1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
847-729-7500 • Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
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.
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.
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.
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.
Play with the Library’s game systems and collections on big screens. Pizza is generously donated by Marco’s Pizza (June), D’Agostino’s Pizza (July), and Viccino’s Pizza (August).
Sunday, June 14–Sunday, August 2 • Grades 9-12
Rock and read this summer. Complete five items to win a prize and a chance to enter the Grand Prize raffle. Weekly raffles, too. Three of your completed items must be books—but magazines, movies, music, or attendance at a teen summer program all count. Sign up at the Summer Reading Kick-Off Festival, Sunday, June 14, 1-4 PM and spin the wheel for a special prize or stop by the Reader Services Desk to register through August 2.
Are you participating in the Glenbrook South summer reading program? Your school selections also count toward completing the Glenview Library’s Summer Reading Program.
Wednesday, June 17, 2-3 PM • Multipurpose Room
Register by June 16 • Grades 9-12 • Limit 20
Essays can be a determining factor in college admissions. Finish your essays over the summer and reduce your stress level during senior year. College Nannies and Tutors of Glenview will offer valuable tips during this one-hour workshop.
Thursday, June 25, 2-3 PM • Community Room East
Register by June 21 • Ages 13-18 • Limit 20
Turn strawberries, pretzel rods, and Oreo cookies into delicious works of chocolate-dipped art with the help of Glenbrook South Foods & Nutrition Instructor, Kelli McDonald.
Friday, July 24, 7-8 PM • Community Room
Register by July 20 • High School Teens & Adults
Test your knowledge of music by participating in a fun, team-based trivia contest. Teams will consist of 3-5 players. Put together your own team or come solo and be assigned to a team. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st and 2nd place teams. Refreshments will be served. If you are putting together your own team, please specify all team members’ names when registering. Read to the Rhythm Summer Reading participants will receive an extra bonus raffle ticket for our prize drawings.
Saturday, August 1, 12-4 PM • Community Room West
Register by July 31 • 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.
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.