Janet Stone, Library Director
140 S. Glendora Ave., Glendora, CA 91741
The mission of the library: The Glendora Public Library and Cultural Center enriches the community by connecting people to the world of ideas, information, and imagination to support their work, education, personal growth, and enjoyment. The Library stimulates civic involvement and is a symbol of the community’s well-being.
The Glendora Public Library accomplishes its mission through a partnership between the City of Glendora, the Library Board of Trustees, G.P.L. Friends Foundation and a dedicated, customer service-driven library staff.
The Library is comprised of three divisions: Administration and Development Office; Public Services; and Support Services, serving 1,000 visitors each day, six days/51 hours a week. The Library’s 11 full-time and 19 part-time staff members are cross-trained and share responsibilities for backstage and front-line service maximizing the Library’s ability to respond to the everchanging needs of our community of users.
The Library has a collection of approximately 138,000 items in a variety of formats, such as books, electronic books (e-books), audio books on compact disk (CD), tape and digital Playaway, music CDs, software programs, educational and classic movies on DVD and Blu-ray, magazine subscriptions, newspaper subscriptions and pieces of microform.
The Library’s website was created and is maintained by Library staff. It is available from home, school or work 24 hours a day, seven days a week effectively creating an internet branch library. It hosts 16 information databases, one interactive homework tutor service, 24/7 web-based reference service, two electronic book (downloadable) subscription databases, one children’s ebook database, a Weblinks collections for subject access to the internet and specialized website links for children and teens. The public can access their library accounts, renew materials, place holds.