Money Smart Week

Saturday, March 30–Saturday, April 6

Live your life the Money Smart way with programs and activities designed to help consumers of all ages better understand their personal finances and manage the cost of daily living.


Telephone & Utility Bill Clinic with Citizens Utility Board

Monday, April 1, 1-3 PM • Community Room East

Citizens Utility Board (CUB) staff reviews your telephone, electric, and natural gas bills and recommends ways for you to cut costs. Please allow for wait time while CUB staff is helping other patrons. Limit 25.


Managing College Costs

Monday, April 1, 7-8 PM • Multipurpose Room • Grades 9-12 & Their Parents

Learn how to manage college costs and create a budgeting worksheet with the help of a representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC).


What Are We Doing this Weekend?

Tuesday, April 2, 7-8 PM • Community Room

Save money on your next vacation by staying close to home. Explore Chicago with Molly Page, author of 100 Things to Do in Chicago Before You Die. Get budget-friendly tips for planning your next staycation while discovering hidden gems to explore with the whole family.


Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning Basics

Thursday, April 4, 7-8:30 PM • Community Room

Learn about wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate, and guardianship. Take the first step to create or update a plan that is appropriate for you. Understand how to select the correct person to make healthcare and financial decisions on your behalf when you cannot. Attorney Jacob K. Ehrensaft explains how to ensure your final wishes can be protected.


Money Smart Week For Kids

Friday Fun Gets Money Smart (ages 3-5 w/adult)

Friday, April 5, 10:30-11:15 AM • Youth Program Room

Money smarts for our tiniest patrons. Tickets given out 20 minutes prior program. Preference given to Glenview Public Library cardholders.