Holiday Closings
All IndyPL locations will be closed on December 24, 25 and 26 for the Christmas holiday, except the InfoZone, which will be open on December 26 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
All IndyPL locations will be closed on January 1 and 2, 2017 for the New Year's holiday, except for the InfoZone which will be open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day.


 

Glendale Shopping Center
6101 N. Keystone Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46220
317-275-4410

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Magazines & Newspapers 24/7 at Home
Glendale Branch, Dec 13 9:00AM

Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch, Dec 13 10:30AM

Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch, Dec 14 10:30AM

Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics at Glendale
Glendale Branch, Dec 15 9:00AM

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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.

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Glendale Branch

This location is included in our Strategic Plan for significant improvements.
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Glendale Branch

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Meet the Branch Manager

Melissa Wooton

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Melissa Wooton

Hi, I'm Melissa Wooton, manager of the Glendale Branch. I enjoy reading anything Bill Bryson writes. Our branch is just a short walk or elevator ride to the second floor—in addition to books, movies and computers, we have a beautiful quiet room and several other amenities. Say hello to Wynkin, Blynkin & Nod the penguins on your way out!

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

Desktop computer icon 32 Public Computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office
Printer icon Color Printing Services
scanner Document Scanner
Fax icon Outgoing Fax, $1/page
Wifi icon Free Wireless Internet Access
Printer icon Mobile Printing Service
Files icon Copy Machine(s)
Users icon Meeting Room(s) Available for Public Reservation
Cart icon Self-service Checkout
Credit card icon Credit Cards Accepted for Fee Payment
ABC Block icon Early Literacy Stations

Other Amenities & Services

Wheelchair icon Assistive Technology
Drink icon Vending Machines
Sound off icon Quiet Room