In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department, under the direction of the City of Glendale, is currently closed. Call 818-548-2021 to leave a message, or click here to send staff an email. Online resources and Live Chat services are available 24/7 through the website, www.GlendaleLAC.org.

Until we reopen…

  • Please keep items you have.
  • Due dates have been extended. No fines and no late fees!
  • Items on hold will be waiting for you when we reopen.
  • Download the Glendale Library, Arts & Culture mobile app. Borrow our eBooks or magazines, watch a movie, listen to music, or take an online class.
  • Discontinuation, until further notice, of the acceptance of donated materials.

Glendale Library, Arts & Culture offers many digital resources that you can access from home with your library card, including eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, music, and even online classes. You can even manage your account and search the library catalog online. Don't have a library card? You can get one by filling out this form online to get a temporary card that will give you access to all of our digital resources.

If you have a friend who could benefit from access share this webpage. Monitor this website for Library, Arts & Culture updates. Please monitor the City of Glendale COVID-19 updates webpage for more information.


Click here to get a Virtual Library Card and enjoy all our digital resources.



Library App

Use the Library, Arts & Culture mobile app to get library services in your hands, anytime, anywhere. Search for Glendale Library Arts & Culture on your device's app store.

  • Click here for the iOS App on the iOS App Store.

Use the app to:

  • ACCESS your Library account
  • SEARCH the Library catalog and reserve materials
  • BOOK a room
  • READ eBooks and eMagazines
  • STREAM or download music and movies.

StrollersInLineSMChildren's Storytimes on YouTube

Your favorite Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Children's Librarians are working on storytime videos that you and your children can watch from home. Click here to view our playlist.

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Learn something new today!


Universal Class includes over 500 online courses including Continuing Education. Click here to use Universal Class with your library card.


PARENTS!   ABCmouse is free with your library card.  Click here to learn more about ABCmouse.




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