Fridays, March 16, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18, 10:30-11:15 AM
Youth Program Room
Join the Youth Services Librarians (and an occasional special guest) to explore, play, and learn something new. Tickets will be distributed 20 minutes prior to each session. Preference is given to Glenview Public Library cardholders. Parent or caregiver must be present.
BYOB Parenting Playgroup (birth-23 months)
Saturdays, February 24, March 17, April 21 & May 19, 10-11:15 AM Youth Program Room
Bring Your Own Baby, enjoy playtime, and meet other new parents. Infant specialists will occasionally be on hand to discuss their area of expertise and answer questions. Light refreshments will be served. Just drop in.
Art should be available to everyone, even preschoolers. The North Suburban YMCA Art Academy provides a monthly opportunity for preschoolers to create art. Parent or caregiver must be present.
Tinker Tots (ages 3-6 w/adult)
Tuesday, April 17, 1:30-2:15 PM Youth Program Room
Hands-on, STEAM-inspired fun for our younger patrons. Parent or caregiver must be present.
Friday Fun Movie (ages 3 & up w/adult)
Friday, March 2, 10 AM-Noon • Community Room
Friday Fun is going to the movies and you’re invited. Enjoy Despicable Me 3(90min/PG/2017) on the Library’s big screen. Parent or caregiver must be present. Just drop in.
No Pressure New Parents Book Discussion Group
Tuesday, May 22, 9:30-10:30 AM
For parents & infants. Adults discuss the book and babies get to know each other. Beginning March 1, pick up a copy of this quarter’s title, Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty, in Youth or Reader Services. Just drop in.
Teams of four read the books and test their knowledge with other teams at the Library. Participants (and their grownup) should attend one of the Drop-In Orientations. Each team will participate in one meet between January 16–March 1.
Drop-In Homework Help Center (grades 1-8)
Tuesdays, January 30-March 13, 6-7:30 PM Youth Program Room • No sessions February 20
High school volunteers to the (homework) rescue! Thirty-minute sessions for homework, reading, and math skills practice provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Children may be grouped by subject and grade level.
Minecraft for Beginners (grades 1-3)
Friday, April 6, 5:15-6:15 PM • Technology Lab, Second Floor
Learn some of the basics from our special guest experts, older Minecrafters. Space is limited.
Minecraft (grades 4-8)
Fridays, March 2 & April 6, 6:30-7:30 PM • Technology Lab, Second Floor
Use your own account or play on one of ours. Space is limited.
Join us for our monthly free build. We provide the LEGO®, you bring the ideas, and everything will be awesome.
Drop-In Chess (through grade 8)
Fridays, March 9, April 13, & May 11, 7-8:30 PM
Youth Program Room
Volunteer chess instructor Steve Levenson teaches fundamentals and strategy. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Friendship Club (grades 3-8)
Monday, February 19, 3-5 PM • Community Room
Enjoy an interactive movie while making friends in a supportive environment. Look for the movie title in early January. Generously sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Glenview-Northbrook.
Glenview’s Got STEAM (grades 5-8)
Thursdays, 4:30-6:30 PM
Instant Challenge • March 1 • Glenbrook South Robotics •April 5 • Glenview Public Library Hidden Figures (126min/PG/2016) • May 3 • Glenview Public Library • Movie screening & discussion
Join us as we explore the world through books and learn about life in other places. Registered attendees will receive a copy of the book to take home and enjoy. Space is limited.
February • Youth Services Department
Celebrate Illinois 200 all month! Design a bookmark inspired by Illinois and share your favorite thing about our home state. Submissions will be featured in the Library and on social media throughout the month.
Honor Earth Day—Explore the vital role pollinators play in the ecosystem. Learn what steps you, a citizen scientist, can take to monitor and ensure their survival. Speakers include Student Commissioner, Glenview Natural Resources Commission, Wyatt Cummings, Lead Beekeeper, Wagner Farm, Robin Forde, and Senior Conservation Ecologist, Field Museum, Abigail Derby Lewis.
Money Smart Week® Guessing Jar
April 22—April 28
Stop by Youth Services to test your money smarts. If your guess is closest without going over, you win everything in the jar. Open to Glenview Public Library cardholders and Glenview students, up to age 14. Generously sponsored by Glenview Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank.
Celebrate Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 5, 9 AM-5 PM
Stop by Youth Services to pick up a FREE comic book, while supplies last, courtesy of Pastimes Comics & Games in Niles.
A heartwarming and inspiring journey of a boy with a facial deformity and the community that struggled to find acceptance and compassion. Based on the New York Times bestseller. Discussion follows screening. Book copies available in Youth Services.
Are bubbles some type of magic? Are they science? Maybe both? Find out!
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.