Glendale Library cards are FREE to all Maricopa County residents with photo ID and proof of address. Click here to find out how to get one!
All Glendale Public Libraries will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21 and remain closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving. The library book drops will not be open during these times.
The Main Glendale Library will not have quiet study areas available on Dec. 8, 2018, as it is will be hosting it’s third annual pop-culture convention. Quiet study areas can be found at the Velma Teague or Foothills Library this day.
Glendale Public Library Services Expand to Western Glendale Construction Now Underway
The construction of Glendale’s fourth and newest public library branch, located on the grounds of Heroes Regional Park near 83rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road, officially commenced on June 11, 2018. The new 7,500 sq. ft. library is projected to serve 80,000 visitors annually and bring an array of branch library services and the latest innovations in library technologies to the western portion of our city’s municipality. Click here for more information.
LIBCON West Is Coming! Saturday, December 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Glendale Main Library (5959 W. Brown St.)
Get ready to let loose, drop in, and geek out! Glendale Public Library is proud to present our third annual library comic convention. Celebrate all things pop culture, with cosplay, gaming, crafts, stories, authors, artists, trivia, shopping, food trucks, prizes and more at this free, family-friendly event. We have activities for all ages! For more information, visit www.libconwest.org.
Now Open Eight More Hours Per Week!
We're pleased to announce that you can now visit the Foothills Branch on Thursdays from 10 AM-2 PM and the Velma Teague Branch on Fridays from 10 AM-2 PM. Both locations were formerly closed on those days.
Latest in a series of increases to library operating hours, this change will result in over 400 more operating hours per year system-wide without increasing staff or costs to Glendale taxpayers. To view all of our operating hours, click here. We look forward to seeing you!
Mobile Print Services
You can print directly from our library computers -- or from anywhere! Click here to send your documents from your mobile device, laptop, or home computer.
Culture Pass News Please take a moment to submit this brief Culture Pass survey. If you would like more information about the Culture Pass program, click here for details.
Glendale Public Library meeting rooms are available to rental for resident and nonresident, nonprofit and commercial groups. Click here for more information.
Main Library's Xeriscape Garden
Did you know that visiting a garden is good for your health? It’s true! Come visit the Glendale Xeriscape (low-water-use) Demonstration Garden that surrounds the Glendale Main Library. With over 400 species of desert-adapted plants, the garden showcases landscape practices that are in harmony with the Sonoran Desert. The rich diversity of plants, abundant shade, and natural setting create a welcome respite for wildlife and people. Click here for details.