Check Out Items

Search for materials, place holds, view check-outs, and renew items from the convenience of home with your account. Rather talk with a librarian? Call 847.729.7500 or visit any Library service desk for assistance.

My Account

On the top right of, click Log In/My Account:

  • Click Log In / Register.
  • Enter in your barcode (14 digit number on the back of your library card) and password.
  • The site will prompt you to register an account.

If you don't know your password, use the "Forgot your Password?" link on the Login page. Click the link, enter your library card number (barcode), and then click Send. You’ll receive an email with instructions on how to change your password. To use this feature, you need to have an email address associated with your account. If you don't have an email address associated with your account, contact the Library at 847.729.7500 to reset your password.

Drive-Up Window

Pick up and return your items without ever leaving your car at our convenient Drive-Up Window and return slots. Enter from Prairie Street.

Checking Out Items FAQs

  • Register for a free account at, then use the links below to redeem a complimentary 24-hour access code: 

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  • Read issues in your browser: 

    • Access Flipster by clicking here
    • Enter your library card number.  

    Or use the app: 

    • Install Flipster from the app store on your device.  
    • Search for Glenview Public Library from the list. 
    • Enter your library card number. 
    • Choose a publication. Tap “Download” to read the latest issue or scroll down to select back issues.  
    • To access your checked out materials, tap on “My Shelf” and select a title.  
    • Download the kanopy app from your device’s app store, or go to 
    • Follow the steps to create your account. You will need to verify your account with your library card number and email address.  
    • Once the account has been created, sign in with your email address and password.  


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