Be sure to take a look at our Library of Things (STEAM collection) so you can be a maker at home too! Note: A one-time liability waiver must be signed and on file before participating in all sewing classes. Teens must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Waivers are available at Reader, Reference, Youth or Circulation Services.
Open Sewing Studio
Wednesdays, October 17 OR November 14, 2-4 PM • Community Room East • Ages 18+
Use the Library’s sewing machines and sergers to work on your own project or choose one of ours. Staff is available to provide basic instruction on projects and equipment, limited to beginning sewing topics. No online registration. Visit or call the Reader Services Desk at 847-729-7500 x7600 for questions and to register for a one- or two-hour session. See more about our fiber arts programs.
Stargaze with the Library Telescopes
Thursdays, October 18 & November 15, 7-8 PM Community Room West & Library Courtyard on Glenview Road • All Ages
View the night sky with our telescopes. See the moon up close! If the weather doesn’t cooperate, we’ll still be here to demonstrate our telescopes, explain star charts, and more. Just drop in.
After the mysterious disappearance of Cinderella, Prince Charming is throwing a ball to find a new wife. A timeless tale of treachery and treason in a kingdom far, far away… Learn more. Limit 30.
Learn to Sew: A Three-Part Series
Mondays, October 22, 29 & November 5, 6-8 PM • Community Room East or Multipurpose Room Adults & High School Teens
Learn basic machine and sewing construction techniques to make cozy pajama pants. You bring fabric, matching thread, and elastic to the first class; we provide the rest. View the required supply list here. Attendance required at all three classes; registering for the first reserves your seat for all three. Glenview Library card required. Registration begins September 22. Limit 8. See more about our fiber arts programs.
Learn how to create a beautiful, stylish infinity scarf with yarn and your two arms. No hooks, no needles, and no experience necessary. Please bring two 64-yard, 10.5 oz. skeins of #7 jumbo weight mega bulky yarn, one or two colors. Limit 12. See more about our fiber arts programs.
Whether you are on the quest to write 50,000 words in one month or just looking for a place to type in the company of other like-minded writers, join us to celebrate National Novel Writing Month. Just drop in.
Learn the basics of operating a sewing machine and use your new skills to make a lined gift bag. You bring two coordinating fat quarters of fabric; we provide the rest. Registration and Glenview Library card required for each participant. Limit 8. See more about our fiber arts programs.
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