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
Visit the AV Room and browse the extensive music CD collection at your leisure.
The music CD collection is organized by genre.
Jazz Big Band
Whether it’s folk, rock, jazz, blues, world, a children’s musical, or a Talent Rising performance, enjoy live music in the heart of downtown Glenview or at The Glen Town Center for a Glenview Library ON THE GO family concert.
Wednesday, April 8, 7-8:30 PM • Multipurpose Room
Explore music found in the Library’s Popular Music CD collection with AV Librarian Michael White. April’s discussion will focus on new artists emerging in 2015. As spring brings a thaw, we’ll see if we can forecast which new bands and artists will make a lasting impact on popular music this year. Please join us as we listen to selected tracks and discuss some of the year’s more interesting new artists and anticipated new releases. Just drop in.
Thursday, April 30, 7-8:30 PM • Community Room
Chicago Philharmonic’s Artistic Director and Conductor, Scott Speck, will discuss how classical music got its reputation for being elitist, uninviting and irrelevant, and how modern orchestras are working to dispel the myths and get back to the joy of making and sharing music with everyone. The Chicago Philharmonic is the official orchestra of the Joffrey Ballet, performs at Ravinia, and also hosts a symphonic season at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall in Evanston.
Indulge your passion for opera with a lecture series moderated by Lyric Opera docents.
Visit the Youth Services Department to browse the music collection carefully selected for kids of all ages and listening interests.