Glenview Public Library

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Glenview Public Library
Glenview Public Library

Contact Information[edit | edit source]

Email: Contact Us

Website: GPL Website
Blog: Genealogy Blog

Telephone: 847-729-7500


1930 Glenview Road

Glenview, IL 60025

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 9 PM

Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM

Directions/Parking Map: Map/Directions

Description of Collections[edit | edit source]

Genealogy Reference Collection[edit | edit source]

The Genealogy Reference Collection contains a large selection of local histories primarily for the state of Illinois. The Reference Collection also includes genealogy sources for colonial and early America, passenger lists, some European sources, and local genealogical society newsletters.

Lundberg Collection[edit | edit source]

The Lundberg Collection is a rare genealogy collection comprised of books, periodicals, and personal papers dating from the early-19th century to the mid-20th century.

Glenview History Collection[edit | edit source]

This collection includes local history materials including newspapers, telephone books and directories, Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South yearbooks, maps, and histories relating to the Glenview Naval Air Station as well as local businesses, churches, and neighborhoods. Visit the Glenview History Center for more local history resources.

Services[edit | edit source]

The Genealogy & Local History Room is staffed by dedicated volunteers who can provide one-on-one research assistance. View the schedule here to see when volunteers are working.

The Library also presents a variety of genealogy classes and programming in partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society.

History[edit | edit source]

Tips for Your Visit[edit | edit source]

Guides[edit | edit source]