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The Glendora Public Library has over 146,000 items in our collection.

Adult Collection

  • Newly arrived books on displayFiction: mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, westerns, classics, new and popular titles, short stories, best sellers, works in foreign languages
  • Non-fiction: all subject areas with special collections in travel, career & test, Glendora history, self help & consumer law books, personal business forms, small business information, biographies, consumer information, auto repair, foreign language
  • Reference: all areas including subject encyclopedias, California law, medical, literary criticism, dictionaries, biographies, antiques, City of Glendora council meetings, special agenda, Environmental Impact Reports, budget, Community Information, magazines/newspapers, microfilm/microfiche, audio books on cd and cassette, electronic books.
  • DVDs/Videos: classic films and non-fiction including travel, biographies, history, sports, dance, religion, and exercise.
  • Databases with subject specific information available within the library and remotely selected weblinks collection.

Teen

Teens on scavenger huntOur Young Adult collection has 4,600 items.

  • Fiction: popular, classics, school reading materials, series
  • Non-fiction: all subject areas with special collections in Cliffs notes, hot topics, biographies, history, current events,sports, graphic novels, college materials, college preparation, career & test
  • Reference: encyclopedias, all subject areas; limited Reference collection in the Young Adult area with access to the adult Reference collection Magazines
  • Online tutors for homework help
  • Student Databases
  • selected weblinks collection

Children

Baby readingThe Children’s collection has 33,535 items and has it’s own room and storytime area.

  • Children’s Catalog: catalog of materials easy for children to search
  • Fiction: picture books, board books, easy readers, paperbacks, books from school reading lists, mysteries, Caldecott/Newbury award winners, science fiction, new and popular titles, chapter books, classics
  • Non-fiction: all subject areas with special collections in California missions, Native Americans, biographies, science experiments, animals, “how-to” books, poetry, sports, fairy tales
  • Reference: all subject areas including encyclopedias, biographies, science experiments, California missions, Native Americans
  • Read-Alongs: book with accompanying cd/cassette
  • Audio books: books recorded on cd or cassette
  • Foreign language: limited materials in Spanish, Chinese, French, German
  • Magazines: some available for checkout
  • DVDs/Videos: all items available for checkout and are rated “G”.
  • Databases: available from home (Tumblebooks & World Book)