1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025
Monday-Friday 9 AM-9 PM
Saturday 9 AM-5 PM • Sunday 1 PM-5 PM
For each book read during the month of January, enter into weekly and grand prize drawings by filling out an entry form telling us what you read and how you rate it on a scale of hot to cold.
Forms can be submitted online or at the Reader Services Desk.
The more you read, the greater your chances to win weekly prizes for The Glenview Grind gift cards or the grand prize—a mug filled with goodies and gift card for teens.
Check out these valuable eRESOURCES to get your research 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.
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.
Databases specifically selected for students grades 9-12.
Call the Reference Service Desk during regular Library hours: 847-729-7500 x 7700.
Send an e-mail 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.
AskAway/Question Point 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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Join the VolunTeens (PDF) at the Glenview Public Library for a year-round opportunity to serve your community and build new skills. Drop off your application at the Reader Services Desk.
The VolunTeen 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.
Northern Lights Homework Help Center High School volunteers needed to assist children in grades 1-8 with homework, reading, and math skills practice. Call 847-729-7500 x 7900 for seasonal volunteer information.
ACT test-taking tips; practice test questions; register for the ACT test; send your scores; and more.
AP, SAT and PSAT information; practice questions and tests; test-taking tips; planning for college; and more.
Best colleges as ranked by US News & World Report.
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
Current information on fraudulent scholarship opportunities.
An assortment of test taking resources including college test preparation tutorials for ACT, Advanced Placement (AP), CLEP, CUNY Skills Assessment, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, THEA, and TOEFL tests. A Glenview Public Library card is required to use this helpful tool.
Information on overseas programs.
Links to college and university webpages worldwide as well as scholarship information and university rankings.
Online forms and information for federal student loans and aid.
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid.
A commission devoted to making college accessible and affordable for Illinois students.
Explore ways to secure scholarships.
Information about federal student loans and grants.
Check here for hot job prospects for the future. Published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2008-2018.
This site covers not only college, but military information and money matters (management, living on your own, work, etc.). It also includes a career tool box and beyond high school links.
Teens and students can search for part-time jobs in Illinois including holiday jobs, summer jobs, and more.
Employment help and jobs for teens in Illinois.
An assortment of test preparation resources including:
College test preparation tutorials for ACT, Advanced Placement (AP), CLEP, CUNY Skills Assessment, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, THEA, and TOEFL tests
Professional exam tutorials for the following careers: Air Traffic Controller, Civil Service, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Emergency Medical Services, Firefighter, Green Careers, Law Enforcement, Military, Nursing and Allied Health, Legal, Plumbing, Real Estate, Teaching, and Test-Taking Skills Improvement.
December 13, January 10 & February 14, 5-9 PM
Play with the Library’s Nintendo Wii, XBOX360, Playstation 3, and game collection. Big screens and boomchairs make this a gamer’s paradise. Pizza and pop included. A special thanks to D'Agostino's Pizza and Jake’s Pizza for generously donating pizza to summer teen game nights. Ages 13-18.
Saturday, December 14, 2-3 PM • Youth Program Room
Register by December 9 • Ages 13-18 • Limit 20
Create custom cake pops by dipping them in luscious chocolate, then decorating with a variety of garnishes. You will take home four pops—a great holiday gift for someone special or a tasty treat just for you.
Monday-Thursday, December 16-19, 5-9 PM
Sunday, January 12, 1-5 PM
Monday-Wednesday, January 13-15, 5-9 PM
Community Room OR Multipurpose Room
Study for Finals Week at the Library. Meeting rooms will be open for group or individual study; snacks provided. Stop by the Information Desk in the Library Lobby for Snack & Study daily locations.
January 2-31 • Grades 9-12
Glenview Library Card Required
Read, drink, and join the Literary Latte fun. Watch for registration information in January. You will also be able to rate your book on a scale of hot to cold. The more you read the greater your chances to win weekly prizes or the grand prize—a mug filled with goodies and a gift card. A special thanks to The Glenview Grind for sponsoring the program.
Thursday, January 23, 7-8 PM • Grades 9-12
Location: The Glenview Grind, 989 Waukegan Road, Glenview
Share your favorite reads at this special book discussion. Enjoy a free specialty drink of your choice, compliments of the Glenview Public Library and The Glenview Grind.
Saturday, January 25, 12-4 PM • Community Room East
Register by January 23 • 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 and one hour to review answers. Bring pencils and calculator.
Saturday, February 1, 2-3 PM • Community Room East
Register by January 29 • Grades 9-12 • Limit 40
Learn how to write a stellar college admissions essay and what colleges look for in a great essay with professional assistance from C2 Education. Choosing a prompt, selecting a topic, as well as tips for writing and revising, will all be covered and help you to get started.
A special area designed for high school teens, the Teen Scene is located on the first floor of the Library adjacent to the Reader Services Desk—where staff is always ready, willing, and able to help you. Teen Scene features public computers (for teens with a Glenview Public Library card), comfortable seating for studying or meeting friends, and a gaming station featuring Nintendo Wii, XBOX 360, and Playstation 3 systems. Choose from a variety of videogames and board games that can be checked out for use in the Teen Scene.
Stop by the Reader Services Desk or call 847-729-7500 x 7600 for program details or general Teen Scene information.