One Community, Many Stories September 16-October 21
Join the Library’s new community-wide reading program. Engage with your friends, neighbors, co-workers, Library staff, and others by reading the same book, then coming together for special discussions, programs, and events, centered on the immigrant experience. Find out more.
Early Mexican Settlements in Railroad Boxcar Communities
Thursday, September 20, 7-8 PM • Community Room
In the first half of the 20th century, railroads employed and housed large numbers of Mexican immigrants. Dr. Antonio Delgado discusses this vibrant community and the contributions they made to the growth of the Midwest while often facing discrimination and social injustice. Supported by the Illinois Humanities Council.
Library Patrons Give Back, One Pillowcase at a Time
Spirits soared in the Community Room this past June as residents of Glenview came together for a charitable cause—the 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge. The challenge, from American Patchwork & Quilting, called for volunteers to craft pillowcases in hopes of donating a collective total of one million pillowcases to charities across the country. With that goal in mind, novice and experienced crafters alike gathered to partake in the challenge. Read more …
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Begins September 4 for ages birth-K
Give your child a head start in school with 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, a new self-guided early literacy program, open to children with a Glenview Public Library card or who attend a Glenview school or preschool. Register and receive your folder at the Youth Services Desk. Read more…
Well Read: A Podcast
Another episode of our podcast Well Read awaits you! This month, we discuss westerns.