- Children's Room -- regular weekday hours starting May 9: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
- Beginning Monday, May 16, the west upper level will be closed until the fall. Magazines and periodicals will be moved to the main floor. A small number public Internet computers will be moved to the main floor.
We apologize for this inconvenience. For more information call Library Administration at 818-548-2030.
Watch a new video about the Central Library Renovation!
CENTRAL LIBRARY RENOVATION HOURS
Monday - Thursday, 2:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Children's Room, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Morning hours at the Central Library’s Children’s Room will be available for its popular early childhood and family programming.
Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Glendale History Room
The Glendale History Room will be closed until late 2016 due to the next phases of the Central Library renovation project. Staff will only have access to some digital files.
Outdoor WiFi Cafe - Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Adults can return/renew borrowed items, pick up holds, and pay fines at the front desk. Enjoy free WiFi, tables & chairs outside the front doors, including, a selection of books for sale by the Friends of the Library, and a book truck full of great new books to borrow. Return your items, pick up a hold, even pay a fine!
Telephone service will be available at 818-548-2027 and at 818-548-2035 (Children's Room):
Monday - Thursday, 2:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
For more information contact Library, Arts & Culture information at 818-548-2030.
Read More> about the Central Library Renovation
The Age of Dreaming
by Nina Revoyr
Wednesday, May 25, 7:00 p.m.
THE AGE OF DREAMING EXPLORES THE HISTORY OF LOS ANGELES, the heady beginnings of the movie industry, and the interplay of race and celebrity. It is part historical novel, part murder mystery, and part unrequited love story—all told through the voice of a forgotten star who must gradually come to terms with his past. Read More>
The Hundred Year Walk
Thursday, May 12, 7:00 p.m.
Local reporter and writer Dawn MacKeen will be in an exclusive conversation with Maggie Goschin, Director of Ararat- Eskijian Museum and Ardy Kassakhian, the City Clerk for the City of Glendale, on the subject of MacKeen’s newly published book, The Hundred Year Walk. Read More>
Brand Library & Art Center
The City of Glendale and the Library, Arts & Culture Department in partnership with the Armenian American Museum present the exhibition Armenia: An Open Wound, which debuted in Mexico City at the Museo Memoria y Tolerancia in April 2015.
The exhibition “seeks to raise awareness about the Armenian Genocide by inspiring reflection, respect for ethnic and cultural diversity, and upholding human dignity. [It] is uniquely designed to encourage critical reasoning among diverse audiences as they relate the Armenian experience to broader social justice themes.” - Linda Atach Zaga, Museo Memoria y Tolerancia
For more information click here.
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The City's Storm Alert page includes links and other contact information to weather related services. Read More>
Free parenting workshops will continue through the school year covering topics such as cyberbullying, depression and positive parenting. Join Dr. Ilin Magran, Glendale Unified School District Student Support Services, for these informative workshops at the Library Connection @ Adams Square. Seating is limited. Please call 818-548-3833 to pre-register for each workshop. Read More>
Want to try an eBook? Borrow an iPad mini from the Library! Bring your library card and photo ID in person to any Library, Arts & Culture location. Borrow an iPad mini and use it for three weeks as an eReader, with the Library’s mobile app and other library mobile services. Read More>