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222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
818-548-2021 http://www.glendaleca.gov/government/departments/library-arts-culture

September 2013

Loading Dock Book Sale at The Central Library

Saturday, September 14, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Mobile Technology Class

Saturday, September 14, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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"Discover how easy it is to use your mobile device to download eBooks, search the library catalog and learn a new language. Bring your own device or borrow one of the Library's iPads. Register before September 6. For more information please contact: Keith Kesler at (818) 548-6450"

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Opera Talks, Carmen

Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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"Speakers from the Los Angeles Opera Speakers Bureau will discuss Carmen as part of the series focusing on the magical and powerful world of opera"

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Mobile Technology Class

Saturday, September 28, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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"Discover how easy it is to use your mobile device to download eBooks, search the library catalog, and learn a new language. Bring your own device or borrow one of the Library's iPads."

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Bolis Screening with Screen Writer

Saturday, September 28, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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"Eric Nazarian's film tells the story of Armenak Mouradian, an Armenian oud musician from the Diaspora who travels to Istanbul to find his grandfather's oud shop and a family heirloom that disappeared during the Armenian Genocide. The film in English, Turkish and Armenian. Running time is 20 minutes."

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November 2013

The Climb of a Lifetime at 13! My Mount Ararat Experience

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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GLENDALE, CA Fourteen-year-old Sebouh Oshagan will describe his climb up Mount Ararat at age 13 with a PowerPoint presentation on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at 7 pm at the Glendale Central Library Auditorium, 222 East Harvard Street in Glendale. Admission is free; seating is limited. The presentation is in English. Library visitors receive 3 hours FREE parking across the street at The MarketPlace parking structure with validation at the Loan Desk. The program is organized by the Library, Arts & Culture Department. Sebouh Oshagan is a 14-year-old ninth grader at Crescenta Valley High School, where he plays junior varsity soccer…

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December 2013

An Exciting Panel Discussion The Challenges Facing Armenian Artists & Writers in Diaspora

Thursday, December 12, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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An Exciting Panel Discussion The Challenges Facing Armenian Artists & Writers in Diaspora   GLENDALE, CA The public is invited on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at 7pm to an exciting panel discussion on The Challenges Facing Armenian Artists & writers in Diaspora, featuring panelists Vahe Berberian, Aris Janigian, Ara Oshagan and Lory Tatoulian. Maria Armoudian will be moderating the panel discussion at the Glendale Central Library Auditorium, 222 East Harvard Street in Glendale. The discussion is in English. Admission is free; seating is limited. Library visitors receive 3 hours FREE parking across the street at The Market Place parking structure…

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January 2014

Into The Light: The Healing Art of Kalman Aron By Susan Beilby Magee

Thursday, January 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Into The Light: The Healing Art of Kalman Aron By Susan Beilby Magee GLENDALE, CA On Thursday, January 9, 2014, at 7pm Author Susan Beilby Magee will present Into the Light : The Healing Art of Kalman Aron, at the Glendale Central Library Auditorium, 222 East Harvard Street in Glendale. The presentation is in English. Admission is free; seating is limited. Library visitors receive 3 hours FREE parking across the street at The Market Place parking structure with validation at the Loan Desk. INTO THE LIGHT: The Healing Art of Kalman Aron relates the life of émigré artist Kalman Aron…

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THE SURVIVOR The Silent Genocide of the Armenians In the City of Khoy, Iran 1917-1918

Thursday, January 23, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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THE SURVIVOR The Silent Genocide of the Armenians In the City of Khoy, Iran 1917-1918 GLENDALE, CA On Thursday, January 23, 2014, at 7pm, the author, Rosemary H. Cohen will present The Survivor, the true story of the silent Genocide of the Armenians by Turkish Ottoman soldiers in the city of Khoy, Iran, at the Glendale Central Library Auditorium, 222 East Harvard Street in Glendale. The presentation is in English. Admission is free; seating is limited. Library visitors receive 3 hours FREE parking across the street at The Market Place parking structure with validation at the Loan Desk. The Survivor…

