1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
847-729-7500 • Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
Ages 2 through Grade 8
From Labor Day to Memorial Day, young readers earn badges by reading books at home and recording them in a log. Details and registration at the Youth Services Desk. Glenview residents only.
Research tools and Homework available 24/7 with your Glenview Library card. Search magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, and other science and history sources online. Brainfuse - HelpNow offers FREE online tutoring for students in Kindergarten and up.
Quality used books for all ages are available for sale during library hours. The Used Bookstore is conveniently located in the Library Lobby.
The Glenview Library offers a full roster of fun and educational programs for every age and interest. Teen programs are also offered for students ages 13 & up.
Each kit contains DVDs and booklets for learning to speak a variety of foreign languages.
The Library offers 40 themed kits for loan. These popular bagged collections contain 4-6 books, a video or filmstrip, and a puppet or teaching prop.
Our Librarians bring favorite stories to life with puppets, props, and more in the Youth Services Program Room.
This Evanston-based group is a member of Illinois H.O.U.S.E. and meets monthly to discuss homeschooling issues.
H.O.U.S.E., Home Oriented Unique Schooling Experience, is a non-sectarian Illinois group that provides support for homeschooling families.
Maintained by an Illinois family, this comprehensive website features Illinois laws pertaining to homeschooling and links to local and national resources.
In 2001 the Johnsburg Public Library in Johnsburg, IL received a $55,000 grant to establish a Homeschool Resource Center. All materials (books, curriculum resources, games, and equipment) can be checked out by anyone with a valid Illinois library card.
Link to numerous homeschooling resources compiled by the Waterboro Public Library in Maine.
The Library has Illinois Standards Achievement Test review books for Math and Reading (grades 3-8) in the Reference Collection.
The Youth Service’s Parenting Collection is designed to address the informational needs of parents.
Recommendations for homeschooling parents include:
The Complete Home Learning Source Book jPARENTING 371.042/RUP
The homeschooling handbook: how to make homeschooling simple, affordable, fun, and effective 371.042/LIP
Creative Home Schooling for Gifted Children jPARENTING 372.042/RIV
What your first grader needs to know (series) jPARENTING 372.19/WHA
Common Core Resources
Teaching materials are housed in the non-fiction section under j372. Assistance is available at the Youth Services Desk or at 847-729-7500 X 7900.
The Glenview Public Library boasts an extensive collection of games and toys housed in the Youth Services Department and available for patrons to check out and take home to play. The collection includes popular board games, educational flashcards, puzzles, blocks, trains, dinosaurs, and so many more toys than can be listed here. Browse the collection at your leisure and check out as many items as you like for a one-week loan period.
Three study rooms are available in the Youth Services Department for small group use (must include children) up to six people. Patrons may sign-up for room use at the Youth Services Desk with a liibrary card or photo ID on a first-come, first-served basis for any open room. Study rooms may be used up to two hours per day with the option to extend time if rooms are available. Only Glenview Library card holders may reserve a room up to one-week in advance by calling or stopping by the Youth Services desk. Please refer to the Public Use of Study Rooms (PDF) policy for further details and guidelines.