Summer Reading Program

SummerReading2014SMFor ages infants through 8th grade

May 28 - August 2, 2014

Sign up at any Library, Arts & Culture location. Read or listen to 8 books to earn a prize book. The Summer Fun for Families activities, along with the Summer Reading Program Book Logs and prizes, are made possible from a very generous grant from the Friends of the Glendale Public Library. None of this would have been possible without their financial support. Please consider joining this organization and become a supporter of the Library, Arts & Culture department.  Read More>

1000 Books Before Kindergarten


A new program just for preschool children, ages 0-6, and their families to encourage daily reading time in the home. This program will be ongoing. Read more>  


Tales From the Treehouse: The Children's Book Blog ChildrensCardEdited

The Librarians from the Children's Department share the best of children's books and activities at Library, Arts & Culture, Glendale, California. Readers are invited to leave comments about the reviews or contact us directly at Click on a book cover to check on its location and availability.  Read More>

Bookmark Contest

An annual event for ages 0-14, our next bookmark contest will take place in January 2015.  Read More>

Parent's Shelf

Parenting resources on the Web.  Read More> 

Grade Level Book Lists

These lists include recommended books by grade level.  Click on the desired grade to see a list.  Read More>

Subject Book Lists

These lists include recommended books by subject.  Grade levels for titles are indicated within each subject area.  Read More> 

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