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volunteens

The VolunTeens 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. Download the application today!

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
A VolunTEEN Opportunity

Register for Friday, September 30, 5-6 PM
Multipurpose Room • Grades 9-12

Do you have an interest in teen services at the Library? Would you like to help plan programs, discuss books that you love, and have fun brainstorming with your peers and Library staff? If so, please join us for a TAB meeting and share your ideas. Service points will be awarded for participation. Pizza will be served.

Drop-In Homework Help Center

We do not need additional volunteers at this time. Check back in December for openings.


what to read next
Teen Booklists

Book recommendations for high school teens.

Personalized Reading List

Wondering what to read next? Submit the online reading preferences questionnaire and receive a Teen Reads Book List customized just for you.


programs
Video Game Nights

Fridays, 5-8:30 PM
Register for October 7 and November 11

Hang out with your friends and play video games on big screens using the Library’s game systems and collections. Pizza is generously donated by Viccino’s Pizza, Pappi’s Pizza, and Goode & Fresh Pizza Bakery. On November 11, Eric Garneau of Pastimes Comics and Games will make a guest appearance and bring popular board games for additional play.

Caramel & Chocolate Covered Apples

Register for Saturday, October 22, 2-3 PM
Youth Program Room • Ages 13-18 • Limit 20

Make and take home a sweet Halloween treat! Have fun dipping and decorating caramel and chocolate covered apples with M&M’s, sprinkles, and more. Led by Kelli McDonald, Glenbrook South Foods & Nutrition Instructor.

online homework help
Got Homework?

Check out these valuable eRESOURCES to get your homework 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.

Research & Homework Databases

Databases specifically selected for students grades 9-12.

Brainfuse • HelpNow!

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.

Prepping for Your Driver’s Test?

Free online test prep for students preparing for their Illinois driving tests. Choose from several different permit tests. No library card number or personal information is needed. Use this resource to brush up on Illinois traffic laws. Practice tests, manuals and a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.


college and universities
ACT Prep Test

Register for Saturday, November 12, 12-4 PM
Community Room • 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.

College Planning Workshop Series

Wednesdays, October 5, 12 & 19, 7-8 PM
Community Room East • High School Students & Parents • Limit 40

C2 Education presents an informative series for those looking to navigate their way through the college process. Learn important tips for planning careers and majors, admissions, and the college application.

October 5: Careers & Majors
Learn about different college majors and career paths. Register here.

October 12: Admissions
Get help making the right choices toward admissions. Register here.

October 19: The Application
Learn about the college application process. Register here.

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