Notice: January 1-31, our online volunteer services will be unavailable as we switch volunteer management software. We will not be accepting new volunteer applications during January.

Please email youthdesk@glenviewpl.org, opens a new window for Teen Volunteer questions, or refdesk@glenviewpl.org, opens a new window for Adult Volunteer questions.

Opportunities for Kids & Teens

New! Teen Advisory Board (grades 6-12)

Five middle school and five high school students will be selected to join our Teen Advisory Board to help make decisions for the Library and plan and run a quarterly event with Librarians. You MUST be in grades 6-12 and a Glenview Village resident or attend a school served by the Glenview Public Library to be considered. All time spent doing Teen Advisory Board Advisory work will earn service credit hours. The application will be available December 1-22. Appointments will be announced on January 5.

Youth Volunteers (Grades 6-12)

If you’re friendly, patient, and enthusiastic about working with children, sign up to become a volunteer at the Glenview Public Library! Youth In-Person Volunteers MUST be in Grades 6-12 and a Glenview Village resident or attend a school served by the Glenview Public Library to apply.

Program Description

In-Person Volunteers will be able to sign up for up to 2 hours of volunteer work at a time in the Library. Examples of volunteer tasks include:

How to Participate

The Library uses Volgistics volunteer software for data management. Information gathered is for Library use only. If you have questions, email youthdesk@glenviewpl.org or call 847.729.7500. Thank you for giving back to your community! 

Opportunities for Adults

Court Ordered Community Service (teens & adults)

Applications for court ordered community service are not currently being accepted.

If you are looking to complete Court Ordered Community Service hours at the Glenview Public Library, please fill out an application. Our Community Service Coordinator will be in contact to schedule a brief meeting to discuss your needs. Anyone under 18 years of age must bring a parent or guardian to this scheduled meeting.

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