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.
Are you a genealogy enthusiast looking to volunteer in the community? Sign up to help in our Genealogy and Local History Room.
Discover resources for Chicago and Cook County.
Discover the impressive free database and extensive online services offered by this nonprofit genealogy organization.
Saturday, March 11, 1-4 PM
Genealogy/Local History Room & Technology Lab
Our experts can assist with your brick walls or help you get started with your research. Just drop in at either room between 1-4 PM.
Saturday, April 8, 1-3 PM
Regardless of service branch, many records exist to tell your soldier, sailor, or Marine’s story. Jennifer Holik will teach you how to research World War II records for any branch of the military in this informative program.
Learn to find and use census records in your genealogy research.
Learn how to use newspapers in your genealogy research, where to find them online, and discover why they are an important resource.
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.