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It's spooky season!  Halloween fun at the library for all ages! Featuring Halloween ComicFest and so much more!
Halloween Fun at the Library!
It's spooky season! We've got Halloween fun for everyone at the library, including Halloween ComicFest, Zombie LARP, Boo Bash, Scary STEAM, and so much more!
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Landlord/Tenant Free Legal Clinic - Thursday, November 9, 4-7 p.m., Main Library - 602-340-7293
Landlord/Tenant Free Legal Clinic
Meet with an attorney for a consultation on landlord and tenant issues at this free legal clinic on Thursday, November 9, from 4-7 p.m. at the Main Library.
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Glendale Public Library App -- Browse the library's collections, place and manage holds, and renew materials from your smartphone!
New Library App
Access the library with our convenient new mobile app!
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New extended operating hours, beginning September 5! -- Monday & Thursday, 10 AM - 8 PM; Tuesday & Wednesday, 10 AM - 4 PM; Friday,, 10 AM - 6 PM; Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM; Sunday, 1 PM - 5 PM
2023 Extended Operating Hours
The Glendale Public Library is excited to announce new extended operating hours, beginning September 5!
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2023-2024 Full Steam Ahead @ Glendale Library
Full STEAM Ahead at Glendale Public Library
The Glendale Public Library has been awarded the Full STEAM Ahead @ GPL LSTA Grant that will fund STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) learning opportunities for community members of all ages across all four Glendale Public Library locations.
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Mobile Office to Go
Mobile Office to Go!
A Mobile Office to Go kit contains a Chromebook, a printer, and a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot with internet service that you can use for free!
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Bring the Internet Home with a Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot!
Does your family need to use the internet at home, but you don’t have access? Check out our Wi-Fi hotspot collection at the Glendale Public Library!
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Storyline: Stories by Phone!
Hey, kids! Ever wish you could have a story read to you at any time? YOU CAN! Call the Storyline each week to hear a new story read aloud by our storytelling squad!
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Readers Concierge Service
Readers Concierge Service
Let the Glendale Public Library help you find your new favorite reads with our Readers Concierge service!
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Get an eCard from Home!
Are you a Maricopa County resident who wants to enjoy Glendale Public Library’s resources from home, but you lack a library card? We have an online library card just for you!
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When you can't come to the library, the library can come to you! With Library@Home, you can take advantage of our many options for entertainment, education, and information while staying at home.
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Free scanning is available
Free Scanning Is Available
All Glendale Public Library locations now have free black & white/color scanning available through our public copy machines. Please bring your own USB drive to save your scanned files.
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Discovery and Exploration Backpacks
Discovery and Exploration Backpacks
The Glendale Public Libraries offer a collection of themed Discovery and Exploration Backpacks for families and patrons of all ages.
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