A-Z Resources



An award-winning online curriculum for young children from Age of Learning, Inc. For ages 2-7 & up. Available in Library only.

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Ancestry.com – Library Edition

Genealogy and local history research: digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, Passenger, and Immigration Lists Index. Available for in-library use only. For remote access to genealogy research, please consider HeritageQuest.

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Book recommendation guide with reviews and author interviews that highlight the month’s best new titles across all reading genres.

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BrainHQ Library Card Required.

Personalized brain exercises designed to boost memory and sharpen attention skills. Register for an account for first-time use or sign in with your email address to track your progress.

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CollegeNow New! Library Card Required.

Admissions resources for college applicants, including SAT/ACT practice tests, scholarship information, and FAFSA guidance. Connect with a live guidance counselor for help with essay writing, financial aid navigation and interview preparation.

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Computer Skills from Learning Express Library Library Card Required.

Video courses from learning the basics of computers to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, and implementing design with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Windows, and Mac Operating Systems. Once on the site, choose the section of your choice.

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CreativeBug Library Card Required.

Online crafting classes taught by top artists and designers. Download patterns, templates, recipes and more.

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Daily Herald New!

Full-text articles from 1995 to present, plus full-color image editions from 2021 to present.

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Driving Test Prep

Online test prep to prepare for Illinois driving tests. Practice tests, traffic laws, manuals, and a FAQ section. No library card number needed.

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Online encyclopedia of supplements, plus nutrition research analysis and guides for treating common health conditions. Create an account, then log in with your email address to access locked content.

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Access digital genealogical records. Some content is restricted and available in the Library only. Glenview Public Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library.

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FirstSearch Library Card Required.

Access to multiple databases for articles and publications in business, management, science, humanities, education, health, and medicine.

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Flipster Library Card Required.

A digital magazine platform that offers exclusive access to in-demand titles, including People, The Atlantic, Better Homes and Gardens, and more. Read issues in your browser or install the Flipster app on your device. All titles are available instantly — no holds, no checkout limits.

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Fold3 Library Card Required.

United States military records from the National Archives and other institutions, including historical documents, photos and personal histories.

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Glenview Obituary Index

Index of obituaries from local Glenview newspapers. Please contact the Reference Desk at 847-729-7500 x7700 to obtain copies of obituaries.

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Searchable list of private and government funding opportunities, plus resources for writing and securing grant awards. Available for in-library use only.

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GreenFILE Library Card Required.

Scholarly, government, and general interest articles on all aspects of human impact on the environment.

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Heritage Quest Library Card Required.

Research materials for tracing family history and American culture for beginning or professional genealogists.

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hoopla Library Card Required.

Stream or download eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, TV shows, magazines, and videos from The Great Courses to your computer or mobile device. Up to ten items per month, including 7-day unlimited access to magazines, Great Courses videos, or Curiosity Stream titles for just one borrow. All titles are immediately available – no holds!

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JobNow Library Card Required.

Practical tools, career resources, resume builder, and interview tips and coaching to help you get a job.

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kanopy Library Card Required.

Stream thousands of independent and foreign films, TV shows, documentaries, and major studio releases, plus videos from The Great Courses. Ticket values vary by title. 24 tickets per month, plus unlimited titles from Kanopy Kids.

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Learning Express Library Library Card Required.

Online courses in math, writing, workplace skills; exam prep for education (GED, SAT, ACT); professional licensing exams; and courses for Microsoft Office software. Once on the site, choose the section of your choice.

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Libby for Kids Library Card Required.

Download eBooks and audiobooks for kids to your computer, eReader or mobile device – up to ten items at a time. Download Magazines – unlimited checkouts.

LinkedIn Learning Library Card Required.

Online video courses for business, software, technology, and creative skills taught by industry experts. To log in, use your Glenview Library card number and the password you use for the catalog. 

App Available. To use the app, enter glenviewpubliclibrary as your Library ID, then enter your library card number and the password you use for the catalog.

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Mango Languages Library Card Required.

Self-paced video language courses for multiple languages and ESL courses. App Available.

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NoveList® Plus Library Card Required.

Discover authors, titles, genres or read-alikes. Includes book recommendations, reviews, reading lists, and book club resources.

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Pebble Go is a pre-kindergarten to third grade resource for reading and research. It features five modules: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies and Health. Each includes leveled text, educational games and video support to help emergent readers and researcher learn database and reading skills. 

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PressReader Library Card Required.

International and national newspapers and magazines in multiple languages. Read, listen, or browse page by page through each publication. PressReader App available: From the Sign in menu, select Glenview Public Library from the list of Libraries & Groups, then enter your card number.

The Chicago Tribune is not currently available through PressReader. Full-text articles from 1995 to present are available through The Chicago Tribune, opens a new window from ProQuest.

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Tumble Book Library Library Card Required.

A collection of animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, nonfiction books, and books in Spanish and French.

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