Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Library Services, Information, and Resources
Posted on 04/19/2021
New Opening HoursWe are pleased to announce that all Glendale Public Libraries have resumed full service as of April 19, 2021. All locations were closed April 16-18 to prepare for reopening. Patron mask use is not required; however, masks are available upon request.

New Opening Hours Announced!
Effective Monday, April 19 at all four library locations, our new hours are:

Monday 12 - 8 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday  1 - 5 p.m.


Click here to view the news release.

Although we're fully open again, we still have many services for you to use at home. Remember, when you can't come to the library, the library can come to you! 

Programs & Events
Please visit our calendar at bit.ly/gplazevents for more information about book groups and other programs being held online through video conferencing. In addition, please take a look at our virtual events on video at Library@Home. We're offering pre-recorded musical performances, storytimes, crafts, and more.

Get an eCard without Leaving Home!
Don't have a library card? Get an eCard from home and enjoy access to all the library's online content for free! After submitting this application form, you will receive a response containing your new eCard number and PIN within two business days. 

eBooks, Movies, Music & More
With our Library@Home resources, you can take advantage of our many options for entertainment, education, and information while staying at home. 

Our 
digital library and databases are available 24/7 online with your Glendale Public Library Card and PIN (by default, the last four digits of your phone number). 

Read eBooks, comic books, and magazines, listen to audiobooks and music, and watch streaming videos with the 
Greater Phoenix Digital LibraryhooplaFreegal, and more. Take advantage of live online tutoring for all ages from certified tutors through Brainfuse HelpNow. If you need assistance using these resources, please use our online instructions
, call, or email us.


Find Help
Updated coronavirus information from the city of Glendale is available at www.glendaleaz.com/coronavirus. Don't miss their extensive list of places to get helpFurther information and resources will be posted as they become available.

Resources related to the coronavirus include:
  • Arizona Department of Health Services - The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership.
  • Arizona Together - Arizona Together is an initiative to support Arizonans during the COVID-19 outbreak, connecting individuals and businesses to resources, raising money for community organizations and providing information on volunteer opportunities.
  • COVID-Explained - Find the facts about the virus. How does it spread? How is it treated? Who does it affect most? A team of researchers and students at Brown, MIT, Harvard, Mass General and elsewhere offers unbiased information to help you make good decisions.

The library's IDEA Center also offers links to an assortment of business, employment, and financial resources which provide useful information and practical help.