LunchTrayLunch @ the Library

Monday-Friday, June 8 - July 31, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Central Library Entrance
Come for a free lunch and stories for children ages 18 and younger on the patio under the Ficus tree. All food must be eaten on the premises. This program is a partnership between Library, Arts & Culture and Glendale Unified School District. For more information call the Central Library Children's Room at 818-548-2035.

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