Central Library Renovation

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Watch this GTV6 video about the Central Library Renovation.

The Central Library’s renovation will be implemented in three phases.

Phase 1

BookStacks1Library 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

HarvardConstructionFrontStepsNewWebFront 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
Expanded seating area

Download a map with the new service hours at our neighborhood libraries.