Don’t have a Glenview Public Library Card yet? Start the process by signing up online in order to place holds and access our online databases, eBooks, and eAudiobooks. Then, to complete the registration process in person, you must provide two proofs of residency when you come to pick-up your library card(s).
If you prefer to complete the registration process electronically and receive your library card(s) by mail, please contact Tammy Tomasello, (847) 729-7500 x2217.
Residents of the Incorporated Village of Glenview, whether they own or rent property, are eligible for a Glenview Public Library card at no cost. Bring two forms of identification showing proof of current residency in the Glenview Library service area. Sample identification includes:
• Current Illinois Driver’s License or State of Illinois Identification Card
• Current paid utility bill, bank statement or rent/mortgage receipt
Property owners residing in unincorporated Cook County are considered by law to be non-residents. Non-residents must purchase a library card in order to use the Glenview Public Library. More information can be found in our Borrowers’ Card Policy.
Businesses located within the Village of Glenview (i.e., that are actually doing business and have a permanent business address within the Village of Glenview) are eligible to apply for and obtain Business Library Cards from the Glenview Public Library, free of charge. Businesses located in the Glenview Public Library Non-Resident Service Area (whether owning or renting) may purchase Business Library Cards for an annual fee calculated on the same basis as for non-resident taxpayers.
Our Borrowers’ Card Policy further explains card eligibility and documentation required. If you have questions, please visit the Circulation Desk or call 847-729-7500.
Illinois Cards For Kids Act
(Unincorporated District 225 with Income Eligibility)
Any student (K-12) whose principal residence is not within the incorporated area served by Glenview Public Library and who is eligible to receive free or reduced lunch under the National School Lunch Program can apply for a Glenview Library card free of charge.
How to apply:
Parent and student visit the Library Circulation Desk
Bring current valid Identification
Bring letter of free and reduced lunch eligibility received from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). If you have misplaced this letter, please request documentation from your school.
These cards are good for one year
Veterans that live in unincorporated Glenview with a service-connected disability of at least 70% who are exempt from paying property taxes on their primary residence.
The non-resident fee shall not apply to the unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran who has previously qualified for this exemption prior to his/her death.
The non-resident fee shall not apply to an unmarried surviving spouse of a service member killed in the line of duty.
Qualifying veterans or surviving spouses must present documentation from the county where they reside that indicates their residence is exempt from paying property taxes.
These cards are good for one year.
Library cards may be provided to residents of unincorporated Glenview residing in an area falling within High School District #225 boundaries for Glenbrook South. This money is made available from a private endowment fund if an applicant can establish financial need. This card is considered valid for a period of one year from the date of application.
For additional information, or to set up an appointment, call or write:
Karen Kee, Head of Material Services at 847-729-7500 x2210