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.
Employment help and jobs for teens in Illinois.
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.
Saturday, June 7–Sunday, July 27 • Grades 9-12
Complete five steps to win a tasty treat and a chance to enter the Grand Prize raffle. Weekly raffles, too. Three of your completed steps must be books—but magazines, movies, or attending a teen summer program all count as you kick back, relax, and unleash a summer of reading and fun. Sign up at the Summer Reading Kick-Off Festival, Saturday, June 7, 10 AM-2 PM and spin the wheel for a special prize or stop by the Reader Services Desk to register through July 27.
Are you participating in Glenbrook South’s summer reading program, GBS Reads? Your school selections also count toward completing the Glenview Library’s Summer Reading Program.
Do you love taking pictures of your pet? From June 7 to July 7, you can email a photo of your pet using a literary theme. Voting will take place on Facebook from July 13-23. The winner will receive a $25 gift card to a local pet store.
Support the Heartland Animal Shelter, Northbrook by donating pet supplies during the summer reading program. A collection bin along with a list of items needed by the shelter for both dogs and cats will be located in the Library Lobby.
May 9, June 13, July 11 & August 8, 5-9 PM
Play with the Library’s game systems and collection on the big screens. Pizza is generously donated by Viccino’s Pizza, D’Agostino’s Pizza and Pub, and Jake’s Pizza.
Saturday, May 3, 9 AM-5 PM • Teen Scene
Free Comic Book Day is celebrated each year on the first Saturday in May. Stop by the Teen Scene to pick up your free comic book, compliments of Comix Revolution, Mount Prospect.
Saturday, May 17, 2-3 PM • Community Room West
Hungering for more after The Hunger Games? Share your favorite dystopian reads or other books that have taken you out of this world. You bring the ideas and we’ll bring the pizza.
Wednesday, June 25, 1-2 PM • Community Room East
Register by June 23 • Ages 13-18 • Limit 20
Lettuce doesn’t have to be considered rabbit food! Learn how to turn it into something extraordinary by making healthy lettuce wraps with the help of Whole Foods Market Northbrook. As a bonus for attending, you will earn an extra chance at the weekly Paws to Read Teen Summer Reading drawing.
Wednesday, July 2, 2-3 PM • Community Room East
Register by June 27 • Ages 13-18 • Limit 20
Glenbrook South Foods teacher, Kelli McDonald, will demonstrate what goes into cookie decoration and how to decorate cookies that are shaped like dog bones. Woof it up at this fun and tasty program. Participants will also receive a raffle slip for the Paws to Read Teen Summer Reading weekly drawing.
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.