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December 2015 News and Events from Glendale Public LIbrary

Holiday Musical Performances at the Library

Stay warm and relax with free performances at the Glendale Public Library! Acoustic players of all skill levels are welcome to join in at our Acoustic and Bluegrass Jams at the Foothills and Main Libraries. Not a player? Enjoy acoustic music at the Glendale Coffeehouse programs, featuring local musicians in a laid-back setting. Get into the holiday spirit with performances from the Grace Lutheran Handbell Choir and Flutasia Flute Quartet. For more information about musical performances at the library, click here.

Gallery Glendale: The Phoenix Artists Guild Fine Art Exhibition

Over 80 original works of art in various media by valley professional artists will be on exhibit and available for sale at Gallery Glendate at Westgate Entertainment Center, Suite D-102, Tuesday - Sunday (closed Mondays), from Nov. 4 to Dec. 27, from 3 to 9 p.m., Phoenix Artists Guild was established over three decades ago to encourage appreciation of fine arts, promote educational programs and foster cooperation among artists at all skill levels. Meet the artists at our reception on Friday, Dec. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit www.glendaleaz.com/galleryglendale.

Holiday Hours

When planning your visit to the library this month, it helps to know our holiday hours!
The Glendale Public Libraries will be closed on the following days:

Thursday, December 24th
Friday, December 25th
Friday, January 1st

Also, the Main Library and Velma Teague Branch will close at 5:00 PM on Thursday, December 31st.

Want to Keep Kids Reading Over Winter Break? Try TumbleBooks!

TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking books which teach children the joys of reading in a format they'll love, as well as audiobooks and read-alongs for older kids. Collections include licensed titles from publishers such as Simon & Schuster, Chronicle Books, Candlewick Press, and HarperCollins, among others. The collections provide enrichment and skills building to advanced and beginning readers. To access TumbleBooks click here, and choose from TumbleBooks Library, TumbleBooks Cloud and TumbleBooks Cloud Jr. Just log in with your library card number and PIN to access this great resource.

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Glendale Public Library

  • Foothills Branch: 19055 N. 57th Ave. Glendale, AZ 85308 (623) 930-3830
  • Main Library: 5959 W Brown St. Glendale, AZ 85302 (623) 930-3530
  • Velma Teague Branch: 7010 N. 58th Ave. Glendale, AZ 85301 (623) 930-3430