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Inside Brand Library with view of reference desk

A Unique Event Destination

Special event rentals of the Galleries and Plaza or filming and photography at Brand Library will be considered on a case-by-case basis. For more information about rental rates and policies click here and scroll to pages 22 - 29.


Call 818-548-2051 for more information. 





Permits for photography in Brand Park (including wedding photography) may be obtained by calling the Community Services and Parks Department at 818-548-2184. Permits for filming may be obtained by calling the City of Glendale Film Office at 818-548-3813 or visit their website

Brand Library & Art Center is situated in beautiful Brand Park with hiking trails, a baseball diamond, the historic Doctor’s House, a Whispering Pine Tea House and Garden and a playground. Brand Studios, part of the City of Glendale Community Services and Parks Department, offer arts classes for all ages. 


For reservations and permit information for Brand Park facilities please contact the Community Services and Parks Department at 818-548-2184. 

Inside Brand Library Recital Hall

Brand Library Recital Hall is used for library sponsored events such as chamber music, pop, jazz and world music concerts, art and music lectures, and films. The Recital Hall is available as a rental space for art and music events.



  • Seats: 110

  • The stage is 9 feet deep by 28 feet across the front and 23 feet across the back.

  • Two pianos available are a 6'10" 1956 Steinway B and a 6'10" 1973 Feurich grand.

  • A projection screen is available for art and music films and other programs.


Yuko Mabuchi Trio performing on Brand's plaza in front of an audience

The Plaza gives an additional outdoor space to host concerts and other events. It can accommodate 100 seats.


For more information about the Recital Hall and the Plaza call (818) 548-2051.

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