1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
The Library offers a number of assistive devices for use in the Library or for checkout.
Popular large print fiction and nonfiction books are available for patron checkout.
Audio Description provides commentary and narration which guides the listener through the presentation with concise, objective descriptions of new scenes, settings, costumes, body language, and “sight gags”, all slipped in between portions of dialogue or songs.
Glenview residents who are temporarily or permanently homebound due to an illness or disability may have library materials brought to their home. Contact the Outreach Librarian for more information.
Volunteers pick up and deliver library materials to homebound patrons. For more information and an application (PDF), contact the Outreach Librarian.
Glenview Public Library complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations to allow them to participate in any library program or meeting should contact the Reader or Reference Services Desks for adult programs and Youth Services Desk for children’s programs. The Library requires five business days notice if special accommodations are needed.
A wheelchair is available for Library patrons at the Information Desk, generously donated by the Frisbie Senior Center, Helping Hands of Glenview, and the Glenview Senior Center. Convenient Drive-Up Services (PDF) allow patrons to pick up and drop off materials without leaving their vehicle.
A free service providing talking or Braille books to those with visual, physical, or reading disabilities. This service is provided by the Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center. For more information or an application, contact the Outreach Librarian.
A unique opportunity to improve English reading and writing skills. For native and non-native English speakers. A small, friendly group led by a teacher and volunteer tutors.
9:15 AM-12:15 PM
Registration: Thursday, January 9, 9:15 AM-12:15 PM
Location: Glenview Library Community Room West
Please Note: No class on March 25 & March 27
Friday, May 2, 1-2 PM
Tony Bennett, one of the greatest pop singers of all time, is still swinging at the age of 87. Popular presenter Hy Speck will trace Bennett’s rise, as the son of immigrant parents, to the top of the charts in both music and art.
Friday, June 13, 1-2 PM
Cheri Bouska, Certified Health Education Specialist and Personal Trainer, will present tips on overall health and well-being for older adults, including wellness check-ups, healthy eating, regular exercise, socialization, and regular sleep patterns. Simple stretches and movements to increase range of motion and flexibility will be demonstrated.
Friday, July 11, 1-2 PM
Dr. Burton Fischman will bring music and fun with humorous anecdotes; selections and stories about Gershwin, Berlin, Miranda, Garland, Cole, Cohen and others; “Name That Tune” & “Name That Movie Star”games; and old time sing-a-longs. Come for the fun and stay for the music!
Friday, August 1, 1-2 PM
Kathleen M. Swanson, JD, Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (LAF), will talk about the differences between assisted living, supportive living, and skilled nursing home care. An informative program for older adults, their families, and caregivers.
Wednesday, September 10, 3:30 - 6 PM
This open house will provide an opportunity for older adults and their families to explore the various types of senior residences in the Glenview area. Representatives will display materials and be available to talk about their facilities with Fair attendees. Just drop in.
Tuesdays: April 29, May 27, June 24, July 22 & August 26
30-minute appointments: 9:30 AM-Noon
Second Floor Study Room
Do you have questions about retirement and health insurance options? Are you facing a life changing decision, or concerned about long-term supports? CJE SeniorLife (CJE) Resource Specialists provide counseling to adults 60 and over, their families and caregivers. Counseling includes topics such as the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, and identifying supportive resources. For more information and to make an appointment, call Kathy Gaeding at CJE SeniorLife, 773-508-1054.