News, entertainment, opinion, and whatever sparks interest in Burbank the Media City
Fronnie Lewis - Editor

Tag Archives | libraries

Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Central Library at 110 North Glenoaks Boulevard Burbank

Beat the heat in Burbank — visit cooling centers this weekend

It’s going to be another hot one in Burbank today — with more triple digit temperatures. Today’s high is expected to reach 106 degrees!!!  In the Media City, there are two designated cooling centers: the Central Library on North Glenoaks Boulevard and the Buena Vista Library on Buena Vista Street. So get out of the heat and check out some of the free services at the library. They will be keeping normal hours. For details go here.

Tags: , , , ,

heat graphic sun & thermometer

Heat watch in the Southland: Cooling centers open in Burbank

The temperatures are soaring in the Southland and that has prompted an excessive heat watch for Los Angeles County. Today in Burbank the high reach 100! The weather is expected to remain very hot with an increase in humidity; these factors will create “… a prolonged period of well above normal and possibly dangerous heat beginning Wednesday and continue through Friday,” according to the National Weather Service. Late Tuesday, two designated cooling centers were opened in Burbank. A news release from Burbank Public Information Officer Drew... Read More →

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Central Library at 110 North Glenoaks Boulevard Burbank

Burbank Central Library open for business

After being closed for more than a week due to water damage, the Central Library in Burbank reopened today. Burbank public information officer Keith Sterling says, “..first time this length of closure in recent memory.” The library at 110 North Glenoaks Boulevard was shutdown on Saturday, April 9, after a water pipe ruptured in one of the book sections. The pipe was in the ceiling. The damage included carpets and books — one-to-two thousand were destroyed in the accident. City officials had originally planned to open the library the Monday following the incident.... Read More →

Tags: , , , , ,

clip art of books

Burbank Central Library to remain closed until April 18

The cleanup job at the Burbank Central Library is going to take longer than just a few days to complete. A press release from City Hall today says the library on North Glenoaks Boulevard will be shutdown until next Monday, April 18. Library services director, Sharon Cohen, estimated that between one-and-two thousand books were lost in that broken water pipe incident over the weekend. The pipe ruptured last Saturday morning. Keith Sterling, public information officer, says the pipe was located in the ceiling above the travel/history section. Officials... Read More →

Tags: , , , , ,

Photo of Burbank Central Library from

Burbank Alert: Central Library closed tomorrow due to water damage

A mishap at the Burbank Central Library has prompted officials to close the facility tomorrow. A press release from City Hall today blames the closure  on a water pipe break  in the library at 110 North Glenoaks Boulevard this weekend.   The rupture happened early yesterday and it set off the fire alarm. Fire crews responded quickly and shut off the water, but some damage was done. Since then, maintenance and library staff have been working to clean-up, but they apparently need at least an extra day to finish the job. Officials are hoping... Read More →

Tags: , , , ,