1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
Children’s book award winners including Newbery, Caldecott, Caudill, and more.
Select a booklist by age, grade level, and/or topic. Compiled by our Librarians.
Page to Screen (PDF)
Recent books made into movies.
A list of book titles in the Youth Book Discussion collection and suggestions for starting your own book discussion group.
Visit the websites of favorite authors. Many author websites include interactive games, educator materials, coloring pages, puzzles, quizzes, and more. Here are a few to get you started: Avi, Lynne Reid Banks, Stan and Jan Berenstain, Judy Blume, Jan Brett, Eric Carle, Beverly Cleary, Matt Christopher, Roald Dahl, Dan Guttman, Jeff Kinney, Todd Parr, Dav Pilkey, Patricia Polacco, Rick Riordan, J.K. Rowling, Lemony Snickett.
The Library Catalog offers access to thousands of books, eBooks, DVDs, CDs, and more.
Multicultural digital library of outstanding children’s books.
Great children’s book suggestions by email. Reading lists are delivered right to your inbox along with new gems, bestsellers, and related titles. You’ll also be able to check immediately whether the items are available at your local Library or whether they’ve been checked out.
Find books and recommendations for grades K-8. Search by author, title, series, subject and award winners.
Online streaming video program featuring Screen Actor Guild members reading children’s books aloud. Includes activities and lesson ideas.
Animated talking picture books with puzzles and games. Books and games are also available in Spanish and French. Additional books available in Russian and Chinese. iPad compatibility. Preschool-Grade 5.
The Youth Services Department provides a collection of approximately 1,500 World Language books and materials, with the largest concentrations in Spanish and Korean items.
Materials range from picture books, to children’s novels, to informational titles and word dictionaries. Besides books, the collection also includes Muzzy Language learning kits with DVDs and booklets for learning to speak a variety of languages.
Saturday, September 20, 1-4 PM
Registration begins August 14
Meet Curious George while immersing your children (ages 0-6) in the wonder of science. Visit activity stations that support the five fundamental skills to help your child grow into a reader. Visit the hands-on stations between 1-2 or 3-4 PM. At 2 PM, everyone will gather to see a thrilling, live demonstration of science brought to life by Steve Belliveau with his chemistry set, props, and humor. Get on the right path to school success. Generously supported by the Friends of the Glenview Library.
Saturday, November 8, 2-3 PM • Community Room
Registration begins August 14
Hit the road and come to the Library to celebrate the release of The Long Haul. Fun, games, and activities Wimpy-Kid-Style!
Thursday, November 20, 5-9 PM • Youth Services Department
Celebrate reading together as a family to honor this annual statewide event. Pick up a Family Reading Packet from the Youth Services Desk, along with a cushion for cozy reading fun in the Library or take your packet home to enjoy. Just drop in.
A summer literacy program especially for new readers. Help your new readers retain skills during summer vacation. Volunteers in grade 7 and up, including adults, adopt a young reader and pledge to meet at the Library. Buddies will meet once a week for five weeks to read aloud together, talk about the stories and do an activity. First-come, first-served.
Program Details & Registration
Volunteer Information & Registration