Got STEAM? All workshops are developed and presented by the Glenbrook South Society of Women Engineers, whose mission is to inspire girls to develop confidence in STEAM fields and endeavors. No prior knowledge or experience required. Register starting 2 weeks prior to program start date.
Young and curious minds needed for hands-on exploration of STEAM topics.
Homework Help Center (grades 1-8)
Tuesdays, September 18—December 4 (No Session on November 20) & January 29–March 19 (No Session February 19)
6-7:30 PM • Youth Program Room
High school volunteers to the homework rescue! Thirty-minute sessions for homework, reading, and math skills provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Children may be grouped by subject and grade level. Just drop in.
Battle of the Books (grades 4-5)
Meets take place: January 14–March 7
Teams of four read the books and test their knowledge against other teams at the Library. Participants and their grownup should attend one of the Drop-In Orientation sessions. Each team will participate in one meet. Learn more.
Caudill Book Club (grades 6-8)
Attea Middle School: Tuesdays, December 4 & 18, January 15 & February 5 Springman Middle School: Thursdays, December 13, January 10 & 24, February 14 & 28
Our fantastic School Services Librarian is making bimonthly, lunchtime visits to the LRTCs at Attea and Springman. Bring your lunch (we’ll handle dessert) and talk about the 2019 Caudill List. Attendees encouraged (but totally not required) to read nominated titles. See your LRTC Director for more details.
Helping Hands for the Homeless (grades 5-8)
Friday, December 7 & January 18, 3:30-5 PM Youth Program Room
Enjoy snacks and earn service hours by creating plarn (plastic yarn) for an upcoming, Library-wide service project in support of Connections for the Homeless. Just drop in.
Art should be available to everyone. The North Shore YMCA Art Academy provides a monthly opportunity for school age children to create art. All artists will have their work displayed in the Library Lobby beginning the week of November 26 as part of the inaugural Young Artists Showcase.
Drop-In Chess (through grade 8)
Fridays, December 14, January 11 & February 8, 7-8:30 PM
Youth Program Room
Volunteer chess instructor Steve Levenson teaches fundamentals and strategy.
5th-8th graders assist 1st-4th graders with a service project to create blankets and toys for cats and dogs waiting for their forever families at Heartland Animal Shelter. This is a great opportunity for younger patrons to earn service hours. 5th-8th graders need to arrive by 9:30 AM for a project overview.
Sick Child at Home?
Call the Youth Services Department, tell us your child’s age, their favorite book and movie, and in 60 minutes we’ll have a selection of items waiting at our Drive-Up Window. So quick and easy, you don’t even have to get out of your car.
Museum Adventure Passes
Check out a museum pass with your Glenview Library card. Free admission to seventeen area museums.
Photo Policy: Attendance at Library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for Glenview Public Library publicity purposes.
ADA accommodations are provided for all programs. Requests must be made when registering for a program. Advance notice of five days is required. Call 847-729-7500 x 7900 to make an ADA accommodation request.