Community Updates

COVID 19 Guidelines

Updated February 28, 2022

With Illinois’ statewide indoor mask mandate lifted, wearing masks in the Library is now optional but still encouraged.

We continue to evaluate Library services based upon guidance from the Cook County Department of Public Health and Illinois Department of Public Health. Thank you for your patience and support!


Building Hours

Monday-Friday, 9 AM to 9 PM 
Saturday, 9 AM to 5 PM 
Sunday, 1 PM to 5 PM

Drive-Up Window Service
The Drive-Up Window is open the same hours as the building.

Materials Return
All external book drops are open for returning materials 24/7.

Phone and Email Service 
Staff is here and happy to help you with account questions, research assistance, technology help, book, movie and music recommendations, and more! We can help by phone, chat, Zoom, and/or email. Just call 847-729-7500 or email during the Library hours as listed above.

Virtual Programs 
The Library continues to offer a wide array of virtual programs. Please check our program calendar for the most up-to-date program information or call 847-729-7500.

Download and Stream
Download or stream books, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, music, movies, and TV shows—all FREE with your Glenview Public Library card. Need help? Schedule a virtual one-on-one appointment with staff with this online form or email, and we will contact you to set up a time slot. Appointments are conducted via Zoom or in-person and are limited to GPL cardholders.

Book-A-Librarian 
Need research or technology help? Schedule a one-on-one appointment with this online form or email, and we will contact you to set up a time slot. Appointments are conducted via Zoom, phone, or in-person and are limited to GPL cardholders.

Free Parking Lot WiFi 
With our recently boosted WiFi signal, you can now get online while parked in our lot. No need to come into the building!

Laptops for Checkout
Laptops are now available for checkout at the Circulation Desk or Drive-Up Window for two weeks with no renewals. Borrow one laptop per day per person after signing a one-time liability waiver at the Circulation Desk or Drive-Up Window. Get online right in our parking lot with our free WiFi or enjoy using it at home. Return your laptop to the Circulation Desk or Window before the Library closes. Laptops can be reserved but not renewed. Available for Glenview Library cardholders 18 and older only.