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6101 North Keystone Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46220

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Glendale Hours

Mon - Tue 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wed - Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Glendale Branch Rendering

The new Glendale Branch Library is scheduled to open in the Summer of 2023. It will be located at 3660 East 62nd Street at the corner of 62nd and Olney, the site of the former John Strange Elementary School.

Some exciting features of the new building:

  • Maximize access to Library services and collections
  • Improve Library access and visibility
  • Increase access to computers and new technologies
  • Group study rooms and tutoring spaces
  • Community meeting room with a capacity of 100
  • Energy resource conservation - LEEDv4 Silver Certification
  • Drive-up material return
  • 24,800 square feet

The Broad Ripple community has enjoyed library service at various sites since 1930. The first stand-alone library opened in 1949 adjacent to School No. 80 and continued at that location until a larger branch opened in Broad Ripple Park in 1986. Facing a need for continued growth, the current Glendale Branch was constructed in 2000 and became the country’s first full-service library in a major shopping mall.

Amenities & Services
Internet Access
  • Public computers with Microsoft Office
  • Early learning computer stations
  • Free Wi-Fi
Meeting Space
Study Rooms

Outgoing Fax
Exam Proctoring
Bike Rack
Walk-Up Book Return
Drive-Up Book Return
Assistive Technology
Seed Library
  • Open for seed checkout during regular library hours (March-October)

Upcoming Events at Glendale
Storytime at Glendale - Babies

Storytime at Glendale - Babies

Glendale Branch

Children ages 0-2 and a caregiver are invited for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed with our littlest patrons in mind! Stay for playtime and meet other caregivers. No registration is required.

Teen Recycled Book Art

Teen Recycled Book Art

Glendale Branch

Books are good for more than reading! Have you ever wondered what to do with your old books? In this 1.5 hour workshop we will repurpose old books into works of art.

Storytime at Glendale - Toddlers

Storytime at Glendale - Toddlers

Glendale Branch

Children ages 2-3 and a caregiver are invited for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities designed with growing toddlers in mind! No registration is required.


The Glendale Branch will relocate in 2023. The new branch will be built on library owned property and will be an accessible, stand-alone branch. The new Glendale Library will include study rooms, activity area, and an enlarged computer lab.

Branch Manager
Judy Gray

Judy Gray

Hi, I'm Judy Gray, Branch Manager for Glendale. My favorite book is All the Presidents Men by Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward. I hope you’ll visit our location soon. For questions or comments, please feel free to contact me. We are always happy to help!

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