Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
All Indianapolis Public Library locations will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21 and will be closed on Thursday, November 22 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.


Glendale Shopping Center
6101 N. Keystone Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46220

IndyPL Seed Library icon Visit IndyPL Seed Library

Upcoming Branch EventsRSS icon

Microsoft Word 2010 Level II
Glendale Branch, Nov 15 9:00AM

My Life as an 8-Year-Old Engineer
Glendale Branch, Nov 17 3:00PM

Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch, Nov 20 10:30AM

Glendale Branch, Nov 20 6:00PM

» More branch events

Accessing Glendale Branch

Patrons wishing to access the Glendale Branch must use either entrance on the lower level facing North Keystone Avenue, known as the Staples entrance. The entrance on the far left is accessible to the public stairway and the middle entrance has access to the elevators.

After entering through the doors at this level, patrons will veer left and use the elevator to the second floor which leads to the Glendale Branch entrance.

Flickr icon View photos of Glendale Branch

Glendale Branch

This location is included in our Strategic Plan for significant improvements.
See more about the library’s Building Projects. »

Glendale Branch

12–5 10–8 10–8 10–8 10–6 10–6 10–5


Meet the Branch Manager

Judy Gray

E-mail icon Contact Judy

Judy Gray

Hi, I'm Judy Gray, manager of the Glendale Branch. Reading is one of my favorite things to do and Clive Cussler is my favorite author. In my free time I am a volunteer with the Whitewater Valley Railroad in Connersville, Indiana. Please stop by the Glendale Branch and introduce yourself. Our branch is worth the walk!

About Glendale Branch

The first public library branch to serve the Broad Ripple Community opened its doors on December 15, 1930 in a storefront building on East 63rd Street. Eight years later the library relocated to the first floor of the Masonic Lodge Building on what is now Guilford Avenue.

The first building constructed as a library for Broad Ripple opened on March 28, 1949 adjacent to School Number 80, just south of the Masonic Lodge. This new facility served the community well until the early 1980's when higher and higher circulation and a growing collection made expansion necessary. A new 11,500 square-foot branch library opened on a two-acre tract of land in Broad Ripple Park on March 22, 1986.

The Broad Ripple Library again faced the need to grow but with no feasible way of expanding on its two-acre tract. The Kite Development Corp. approached library officials with a lease proposal offering over 33,000 square feet of space to the library as an anchor store in Glendale Mall. After careful consideration of what the facility could offer in terms of expanded programming, book and media collections, technology, meeting rooms, study space, and parking, IndyPL accepted the mall's proposal.

The Glendale Branch Library opened its doors to the public on October 23, 2000 and became the country's first full-service library in a major shopping mall.

Branch Amenities & Services

PCs 32 - Public Computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office
early literacy icon Early Literacy Stations
self-check icon Self-service Checkout
WIFI icon Free Wireless Internet Access
printer icon Color Printing Services
printer icon Mobile Printing Service
copies icon Color Copy Machine(s)
scanner icon Document Scanner
PCs Outgoing Fax
Users icon Meeting Room(s) Available for Public Reservation
sound-off icon Quiet Room(s)
Books icon Walk-up book return
driveup icon Drive-up book return
credit card icon Credit Cards Accepted for Fines, Fees and Services


Assistive Technology icon Assistive Technology

seed icon Seed Library