Library Events

Thursday August 21, 2014
2:00 PMSenior Social Hour presents jazz musician Matt Tolentino at the Central Library
Tolentino, a native of Dallas, specializes in music from the 1920s and early 1930s. For this performance, Tolentino takes the stage to present jazz and polka favorites on the accordion.

2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Central Library

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Senior Social Hour programs are free and open to anyone 55 years of age and older. Donations of gently used books and media for the Friends of the Library book sale will be accepted during the program. No registration is required to attend the event, but seats do fill up quickly. Doors open 30 minutes prior to performance. 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. Call 972-205-2502 for more information.
3:00 PMModel Railroad Exhibit at the South Garland Branch Library
The exhibits represent many eras of railroading from the 1880s to the present day and operate steam, diesel, freight and passenger equipment. Knowledgeable hobbyists will share their expertise on how to build and run model trains and answer questions during the exhibit.

3 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21 at the South Garland Branch 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, please visit the Adult Programming page or call 972-205-3931.
6:00 PMFriends of the Nicholson Library Monthly Meeting at the Central Library
The Friends of the Library Board meets every third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Central Library. Anyone interested in the activities of the Friends is welcome to attend. For more information visit the Friends of the Library page call 972-205-2543.

Friends of the Nicholson Memorial Library is a community organization supporting and promoting the Library. The Friends sponsors activities to raise funds for the purchase of library materials and equipment, and underwrites programming to benefit all library users.
Friday August 22, 2014
1:00 PMModel Railroad Exhibit at the South Garland Branch Library
The exhibits represent many eras of railroading from the 1880s to the present day and operate steam, diesel, freight and passenger equipment. Knowledgeable hobbyists will share their expertise on how to build and run model trains and answer questions during the exhibit.

1 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22 at the South Garland Branch 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, please visit the Adult Programming page or call 972-205-3931.
Saturday August 23, 2014
11:00 AMModel Railroad Exhibit at the South Garland Branch Library
The exhibits represent many eras of railroading from the 1880s to the present day and operate steam, diesel, freight and passenger equipment. Knowledgeable hobbyists will share their expertise on how to build and run model trains and answer questions during the exhibit.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the South Garland Branch 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, please visit the Adult Programming page or call 972-205-3931.
Thursday August 28, 2014
7:00 PMPage Turners discuss The Camel Club at the Central Library
The group will discuss The Camel Club, by David Baldacci.

7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Central Library

All interested readers are invited to join the discussion, or just come to listen. 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 visit the Page Turners page or call 972-205-2502.
Monday September 1, 2014
All Day EventCentral Library closed for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1
The Central Library will be closed for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1

The Branch Libraries (North Garland, South Garland and Walnut Creek) are always closed on Sundays and Mondays.
The Central Library will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 2 and resume normal hours.

During library closures:
Wireless access will remain on at all Library buildings
Online Resources are always available to card holders with Internet access
The Library catalog is available to search and place holds
Access to My Account is available to renew your materials

Tuesday September 2, 2014
7:00 PMFamily Storytime at the Walnut Creek Branch Library
Family Storytimes at the Walnut Creek Branch Library for children and families
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Sept. 2 through Nov. 25, 2014

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 visit the Children's Programming page or call 972-205-2585.
Wednesday September 3, 2014
10:00 AMToddler Storytime (18-36 mos.) South Garland Branch Library
Toddler Storytimes at the South Garland Branch Library for children and families
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Sept. 3 through Nov. 26, 2014

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 visit the Children's Programming page or call 972-205-3934.

10:30 AMWee Read (birth to 18 mos.) at the North Garland Branch Library
Wee Read Storytimes at the North Garland Branch Library for children and families
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m Sept. 3 through Nov. 26, 2014

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 visit the Children's Programming page or call 972-205-2804.