Adult Enrichment Programs

Enjoy a Year-Round Schedule of Cultural Programs,
Special Lectures, Concerts, Fitness Samplers & More

Unless otherwise noted, registration is required at
847-729-7500 x 7600, the Reader Services Desk, or here.
january

FOREIGN SHORES

French Battlefields
The Men of Omaha Beach

Sunday, January 25, 2-3 PM

Journey back in time to June 6, 1944 to meet the soldiers responsible for the heroic military endeavor known as D-Day. Historian and author Robert Mueller will share period photos and an in-depth portrayal of this infamous French battlefield, ending the presentation with a visit to the Normandy American Cemetery. This historic site attracts a million tourists each year—a true testament to the ordinary men from ordinary backgrounds who did extraordinary things to help end World War II. Book signing and sale.

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february

MOVIES MATTER

The Homestretch (89min/2014)
From Homelessness to Hope

Sunday, February 8, 1:30-3:30 PM

Kartemquin Films brings us this moving documentary about three homeless teenagers who brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future. Against all odds, these kids defy stereotypes as they create new, surprising definitions of home. Can they recover from the traumas of abandonment and homelessness and build the future they dream of? View the film, meet the teenagers, and join in the discussion.

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Jazzin’ Sunday • Love Notes
Petra Van Nuis & Andy Brown

Sunday, February 15, 2-3 PM

Our favorite jazz couple returns with a special Valentine’s performance. Petra’s sophisticated vocals and Andy’s unique brand of jazz guitar will meld together in this ode to love and romance—melting away the chill of a winter’s day.

Chocolate, Yes! Chocolate
…From Mole to Mousse

Sunday, February 22, 2-3 PM

From its ceremonial role in Mayan culture to the most delicate of Belgium confections, chocolate is divine, delectable, and can be the most soothing of all foods for the soul. Chef Michael Maddox is back in the kitchen and will treat us to chocolate delights, both sweet and savory. Tasting included.

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march
Coming Soon!

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career and finance

Ask an Expert

Get your financial house in order and gather valuable career advice. Register for these offerings at the Reference Services Desk or call 847-729-7500 x 7700. Online registration is available for Power Employment Workshops and special programs.

Power Employment Workshop

Tuesday, February 17 • 9:30 AM-2:30 PM
Community Room East • Latecomers will not be seated

A free workshop presented by volunteers from Illinois WorkNet provides expert guidance on smart goals, resume and cover letter writing, effective job searching, and interview techniques. Please note: December 16 session has been cancelled.

One-on-One Financial Planning

Tuesday: February 17
Appointment times: 9 or 10 AM

Schedule a free one-hour consultation with a Certified Financial Planner®.

ID Theft • Don’t Be a Victim

Thursday, January 22, 7-8 PM
Community Room East

What is identity theft? Who are the victims? Heidi Berardi, Director of Education and Community Outreach at First American Bank in Glenview, will show you how you can avoid becoming a victim and what to do if identity theft happens to you.

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concert series
Jazzin’ Sunday • Love Notes
Petra Van Nuis & Andy Brown

Sunday, February 15, 2-3 PM

Our favorite jazz couple returns with a special Valentine’s performance. Petra’s sophisticated vocals and Andy’s unique brand of jazz guitar will meld together in this ode to love and romance—melting away the chill of a winter’s day.

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glenergy

GLENergy

An educational Friday afternoon break for Seniors in the Community Room. A partner program with the Village of Glenview Senior Services and North Shore Senior Center.

Senior Housing Facility Guide

The GLENergy program hosted a senior housing fair on Sept. 10, 2014 as part of special series on senior housing. View the Senior Housing Fair Facility Guide (PDF).

The Life of Dr. John A. Kennicott
Pioneer Doctor, Educator & Horticulturalist

Friday, February 6, 1-2 PM
Community Room

Dr. John A. Kennicott was a visionary horticulturalist and medical doctor who made many important contributions to the fields of science, education, and agriculture. In 1836, Dr. John Kennicott and his family ventured north from New Orleans to settle on the land that we now know as The Grove. Steve Swanson, Director of the Grove National Historic Landmark, will pay tribute to Dr. Kennicott and highlight his life’s accomplishments.

CJE Senior Life

One-On-One Counseling
Exploring Resources & Options

Tuesdays: January 27 & February 24
30-minute appointments: 9:30 AM-Noon
Second Floor Study Room

Do you have questions about retirement and health insurance options? Are you facing a life changing decision, or concerned about long-term supports? CJE SeniorLife (CJE) Resource Specialists provide counseling to adults 60 and over, their families and caregivers. Counseling includes topics such as the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, and identifying supportive resources. For more information and to make an appointment, call Kathy Gaeding at CJE SeniorLife, 773-508-1054.

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health fitness and sports
Good Things Happen When You Pedal!

The Glenview Library is a proud partner in the new Bike Glenview initiative, along with the Park District, the Village, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Village’s Natural Resource Commission. A handy Glenview bike map has been created and is available to our patrons in the Library Lobby or at bikeglenview.org.

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