Thursday, November 17, 2016

Resume Help

JobNow offers practical help for your job search, including one-on-one live resume review and practice interviews. Help is available 3PM - 10PM. Log in with your library card and be prepared to upload your resume. Other services include resume templates, interview tips, and job coaching.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

News from Consumer Checkbook

Access Consumers' Checkbook from the Glenview Public Library website with your Glenview library card number or at any computer inside the library building.

Go to the Glenview Public Library website and click on Research 24/7   Enter your library card number when prompted.

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The Winter 2017 issue of Consumers' Checkbook, 
available at Checkbook.orgincludes 
comprehensive ratings on quality, company-by-company 
price comparisons, and advice on service providers in the 
following categories:

and Air-Conditioning Contractors

Replacing your home's heating or cooling equipment costs 
thousands of dollars. So it makes sense to maintain your 
current equipment properly and get good repairs when needed. 
Our evaluations of area heating and air-conditioning 
services for quality and price will help you find a competent contractor.

Spotting the Best Carpet and Rug Cleaners

Having your carpet and rugs periodically cleaned will help 
them last longer and look better. We tell you about the 
different cleaning processes, the pros and cons of hiring 
a professional rather than doing it yourself, how to choose 
a competent company, and what problems just can't be fixed.

Window Installers: Who to Choose for Nice New Views

The right windows can make your home feel light and bright and give it 
 character and charm. But old windows can be drafty, energy-wasteful, 
 difficult to open and close—and can make your house look past its 
prime. We tell you about your options and provide ratings of local installers.

Buying Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses

Finding the right place to buy glasses or contact lenses can help you 
see better, look better, and feel better. We rate area vision centers for 
quality and price. 

Flower Power: Ratings of Florists

Because many florists' customers buy a product that is arranged and 
delivered sight unseen, it's no surprise that so many problems exist for 
floral purchases. To help you find one you can trust, we've rated area shops f
or quality and price.


Don't miss our valuable information on basement waterproofers, 
furniture stores, upholsterers, shoe repair shops, watch repair shops, 
and How to Get a Good Deal on a New Car.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Cubs Victory Parade Friday

The official celebration of the Chicago Cubs World Series championship will take place on Friday, November 4, starting at 10 AM at Wrigley Field, followed by a victory rally in Grant Park at 12 Noon. Here are the details for the Cubs celebration on Friday morning.

Tech Talk for Non-Techies

Have you heard about Twitter but don't really know what it is? Come to the Monday, November 7 evening workshop for non-techies to see a demonstration and have your questions answered.

If you struggle or have difficulty understanding your device, software or the Internet in general, this workshop is designed as a question and answer session to help you improve your technology skills, knowledge and comfort level.

Join this group of non-expert users at the Tech Talk for Non-Techies hands-on workshop at the Glenview Public Library at 7 PM Monday November 7 in the second floor Technology Lab. New members welcome. Topics vary monthly.