1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
847-729-7500 • Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
Let learning come to life with the Glenview Library’s extensive A-V collection for kids.
For car trips or a change of pace, listen to books on CDs. Unabridged novels, from the classics to the hottest reads, are available—as well as picture books and just about everything in between. Check out as many as you like for a three-week loan period. Try a Playaway, a self-contained preloaded MP3 player that makes it easier than ever to listen to a story. Plug in your own headphones and you are set to go. Limit of two per library card with a three-week loan period.
Youth Services offers more than 5,000 feature films, educational programs, informational movies specially selected so that younger children and entire families will find something of interest. Ten DVDs may be checked out per library card for up to a one-week loan period for fiction movies and up to a three-week loan period for informational non-fiction titles.
Our collection includes a wide spectrum of musical choices. From lullabies to soothe the youngest child to bouncy recordings for the active Preschool crowd, by such artists as Raffi and Hap Palmer, you will find something for every musical taste in your family. Older children will enjoy movie soundtracks, pop musicians, classical music for children, and Disney hits among other great choices. CDs circulate for a three-week loan period with a maximum of ten music CDs per card.
Are you a fan of videogames? Check out our collection of over 500 videogames in one of several different platforms: Nintendo DS and 3DS, Playstation 2 and 3, Wii or XBOX. We carry LEGO, Star Wars, Mario, Sonic, Barbie, Dora, along with various sports, action, dance and fitness titles that range from ESRB ratings of “E for Everyone” to a few select “T for Teen” items. Games circulate for a one-week loan period with a limit of two videogames per card
The newest addition to our AV collection are hand-held electronic devices which contain several hours of preloaded content for the viewing and listening enjoyment of younger children. These are the perfect “eReader” for the preschool crowd. Only one device per card for a one-week loan period.
The Glenview Public Library boasts an extensive collection of games and toys housed in the Youth Services Department and available for patrons to check out and take home to play. The collection includes popular board games, educational flashcards, puzzles, blocks, trains, dinosaurs, and so many more toys than can be listed here. Browse the collection at your leisure and check out as many items as you like for a one-week loan period.