Thursday, July 24, 2014

Health Information in 48 Languages

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in 48 languages.  MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Recycling Events in Glenview This Weekend

Recyclables will be collected at the Glenview Farmers Market at Wagner Farm on Saturday, July 19 from 8 am to noon. Follow this link for accepted items: Northfield Township Road District Recycling Program.

Also, the Village of Glenview and SWANCC are sponsoring a one-day residential recycling event on the same day from 9 am to noon in the parking lot behind the Glenview Police Department, 2500 E. Lake Avenue. Unwanted electronics and documents for shredding will be accepted at this free event.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

New in Nonfiction

Find these titles in our New Nonfiction collection, again located on the first floor.
America's most Wanted Recipes at the Grill, by Ron Douglas. Call Number 641.5784 DOU

When it's grilling season, Douglas, bestselling author of America's Most Wanted Recipes, likes to do it up right. Not just a few burgers on the grill, but steaks, seafood, corn on the cob, and of course his favorite restaurant remakes. If you've ever wanted to make the savory grilled dishes from your favorite restaurants in the comfort of your own backyard then you've found your cookbook. Included are more than 150 copycat recipes from the most popular restaurants in the US: Applebee's Riblets with Honey Barbecue Sauce, California Pizza Kitchen's Jamaican Jerk Chicken Pizza, the Cheesecake Factory's SkinnyLicious Grilled Chicken, Famous Dave's Pit Barbeque Ribs, KFC's Honey BBQ Sauce, TGI Friday's Jack Daniels Grill Glaze, and much more.

The New Rules of Running: Five Steps to Run Faster and Longer for Life, by Vijay Vad. Call Number 796.42 VAD

From top sports medicine specialist Vijay Vad, The New Rules of Running is the definitive guide to injury-free running, racing, and marathoning, Learn how to prevent and treat the most common running injuries to keep you running healthily and happily for life.

Backyard Building : Treehouses, Sheds, Arbors, Gates, and Other Garden Projects, by Jeanie and David Stiles. Call Number 690.89 STI

Add backyard accessories to your personal outdoor space to enhance your enjoyment, relaxation, and entertainment. Irresistible color photographs and illustrations accompany the projects. The fundamentals of tools and materials and useful tips based on real-life questions from the couple's popular website will guide you through the building process in a user-friendly way.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Glenview 4th of July Parade and Festivities

Join the fun at the Glenview 4th of July Celebration and be part of a Glenview tradition that builds memories for families and brings our community together for one glorious summer day of celebration and fun!

Children ages preschool to 9 years are invited to step off the parade by bringing their decorated bike to Harlem Ave. between the Glenview Dairy Bar and the Library (just north of Glenview Road) by 10:30 am. Free, no pre-registration required. Bike helmets are strongly recommended. Participation ribbons will be presented to all children. No judging involved.

The main parade begins at 11:20 am following the route established in 2013 and will begin on Harlem Ave just north of Glenview Road, traveling south on Harlem before turning right (west) onto Central Rd. and ending at Johns Park.

The fun continues at 7:30 pm at Glenview Park Golf Club, 800 Shermer Rd, for the TWILIGHT SHOW CONCERT & FIREWORKS.  Your favorite food and drink items will be available for purchase.  More details about the Glenview 4th of July festivities here.