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.
Young and curious minds needed for hands-on exploration of STEAM topics.
Homework Help Center (grades 1-8)
Tuesdays, September 18—December 4, 6-7:30 PM (No Sessions on November 6 & 20)
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)
Registration: October 1–November 16 Drop-In Orientation: Monday, November 12, 7-8 PM OR Wednesday, November 14, 7-8 PM • Community Room
Meets: 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, October 2 & 16, November 20, December 4 & 18 Springman Middle School: Thursdays, October 11 & 25, November 8 & December 13
This fall, our ahhhmazing School Services Librarian is making bimonthly, lunchtime visits to the Library Resource Centers at Attea and Springman. Bring your lunch (Rachel will bring dessert!) and talk about the 2019 Caudill List. Attendees encouraged (but totally not required) to read the nominated titles. See your LRC Director for more details.
Glenview’s Got STEAM (grades 5-8)
Thursdays, 4:30-6 PM
October 4: Instant Challenges • Glenbrook South High School November 1: Chemistry • Glenview Public Library December 6: Hour of Code • Glenbrook South High School
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.
Helping Hands for the Homeless (grades 5-8)
Fridays, October 12, November 2 & December 7, 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.
School’s Off Maker Zoo (suggested ages 6+)
Friday, October 19, 1-3 PM & Tuesday, November 6, 3-5 PM • Youth Program Room
Stop by to see (and try!) different parts of the Library’s Mobile Makerspace during our high and low tech petting zoo. (There are no animals at this program.) Just drop in.
Character Counts in Glenview Week
Stop by the Youth Services Desk to share how you demonstrate good character in Glenview. Fill out a pillar form and receive a small prize.
5th-8th graders assist 1st-4th graders with measuring and scooping dry ingredients into jars to create a tasty gift for local families served by the Northfield Township Food Pantry. This is a great opportunity for younger patrons to earn service hours. 5th-8th graders must arrive at 9:30 AM for a briefing.
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.