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Books & Reading


Make 2017 a year of reading with monthly book picks selected by librarians.

Book Page Wreath Craft

Wednesday, July 12, 6:30-8:30 PM
Community Room • Limit 20

Volunteer and crafter extraordinaire Laurie Roubitchek will teach participants how to create a beautiful and unique wreath using recycled book pages. Participants will leave the program with their own finished masterpiece. Supplies included. Adults 18 and over. Space is limited.

Book Discussions

BookBites: Reading Social

Featuring must-read contemporary titles. Held at Hackney's on Lake.
Summer 2017

Monday Afternoon Page Turners

Read a wide range of literary genres.
Summer 2017

BOOKit! Exploring Nonfiction

Discuss intriguing nonfiction.
Summer 2017

Much Ado About Mysteries

A quarterly discussion for mystery fans.

All Things Spanish

Enjoy Spanish/Latino culture in all forms. Made up of native and non-native Spanish speakers, our meetings are conducted primarily in Spanish. Contact for more information.
Resumes September 20 • Please Note: No meetings June-August

Literary Latte

Relax with a beverage at the Glenview Grind and tell others what you’ve recently enjoyed (or not enjoyed!). Just drop in. Summer 2017

Collections for Book Clubs

Book Club in a Bag

Twelve copies of each title plus discussion guides. Perfect for book clubs.

Book Discussion Collection

Multiple copies of specially selected titles available for your book club.

Sign up for Reading by Design, our summer reading program!

Reading Recommendations

Readers Shelf

Explore Read Alike recommendations by title, author, or genre.

NextReads Reading Suggestions

Receive email newsletters with reading suggestions for all ages in more than twenty categories.

Personally Yours Customized Booklist

Get a book list designed just for you by the Library's Readers Advisory staff. Simply fill out the questionnaire to get started. Glenview cardholders only.

Books, Movies, Music Blog

Reader Services staff invite you to check out the glenVIEW blog for book, movie, and music recommendations, read-a-like suggestions, literary news, and more.

NoveList® Plus

An online readers tool. Search by author, title, genre, read-a-like, subject, or plot description. Get reviews, book discussion guides, and links to author websites.

Suggest an Item

Can't find an item in the collection? Glenview Library cardholders may suggest an item to be added to the Library's collection.

Need more help?

Call 847-729-7500 x2600, visit the Readers Services Desk or fill out an online request form.

Books & Literature Databases

Research your favorite author or title.