Homebound Delivery Service is available to adult residents of Glenview who are confined to their homes and are unable to visit the Glenview Public Library due to a permanent or temporary disability or illness. A Library volunteer will pick up/deliver Library materials to your home every four weeks. For more information or to register, contact the Outreach Librarian at 847-729-7500 x2612.
Book Buzz: Book Talks for Senior Living Communities
Do you have voracious readers at your facility? Are they looking for book recommendations? If so, the Glenview Public Library can help with Book Buzz: Book Talks for Senior Living Communities. Book talks can feature fiction or nonfiction titles and are one hour long.
Patrons with Caregivers
Adult residents of Glenview who have age, physical limitations, or transportation issues, may allow a documented caregiver to check out library materials on their behalf. Caregiver status may be assigned to: a spouse, friend/neighbor, relative or professional caregiver, one caregiver per card. To participate in this service, you must have a valid Glenview Public Library card. To enroll both patron and caregiver are required to sign the Patron/Caregiver Agreement prior to receiving service. To register, please contact the Circulation Desk at 847-729-7500 x2250 or the Outreach Librarian at x2612.
Special Accommodations & Services
Glenview Public Library complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations to allow them to participate in any library program or meeting should contact the Reader or Reference Services Desks for adult programs and Youth Services Desk for children’s programs. The Library requires five business days notice if special accommodations are needed.
A wheelchair is available for Library patrons at the Information Desk, generously donated by the Frisbie Senior Center, Helping Hands of Glenview, and the Glenview Senior Center. Convenient Drive-Up Services allow patrons to pick up and drop off materials without leaving their vehicle.
Talking Book & Braille Service
The Talking Book and Braille Service provides audio and braille library service via mail or digital download to any Illinois resident who is unable to read print material due to a permanent or temporary visual or physical disability. For more information or an application, contact the Outreach Librarian at 847-729-7500 x2612.
See what assistive devices the Library offers for use in the Library or for checkout.