While all libraries are closed due to COVID-19, Glendale Library, Arts & Culture (GLAC) is now offering contactless Curbside Pickup at the east side parking lot at the Central Library, 222 East Harvard Street, Glendale 91205. The goal of Curbside Pickup service is to offer access to the physical collection of over 750,000 items in a manner that is convenient, safe, and in compliance with County of Los Angeles Health Orders. Click here to learn more about Curbside Pickup.

For more information call 818-548-2021, Monday-Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., or click here to send staff an email. See our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Online resources and Live Chat services 24/7 through the website, eGlendaleLAC.org.


Due to COVID-19 health safety precautions, Glendale Library, Arts & Culture will no longer lend or fulfill holds for Pasadena Public Library materials. For assistance with Glendale material requests, please contact Glendale Library, Arts & Culture at 818-548-2021. If you have additional questions or need assistance with Pasadena Public Library material holds or lending, please call the Pasadena Public Library at 626-744-4066 or email the Pasadena Public Library.

Jack and the Beanstalk: The Puppet Musical

Virtual Event: Wednesday, July 8, 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy Noteworthy Puppets an their virtual puppet show for children. Click here to learn more!

The Library is excited to announce the launch of the Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Online Book Club. And the best part, the book is free to download and we have an unlimited number of copies! In this totally online community, readers can connect with their fellow community members through the enjoyment of reading and discussing books. The book club participants will read one book every two to three months, so readers will have plenty of time for each book. The first book club title is The Burglar by bestselling author Thomas Perry. Future books will include topics related to lifelong learning, social issues, literature, psychology, and other user-submitted ideas. Click here to sign up!


Children'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.


Coronavirus A Book For Children-COVER SMCoronavirus: A Book For Children


Staff recommend parents review and share this new book for children ages preschool to grade 6. Click here to read and download it for free.

Until we reopen…
  • Click here to get a Library eCard and enjoy all our digital resources.
  • 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.


Library Mobile 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:

  • READ eBooks and eMagazines
  • STREAM or download music and movies.
  • LEARN a language or take an online course.
  • SEARCH the Library catalog
  • ACCESS your Library account

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