1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
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Saturday 9 AM-5 PM Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
A unique collection of genealogy and local history materials staffed by volunteers who can help with your research. Room schedule.
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Saturday, July 8, 1-3 PM • Community Room
Ginger Frere will discuss the value of adding social context to family stories, review samples of narratives where context is provided, and look at some published social histories to determine where and how to find materials of interest to genealogists. In partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society.
Find your immigrant ancestors in passenger lists and naturalization records.
Organize your research with this useful app.
Glenview Library is now a FamilySearch affiliate library. Access FamilySearch's circulating microfilms of historic and genealogical records.
In 1968, local genealogist Gertrude Lundberg donated her personal genealogy materials to the Library. The collection contains rare genealogy books, periodicals, family histories, and Ms. Lundberg's personal research.
Includes historic photographs and documents of the Glenview area.
Family trees for many of the founding families of Glenview.
Housed in the Genealogy & Local History Room, this file contains clippings from local newspapers.
An index of people and places which can be found in the library's local history materials.
An index of obituaries from local sources.
List of Glenview newspapers on microfilm available for your research purposes.
List of Glenview and North Suburban phone books located in the Genealogy & Local History Room.