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One Book One Glendale

On Monday, October 7, 2019, an audience of over 250 enjoyed a candid conversation between acclaimed author Susan Orlean and Gary Shaffer, Director of Library, Arts & Culture, as they discussed her National Bestseller and our One Book, One Glendale selection, The Library Book. A dazzling love letter to libraries and librarians -- and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries -- from the bestselling author hailed as a "national treasure" by The Washington Post. Read (or listen to) The Library Book. <Search the catalog for The Library Book>


Enjoy more 2019 One Book, One Glendale  programs for the whole family in partnership with the Glendale Fire Department:

FOR TEENS & ADULTS

  • Central Library • Saturday, Oct 5 • 9am–5pm • Career seminar presented by the Glendale Verdugo Fire Academy and the International Public Safety Leadership & Ethics Institute (Click here for Required Pre-Registration & $55 Fee Information)
  • Central Library • Monday, October 7 • 7pm • MEET THE AUTHOR -- Join Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Director Gary Shaffer in a candid conversation with acclaimed author Susan Orlean, as they discuss her National Bestseller and our One Book, One Glendale selection, The Library Book. A dazzling love letter to libraries and librarians -- and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries -- from the bestselling author hailed as a "national treasure" by The Washington Post. Read (or listen to) The Library Book.
  • Central Library • Wednesday, Oct 16 • 1pm-3pm & 6pm-7:30pm • SAVE YOUR MEMORIES: Learn how to scan, save and organize personal documents and photos online (Click here to register. Search: Save Your Memories)

FOR CHILDREN

Fun Fact: three of our library buildings are connected to Glendale Fire Stations. **

  • 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
  • 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.