Thursday, May 30, 2013

Retirement Plan Roadmap

IRAs, 401(k)s, pensions, profit sharing, defined benefit plans, Social Security.  What do you do with them?  Join longtime Glenview resident and Financial Advisor Jason Erickson of Waddell & Reed to discuss how these retirement tools can work for you.
Thursday, June 20, 7 PM, Multipurpose Room
Register here.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Happy Memorial Day

The Library will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. Book Drops will be locked. No materials will be due. Enjoy the holiday!

Monday, May 20, 2013

New Computer Classes for Summer 2013

We have many new and exciting computer classes for this summer, in addition to our regular workshops.

Facebook individual appointments--get all your social media questions answered in a half hour one-on-one coaching session.

Blogging Basics--June 25--Set up a blog using Wordpress. Explore the social and professional uses of blogs.

Free Media on the Web--July 8--A tutorial on different sources for free movies, TV shows, music, and audiobooks online. We'll cover Hulu, Pandora, Grooveshark, Open Culture, and PopcornFlix.

Pinterest 101--August 16--Get inspired by browsing and collecting images on this virtual pinboard. People use Pinterest for planning events, sharing recipes, interior decorating, and more.

iPad and iPhone workshops--Learn the basics through interactive presentations by The MacMentor.

Call 847-729-7500 x 7700 or come to the Reference Desk to register!

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Be A Book Buddy! A Volunteer Opportunity

If you're in Grades 6-7-8 and above, Glenview Public Library needs your help this summer! We need volunteer readers to participate in the Book Buddies summer literacy program for children going into grades 1-3. Make a little friend, do a good deed, give back to your community! Our newest readers need YOU to keep them excited about reading this summer. It is just one hour a week for 6 weeks. Adult volunteers also welcome. Application form may be found at

New this year: Choose your time slot and your Little Buddy. Application deadline is June 3.