BLAC logo_FsmIn the midst of the City of Glendale's verdant Brand Park sits Brand Library & Art Center, the art and music section of the Library, Arts & Culture Department. This cultural resource serves an ever-widening public interested in the arts, and is a unique destination for art, music and beyond.

Facilities at Brand Library & Art Center include an Art and Music Library, Art Galleries and Recital Hall. Activities in the Center's Art Studios are programmed by the Community Services and Parks Department.

Brand Library is staffed by subject specialist librarians and has over 110,000 items, including books, scores, DVDs, CDs, LPs, and magazines.

Brand Library & Art Center sponsors many events that are free and open to the public including art exhibitions, concerts, art & music lectures, dance events, films, computer classes, children's events and library tours. 

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In 1956 Brand Library & Art Center opened to the public in Miradero, the beautiful home of Glendale pioneer Leslie C. Brand, and has been serving music and art lovers from across Southern California ever since.

EXPLORE & DISCOVER

Tours are available to interested groups and may be scheduled by calling Brand Library at 818-548-2051.

ACCESSIBILITY

A ramp entrance and accessible parking for cars with a disabled person parking placard or license plate is located on the East side of Brand Library. To access the designated spaces, drive around to the rear of the building and enter the small parking lot. Make a right turn after you pass the loading dock; parking will be on your right, in front of the ramp that leads to the breezeway entry. There are additional spaces at the rear of the building near the loading dock doors.

A UNIQUE EVENT DESTINATION

Rentals - The Art Galleries and the Plaza are available as rental space for special events and weddings. Call 818-548-2051 for more information.

Filming - Information about film permits may be obtained through the office of the City Clerk at 818-548-2090.

BRAND PARK & STUDIOS

Permits for photography in the park (including wedding photography) may be obtained by calling the Community Services and Parks Department at 818-548-3813.

The Brand Studios holds classes downstairs from the Art Galleries. Call 818-548-3782 for more information.

Information about the Japanese Teahouse and Doctor's House may be obtained by calling 818-548-2147.

SUPPORT BRAND LIBRARY & ART CENTER

The Brand Associates is a volunteer organization that supports and promotes the Brand Library & Art Center as an arts, cultural, educational, and historic resource for the region. This non-profit support group welcomes new members. Application forms are available at associatesofbrand.org/join or at Brand Library.