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Preschool Storytime Sessions
MoneySmart Week® Programs

Service Day (grades 6-8)

Wednesday, April 22, 3:30-5:30 PM OR 6-8 PM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins February 12 for 3:30 PM
Registration begins February 12 for 6 PM

Earn service hours by building the Summer Reading Game Board and decorations.

Dream Jobs & Cool Cash
A Parent/Child Playshop (grades 2-5)

Thursday, April 23, 7-8:15 PM
Community Room West
Registration begins February 12

Glenview State Bank and your Librarians provide an interactive experience for parent/child entrepreneurial teams. Develop and present a backyard business idea, then become a consumer and spend your cool cash. Profits will be tallied—will you be Top Tycoon? A Money Smart Week® special program.

Toothless the Great White Shark

Saturday, April 25, 2:00-3 PM
Community Room
Registration begins February 12

Deanna of Discover the Depths will “defang” the myths as she introduces Toothless, a life-size 15-foot model made of recycled plastics. Learn how you can help protect sharks, the ocean, and all its creatures. Hosted by our Friendship Club & Ambassadors Program. RATED E: E is for Everyone! The Glenview Public Library invites families with children of all ages and abilities to participate in this activity.


may fun stuff
Preschool Storytime Sessions

Drop-in Chess Club (up to grade 8)

Friday, May 1, 7-8:30 PM
Youth Program Room

Learn fundamentals and improve your strategy with volunteer chess instructor Steve Levenson. Bring your own chess set if possible. Children ages 8 and under must be accompanied by a parent.

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 2, 9 AM-5 PM
Youth Services Desk

Free comics will be available (while supplies last) in honor of Free Comic Book Day, courtesy of Pastimes Comics in Niles.

Service Buddies • Project Parrot Rescue (grades 1-8)

Saturday, May 2, 2:30-3:30 PM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins February 12 for grades 1-4
Registration begins February 12 for grades 5-8
Grades 5-8 must arrive at 2 PM for briefing

An opportunity to earn service hours. Assemble treat bags for A Refuge for Saving the Wildlife in Northbrook. Shelter volunteers and a feathered friend will be on hand to discuss parrot rescue and adoption.

Mother's Day Make It & Take It

Thursday, May 8, 10 AM-1PM
Youth Program Room

Kids with a parent or caregiver are invited to make a special Mother’s Day craft to take home. Just drop in.

YMCA Preschool Art Classes (ages 3-5 with an adult)

Wednesday, May 13, 10-10:45 AM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins February 12

The North Suburban YMCA Art Academy provides experiences for preschoolers to create art. Parent or caregiver must be present.

LEGO® Club (grades 1-4)

Wednesday, May 13, 4-5 PM
Youth Program Room
Registration begins February 12

Junior LEGO® engineers, architects, and inventors—dabble, design, and dream at our monthly free-build. Space is limited.

Dave DiNaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles

Saturday, May 16, 10:30-11:30 AM
Community Room
Registration begins February 12

Up close and personal…experience reptiles and amphibians from around the world.

Friendship Club
Meet the Therapy Dogs!
Lincolnshire Animal Hospital Dog Therapy Group

Friday, May 29, 4:30-5:15 PM
Community Room
Registration begins February 12

For children who want to make friends in a supportive environment. Trained Friendship Ambassadors (grades 4-12) host fun and engaging events where everyone feels welcome.


Please Note:

Attendance at Library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for Glenview Public Library publicity purposes.

A Glenview Library card is preferred or required for many youth programs. Stop by the Circulation Desk for Glenview Library card details.

june fun stuff
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museum adventure pass

The Museum Adventure Pass program is a unique educational for families. Check out a museum with your library card. Free admission to select area museums.


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.