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Summer Reading

Read a book this summer and tell us about it for your chance to win a book basket. Prizes are sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

  • Read/listen to books, magazines, comics, or whatever you like.
  • Complete this form below and return it to any Glendale library location by August 21. You can also download the form here.
  • Each unique bookmark is an additional entry into the raffle for prizes. The more you read the more chances you have to win.
    At the end of the Summer Reading Program, winners will be drawn and contacted by Library, Arts & Culture staff.

TEEN MakerSpace Programs -  EARN COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS on Wednesdays at the Downtown Central Library MakerSpace. All participating teens will receive community service hours after each program. Participants for all the programs in the MakerSpace need a completed MakerSpace User agreement. Users 13-17 years old must have parent or legal guardian sign the agreement form on their behalf. Users must have a library card in good standing to use the MakerSpace.

These programs below require a reservation and a MakerSpace Agreement. To reserve your spot at a MakerSpace Teen program, email Aeloyan@glendaleca.gov.

These programs are open to TEENS and require a reservation.

JUNE 13 - Experience Virtual Reality and Learn about Different 3D Platforms, @ 5pm
JUNE 20 - 3D Printing Fundamentals for Teens, @ 5pm
JUNE 27 - Custom Mug Decal, @ 5pm
JULY 11 - Prepare 3D Models for Design, @ 5pm
JULY 18 - Basic Sewing for Teens, @ 11am - 2pm
JULY 25 - Sew Covers for iPads, @ 11am - 2pm
AUGUST 1 - Learn How to Hand Knit, @ 7 - 9pm
AUGUST 8 - Create Small Pyramid Hologram Illusion Makers, @ 5pm

The three programs below are open to ALL TEENS, no reservation needed.

JUNE 6 - Super Cool 3D Hand Art, @ 5pm
AUGUST 15 - Mobile Music Production using iPads (10), @ 5pm
AUGUST 22 - End of Summer Party –Games, Music and Snacks, @ 5pm

  • For more information, please call 818-937-7839.    


Teens can earn community service hours writing online book reviews: 

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