Central Library Renovation

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Watch this GTV6 video about the 2015 Central Library Renovation.

The Central Library’s renovation was implemented in three phases.

Phase 1

Book StacksLibrary Basement - Home to staff offices and Friends of the Library Book Store
West Book Stacks
Destination for to the new reinvigorated teen space, Central Library’s  MakerSpace, updated study carrels, additional tables and seating, and new computer bar
New Central plant (HVAC/Electrical/Mechanical)



Phase 2

Harvard Construction Front StepsFront North Entrance and Plaza
Second Level West (current)
Administration offices, six conference rooms, Fictions collections, and updated Glendale History Room




Phase 3

Central Main Floor RenderingFirst Level East
ADA public restrooms, International collections, Genocide Memorial collection, Genocide Remembrance room, one stop service desk, digital lab, new additional reading and study space

Second Level East
Reading Spa, updated Auditorium with green room, audio mixing room, adjoining catering kitchen, and updated Children’s Room, Main Central Reading area, and an expanded seating area.