1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
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Children’s book award winners including Newbery, Caldecott, Caudill, and more.
Select a booklist by age, grade level, and/or topic. Compiled by our Librarians.
Page to Screen (PDF)
Recent books made into movies.
A list of book titles in the Youth Book Discussion collection and suggestions for starting your own book discussion group.
Visit the websites of favorite authors. Many author websites include interactive games, educator materials, coloring pages, puzzles, quizzes, and more. Here are a few to get you started: Avi, Lynne Reid Banks, Stan and Jan Berenstain, Judy Blume, Jan Brett, Eric Carle, Beverly Cleary, Matt Christopher, Roald Dahl, Dan Guttman, Jeff Kinney, Todd Parr, Dav Pilkey, Patricia Polacco, Rick Riordan, J.K. Rowling, Lemony Snickett.
The Library Catalog offers access to thousands of books, eBooks, DVDs, CDs, and more.
Multicultural digital library of outstanding children’s books.
Great children’s book suggestions by email. Reading lists are delivered right to your inbox along with new gems, bestsellers, and related titles. You’ll also be able to check immediately whether the items are available at your local Library or whether they’ve been checked out.
Find books and recommendations for grades K-8. Search by author, title, series, subject and award winners.
Online streaming video program featuring Screen Actor Guild members reading children’s books aloud. Includes activities and lesson ideas.
Animated talking picture books with puzzles and games. Books and games are also available in Spanish and French. Additional books available in Russian and Chinese. iPad compatibility. Preschool-Grade 5.
The Youth Services Department provides a collection of approximately 1,500 World Language books and materials, with the largest concentrations in Spanish and Korean items.
Materials range from picture books, to children’s novels, to informational titles and word dictionaries. Besides books, the collection also includes Muzzy Language learning kits with DVDs and booklets for learning to speak a variety of languages.
Calling all Glenview Readers! Join the annual summer reading challenge. Special programs designed for children from birth to 8th grade. Sign up in Youth Services today—the more you read, the more you win. Details available here.
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, will be matched with young readers. Buddies will meet once a week for six weeks to read aloud together, talk about the stories and do an activity. Space is limited.