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volunteens

The VolunTeens program offers an opportunity for young adults (ages 13-19) to experience a professional work environment and develop basic workplace know-how. VolunTeens assist with a host of different duties and earn service points. Stop by the Reader Services Desk for further information and details. Download the application today!

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
A VolunTEEN Opportunity

Register for Friday, April 28, 5-6 PM
Multipurpose Room • Grades 9-12

Do you have an interest in teen services at the Library? Would you like to help plan programs, discuss books that you love, and have fun brainstorming with your peers and Library staff? If so, please join us for a TAB meeting and share your ideas. Service points will be awarded for participation. Pizza will be served.

Drop-In Homework Help Center

High School volunteers needed to assist children in grades 1-8 with homework, reading, and math skills practice.

This program has filled. We do not need additional volunteers at this time. Please check back in August for openings.


what to read next
Teen Booklists

Book recommendations for high school teens.

Personalized Reading List

Wondering what to read next? Submit the online reading preferences questionnaire and receive a Teen Reads Book List customized just for you.


programs
Video Game Night

Fridays, 5-8:30 PM • Ages 13-18
Register for April 14, May 12

Hang out with your friends and play video games on big screens using the Library’s game systems and collections. Pizza is generously donated by Viccino’s Pizza, Pappi’s Pizza, and Goode & Fresh Pizza Bakery.

Library Links: Spring Golf Clinic

Chipping/Pitching: Saturday, March 25, 1:30-2:30 PM
Putting:
Sunday, March 26, 1:30-2:30 PM
Community Room

Show off on the links this spring with new skills learned at this clinic. Glenview Park Golf Club teaching professional Michael Stone is offering a two-part group lesson at the Library. Limit 40.

DIY Sharpie Mugs

Register for Saturday, April 15, 2-3 PM
Youth Program Room • Ages 13-18 • Limit 20

Join the Maker Movement. Design a personalized mug with permanent Sharpie markers. All supplies provided for this creative project (one mug per person). A National Library Week special program. Register by April 14.

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 6, 9 AM-5 PM
Teen Scene • Ages 13-18

Stop by the Teen Scene to pick up a comic book, courtesy of Pastimes Comics & Games Niles.

online homework help
Got Homework?

Check out these valuable eRESOURCES to get your homework done quickly. You’ll find journal articles, reference books, primary and secondary sources, and current research. Get ahead of the curve with these helpful study tools. All you need to get started is your Glenview Library card.

Research & Homework Databases

Databases specifically selected for students grades 9-12.

Brainfuse • HelpNow!

3-10 PM Daily
Brainfuse to the rescue. Online tutors are available for high school students with a Glenview Library card. Subjects include: Math, Science, Social Studies, English, and JobNow. Tambien en Español.

Prepping for Your Driver’s Test?

Free online test prep for students preparing for their Illinois driving tests. Choose from several different permit tests. No library card number or personal information is needed. Use this resource to brush up on Illinois traffic laws. Practice tests, manuals and a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.


college and universities
ACT Prep Test

Register for Saturday, April 1, 12-4 PM
Youth Program Room • Grades 9-12 • Limit 40

Professional tutors from College Nannies and Tutors of Glenview will guide you through a practice ACT test. A great way to gain testing experience in a relaxed environment. Three hours to complete the test and one hour to review answers. Bring pencils and a calculator.

PSAT or SAT Prep Test

Register for Saturday, May 27, 12-3:30 PM
Community Room West • Grades 9-12 • Limit 40
Register for Saturday, April 8, 12-3:30 PM
Multipurpose Room • Grades 9-12 • Limit 40

C2 Education will facilitate practice tests for either the PSAT or SAT. Gain experience with these tests, now a standard for Illinois college testing. Students may choose which test to take. Bring pencils and a calculator

AP Biology Practice Test

Register for Saturday, April 22, Noon-3 PM
Multipurpose Room • Grades 9-12 • Limit 40

C2 Education will facilitate a practice test for AP Biology. Gain experience in a relaxed environment. Bring pencils and a calculator. Register by April 21.

Money Smart Week: Saving for College

Register for Monday, April 24, 6-7 PM
Community Room West • Students & Parents • Limit 40

A panel of representatives from College Illinois and Bright Start College Savings will speak about the many facets of saving for college. A representative from FAFSA will also be present to answer questions on financial aid. Register by April 23.

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