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Great entertainment for the whole family.

HFK presents The Bard of Avon

Saturday, February 13, 11-11:45 AM
Community Room
Registration begins November 11

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, William Shakespeare will be stopping by to share his story. Join us for a morning of Renaissance fun for the whole family.

Special Event! Miss Jamie’s Farm (ages birth-6)

Saturday, February 20, 10:30-11:15 AM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins February 5

Wake up your weekend with Miss Jamie, as she and her puppet friends from the farm take the audience on a magical barnyard adventure. A sing-along, dance-along show that’s fun for kids and grownups alike. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

Bill Hooper’s Active Music for Children

Saturday, March 5, 10:30-11:15 AM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins February 19

Moo-Moo Cha-Cha-Cha! Enjoy original and traditional songs as Bill returns with his warm, interactive style and gentle tempos just perfect for preschoolers. Co-sponsored by Glenview Public Library.

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drop-in movies

Enjoy a children’s matinee. Bring a beach towel or blanket to get comfy on the floor. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Please note: while most youth movies are drop-in, special movie programs require registration.

Descendants (112min/TV-G/2015)

Tuesday, March 29, 11 AM OR 2 PM • Community Room

Be ready to get comfy. Bring your blankets and covered drinks to our showing.

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on the go

Children’s Events held at The Book Market, Hangar One, The Glen Town Center, 2651 Navy Blvd.

Family entertainment co-sponsored by the Glenview Library and The Glen Town Center.

Flight-to-Fun Kids Club

Miss Silvia’s storytime & more. Especially for families with children ages 2-6. Registration required.
Current Schedule & Registration Information

Concerts,
Performances & More

Required registration opens two weeks prior to each event. Space is limited.

Special Event! Miss Jamie’s Farm (ages birth-6)

Saturday, February 20, 10:30-11:15 AM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins February 5

Wake up your weekend with Miss Jamie, as she and her puppet friends from the farm take the audience on a magical barnyard adventure. A sing-along, dance-along show that’s fun for kids and grownups alike. Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center.

Special Event! Laura Doherty & The Heartbeats

Saturday, May 21, 11 AM
Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, 2651 Navy Blvd., The Glen Town Center
Registration begins May 6

Kickstart your heart at this special Saturday morning, all-ages show.

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Storytime
storywalk

Little Bear Garden at Gallery Park, 2001 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview

Welcome to the Storybook Trail. Walk, skip, jog, or, better yet, bike along the path, to read a perfect seasonal story. Presented by the Glenview Park District, The Glenview Public Library and the Bike Glenview Initiative.

Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses by James Dean
Sunday, April 10–Sunday, May 22

Read about Pete the Cat and his friends. Going from grumpy to groovy, they learn how awesome a positive outlook can be.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and was developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.

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Winter Reading Program

Battle of the Books

Booklist, online registration, schedule, team information, and honor roll for the Library’s annual Battle of the Books. A winter program for fourth and fifth graders.

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Bike Glenview

Good Things Happen When You Pedal!

This community-wide initiative to promote biking as a healthy, cost-effective, and low-polluting way to travel around our village is made possible through a cooperative effort with the Village of Glenview, Glenview Park District, Chamber of Commerce, Natural Resources Commission, Glenview Library, and PTAs. Visit bikeglenview.com for a map, safety tips, events, and other resources that will get you out and pedaling around town.

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Collections & Contests

Glenview Credit Union’s Money Jar Gue$$ing Game (grades K-8)

April 1 – April 30 • One guess per child

Saving pennies can really add up! Test your Money Smart skills at the Youth Services Desk by guessing how many pennies are in the jar. The closest guess, without going over, wins it all.

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Friendship Club &
Ambassadors

Friendship Club (grades 4-8)

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. Generously sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Glenview-Northbrook.

Games, Games, Games
Community Room
Friday, March 4, 4:30-5:30 PM
Registration begins November 11

Mammals & More Animal Show
Community Room
Saturday, April 30, 3:15-4 PM
Registration begins February 16

Friendship Ambassadors
(grades 4-12)

Training will take place in January 2016. If you are interested in being a volunteer please contact the Youth Services Department at 847) 729-7500 for openings. We will contact you in the future about getting started. Thank you!

Host fun events and hang out with kids who want to make new friends in a supportive environment. Be a mentor, make a difference and earn service hours, too. Six events per year plus required training provided by the Northern Suburban Special Education District.

2016 Training Session
Saturday, January 23, 1-3 PM
Community Room

Questions? Please contact Youth Services at 847-729-7500 x7900.

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Museum Adventure Passes

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

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Northern Lights
Homework Help Center

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.

Winter Session: Tuesdays, January 5–March 22, 6-7:30 PM

2015/16 Program & Volunteer Information

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Programs for
Parents & Teachers

Circle Time Swap (early childhood educators)

Wednesday, March 16, 7-8:30 PM
Community Room
Registration begins February 11

An opportunity to discover new material for use in your classroom, learn what your colleagues are doing and see how they do it. For preschool and kindergarten teachers/aides in Glenview. CPDUs (ISBE) and DCFS credits available.

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S.T.A.R. Volunteers

2015 S.T.A.R. volunteers may contact the Youth Services Department at 847-729-7500 x 7900 with service hour inquiries or any additional questions. Thank you for your service. See you in 2016!

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Summer Reading Program

See You in 2016!

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Please Note:

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.

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

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