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.
Learn the basic steps to start researching your family tree.
Saturday, January 28, 1-4 PM
Location: Technology Lab/Genealogy & Local History Room
Getting started with genealogy? Hit a brick wall in your research? Our genealogy experts can help with your research. Join us in the Technology Lab or visit the Genealogy and Local History Room to use our print collections. Drop in any time between 1–4 PM to get individualized help. Library card not required.
Saturday, February 11, 1-3 PM • Community Room
Local historian and former criminal investigator Ray Johnson discusses the legacy of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, including relics that remain and previously undiscovered links to “The Devil” Dr. H.H. Holmes. In partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society.
Discover resources for Chicago and Cook County.
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.