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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, December 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

High School volunteers needed to assist children in grades 1-8 with homework, reading, and math skills practice. Volunteers may register starting December 23.
Returning Volunteer Registration Form
NEW Volunteer Application Form
Parent Permission Form


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 January 13, February 10

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.

Study for Finals @ Your Library

December 17–21 & January 14–18
Weekdays, 4-9 PM • Saturdays, 12-5 • Sundays, 1-5
Community Room OR Multipurpose Room • Grades 9-12

Meeting rooms will be open for individual or group study. Stop by the Information Desk for daily study locations. Just drop in.

Hot Cocoa in a Cone

Register for Thursday, December 29, 2-3 PM
Youth Program Room • Ages 13-18 • Limit 20

Warm up on a cold winter day! Use cocoa, marshmallows, chocolate chips and sprinkles to make a tasty hot cocoa in a cone creation and decorate your own recipe tag. The perfect gift…or simply treat yourself.

What Every Parent Should Know

Register for Wednesday, February 22, 7-8:30 PM
Community Room

Attorneys Nichole M. Waltz and Mildred V. Palmer will discuss parents’ legal rights, responsibilities, and limitations for tweens, teens, and young adults to age 25. Topics include protecting your right to parent through powers of attorney and HIPAA authorizations, disability and divorce, and preparing for life’s “what-ifs” through guardianship and trusts.

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
SAT or ACT? Choosing the Right Test, Knowing the Differences

Register for Wednesday, December 14, 7-8 PM
Community Room West • High School Students & Parents • Limit 40

Are you confused about whether or not to take the ACT or SAT? C2 Education will explain the differences between the two tests and how the new Illinois rule affects students.

ACT Prep Test

Register for Saturday, January 7, 12-4 PM
Community Room West • 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.

ACT Prep Test

Register for Saturday, February 4, 12-4 PM
Youth Program 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.

PSAT or SAT Prep Test

Register for Saturday, February 25, 12-3:30 PM
Community Room West • Grades 9-12 • Limit 40

C2 Education will facilitate practice tests for either the PSAT or SAT. Gain experience with these tests, now a standard for Illinois college testing. Students may choose which test to take. Bring pencils and a calculator

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