Visit the Library to browse the collections and check out materials to enjoy at home. Help the Library monitor building capacity by making a reservation for a one-hour time slot.

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Canvas Drop Off Day

Saturday, September 5, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
If you picked up a canvas for our 6 x 6 small canvas art exhibition with the Glenview Art League, make sure you return it! Canvas drop off is Saturday, September 5 from 9:30 AM-12:30 PM outside the Library’s west entrance.

2020 US Census

Deadline: Wednesday, September 30
There’s still time to complete your census! The deadline for the 2020 Census has been shortened to September 30. Help your community by filling our the census by phone, online, or by mail. Be sure to check with friends and family to see if they need help completing their form.


Glenview Reads Together: Author Event with William Kent Krueger

Tuesday, September 15, 7-8:30 PM • Via Zoom
An interview with New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger as he discusses his book This Tender Land, followed by questions from the audience. Autographed copies of the book are available for purchase from the Book Bin in Northbrook at

Innovation Center Virtual Tour (all ages)

Thursday, September 17, 10-11 AM • Via Zoom
Step into GPL’s new Innovation Center, virtually! Join us to see the space, explore the equipment, and learn about projects you can create.

BiblioBoard Library of Illinois

Enjoy instant, unlimited access to digital books, images, videos, and more from libraries, artists, authors, and others from your community and around the world. Start browsing.


Did you that the Library has over forty languages represented in our foreign film collection? From Arabic and Bengali, to Ukrainian and Vietnamese and everything in between! This is a great way to explore cinema culture from around the world without leaving the comfort of your home. Here are a few titles to get you started, available on DVD or Blu-ray from the Library’s collection or stream on kanopy.

In the Aisles (German/126mins/2018)
An affecting and bittersweet glimpse into the shared connections of a group of night shift workers at a big box store.

Mountains May Depart (Chinese/127mins/2015)
An intimate drama and decades-spanning epic that shows how China’s economic boom and culture of materialism has affected the bonds of family, tradition, and love.

L’avventura (Italian/144mins/1960)
An iconic piece of challenging 1960’s cinema, L’avventura concerns the enigmatic disappearance of a young woman during a yachting trip off the coast of Sicily.



Need research or technology help? Not sure how to navigate a database? Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a Librarian.

Career Counseling

Consult with a career expert for resumé help, LinkedIn profile review, and job search strategies for any stage of your career. Sign up for a 30-minute one-on-one appointment.

Financial Planning

Need a financial tune-up? Schedule a free one-hour consultation with a Certified Financial Planner.

SCORE Counseling

SCORE North Cook and Lake Counties provides mentoring to local small business owners and entrepreneurs. Current and potential entrepreneurs can benefit from the experience of retired volunteer executives to develop your business plan and grow your business. Register and schedule your appointment.


View our online calendar for more upcoming virtual programs for all ages.

Live Concert: Cielito Lindo Saturday, September 5, 10:30-11:15 AM • Via Facebook Live

Baby Signs (birth-age 3 w/adult) Wednesday, September 9, 10:30-11:15 AM • Via Zoom

WITS Workout: Brain Exercise Classes Thursday, September 10, 1:30-3 PM • Via Zoom

Job & Career Accelerator Thursday, September 10, 2-3 PM • Via Zoom

ACT or SAT Practice Test (grades 9-12) Friday, September 11 • Via Email

Mayflower – 400th Anniversary of Landing at Plymouth Rock Saturday, September 12, 1-3 PM • Via Zoom

Grow Your Mailing List & Target New Customers Tuesday, September 15, 1-2:30 PM • Via Zoom

Opera Lecture Series Thursday, September 17, 7-8:30 PM • Via Zoom

Jurassic Park Escape Room (grades 4-8) Friday, September 17 • Via Zoom

GLENergy: Claude Monet & the Story of Impressionism Friday, September 17, 1-2:30 PM • Via Zoom

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Through its collections, programs, and services the Glenview Public Library provides access to the world of information and ideas for its vibrant, diverse community.

This press release was produced by the Glenview Public Library. The views expressed are the author’s own.