Glendale Library Insider for April 2021

Glendale Library Insider for April 2021 
Glendale Public Library will soon be welcoming back patrons with full services following months of modified and limited offerings.
The Glendale Public Library will reopen Monday, April 19, 2021, with expanded operating hours designed to benefit residents. All branches will be closed April 16-18 in preparation for the reopening.
Effective April 19, 2021, all Glendale libraries will operate on the following schedule:
                 Sunday              1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
                 Monday            12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
                 Tuesday           10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
                 Wednesday      10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
                 Thursday          10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
                 Friday               10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
                 Saturday           10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In addition to libraries reopening with new expanded operating hours, there will also be physical changes made at the Main Library and the Foothills Library to improve the customer experience by centralizing the service desks.
Additionally, all branches will have concierge greeters, assistance at the
checkout areas and roving customer service staff.
Glendale Library staff is excited to welcome the public back and are committed to following recommended health guidelines. Safety practices will include regularly sanitizing public use equipment and computers, making touchless hand sanitizing stations available and continuing popular virtual programming. Social distancing is encouraged, and the use of face coverings is welcomed.
Although the libraries are fully reopening, virtual programming continues. To see our full slate of virtual programs, click the button below!
Community Services Survey
We are conducting an independent confidential survey with residents who have recently used specific programs. Your feedback will help us improve our service to you and it will only take a few minutes of your time.

You can access the survey in two ways:
1. Text "Glendale” to 602-428-3338.
2. Go to
3. Please complete the survey in early April 2021.

The City of Glendale Community Services Department appreciates your feedback.
Earth Day - Birds in the Garden!
Kids and families can celebrate Earth Day with a virtual tour of the wildlife garden at the Main Library! Join library staff and special guests from the Sonoran Audubon Society and the City of Glendale Water Services Department to learn about the birds that make the garden home. We'll also read a book about our feathered friends and learn how to make a cool bird craft! Click the button below to watch, starting April 22.
Watch the video here
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