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February 2014

Chris Bohjalian in conversation with Ardy Kassakhian – One Book / One Glendale

Thursday, February 27, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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  The Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department 2014 One Book/One Glendale reading event will feature award winning author Chris Bohjalian who will discuss his epic novel of the Armenian Genocide, The Sandcastle Girls, in conversation with Glendale City Clerk Ardy Kassakhian. “The Sandcastle Girls’ is a touching story of tragedy, love, and hope set against the backdrop of one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the last century. One of Bohjalian’s most epic stories and one that will have you talking about it for weeks after you’re done.” — Ardy Kassakhian, City Clerk Chris Bohjalian is the critically acclaimed…

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March 2014

Challenges Faced by Armenian-American Youth Today!

Friday, March 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Challenges Faced by Armenian-American Youth Today! GLENDALE, CA Join us on Friday, March 7, 2014, at 7pm, for a very powerful panel discussion on the Challenges Faced by Armenian-American Youth Today, featuring panelists Dr. Emma Oshagan, Dr. Aghop Der-Karabetian and Mr. John Kossakian at the Glendale Central Library Auditorium, 222 East Harvard Street in Glendale. The discussion is in Armenian. Admission is free; seating is limited. Library visitors receive 3 hours FREE parking across the street at The Market Place parking structure with validation at the Loan…

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April 2014

“Human Trafficking, Modern Day Slavery”

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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On Wednesday, April 23at 6:00 pm the Commission on the Status of Women and the YWCA will co-host a discussion titled "Human Trafficking, Modern Day Slavery" at the Central Library Auditorium

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May 2014

Crusades of Cesar Chavez

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Cesar Chavez founded a labor union, launched a movement, and inspired a generation. He rose from migrant worker to national icon, becoming one of the great charismatic leaders of the 20th century. Two decades after his death, Chavez remains the most significant Latino leader in US history. In the first comprehensive biography of Chavez, Miriam Pawel offers a searching yet empathetic portrayal. Chavez emerges here as a visionary figure with tragic flaws; a brilliant strategist who sometimes stumbled; and a canny, streetwise organizer whose pragmatism was often at odds with his elusive, soaring dreams. He was an experimental thinker with…

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September 2014

Guild Opera Company / Arts Education for Children

Saturday, September 27, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Since 1949, Guild Opera Company has introduced more than four million children to the magical world of opera. Students from kindergarten through grade 6 experience and engage with the one art form that encompasses music, theater, dance and visual arts: Opera! Featuring: Little Red Riding Hood This delightful music, set to the classic fairy tale, is a perfect vehicle to introduce children to the enchanting world of opera. They will also learn to listen to their elders, do their homework, and not speak to strange wolves!

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May 2017

Glendale Chamber of Commerce After Hours Business Mixer @ Glendale Central Library

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Come see the renovated Library and hear about all the new programs the Library has to offer. And while your there take a tour of the Bookstore run by the Friends of the Glendale Public Library. Location: Glendale Library Arts & Culture : Central Library 222 E. Harvard St., Glendale 91205 Members: $10 Non-Members: $20

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August 2017

The Apology Documentary Film Screening

Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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The Apology is a 2016 documentary film by Tiffany Hsiung about three former comfort women who were among the 200,000 girls and young women kidnapped and forced into military sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. The film is produced by Anita Lee for the National Film Board of Canada. ReflectSpace at Downtown Central presents Do the Right Thing: (dis)comfort women, an exhibition reflecting on the silence and dialogue by and about the women who were forced to become sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army before and during World War II. The exhibition presents the…

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222 EAST Performance Series: Red Hill Quartet

Saturday, August 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Things are about to get loud at Downtown Central Library this summer with pop-up style performances at the outdoor plaza in front of Central Library on Harvard Street. 222 EAST performances are supported by the City of Glendale and the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program.

