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
A unique collection of genealogy and local history materials staffed by volunteers who can help with your research. Room schedule.
Visit the Genealogy & Local History Blog for classes, meetings, and other great resources in the area.
Saturday, September 10, 1-3 PM
Using case studies, genealogist Caron Primas Brennan will explain how to incorporate DNA testing into your own genealogy research. In partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society. Library card not required.
Begin your family search with Ancestry.com. Discover how to easily navigate one of the most popular genealogy databases.
Saturday, October 8, 1-4 PM
Technology Lab/Genealogy & Local History Room
Celebrate Family History Month. Our experts can assist with your “brick walls” or help you get started with your research. Drop in to get individualized help. Library card not required.
Discover free genealogy websites to help you build your family tree and break down your “brick walls.”
Learn how to organize your research with online tools.
Are you a genealogy enthusiast looking to volunteer in the community? Sign up to help in our Genealogy and Local History Room.
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.