1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
Check out these valuable eRESOURCES to get your research done quickly. You’ll find journal articles, reference books, primary and secondary sources, and current research. Get ahead of the curve with these helpful study tools. All you need to get started is your Glenview Library card.
3-10 PM Daily
Brainfuse to the rescue. Online tutors are available for high school students with a Glenview Library card. Subjects include: Math, Science, Social Studies, English, and JobNow. Tambien en Español.
Databases specifically selected for students grades 9-12.
Call the Reference Service Desk during regular Library hours: 847-729-7500 x 7700.
Send an e-mail and Reference Services staff will reply as soon as possible. Please be sure to clearly state your question and include as much information as you can in your request.
AskAway/Question Point is a free virtual reference service that allows you to ask a professional librarian reference questions 24/7 in a real-time chat session.
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Join the VolunTeens (PDF) at the Glenview Public Library for a year-round opportunity to serve your community and build new skills. Drop off your application at the Reader Services Desk.
The VolunTeen program offers an opportunity for young adults (ages 13-19) to experience a professional work environment and develop basic workplace know-how. VolunTeens assist with a host of different duties and earn service points. Stop by the Reader Services Desk for further information and details.
Northern Lights Homework Help Center High School volunteers needed to assist children in grades 1-8 with homework, reading, and math skills practice. Call 847-729-7500 x 7900 for seasonal volunteer information.
ACT test-taking tips; practice test questions; register for the ACT test; send your scores; and more.
AP, SAT and PSAT information; practice questions and tests; test-taking tips; planning for college; and more.
Best colleges as ranked by US News & World Report.
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
Current information on fraudulent scholarship opportunities.
An assortment of test taking resources including college test preparation tutorials for ACT, Advanced Placement (AP), CLEP, CUNY Skills Assessment, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, THEA, and TOEFL tests. A Glenview Public Library card is required to use this helpful tool.
Information on overseas programs.
Links to college and university webpages worldwide as well as scholarship information and university rankings.
Online forms and information for federal student loans and aid.
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid.
A commission devoted to making college accessible and affordable for Illinois students.
Explore ways to secure scholarships.
Information about federal student loans and grants.
Check here for hot job prospects for the future. Published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2008-2018.
This site covers not only college, but military information and money matters (management, living on your own, work, etc.). It also includes a career tool box and beyond high school links.
Teens and students can search for part-time jobs in Illinois including holiday jobs, summer jobs, and more.
An assortment of test preparation resources including:
College test preparation tutorials for ACT, Advanced Placement (AP), CLEP, CUNY Skills Assessment, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, THEA, and TOEFL tests
Professional exam tutorials for the following careers: Air Traffic Controller, Civil Service, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Emergency Medical Services, Firefighter, Green Careers, Law Enforcement, Military, Nursing and Allied Health, Legal, Plumbing, Real Estate, Teaching, and Test-Taking Skills Improvement.
Tuesday-Thursday, December 16-18 • 5-9 PM
Monday-Wednesday, January 19-21 • 5-9 PM
Community Room or Multipurpose Room • Grades 9-12
Study for Finals Week at the Library. Meeting rooms will be open for group or individual study; snacks provided. Stop by the Information Desk in the Library Lobby for Snack & Study daily locations.
Saturday, December 20, 2-3 PM • Youth Program Room
Register by December 17 • Ages 13-18 • Limit 20
Get in the holiday spirit! Create custom cake pops by dipping them in luscious chocolate, then decorating with a variety of garnishes. Take home four pops—a great holiday gift or a tasty treat just for you.
Saturday, January 3 • Noon-4 PM • Community Room East
Register by January 2 • Grades 9-12 • Limit 40
Professional tutors from College Nannies and Tutors of Glenview will guide you through a practice ACT test. A great way to gain testing experience in a relaxed environment. Three hours to complete the test and one hour to review answers. Bring pencils and a calculator.
January 4-31 • Grades 9-12 • Glenview Library Card Required
What better way to spend a cold winter night than to cozy up with a book? The more you read, the greater your chances to win weekly prizes of gift cards to the Glenview Grind (bold) or the grand prize—a specially designed themed gift basket for adults or a mug filled with goodies and a gift card for teens. Stop by the Reader Services Desk to fill out an entry slip for each book read in January and rate your book on a scale of hot to cold. Can’t make it to the Library to submit your entry? Enter with an online form.
Open to Glenview Library adults and high school teens (grades 9-12) cardholders.
It’s easy to join the winter reading fun from your home or office! Just fill out your online entry form for every book read beginning January 4.
Play with the Library’s game systems and collections on big screens. Pizza is generously donated by Pappi’s Pizza, Goode & Fresh Pizza Bakery, and Village Inn Pizzeria.
Friday, January 23, 7-8 PM
Location: Glenview Grind, 989 Waukegan Road, Glenview
Share your favorite reads at this special book discussion. Enjoy a free specialty drink of your choice, compliments of the Glenview Library and the Glenview Grind. For teens ages 13-18 only. Just drop in.
Kartemquin Films brings us this moving documentary about three homeless teenagers who brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future. Against all odds, these kids defy stereotypes as they create new, surprising definitions of home. Can they recover from the traumas of abandonment and homelessness and build the future they dream of? View the film, meet the teenagers, and join in the discussion.
Wednesday, February 25, 7-8 PM • Multipurpose Room
Register by February 21 • Grades 9-12 • Limit 40
Learn tips and tricks from professional tutors from College Nannies and Tutors of Glenview as they detail the math portion of the ACT test.
A special area designed for high school teens, the Teen Scene is located on the first floor of the Library adjacent to the Reader Services Desk—where staff is always ready, willing, and able to help you. Teen Scene features public computers (for teens with a Glenview Public Library card), comfortable seating for studying or meeting friends, and a gaming station featuring Nintendo Wii, XBOX 360, and Playstation 3 systems. Choose from a variety of videogames and board games that can be checked out for use in the Teen Scene.
Stop by the Reader Services Desk or call 847-729-7500 x 7600 for program details or general Teen Scene information.