Programs & Projects

programs and projects
fun stuff
special community room performances

Great entertainment for the whole family.

History for Kids presents Presidential Pets

Saturday, July 26, 10:30-11:15 AM
Community Room
Registration begins July 12

Fascinating and funny stories about the pampered pets residing in the White House throughout our nation’s history.

The World of Pooh

Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Saturday, August 23, 10:30-11:15 AM
Registration begins August 9

American Eagle Productions presents a quaint musical starring Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and friends. Introduce youngsters to the original A. A. Milne works with three classic Pooh tales. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

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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.

The Lego® Movie (101min/PG/2014)

Wednesday, August 6, 10:30 AM OR 1:30 PM

Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, average LEGO® minifigure is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.

Rio 2 (96min/G/2014)

Monday, August 11, 10:30 AM OR 1:30 PM

Jewel, Blu, and their three kids are leaving their domesticated life for a journey to the Amazon. They encounter a menagerie of characters that are born to be wild. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law.

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flight to fun

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

Especially for Families with Children Ages 2-6

Miss Silvia’s Storytime & More

Co-sponsored by the Glenview Library and The Glen Town Center.

Current Schedule

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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.

The World of Pooh

Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Saturday, August 23, 10:30-11:15 AM
Registration begins August 9

American Eagle Productions presents a quaint musical starring Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and friends. Introduce youngsters to the original A. A. Milne works with three classic Pooh tales. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

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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

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. Co-sponsored by the Glenview Park District and the Bike Glenview Initiative.

Flying Lessons by Gilbert Ford

Sunday, August 17–Sunday, September 28

This book was specially selected to honor the Glenview Park District’s Flight Fest. Also, in celebration of Flight Fest, scan the QR code at the end of the storybook to be entered into a special drawing.

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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summer reading program

Calling all Glenview readers! Join the annual summer reading program. The more you read, the more you win. Special clubs and programs designed for children from birth to 8th grade.

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book buddies

A summer literacy program especially for new readers. Help your new readers retain skills during summer vacation. Volunteers in grade 7 and up, including adults, adopt a young reader and pledge to meet at the Library. Buddies will meet once a week for five weeks to read aloud together, talk about the stories and do an activity. First-come, first-served.

Book Buddies • Be A Reader
2014 Program Details & Registration
Registration begins May 1

Book Buddies • Be A Leader
2014 Volunteer Information & Registration
Registration begins April 1

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S.T.A.R. Volunteers

Help young readers retain reading skills during summer vacation.

S.T.A.R. Volunteers

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Battle of the Books

Booklist, schedule, team information, and honor roll for the Library’s annual Battle of the Books. A winter program for fourth and fifth graders.

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Bike Glenview

The Glenview Library is a proud partner in the new Bike Glenview initiative, along with the Park District, the Village, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Village’s Natural Resource Commission. A handy Glenview bike map has been created and is available to our patrons in the Library Lobby or at bikeglenview.org.

Good Things Happen When You Pedal!

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Collections & Contests

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.

Comics for the Troops

Thank you for your ongoing support of Comics for the Troops. As their comic warehouse is now full, Operation Support Our Troops: Illinois will no longer accept donations of comics.

Instead, they are now requesting hobby magazines less than six months old: cars, sports, nature, science, etc. News magazines will not be accepted. Magazines for the Troops may be dropped off at the Youth Services Desk. Thank you for supporting our Troops!

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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.

Live Animal Show
Community Room
Thursday, July 31, 2:30-3:45 PM
Registration begins July 3

Friendship Ambassadors
(grades 4 & up)

Please add your name to our Mailing List to be notified of future training opportunities. Thank you!

Do you like to listen to music, make crafts and hang out with new friends? Become a Friendship Ambassador in our newly formed Friendship Club mentoring kids who want to make friends in a supportive environment and earn service hour credits, too. The Northern Suburban Special Education District will provide the required training.

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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. 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.

Closed until Fall
We will return in September 2014.

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Programs for Parents
& Teachers

We will see you in the Fall for more Parent & Teacher programs.

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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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