Advance, pre-paid reservations are required for Special Friends Programs. You can make your reservation online by clicking on the links below. Please note: A convenience fee will be charged for online reservations.
Reservations can also be made in writing using reservation flyers available in the Library Lobby and in the Used Book Store. Reservation flyers with a check payable to Friends of the Glenview Library included can be either mailed to the Friends’ Library address or delivered in person to volunteers at the Used Book Store Desk.
Still have a question? Call 847-998-1514, leave a voicemail, clearly leaving your name (spell) and telephone number (repeat each to ensure clarity), add your question, and your call will be returned.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY PROGRAMS
Program details, prices, and reservation information available starting March 1.
Renowned American author and lawyer Scott Turow discusses his newest legal thriller, The Last Trial. Turow is the author of 11 bestselling works of fiction, including Identical, Innocent, Presumed Innocent, and The Burden of Proof, as well as two nonfiction books. His books have been translated into 40+ languages, sold 30+ million copies worldwide, and have been adapted into movies and television projects. Register here.
Tempel Lipizzan Performance and Luncheon
Wednesday, June 24 • Motor Coach Departs from Glenview Community Church at 9:30 AM, returns at 4 PM • Cost: $75/person
Travel via deluxe motor coach to the Chocolate Sanctuary Restaurant in Gurnee for a luncheon followed by a matinee performance of the famous Lipizzan horses at Tempel Farm in Oak Mill Creek. Experience the beauty and the impressive athleticism of classical horsemanship practiced in Europe since the 16th century. An optional
behind-the-scenes tour included. Register here.
Who Will She Be This Time?
Thursday, September 10, Breakfast: 9:15 AM; Program: 10:30 AM
North Shore Country Club, 1340 Glenview Road • Cost: $48/person
Breakfast followed by the ever-popular, magical Barbara Rinella with a new and exciting book dramatization. Who will she be this time? Come for another wonderfully entertaining program by this remarkable woman. Register here.
Alice Paul: Winning Votes for Women and Luncheon
Wednesday, October 7, Luncheon: Noon; Program: 1:15 PM
Glenview Public Library Community Room • Cost: $30/person
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. Leslie Goddard, PhD, portrays Alice Paul, the dynamic women’s suffrage leader who pioneered radical techniques to get women the vote, including picketing the White House and staging large suffrage demonstrations. Register here.
Fermilab Guided Tour
Wednesday, November 11 • Motor Coach Departs from Glenview Community Church at 8:30 AM, returns at 4 PM • Cost: $75/person
Tour Fermilab, the premier particle physics laboratory in the US, and explore answers to the questions: What are we made of? How did the universe begin? What secrets do the most elemental particles of matter hold, and how can they help us understand space and time? Since 1967, Fermilab has worked to answer these and other fundamental questions. Tour followed by lunch at The Ivy in Wheaton. Register here.