, 2001 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview.

Welcome to the Storybook Trail. Walk, skip, jog, or, better yet, bike along the path, to read a perfect seasonal story. Presented by the Glenview Park District, the Bike Glenview Initiative, and the Glenview Public Library.

Yummy Yummy! Food for My Tummy! by Sam Lloyd

Sunday, April 12–Sunday, May 24

Read about two monkeys living on neighboring islands who try to figure out a way to get together despite sharks in the water that make travel quite difficult.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and was developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.

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storywalk
Make A Day of It • Three Events Within Two Miles
Saturday, March 21 • Co-sponsored by Chicagoland Puppetry Guild

World Record Challenge!
Puppet “Flash Mob” for Early Literacy

10-10:45 AM Registration begins March 6
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
10 AM • Free tickets will be distributed for “Stars on Strings” (see below)

Help set a world record for “most puppets in a flash mob” AND get free tickets to a spectacular puppet show at 11:15 AM. Join the crowd to create awareness for early literacy activities at the Glenview Library. Just register and show up with as many puppets as you can operate at once, and invite your friends to do the same. The more puppets you bring, the better your chances to be part of a world record! Signed waiver required for all participants. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

Stars on Strings • A Puppet Extravaganza

11:15 AM-Noon
Location: Park Center Lakeview Room, 2400 Chestnut, Glenview
Free tickets distributed at the “World Record Challenge”

Chicago’s premier marionette artist Dave Herzog will be joined by puppeteer extraordinaire Marc Dunworth for a very special and rare performance—the best of the best in one spectacular variety show. String puppets will magically skate, juggle, tumble, and transform. Two puppeteers mean double the fun and lots of surprises, too.

World Puppetry Maker Fair

1-3:30 PM
Location: Glenview Public Library, Community Room

Featuring an international puppetry exhibit, make-and-take puppet crafts, and an interactive shadow puppet studio. Learn what it takes to tell stories in three dimensions. All ages are invited for hands-on exploration of different types of puppets, as professional puppeteers and local organizations share their enthusiasm and expertise. Just drop in.

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Spring Break!

SPECIAL EVENT!
Arts Power Productions presents Dog Loves Books • The Musical

Sunday, March 29, 2-3 PM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins March 13

Louise Yates’ New York Times best seller comes to life in a delightful musical about the irresistible Dog who loves everything about books. He loves books SO much that he decides to open up his own bookstore. Greet this top-notch talented troupe travelling from The Big Apple. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

Bingo Buddies • Intergenerational Fun (grades 1-5)

Tuesday, March 31, 2-3 PM
Community Room
Registration begins February 12

Ocean Creatures Bingo! Food Bingo! Storybook Bingo! Glenview senior citizens will host an afternoon of fun. Enjoy themed games and changing patterns while you make new friends. Seniors will assist children in navigating their cards and playing the game.
Snacks and prizes provided by Heinen’s Grocery Store Glenview.

Finding Nemo (100min/G/2013)
The Interactive Family Movie Experience

Wednesday, April 1, 6:45-8:30 PM
Community Room
Registration begins February 12

Come in costume because YOU are part of the movie. We provide props, snacks, and fun...you bring a blanket and enthusiasm. Special treats provided by Whole Foods Market Northbrook.

Make It & Take It

Thursday, April 2, 10 AM-Noon OR 1-3 PM
Youth Program Room

Kids with a parent or caregiver are invited to make a special craft to take home. Just drop in.

Flight-to-Fun Kids Club (ages 2-6)
Something’s Fishy with Live Music by Andre Gloeckner

Saturday, April 4, 10:30-11:30 AM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins March 20

Enjoy an ocean-themed storytime and craft, along with live music by Andre Gloeckner. Storytime provided by Glenview Public Library.

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National Library Week
April 12-18

National Library Week • All Ages
Spark Park • Liquid Blue Oceans (grades K-3)

Tuesday, April 14, 4:15-5:15 PM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins February 12

Spark your imagination, jump into exploring, and delight your senses! Jessie B. will share stories, fun facts, and cool experiences designed just for you. Get sparked!

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

Wednesday, April 15, 10-10:45 AM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins February 12

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

Family Storytime (ages 2-6 with family)

Thursday, April 16, 6:15-6:45 PM
OR
Friday, April 17, 10-10:30 AM
Youth Program Room

Bring the whole family for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out to Glenview Library cardholders beginning 30-minutes prior to Storytime sessions.
Please Note: Thursday Storytime content will be repeated on Friday morning.

Funny & Freaky Fish • Explore the Caribbean Sea

Saturday, April 18, 10:30-11:15 AM
Community Room
Registration begins February 12

The Ocean Adventure of California brings you along on an underwater expedition. Marine educators and award-winning photographers, Wayne and Karen Brown, present a stunning HD digital show. Discover how marine creatures have adapted for survival.

