*Special Event*

My Grandma and Me: A special storytime, craft, and book signing with Mina Javaherbin

Celebrate Grandparents!

My Grandma and Me book cover

This Grandparents Day we will be celebrating with award-winning author Mina Javaherbin as she shares her newest picture book about the special moments between a grandmother and granddaughter in Iran. Mina will read her book and there will be a simple craft. Afterwords, she will be happy to answer questions and sign books. 

Event date: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 2:00pm
My Grandma and Me Cover Image
By Mina Javaherbin, Lindsey Yankey (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763694944
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - August 13th, 2019

Soccer Star Cover Image
By Mina Javaherbin, Renato Alarcao (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763660567
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - April 8th, 2014

Soccer Star Cover Image
By Mina Javaherbin, Renato Alarcao (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536207132
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Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019

Goal! Cover Image
By Mina Javaherbin, A.G. Ford (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763658229
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Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2012

Neymar: A Soccer Dream Come True Cover Image
By Mina Javaherbin, Paul Hoppe (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374310660
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - May 29th, 2018

Elephant in the Dark Cover Image
By Mina Javaherbin, Eugene Yelchin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545636704
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - August 25th, 2015

One Book, One Glendale with Susan Orlean, author of The Library Book

The Library Book book cover

Join Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Director Gary Shaffer in a candid conversation with acclaimed author Susan Orlean, as they discuss her National Bestseller and our One Book, One Glendale selection, The Library Book.

Event date: 
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 7:00pm
The Library Book Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476740188
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 16th, 2018

Special Storytime with Matthew Rivera

Dinosaurs love yoga!

Dinosaur Yoga book cover

We are having a special guest for our weekly storytime! Illustrator Matthew Rivera will be joining us to read from his new picture book Dinosaur Yoga. After his reading, he will be avaialble to sign books. 

Event date: 
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 11:00am
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Dinosaur Yoga Cover Image
By Mariam Gates, Mariam Gates, Matthew Rivera (Illustrator), Matthew Rivera (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781683643043
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Sounds True - October 22nd, 2019

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Operation Photobomb Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807561300
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - September 2019

Beloved author/illustrator Kevin Henkes presents Penny and Her Sled

Welcome Kevin Henkes to Once Upon A Time!

Penny and Her Sled book cover

Once Upon A Time will welcome beloved, Newberry and Caldecott Honor author/illustrator Kevin Henkes who brought you the classic titles Cry.., Lily, Wembly, Kitten, Year of, Penny, and more! Kevin will talk about his books, maybe draw a little for us, and then be availble to sign books.  

Event date: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 2:00pm
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Penny and Her Sled Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062934536
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 29th, 2019

Chrysanthemum Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780688096991
Availability: Backordered
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 16th, 1991

Chrysanthemum Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780688147327
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - December 30th, 2008

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780688128975
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - January 24th, 2006

Wemberly Worried Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061857768
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - April 27th, 2010

Julius, the Baby of the World Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780688143886
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 21st, 1995

Penny and Her Marble (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062082053
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - August 27th, 2013

Kitten's First Full Moon Board Book Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062417107
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 15th, 2015

The Year of Billy Miller Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062268143
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - May 26th, 2015

Owen Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780688114497
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 15th, 1993

A Parade of Elephants Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062668271
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 25th, 2018

Wemberly Worried Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780688170271
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - July 25th, 2000

Penny and Her Song (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780062081971
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - August 21st, 2012

A Good Day Board Book Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061857782
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Published: Greenwillow Books - January 26th, 2010

Kitten's First Full Moon Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060588281
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 2nd, 2004

Penny and Her Doll (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780062082015
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - February 19th, 2013

Sheila Rae, the Brave Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780688147389
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 25th, 1996

Jessica Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780688158477
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 27th, 1998

Waiting Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062368430
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 2015

When Spring Comes Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062741677
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 12th, 2019

Book Launch for Tears of Frost by Bree Barton

Fierce Feminist Story and Ice Cream!

Tears of Frost book cover

Let the frost creep in for our special book launch with Bree Barton, author of Tears of Frost! Help us welcome her new book into the world with a side of ice...cream! Bree will talk about her book and writing process and then be available to sign books. 

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
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Tears of Frost (Heart of Thorns #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062447715
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - November 5th, 2019

Heart of Thorns Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062447692
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - July 23rd, 2019

Heart of Thorns Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062447685
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - July 31st, 2018

Start School with a Love of Books!

Lola Goes to School (Lola Reads) Cover Image
Wemberly Worried Cover Image
Mermaid School Cover Image
Spy School Cover Image
The Mr. Wolf's Class (Mr. Wolf's Class #1) Cover Image
We Don't Eat Our Classmates Cover Image

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Staff Picks

What a truly magnificent work of graphic novel artistry. The Sea Queen uses the graphic novel medium superbly, reminding me just how powerful this mode of story telling is. The acutely rich historical details in this book truly make it a feast to behold. I was taken in from the very start!!