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Amenities, Collections & Services

The Youth Services Department is home to over 100,000 books, movies, music CDs, video and board games, toys, language materials, themed preschool kits, and more. Twelve Internet stations, four preschool computers, three study rooms, a dedicated program room, family restrooms, convenient stroller parking, a play area, cozy seating, and study tables are all available to enrich the student and family experience.

Early Childhood Education

Library resources for parents and teachers of preschoolers.

Preschool & Childcare Directory
Preschool Kits
Glenview Area Schools

Information about Glenview local schools, including Glenview Public Schools/District 34, Northbrook/Glenview School District 30, West Northfield School District 31, OLPH, St. Catherine Laboure, and the Glenview New Church School. Illinois State Board of Education information is also included.

Glenview Library Card

Many Library resources require a Glenview Library card for the parent, student, or educator. Stop by the Youth Services or Circulation Desks to find out which library card best suits your needs.

Glenview Public Library Catalog

The Library Catalog offers access to thousands of books, eBooks, DVDs, CDs, and more, plus interactive features for parent and teachers.

Helpful Websites for Parents

Internet resources on parenting, reading level guides, and Lexile Information.

Homeschooling Services

Library resources and programs offered to Glenview homeschooling families.

Kids Databases and
Homework Help Grades K-8

Online resources available 24/7 with your Glenview Library card.

Museum Adventure Passes

A unique educational resource for parents. Check out a museum pass with your Glenview Library card. Free admission to seventeen area museums.

Oaklees Family Guide

Oaklee's Family Guide is published quarterly and contains a seasonal calendar of surrounding area events, monthly features, and money saving coupons. Free copies are available in the Youth Services Department or the online version is also available.

Programs for Parent & Teachers

Seasonal educational or professional programs for parents and teachers.

School Services for Teachers
Grades K-8

A Teacher's Guide with valuable information about school loans, class visits and other special teacher services.

Youth Services Study Rooms

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 library 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.

Please Note:

Several Glenview Library policies guide the experience for students when visiting the Library. Parents and teachers should be familiar with these policies to maximize the value of each visit to the Glenview Library.

Guidelines for Library Use (PDF)

Internet Safety (PDF)

Other Library Policies (PDF)

Public Use of Study Rooms (PDF)

Unattended Children (PDF)