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January 1, 2020, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Garland Libraries will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2018 for New Years Day. All Libraries will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2 and resume their normal hours.
January 4, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Walnut Creek Branch Library
Children ages 6 through 12 can celebrate both the solar new year (Jan. 1) and the lunar new year (Jan. 25) by making lanterns at Art Explorers.
January 7, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Adults who enjoy cooking can learn new recipes and share their talents with their fellow foodies at Cook the Book, a special program from the Nicholson Memorial Library System.
January 8, 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
A weekly class geared toward improving general English skills in a casual setting.
January 9, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Central Library
Teens ages 13 to 17 can make a difference in their community by joining the Teen Advisory Board for Garland Libraries.
January 10, 2020, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Central Library
Become familiar with Microsoft Word.
January 11, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Adults can use rope and hot glue to transform metal baskets into practical containers that will add a rustic touch to any décor.
January 11, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Central Library
Children ages 6 through 12 can play life-sized versions of classic board games.
January 13, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Work Session Room
The purpose of the Library Board is to advise the City Council on problems relating to the Public Library and to recommend plans and programs to promote the library system for the city. The Board approves library policies, long range plans, and other pertinent documents as they are recommended by Karen Archibald, Director of Libraries.
The Library Board meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the William E. Dollar Municipal Building in Work Session chambers, located at 200 N. Fifth St., Garland, TX 75040. All meetings are open to the public unless the Board goes into executive session. Meeting agendas and approved minutes are posted on the library website http://library.garlandtx.gov for citizen review.
January 15, 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
January 15, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Central Library
Teens ages 13 to 17 can give back to the community and earn volunteer hours by knitting blanket rectangles for Warm up America.
January 16, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Central Library
Lady & the Tramp, a vocal performance duo, brings rock and roll hits to the Nicholson Memorial Library System’s Senior Social Hour.
January 16, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Adults ages 18 and older are invited to join the Garland Library’s book club at the South Garland Branch Library.
January 18, 2020, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Learn computer basics, including how to use a mouse and keyboard.
January 20, 2020, 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ Central Library
The Central Library will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 20
January 22, 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
January 25, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Families with children ages 12 and younger with special needs are invited to attend sensory-friendly storytimes each month at the South Garland Branch Library.
January 27, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Work Session Room
A special meeting has been called for January 27, 6 p.m., at the William E. Dollar Municipal Building - Work Session Room.
January 29, 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library