Library Events

Thursday July 24, 2014 (Today)
All Day EventVoice Your Choice! Teen Top Ten Reads
Teens, help compile a list of the Top Ten Teen Reads by nominating your favorite books. The Nicholson Memorial Library System is taking your nominations from June 7 to Aug. 2. Nomination forms are available below or at any Garland library location. Also, if you are 12 to 17 years of age, simply register for the Summer Reading Program and receive a form with your reading log.

Once all the votes are submitted, each of the four Garland Libraries will have a drawing. The winner of each drawing will receive a free book. The top ten teen reads list will also be made into bookmarks that can be picked up during Teen Read Week, October 12-18.

So voice your choice, and choose the Garland Top Ten Teen Reads. For more information, call 972-205-2516.
2:30 PMJuggler David Slick at the Walnut Creek Branch Library
Watch as juggler David Slick displays amazing feats of juggling while performing humorous routines that are sure to delight audiences. Slick holds a Guinness World Record and has been featured on CBS 11, Fox 4 Good Day, and NBC 5.

2:30 p.m., Thursday, July 24 at the Walnut Creek 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 on this program or the Summer Reading Program, please call 972-205-2585.

6:00 PMFamily Movie Times at the Walnut Creek Branch Library
Bring a blanket and enjoy a free movie with your family. The Nicholson Memorial Library System is hosting multiple family movie times this summer, including two animated feature films in July.

6 p.m. on Thursday, July 24 at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

Doors open 15 minutes prior to each event, and seating is limited. No registration is required, and all ages are welcome to attend these events.

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 Family Movie Times, please visit the Children's Programming page or call 972-205-2585.


7:00 PMPage Turners discuss Wolf Hall at the Central Library
The group will discuss Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel.

7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 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.

Friday July 25, 2014
All Day EventVoice Your Choice! Teen Top Ten Reads
Teens, help compile a list of the Top Ten Teen Reads by nominating your favorite books. The Nicholson Memorial Library System is taking your nominations from June 7 to Aug. 2. Nomination forms are available below or at any Garland library location. Also, if you are 12 to 17 years of age, simply register for the Summer Reading Program and receive a form with your reading log.

Once all the votes are submitted, each of the four Garland Libraries will have a drawing. The winner of each drawing will receive a free book. The top ten teen reads list will also be made into bookmarks that can be picked up during Teen Read Week, October 12-18.

So voice your choice, and choose the Garland Top Ten Teen Reads. For more information, call 972-205-2516.
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 13 through Aug. 1, 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.



11:00 AMPreschool Storytime (3-5 yrs.) at the North Garland Branch Library
Toddler Storytimes at the North Garland Branch Library for children and families
Fridays, 11 a.m. June 13 through Aug. 1, 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.


Saturday July 26, 2014
All Day EventVoice Your Choice! Teen Top Ten Reads
Teens, help compile a list of the Top Ten Teen Reads by nominating your favorite books. The Nicholson Memorial Library System is taking your nominations from June 7 to Aug. 2. Nomination forms are available below or at any Garland library location. Also, if you are 12 to 17 years of age, simply register for the Summer Reading Program and receive a form with your reading log.

Once all the votes are submitted, each of the four Garland Libraries will have a drawing. The winner of each drawing will receive a free book. The top ten teen reads list will also be made into bookmarks that can be picked up during Teen Read Week, October 12-18.

So voice your choice, and choose the Garland Top Ten Teen Reads. For more information, call 972-205-2516.
10:30 AMFamily Storytime at the South Garland Branch Library
Family Storytimes at the South Garland Branch Library for children and families
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. June 14 through Aug. 2, 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.


2:00 PMBooks & Beyond July: In the Deep, Deep Sea at the Central Library
Have future marine biologists in your house? Indulge their interest by bringing them to Books and Beyond, a free program for children ages 6 through 12 from the Nicholson Memorial Library System. July's theme, In the Deep, Deep Sea, explores ocean life. After learning about books on aquatic creatures, attendees may create jellyfish puppets and 3D paper ocean scenes, in addition to playing games related to the program’s theme.

2 p.m., Saturday, July 26, at the Central Library

No registration is required to attend this event. 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 Children's Programming page or call 972-205-2516.