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Exterior of Brand Library at night

Welcome to
Brand Library
& Art Center

Brand Library & Art Center has been a cornerstone for the arts in Southern California since 1956. This unique public library focuses on visual arts and music and provides free services and programs for a diverse community, including a collection of over 110,000 items, subject specialist librarians, exhibitions, concerts, lectures, dance performances, films, and hands-on craft programs for children and adults. Always evolving, Brand Library continues to develop innovative programs, services and collections to serve an ever-widening public interested in the arts. Brand Library & Art Center is a branch of the City of Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department.

Sculpture in gallery


The Library, Arts & Culture Department provides the community with the opportunity to seek and share ideas and information that will enrich lives, foster literacy, inspire intellectual curiosity and stimulate the imagination. 

Archival image of El Miradero

History of Brand

Brand Library & Art Center is the former home of Glendale pioneer Leslie Coombs Brand. L.C. Brand, often called the “father of Glendale”, built his beloved Miradero estate in 1904, here at the base of the Verdugo Mountains...


Brand Associates

Brand Associates is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1969 to support and promote Brand Library & Art Center as an arts, cultural, educational, and historic resource for the region. 

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