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An Evening with Jasmine Guillory
Dubbed one of romance’s brightest new voices, Jasmine Guillory will discuss her newest novel, “While We Were Dating,” and the modern rom-com.…
Books to Honor & Remember Dr. MLK, Jr.
Over 50 years after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s death, America is still working towards the dream that he envisioned. We’ve selected…
Everyone Reads: Francesca Serritella
Francesca Serritella has co-authored several bestselling collections of essays and stories with her mother Lisa Scottoline. They write a weekly humor column…
Hello Hygge
Hygge: a word of Norwegian origin that’s used by the Danish to mean cozy, content, comfortable, companionable. Learn the Danish secrets to happy…
Everyone Reads: Geetha Murali
Dr. Geetha Murali is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Room to Read, an organization that believes World Change Starts with Educated…
Current COVID-19 Precautions
Effective Monday, August 30, 2021, per the Governor’s Executive Order, visitors over the age of two will be required to wear a mask inside the…
New Year, New You
Celebrate 2022 by becoming the best version of yourself! These 12 titles will help you start over, create something new, make positive…
Own Voices: Science Fiction for Adults
Featuring diverse characters as depicted by creators who share that identity, these 12 science fiction books deal with the alien—the discovery and…
Our Favorites from 2021
We asked the Glenside Library staff what their favorite books, movies, TV shows and albums were from the past year. Did any…
An Evening with Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Bestselling author Silvia Moreno-Garcia discusses her newest book, “Velvet Was the Night,” and her genre-defying mashups of cultural noir and Lovecraftian horror.…
21 Most Watched Films of 2021
Being popular has its pros and cons, but when it comes to film it is a measure of how stories connect with…
Everyone Reads: Shakira
Shakira is the award winning, international singing and songwriting sensation who has sold over 140 million records worldwide. She has long supported…
Remembering Anne Rice (1941–2021)
Anne Rice, the gothic novelist widely known for her bestselling novel “Interview with the Vampire,” died late Saturday, December 11, 2021 at…
hoopla BingePass is Here!
hoopla BingePass is a new type of hoopla Instant borrow that gives Library patrons unlimited access to collections of streaming content for…
Winter Reads
From snowy days to hibernating animals, these stories take place during the winter season. We’ve included selections for adults, teens, and kids.
Home (Viewing) for the Holidays
With winter in the air, it is time once again to celebrate the season with a collection of festive films for the…
Holiday Romances
Keep yourself warm with one of these romances that evoke winter’s seasonal fun and holiday cheer!
For Fans of Dune
If Dune left you wondering what to read next, this list has similarly epic stories with rich world-building that explore life on…
Noirvember
Learn more about the visual and narrative elements that make film noir such a distinct cinematic style this month as we celebrate…
Our Favorite Scary Stories
‘Tis the season for all things scary, creepy, and chilling… so for Halloween this year, we’ve we’ve rounded up our favorite scary…
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast cancer is one of the leading health crises for women in the United States. 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed…
For Fans of Fear Street
R. L. Stine’s Fear Street series, containing over 50 titles and spinoffs, has been frightening readers for the past three decades. When…
Kanopy Fright Fest
‘Tis the season for a good scare, so join us as we present Kanopy Fright Fest 2021. Containing all the ghouls and…
Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2020
The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom tracked 156 challenges to library, school, and university materials and services in 2020. Overall, 273 books…
Let’s Get Learning!
Read, move, create, learn and explore with these themed kits using links to eBooks, sing-alongs, crafts, and science experiments!
World Suicide Prevention Day
Observed annually on September 10th, World Suicide Prevention Day is a time to remember those affected by suicide, to raise awareness, and…
Remembering Sept. 11, 2001
In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Glenside Library is offering a free digital poster exhibition…
Highlighting Afghan Voices
As we attempt to understand the significance of the events occurring in real-time in Afghanistan, we are presenting films like “The Kite…
2021 Agatha Award Winners
The Agatha Awards celebrate the traditional mystery, best typified by the works of Agatha Christie. The genre is loosely defined as mysteries…
Back2School Supplies Drive
Imagine a youngster starting the school year without a new backpack or even primary school supplies. With the ongoing pandemic, high unemployment,…
Our Summer Reading Progress Report
We’re more than halfway through our Summer Reading Challenge! Take a look at the books your librarians have been reading (or plan…
Fire Up the Grill: BBQ Cookbooks
Independence Day, the summer holiday synonymous with grilling out, is just around the corner. Whether your guests are meat-lovers, vegetarians, vegan, or…
LGBTQ Stories on Kanopy
With the library’s subscription to Kanopy, an on-demand streaming video service for public libraries and educational institutions, cardholders have access to a…
Must Watch Films this Juneteenth
Kanopy has curated a collection of films that commemorate Juneteenth—the day honoring and celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved…
Juneteenth: Celebrate Freedom
Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, the day when the last enslaved people in Texas and other Confederate states were informed of their…
LGBTQIA: Read with Pride
Every June, we celebrate Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of June 1969—a series of protests outside the Stonewall Inn in…
For Fans of The Handmaid’s Tale
Published in 1985, it’s been over 35 years since Margaret Atwood’s famous novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, first made the rounds. Evident by…
12 Films to Watch During #AAPIHM
Given the recent aggression directed towards the Asian American Pacific Islander communities nationwide, Asian Pacific American solidarity and support is more critical…
Our Favorite Magazines
Electronic magazines are now available to download and read through the Libby app! To celebrate, we’re sharing some of our favorite magazines.
Announcing: Digital Magazines
Glenside Library is pleased to announce that over 3,000 popular magazines are now available to download and read on any device 24/7.…
Picture Books About Thankfulness
This month, let us help our children to develop an attitude of gratitude. Teaching a child to be thankful, generous and kind…
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