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Fun Fact: three of our library buildings are connected to Glendale Fire Stations** Enjoy One Book, One Glendale programs for the whole family in partnership with the Glendale Fire Department:

  • Library Connection - Monday, September 23, 5 pm - Storytime and fire safety tips
  • Montrose Library** - Tuesday, October 1, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Library staff will lead an ice cream social with Glendale Fire Department staff on site who will meet with children, give fire/emergency prevention information and lead truck tours
  • Central Library - Saturday, October 5, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Career seminar presented by the Glendale Verdugo Fire Academy & International Public Safety Leadership & Ethics Institute (teens & adults)
  • Central Library - One Book, One Glendale - Monday, October 7, 7:00 p.m. - Join Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Director Gary Shaffer in a candid conversation with acclaimed author Susan Orlean, as they discuss her National bestseller, The Library Book (teens & adults)
  • Pacific Park Library - Tuesday, October 8, 3:00-4:30 p.m. - Storytime and fire truck tour
  • Central Library - Wednesday, October 9, 10:30-11:30 a.m. - Storytime and fire truck tour
  • Casa Verdugo Library** - Wednesday, October 9, 5:00 p.m. - Storytime, fire safety tips and CPR training for children.
  • Chevy Chase Library** - Saturday, October 12, 12:00-1:00 p.m. - Library staff will lead an ice cream social in conjunction with Fire Station 23 open house
  • Grandview Library - Friday, October 18, 4:00 p.m. - Storytime, fire safety tips and fire truck tour
  • Central Library - Saturday, October 19, 2:00 p.m. - Fire safety tips and CPR training for children

 One Book/One Glendale reading events bring the community together to read and experience the same book.


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An ongoing program just for preschool children, ages 0-6, and their families to encourage daily reading time in the home.  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 TreeHouse@glendalepubliclibrary.org. Click on a book cover to check on its location and availability.  Read More>


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Grade Level Book Lists

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

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With more than 8,500 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–8+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Free for use in our library.  Read More>
With more than 8,500 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–8+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Free for use in our library.  Read More>


With more than 8,500 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–8+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Free for use in our library.  Read More>
With more than 8,500 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–8+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Free for use in our library.  Read More>