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All Library, Arts & Culture Locations will be closed Tuesday, July 4. Read More>

©Girouard_Armsbot color 72Summer Reading Program - May 20 - July 29

Pick up your reading log at any of Glendale library

Read or listen to 8 books

Bring your completed log back to any Glendale library to claim a prize book

This program is made possible through a generous grant from the Friends of the Library. Download the Family Events or see our Summer events page for great Summer Reading Program events.

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LUNCH is ON US - June 5 - August 4

Thanks to a partnership with Glendale Unified School District a free lunch for toddlers to teens will be served at the libraries below, please note that days and times vary. Join us eight times during the summer to earn another free summer reading program book.

  •  Downtown Central Library & Grandview Library - 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Casa Verdugo Library & Library Connection @ Adams Square - 11:40 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

Download our current Family Events or our Adult/Teen events brochures and find out about all the fun you and your family can have at our libraries!


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

A new program just for preschool children, ages 0-6, and their families to encourage daily reading time in the home. This program will be ongoing. 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>