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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 Meeting (TAB)
A VolunTEEN Opportunity

Friday, June 30, 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. TAB meets quarterly and service points are awarded for participation. Pizza will be served. Registration by June 29 is appreciated.

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

Friday, 5-8:30 PM • Ages 13-18
July 14

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, and Goode & Fresh Pizza Bakery.

NEW! Teen Sewing 101: Meet the Machine

Register for Thursday, June 15, 1:30-4 PM
Register for Wednesday, July 19, 1:30-4 PM
Register for Wednesday, August 9, 1:30-4 PM
Community Room West • Ages 13-18 • Limit 8

Join the fun at our introductory sewing programs and learn how to use the Library’s new Bernina sewing machines and Juki sergers. These 2.5 hour sessions are designed for teens to learn the machines and make a small project including a pin cushion, tissue holder or sunglass case. Classes are hands-on. Come to one class or all three. Register by June 14, July 18 & August 8.

Note: A one-time liability waiver signed by a parent must be on file before participation in sewing classes. Waivers are available at the Reader, Reference, Youth or Circulation Services Desks.

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, June 24, Noon-4 PM
Community Room West
Register for Saturday, July 29, Noon-4 PM
Multipurpose 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. Participants have three hours to complete the test and one hour to review answers. Bring pencils and a calculator. Register by June 23 & July 28.

PSAT or SAT Prep Test

Register for Saturday, May 27, 12-3:30 PM
Saturday, July 8, 12-3:30 PM
Saturday, August 12, 12-3:30 PM
Community Room West • 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. Bring pencils and a calculator. Register by July 7 & August 11.

Note: Students should choose the test they wish to take when registering for the program. Tests begin promptly at noon. Please do not be late.

Crafting the College Essay

Register for Wednesday, July 26, 6-7 PM
Community Room West • Grades 9-12 • Limit 40

Essays are a determining factor in college admissions. College Nannies and Tutors of Glenview is here to help, presenting tips and strategies for writing a winning college essay. If you have a target school in mind, you may bring in your essay to work on. Bring two pencils and a notepad. Register by July 25.

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