1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
Thursday, September 18, Noon-1 PM • Multipurpose Room
Are you looking for ideas for something new to read? Or maybe you’ve recently read a great book and want to share it with other avid readers. If so, please join us for an informal book sharing lunch hour where you can tell others what you’ve recently enjoyed (or not enjoyed!). Staff librarians will also be available to talk about hot new titles and selections that the Library’s book groups have been discussing. Bring your lunch and we’ll provide dessert. Just drop in.
Kits that contain 12 copies of each title plus discussion guides. Perfect to check out for your personal book club.
Multiple copies of specially selected titles are available for your book club.
An online resource for book discussion groups that includes author information, a summary of the book, discussion questions (and answers), resources, and further reading suggestions. Glenview Library card required.
Online resources to help develop and manage your book club.
A consortium-based subscription service free to Glenview Library cardholders. Download ebooks and eAudiobooks from the comfort of your home, office, or vacation spot 24/7.
With hundreds of selections to choose from including fiction, nonfiction, and classics for both adults and youth, these titles can be downloaded to your computer, eReader, tablet, mobile device, or MP3 player. No need to worry about late fees. Materials are automatically returned for you.
e-Books for e-Kids, preschool to Grade 5. Animated talking picture books with puzzles and games to share with your children and grandchildren. Books and games are also available in Spanish and French. Additional books available in Russian and Chinese. iPad compatibility.
Love reading magazines? Check out the Library’s eMagazine collection and download magazines to your computer or mobile device – for FREE.
Effective May 1, 2014 the downloadable magazine title list available to Glenview Public Library card holders has changed due to recent changes in Zinio Digital Magazine subscription prices, publisher restrictions, and budget limitations. Continue to choose from over 40 popular titles such as Chicago Magazine; The Economist; Food Network Magazine; ESPN The Magazine; Forbes; Good Housekeeping; Martha Stewart Living; National Geographic; Newsweek; O, the Oprah Magazine; Prevention; Readers Digest; Rolling Stone; and more. Read full-color, cover-to-cover issues as soon as they’re available—no waiting. Log in and start reading today! Note: Back issues from magazine subscription titles 5/1/13 – 4/30/14 whose current and new issues are no longer available will remain in the collection to download.
Start your search with the Glenview Library catalog. Locate materials, manage borrowed items, track interests, and connect with the library community.
Eight easy steps to get started using the catalog.
Glenview Library cardholders can search for books, periodicals, and other materials from libraries worldwide. Visit the OCLC First Search and look for the WorldCat® link.
Can’t find an item in the collection? Glenview Library cardholders may suggest and item to added to the Library’s collection with this online request form.
Welcome to Personally Yours, an exciting new service that allows Glenview Library cardholders to receive a customized list of book titles prepared by the Library’s Readers Advisory staff. Simply fill out the online reading preferences questionnaire to receive a book list designed just for you.
Explore read-a-like recommendations by title, author, or genre.
Handy resources to guide and enrich your reading experience.
Readers Advisors provide help to patrons with reading suggestions, book lists, book reviews, and author biographies. Fill out an online request form and a Readers Advisor will reply as soon as possible.
Enjoy 5-minute excerpts of book selections sent in your email.
Explore this extensive list of websites covering topical information for the dedicated reader. Topics include book reviews, book club ideas, readers advisory tools, and literary genre information.
The Reader Services blog is updated frequently to help you find a book recommendation, read-a-like suggestion, author information, local literary events, and more. Visit often!
Receive email newsletters that provide reading suggestions for all ages in more than twenty reading interest categories —including direct links to the Glenview Public Library’s online catalog. Sign up here.
A readers advisory resource that assists fiction and nonfiction readers of all ages in finding authors, titles, genres, or “read-a-likes” by subject, author, or plot description. NoveList Plus has full-text reviews, book discussion guides, and links to author websites. Glenview Library card required.
Computer Workshops and eReader assistance to help expand your reading experience.