The Glendale Branch is now closed.
Glendale will reopen on Saturday, March 30, 2024 at its new location at 3660 East 62nd Street, the former site of John Strange Elementary School.
The Branch is expected to reopen with:
Beginning February 12, the Glendale Branch hold pickup location will be the Lawrence Branch. You can change your pickup location to another branch by clicking “My Account” on our website, or ask a staff member for assistance.
The Glendale Branch book drop will NOT be open. Patrons should return items to alternate locations.
Renewals may be done in person, by phone through Telephone Renewal 317-269-5222, or on the website at “My Account.”
If you are unable to visit one of the alternate locations or have transportation concerns, feel free to reach out to our Outreach Department at 317-275-4075 for home delivery service.
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.