All three Glendale Public Library locations will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25 in observance of Thanksgiving. The library will remain closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27. The outdoor bookdrops will also be closed and no items will be due on this holiday.
Beginning Oct. 1: New Fall Hours at the Velma Teague Library
Monday & Thursday: 1-8 p.m.; Tuesday & Wednesday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.;
Friday & Sunday: Closed; Saturday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Create, Connect, Collaborate: Sept. 2014 - July 2015
Watch this video filled with your comments and photos to see how our grant-funded Create, Connect, Collaborate project helped to "bring the family closer together," inspired confidence and creativity, and was just generally "awesome."
GCC Unidos Free Film Series
Our neighbor, Glendale Community College, is presenting a free four-part film series. Titles include Precious Knowledge (Sept. 30); The Longoria Affair (Nov. 5); A Class Apart (Feb. 24); and The State of Arizona (Apr. 7). All shows start at 6:30 p.m. in the GCC Student Union. For more information, click here.
Culture Pass News Please take a moment to submit this brief Culture Pass Survey. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please note that the Phoenix Zoo and the Children's Museum of Phoenix have left the culture pass program. Click here for details.
Our Favorite Reads
If we could give our own awards, these would be our blue-ribbon books. Click here to meet some of our staff and browse their best-beloved reads.
Monthly Staff Picks
Looking for something good to read? Click here to try some of our monthly staff picks. These books were read and enjoyed by people who work right here at the library -- and we're people who know books.
Brown Bag Booktalks
Why not join Judy, Stephanie, and Evelyn at one of our quarterly Brown Bag Booktalks? You bring your lunch; we'll bring the coffee and some fresh-brewed book recommendations. Feel free to bring a book to share with the group. In the meantime, click here to enjoy the booklist from the last booktalk.
Glendale Public Library meeting rooms are available to rental for resident and nonresident, nonprofit and commercial groups. Click here for more information.