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Three Women Writers Celebrating Never Quitting

Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Gleah Powers - Edna and Luna. Set in the American Southwest, Gleah Powers’ novel, Edna and Luna, is the story of two women: a lonely, recently widowed eccentric and a much younger new age healer. Facing old age and a hysterectomy, Edna, at 70, reminisces and ruminates about her losses as she makes unsuccessful attempts to start a new life. She tries to befriend her hairdresser, her gardener and a man she meets at a senior dance who makes sexual advances in the swimming pool. Luna, at 35, ridiculed since childhood for her unorthodox gift of healing, has left a…

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222 EAST Performance Series: Fish To Birds

Saturday, August 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Things are about to get loud at Downtown Central Library this summer with pop-up style performances at the outdoor plaza in front of Central Library on Harvard Street. 222 EAST performances are supported by the City of Glendale and the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program.

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222 EAST Performance Series: Human Echo

Saturday, August 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Things are about to get loud at Downtown Central Library this summer with pop-up style performances at the outdoor plaza in front of Central Library on Harvard Street. 222 EAST performances are supported by the City of Glendale and the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program.

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Bryan Cranston Live

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Hear Bryan Cranston in conversation with KPCC's John Horn as they discuss Cranston's autobiography, My Life In Parts. A LIFE IN PARTS, Bryan Cranston’s riveting New York Times bestselling memoir traces his zigzag journey from his chaotic childhood to mega stardom by vividly revisiting the many parts he’s played, on camera (astronaut, dentist, detective, candy bar spokesperson, President of the United States, etc.) and off (paperboy, farmhand, security guard, dating consultant, murder suspect, dock loader, son, brother, lover, husband, father). With great humor, and much humility, Cranston chronicles his unlikely rise from a soap opera regular, trying to learn the…

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September 2017

222 EAST Performance Series: Have More Fun Stringband

Saturday, September 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Things are about to get loud at Downtown Central Library this summer with pop-up style performances at the outdoor plaza in front of Central Library on Harvard Street. 222 EAST performances are supported by the City of Glendale and the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program.

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Siel Ju “Cake Time”

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Enjoy a slice of cake and meet author Siel Ju as she discusses her novel, Cake Time. Daring yet aimless, smart but slightly strange, Cake Time’s young female protagonist keeps making slippery choices, sliding into the dangerous space where curiosity melds with fear and desires turn into dirty messes. In “How Not to Have an Abortion,” the teenaged narrator looks for a ride from the clinic between her AP exams. In “Easy Target,” the now-college-grad agrees to go to a swingers party with a handsome stranger. A decade later, in “Glow,” she is suddenly confronted by the disturbing and thrilling…

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222 EAST Performance Series: Unison Duet

Saturday, September 16, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Things are about to get loud at Downtown Central Library this summer with pop-up style performances at the outdoor plaza in front of Central Library on Harvard Street. 222 EAST performances are supported by the City of Glendale and the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program.

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222 EAST Performance Series: Heavenly Chants

Saturday, September 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Things are about to get loud at Downtown Central Library this summer with pop-up style performances at the outdoor plaza in front of Central Library on Harvard Street. 222 EAST performances are supported by the City of Glendale and the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program.

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222 EAST Performance Series: Alma Nova Duo

Saturday, September 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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Things are about to get loud at Downtown Central Library this summer with pop-up style performances at the outdoor plaza in front of Central Library on Harvard Street. 222 EAST performances are supported by the City of Glendale and the Glendale Arts & Culture Commission, with funding from the Urban Art Program.

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January 2018

Central Park Community Meetings

Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205 United States
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You're invited to help shape the future of Central Park! Join City staff and your neighbors for two presentations and discussions of what you would like to see in the design for a new and improved Central Park campus. January 18 Meeting: Where: Adult Recreation Center, 201 E. Colorado St. - Dining Hall When: 6:00PM - 8:00PM January 20 Meeting: Where: Glendale Central Library, 222 E. Harvard St. - 2nd Floor When: 1:00PM - 3:00PM Light refreshments and childcare available. Parking is validated for 3 hours at The Marketplace Parking Garage on Harvard St. For more information, visit glendaleca.gov/centralpark or…

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