Friends of the Glenview Public Library

Established in 1939, the Friends of the Glenview Public Library is a volunteer organization that operates the Irene Overman Kreer Used Book Store. The Friends raise funds through book sales and their annual appeal to support the Library’s ongoing operations and programs. A 501 (c)3 non-profit organization, The Friends of the Glenview Library is organized exclusively for the charitable, educational, and continuing development of the Glenview Public Library. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Join the Friends

The Friends of the Glenview Library warmly welcome new members throughout the year. Your ideas, energy, and expertise will help advance our mission to support excellence at the Glenview Public Library. Membership categories reflect the amount of time and resources you have to commit to this vital organization. Membership Application, opens a new window


The Friends are always welcoming new volunteers. Volunteer applications are available at the Used Book Store entrance or online here, opens a new window.


For more information about membership or volunteer opportunities, stop by the Used Book Store or call 847.901.5910. Open during regular Library hours.

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