Research Tools & Databases

The Reference Services Staff can help you with research topics and
information queries through a broad range of print and online services.

Reference Services

Business & Investing Resources

The Business Reference collection includes investor services, corporate directories, and other business-related reference books, newspapers, magazines, and online resources.

Computer Workshops

Computer classes are available on a quarterly basis for Glenview Public Library cardholders. Please check the schedule for classes currently offered.

Consumer Health

The Consumer Health Reference collection includes basic information on diseases, prescription drugs, directories of physicians, and other health-related resources. A variety of health-related newsletters are also available.

Employment Resources

The Glenview Library offers many resources for the job seeker or those interested in making a career change.

Genealogy & Local History

The Genealogy and Local History collections contain a wide variety of information to help you explore your family tree and research local history topics. Print materials, online resources, special collections, classes, and programs are available to help with your research.

Research Databases

The Library subscribes to a variety of electronic resources containing information and full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books. Your 24-hour information resource.

Ask A Question

Reference staff is available in person, by phone, via an online request form or through a 24-hour virtual service to answer your questions.

At the Library

Visit the Reference Services Desk during regular Library hours:
Monday–Friday: 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM
Sunday: 1 PM-5 PM

By Phone

Call the Reference Services Desk during regular Library hours: 847-729-7500 x 7700

By Email

Fill out an online request form and Reference Services staff will reply as soon as possible. Please be sure to clearly state your question and include as much information as you can in your request.

The Virtual Librarian

AskAway/Questionpoint is a free virtual reference service that allows you to ask a professional librarian reference questions 24/7 in a real-time chat session.

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