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    Downtown Central Library
    222 East Harvard Street
    Glendale, CA 91205
    818-548-2021          FAX 818-548-7225        

    Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Friday, Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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    • Service Desk, 818-548-2021 
    • Adult Literacy Program, 818-548-6450
    • Glendale History Room, 818-548-3749
    • Friends of the Glendale Public Library, 818-546-2538
    • Library Tours & Public Relations, 818-548-2042
    • Telephone Renewals, 818-548-8010
    • Administration, 818-548-2030
    • Recorded Information, 818-548-2020

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    PARKING

    • Visitors to Downtown Central Library receive 3 hours FREE parking across Harvard Street at the Marketplace parking structure with validation at the service desk.
    • Handicapped parking is available on the east side of the building. Short term parking spaces are available on the east and south sides of the building.
    • Metered parking is available on Harvard Street and on the west side of the building in Lot #10. 

    BUS SERVICE  
    • The Central Library is accessible by MTA bus lines 92 (Brand/Harvard), 180/181 (Brand/Broadway), 780 (Brand/Broadway), and 183 (Brand/Colorado).
    • The Central Library is also accessible by the Glendale Beeline, Routes 1 & 2 (Brand/Harvard), 3 & 4 (Louise/Harvard), and 6 (Louise/Colorado).