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
The Library offers a number of assistive devices for use in the Library or for 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, contact the Outreach Librarian.
Adult residents of Glenview who have age, physical limitations, or transportation issues, may allow a documented caregiver to check out library materials on their behalf. Caregiver status may be assigned to: a spouse, friend/neighbor, relative or professional caregiver, one caregiver per card. To participate in this service, you must have a valid Glenview Public Library card. To enroll both patron and caregiver are required to sign the Patron/Caregiver Agreement prior to receiving service. To register please contact, the Circulation Desk at 847-729-7500 x 2250 or the Outreach Librarian at x 2612.
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 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.
Conducted by Oakton Community College
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 12, 9:15 AM-12:15 PM
Glenview Library Community Room West
The GLENergy program hosted a senior housing fair on Sept. 14, 2016 as part of special series on senior housing. View the Senior Housing Fair Facility Guide (PDF).
Friday, March 3, 1-2 PM
Crime is a frightening problem, especially for older adults. You may be concerned about your safety when at home or in the community, but you do NOT need to feel helpless. Learn how to reduce your chances of becoming a crime victim with instruction by Glenview Police Department experts.
Friday, April 7, 1-2 PM
Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie is a 32-acre remnant of a tall-grass prairie once stretching for miles across North America. Find out how the Fullers inspired the Village of Glenview to save a portion of the prairie and how it’s used today. Discover who Dr. Evelyn Pease Tyner was, and why the Tyner Center, a LEED Platinum certified green building, is named in her honor.
Friday, May 5, 1-2 PM
American’s over the age of 65 have a fire death rate at nearly twice the national average. For those over 75, this jumps to three times the national average. Learn the steps you can take to remain safe from fire and be prepared if there is one with instruction by Glenview Fire Department experts.
Friday, May 12, 1-4 PM
Location: The East Wing, Glenview Senior Center, 2400 Chestnut Avenue
Just Drop In - Free Event
The Low Vision Fair will feature a speaker, assistive technology vendors, representatives from supportive service agencies, and vision screenings. Diabetic retinopathy screenings will be provided by the Park Ridge Lions Club and glaucoma screenings will be provided by North Shore Eye and Vision Center. Co-sponsored by the North Suburban Library Low Vision Consortium. For details, contact the Glenview Library Outreach Librarian at 847-729-7500 x2612.
Tuesdays, February 28, March 28, April 25 & May 23
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.