Search the Catalog:
Kids Storytime

Preference is given to Glenview Library cardholders.

Child must be the appropriate age before the first class.

2015 Storytime Schedule Survey

STORYTIME SURVEY – Your Input is Needed.

Please take a moment to complete the Storytime Schedule Survey. You may access the online form here or request a printed copy at 847-729-7500 x 7900. Let us know your Storytime preferences. Survey Deadline: May 15.


Little Wigglers Storytime • Birth-23-Months

Tickets Required

Develop the foundations for early literacy with guidance from your Librarian. Learn songs, rhymes, and stories while making new friends. Lots of wiggle-time, too.

Space is limited. Tickets will be given out to Glenview Library cardholders beginning 30-minutes prior to Storytime sessions.

Wednesdays, June 24 & July 22
9:30-10:15 AM OR 10:30-11:15 AM
Youth Program Room


Baby Signs ® SIGN, SAY & PLAY • Birth-5 Years

Friday, April 24
Saturday, May 23
11 AM–Noon
Community Room West

Pre-readers learn sign language with their families—new vocabulary, songs, and play activities each month.

Presented by Jamie Stevens, ASL interpreter and independent certified instructor.


Romp & Rhyme • 12-24 Months with an Adult

May 9
Saturdays • 11 AM-Noon
Community Room

A Special Library Time to Play & Share Rhymes, Stories & Songs
Parent or caregiver must be present.


Toddlertime • 2-Year-Olds with an Adult

Watch for Fall Schedule in August.


Flight-To-Fun Kids Club • Ages 2-6



Location: The Book Market at Hangar One, The Glen Town Center, 2651 Navy Boulevard

Co-sponsored by The Glen Town Center

May 2: Fiddling Around with Suzuki Violin and Rick Veras • 10:30-11:30 AM

Registration begins April 17

Suzuki violin teacher, Rhona Reagen, will present a demonstration of string instruments and share musical games. Enjoy a musical storytime featuring the fiddle playing of Rick Veras. Storytime provided by Glenview Public Library.


Family Story Time • Ages 2-6

Tickets Required

Bring the whole family for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun.
Please Note: Thursday Storytime content will be repeated on Friday morning.

Space is limited. Tickets will be given out to Glenview Library cardholders beginning 30-minutes prior to Storytime sessions. January 29 & 30 cancelled.

Thursday, May 14 6:15-6:45 PM
Friday, May 15 10-10:30 AM
Community Room West


Storytime & Snacks • Ages 2 & Up with Caregiver

Wednesdays, May 20, June 17, July 15 & August 12
10:30-11 AM OR 11:15-11:45 AM
Location: Whole Foods Market Northbrook, 840 Willow Road

Join Mrs. Schmitt for stories and fun in the Lifestyle Center. Younger siblings welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Smile & Rhyme Storytime • Ages 2 & Up with Caregiver

Fridays, May 15, June 5, July 10 & August 14
10:30-11 AM
Location: Heinen’s Grocery Store, 1020 Waukegan Road, Glenview

Miss Fran shares stories, rhymes, and songs in the Café. Snack and chat after the program. Bring a towel or blanket. Younger siblings welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Preschool Storytime • Ages 3-5

Spring Session: April 6–May 7
Registration begins February 12
Youth Program Room

Nurture a love for books and build early literacy skills as our librarians bring favorite stories, songs, and rhymes to life with puppets, props, and more.

Due to the popularity of Storytimes, please pick one session only.

First-come, first-served for all time slots. Preference is given to Glenview Library cardholders.

Spring Sessions: Mondays: 10-10:30 AM OR 1:30-2 PM
Thursdays: 9:30-10 AM OR 10:30-11 AM OR 1:30-2 PM

Questions? Stop by OR call Youth Services at 847-729-7500 x 7900


StoryWalk • All Ages


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.

Yummy Yummy! Food for My Tummy! by Sam Lloyd
Sunday, April 12–Sunday, May 24

Read about two monkeys living on neighboring islands who try to figure out a way to get together despite sharks in the water that make travel quite difficult.

Pete the Cat and the New Guy by Kimberly and James Dean
Sunday, June 14–Sunday, August 2

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.


Please Note: Attendance at Library programs and events constitutes consent
to be photographed for Glenview Public Library publicity purposes.