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City of Glendale Library Hosting Skills for Teen Parents Program Series

This new program series is open to pregnant or parenting young adults between the ages of 13 – 21. All programs will feature storytimes for children during the workshops. Workshops are held at the Pacific Park Library on the third Thursday of every month. Call 818-548-3760 to pre-register. This project is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Upcoming Events

My Life Plan

Thursday, January 14, 6:00 p.m., Pacific Park Library

Read Together: Early Literacy Tips

Thursday, January 28, 6:00 p.m., Pacific Park Library


Parenting Workshop: Cyber Bullying

Wednesday, January 13, 6:00 p.m., Library Connection @ Adams Square

Join us in learning and understanding different types of bullying and explore first steps in forming a plan to respond to bullying with your child. Presented by Dr. Ilin Magran, Glendale Unified School District Student Support Services.

Armenian Parent Support Group

Tuesday, January 19, 6:30 p.m., Library Connection @ Adams Square

Sponsored by Lanterman Regional Center. For more information call 818-548-3833.

Teen Events—Community Service Hours

Teen Yarnival Fun Friday, Wednesday, January 8, 4:00 p.m., Central Library

Join us to learn the basics of knitting and also create yarn art.

TAG, Wednesday, January 13 & 27, 4:00 p.m., Central Library

Join us in our Teen Advisory Group to discuss Summer teen programs. The Teen Advisory Group is a chance for you to lend your voice to the services Glendale Public Library provides for teens. In the past few years, the TAG has selected teen books for the library, created displays, planned programs, created public art projects, and much more! Attendance counts for two hours of volunteer credit.

We Be Book ’N--Teen Book Club, Wednesday, January 20, 4:00 p.m., Central Library

Read Paper Towns by John Green and join us for an hour of discussion. Light refreshments will be provided.

Candy Sushi, Saturday, January 30, 1:00 p.m., Central Library

Join us to make Candy Sushi! Showcase your sushi making skills. Supplies will be provided.

Book to Art Club: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Saturday, January 9, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Brand Library & Art Center

This program combines a book discussion and an art project based on themes from the book. Materials will be provided.

Adapting to Alzheimer’s: Support for When Your Parent Becomes Your Child

Wednesday, January 13, 6:00 p.m., Casa Verdugo Library

Author Sherry Lynn Harris discusses coping and support strategies for caregivers.

Booked Solid Adult Book Club

Tuesday, January 12, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Casa Verdugo Library

This month the Club will read and discuss Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark.

Not Your Mother’s Knitting with Julie Kornblum

Thursday, January 14, 7:00 p.m., Brand Library & Art Center

Library Tech Demo – MANGO Languages

Friday, January 15, 11:00 a.m., Library Connection @ Adams Square

Drop in for a hands-on demonstration of our language learning software, MANGO, and set up your own account.

Visual Acoustics with special guest Chris Nichols

Thursday, January 21, 7:00 p.m., Brand Library Recital Hall

This documentary film celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer. Los Angeles Magazine’s Chris Nichols presides over a post-screening discussion. Sponsored by the Brand Associates.

Hrair Hawk Khacherian: 100-2015-2015

Thursday, January 21, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Adult Recreation Center

Renowned Canadian-Armenian photographer Hrair Hawk Khatcherian’s book 100-1915-2015 contains photographs from seventeen years of his work documenting Armenian cultural monuments, churches, monasteries, fortresses, coins, needlework, handicrafts, church vestments, carpets, and artistic objects.

Opera Talk: The Magic Flute

Saturday, January 23, 2:00 p.m., Brand Library Recital Hall

Enjoy a discussion and multimedia presentation of Mozart’s beloved opera from the LA Opera Speakers Bureau.

Montrose Library Adult Book Club

Monday, January 25, 6:15 p.m., Montrose Library

This month the Club will read and discuss Infatuation by Javier Marias.

How to Get a Worker’s Permit

Wednesday, January 27, 6:30 p.m., Library Connection @ Adams Square

Learn about the two orders that provide assistance to immigrants, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of American citizens and residents (DAPA). Learn about the qualifications to apply for your permit, deferred action and what the government requests when submitting the application. This session will be presented in English/Spanish by immigration attorney, Samuel Baumer. Sponsored by Communitas In Motion.

Scout Tufankjian: Yes We Can & There Is Only The Earth

Interviewed by Eric Nazarian

Thursday, January 28, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Adult Recreation Center

Scout Tujankjian is an Armenian-American photojournalist and author based in Brooklyn, New York. She is well known for her photos of American President Barack Obama during his campaign leading up to his presidency. She is also known for her photojournalism work on the Armenian diaspora.

Hands-On Workshop with David Orozco

Saturday, January 30, 10:30 a.m., Brand Library & Art Center

Fiber artist Orozco will introduce hyperbolic crochet that applies mathematical principles to crochet patterns to create wonderful organic shapes. And you don’t have to do any arithmetic! Beginners welcome. Materials provided.

Brand Associates Music Series

Saturday, January 30, 2:00 p.m., Brand Library Recital Hall

Barks & Books

Children can read to a dog (and their human volunteers) at many Library, Arts & Culture locations through a unique partnership with the Pasadena Humane Society. Watch episode 5 of our Check Us Out YouTube videos to learn more about Barks & Books.

Holiday Closures

  • Friday - Sunday, January 1 - 3, New Year’s Holiday Weekend

  • Saturday – Monday, January 16 – 18, President’s Day Holiday Weekend

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