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Money Smart Week®
April 18-25

MoneySmart Week® • All Ages

Glenview Credit Union’s Money Jar Gue$$ing Game (grades K-8)

March 20 – April 25 • One guess per child

Stop by the Youth Services Desk to test your Money Smart skills. Saving pennies adds up. Guess how much money is in this jar! Closest guess wins and takes home the jar. Celebrate Money Smart Week® all month long.

Dream Jobs & Cool Cash
A Parent/Child Playshop (grades 2-5)

Thursday, April 23, 7-8:15 PM • Community Room West
Registration begins February 12

Glenview State Bank and your Librarians provide an interactive experience for parent/child entrepreneurial teams. Develop and present a backyard business idea, then become a consumer and spend your cool cash. Profits will be tallied—will you be Top Tycoon?

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Bike Glenview

Good Things Happen When You Pedal!

This community-wide initiative to promote biking as a healthy, cost-effective, and low-polluting way to travel around our village is made possible through a cooperative effort with the Village of Glenview, Glenview Park District, Chamber of Commerce, Natural Resources Commission, Glenview Library, and PTAs. Visit bikeglenview.com for a map, safety tips, events, and other resources that will get you out and pedaling around town.

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Collections & Contests

Glenview Credit Union’s Money Jar Gue$$ing Game (grades K-8)

March 20 – April 25 • One guess per child

Stop by the Youth Services Desk to test your Money Smart skills. Saving pennies adds up. Guess how much money is in this jar! Closest guess wins and takes home the jar. Celebrate Money Smart Week® all month long.

All Aboard the Reading Express

Honoring New Readers

Photos of Glenview’s newest readers with their books will be proudly displayed in the Library’s Reading Express slide show. Stop by the Youth Services Desk for a photo and bring your book with you.

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Friendship Club &
Ambassadors

Friendship Club (grades 3-8)

For children who want to make friends in a supportive environment. Trained Friendship Ambassadors in grades 4-12 host fun and engaging events where everyone feels welcome.

Adaptive Karate with North Shore Dojo of Glenview
Community Room
Saturday, February 28, 3-4:15 PM
Registration begins November 13

Host Our Family Show! Toothless the Great White Shark
Community Room
Saturday, April 25, 1:30-3 PM
Registration begins February 12

Deanna of Discover the Depths will “defang” the myths as she introduces Toothless, a life-size 15-foot model made of recycled plastics. Learn how you can help protect sharks, the ocean, and all its creatures.

Meet the Therapy Dogs!
Lincolnshire Animal Hospital Dog Therapy Group
Community Room
Friday, May 29, 4:30-5:15 PM
Registration begins February 12

Friendship Ambassadors
(grades 4-12)

Host fun events and hang out with kids who want to make new friends in a supportive environment. Be a mentor, make a difference and earn service hours, too. Six events per year plus required training provided by the Northern Suburban Special Education District. Sign up here and we will send you more information about how to get started. If you have questions, please contact Silvia Kraft-Walker.

Information for Parents/Teachers: What is Friendship Club?

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Museum Adventure Passes

The Museum Adventure Pass program is a unique educational for families. Check out a museum with your library card. Free admission to select area museums.

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Northern Lights
Homework Help Center

High School volunteers can help shine a light on your student’s homework (grades 1-8). Thirty-minute sessions for homework, reading, and math skills practice will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Children may be grouped by subject and grade level. Just drop in.

Volunteer registration has closed. Please check back in August.

2015 Program Information

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Programs for
Parents & Teachers

STORYTIME Survey • Your Input Needed

Please take a moment to complete our Storytime Schedule Survey. You may access the online form or request a printed copy. Let us know your preferences. Survey Deadline: May 15.

Circle Time Swap!
for Preschool Teachers

Wednesday, March 18, 7-8:30 PM
Community Room
Registration begins February 1

Songs-rhymes-fingerplays, books-music-and-more. A great opportunity to discover new material for use in your classroom. Hear what your colleagues are doing and see how they do it. CPDUs (ISBE) and DCFS credits available. For preschool and kindergarten teachers/aides in Glenview.

Concussions • What to Know

Monday, March 30, 10-11 AM
Community Room

Attention student athletes and parents! SLICE is a fun, interactive education program presented by the Sports Legacy Institute that teaches student-athletes in grades 4-12 and their parents about concussions through discussion, video, and interactive games.

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S.T.A.R. Volunteers

(Entering grades 8 & up)

Assist children with the Summer Reading game. One training session required. Nine hours of service during the seven-week reading program (June 14-August 2) should be completed. Adult Volunteers Welcome.

Registration begins April 1

Training Sessions (pick one) • Youth Program Room

Tuesday, June 9, 7-8 PM OR
Wednesday, June 10, 4-5 PM OR
Thursday, June 11, 10-11 AM OR
Thursday, June 11, 7-8 PM OR
Saturday, June 13, 10-11 AM

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Summer Reading Program

See You in 2015!

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Please Note:

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

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.

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

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