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S.T.E.A.M. Programs

Children can enjoy STEAM programs at our libraries. <Read More> about these free Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math programs


All Library, Arts & Culture locations will be closed Saturday - Monday, January 19 - 21, 2019, for the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday weekend.   <Read More>

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See the 2018 Bookmark Contest winners and get ready for the 2019 contest!  <Read More>







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  • Contact the Downtown Central Library Children's Room - 818-548-2035
  • Meeting Rooms - Reservations & Policies   Read More>

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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>

Parent's Shelf

Parenting resources on the Web.  Read More> 

Grade Level Book Lists

These lists include recommended books by grade level.  Click on the desired grade to see a list.  Read More>

Subject Book Lists

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