Monday, July 30, 2018

Chicago and Cook County Resources

Next Wednesday, August 8 at 10 AM learn to navigate genealogy resources for Chicago and Cook County.

Register online or call the Reference Desk at 847-729-7500.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Glenview Founding Families

Are you descended from one of Glenview's earliest settlers? You can find information about the founding families of Glenview and the area in the Genealogy & Local History Room.

We have family history folders in our clippings file. Each file contains family group sheets, pedigree charts, and copies of documents pertaining to the family. A full list of the names in the files is here (under Biographies).

Search Glenview Family Trees for online pedigrees of many of the earliest pioneers in the area. The information in the trees is taken from cemetery transcriptions and research conducted by local genealogist Gertrude Lundberg. There is information for over 14,000 individuals on the site.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Census Records

Join us Tuesday, July 24 at 2 PM and learn how to search in US census records. Discover tips for finding and using these amazing records in your research.

Register online or call the Reference Desk at 847-729-7500.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Civil War Reenactor at the Glenview History Center

This Sunday visit the Glenview History Center and see Mitch Ransdell will reenact "A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier." Read more about Mitch and the program here.

The program begins at 2pm in the Hibbard Library and a donation of $5 is suggested.