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Library Events

Friday July 29, 2016 (Today)
10:00 AMToddler Storytime (18-36 mos.) at the North Garland Branch Library

Toddler Storytimes at the North Garland Branch Library for children and families
Fridays, 10 a.m. June 10 through July 29

Please be aware that photographs and video may be taken at Library programs for use in print and/or electronic media at the Library’s discretion. For more information, please call 972-205-2804.

11:00 AMPreschool Storytime (3-5 yrs.) at the North Garland Branch Library

Preschool Storytimes at the North Garland Branch Library for children and families
Fridays, 11 a.m. June 10 through July 29

Please be aware that photographs and video may be taken at Library programs for use in print and/or electronic media at the Library’s discretion. For more information, please call 972-205-2804.

Saturday July 30, 2016
All Day EventSummer Reading Programs end July 30

Please return all Bingo Cards and reading logs to your Garland Library.


Adult Summer Reading Prizes:
Grand Prize: 2 tickets to The Dallas Arboretum and 2 season passes to The State Fair of Texas.
Branch Prizes: 8 Amazon gift cards (2 will be drawn for each library location).
Two-week Drawings: Vouchers to local entertainment and activities.

For more information, and a list of the events happening at your Garland Library, please visit the Summer Reading Program page.

10:30 AMFamily Storytime South Garland Branch Library

Family Storytimes at the South Garland Branch Library for children and families
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. June 11 through July 30

Please be aware that photographs and video may be taken at Library programs for use in print and/or electronic media at the Library’s discretion. For more information, please call 972-205-3934.

2:30 PMBrett Roberts at the North Garland Branch Library

Join Brett Roberts for his uplifting magic show! Brett uses magic, puppetry and storytelling to build the audience’s self-esteem. Kids are sure to learn while laughing out loud.

2:30 p.m., Saturday, July 30
North Garland Branch Library
972-205-2804

Part of the Summer Reading Program, “On Your Mark, Get Set… Read.” This is a free program. Some locations have limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis with priority given to children. Please be aware that photographs and video may be taken at Library programs for use in print and/or electronic media at the Library’s discretion. For more information, please call 972-205-2804.

Thursday August 4, 2016
11:00 AMASRP Fourth Prize Drawing

Every two weeks, at the conclusion of each Adult Summer Reading Bingo Card period, a drawing will be held for a prize. The winners of these drawings are still eligible for the grand prize and branch prizes.

Card 4: Thursday, August 4 (Certificate for round of golf (cart included) for 2 at Firewheel Golf Park (Expires: 9/1/16))

Prizes:
Grand Prize: 2 tickets to The Dallas Arboretum and 2 season passes to The State Fair of Texas.
Branch Prizes: 8 Amazon gift cards (2 will be drawn for each library location).
Two-week Drawings: Vouchers to local entertainment and activities.
Program Raffles: $5 gift card, Hair Ballad Allstars will raffle off tickets to Roller Derby, movie screenings will raffle off Zumba gear sets, and the card classes will raffle off a set of custom-made cards.

For more information, and a list of the events happening at your Garland Library, please visit the Summer Reading Program page.

6:30 PMAdult Coloring at the North Garland Branch Library

Adult coloring is one of the most popular trends today. In addition to being a great way to relax and de-stress, it’s just plain fun.

6:30 p.m., Thurs., Aug. 4
North Garland Branch Library

All supplies are provided by the library. Please be aware that photographs and video may be taken at Library programs for use in print and/or electronic media at the Library’s discretion. For more information on this program, please visit the Adult Programming page or call 972-205-2803.

Saturday August 6, 2016
2:30 PMArt Explorers August: Collage Art at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

Children can learn about artist Henri Matisse, view examples of his abstract collage art, and create their own collages using scraps of construction paper and glue. Art Explorers is a monthly program for children ages 6 through 12.

2:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Walnut Creek Branch Library
Registration begins July 23
972-205-2585

Registration is required to attend each Art Explorer program and is limited to 24 participants. Registration may be completed by phone or in person at the Walnut Creek Branch Library beginning Saturday, July 23. All supplies are provided by the library. Please be aware that photographs and video may be taken at Library programs for use in print and/or electronic media at the Library’s discretion. For more information on this program, please call 972-205-2585.

Monday August 8, 2016
6:00 PMLibrary Board Monthly Meeting at the Central Library

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 Claire Bausch, Director of Libraries.

They meet monthly on second Mondays at 6 p.m. in the Library’s Board room. 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 www.nmls.lib.tx.us for citizen review.

Tuesday August 9, 2016
6:30 PMAdult Coloring at the Central Library

Adult coloring is one of the most popular trends today. In addition to being a great way to relax and de-stress, it’s just plain fun.

6:30 p.m., Tues., Aug. 9,
Central Library

All supplies are provided by the library. Please be aware that photographs and video may be taken at Library programs for use in print and/or electronic media at the Library’s discretion. For more information on this program, please visit the Adult Programming page or call 972-205-2502.