Library Events

Wednesday December 24, 2014
6:00 PMCentral Library closing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24
Central Library closing early for Christmas eve

The Central Library will be closing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24. Garland Libraries will be closed Thursday Dec. 25 and Friday Dec. 26. All Libraries will reopen on Saturday, Dec. 26 and resume their normal hours.

During library closures, wireless access will remain on at all Library buildings and the Online Resources are always available to card holders with Internet access. Patrons may also access the library catalog to search and place holds. Access to My Account is also available to renew your materials.

Thursday December 25, 2014
All Day EventAll Libraries Closed for Christmas
Garland Libraries will be closed Thursday Dec. 25 and Friday Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday. All Libraries will reopen on Saturday, Dec. 26 and resume their normal hours.

During library closures, wireless access will remain on at all Library buildings and the Online Resources are always available to card holders with Internet access. Patrons may also access the library catalog to search and place holds. Access to My Account is also available to renew your materials.

Friday December 26, 2014
All Day EventAll Libraries Closed for Christmas
Garland Libraries will be closed Thursday Dec. 25 and Friday Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday. All Libraries will reopen on Saturday, Dec. 26 and resume their normal hours.

During library closures, wireless access will remain on at all Library buildings and the Online Resources are always available to card holders with Internet access. Patrons may also access the library catalog to search and place holds. Access to My Account is also available to renew your materials.

Wednesday December 31, 2014
11:30 AMNoon Year’s Eve party at Garland Libraries
Children can have their own New Year’s celebration this year, without staying up past their bedtimes. The events are designed for children ages eight and under and consist of stories, dancing, and a countdown to noon. Once the clocks strike 12 p.m., participants may wish each other “Happy Noon Year’s” and enjoy refreshments like apple juice and cookies.

11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31 at all Garland libraries

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 event, please call 972-205-2516.

6:00 PMCentral Library closing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31
Central Library closing early for New Years Eve eve

The Central Library will be closing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31. Garland Libraries will be closed Thursday Jan. 1. All Libraries will reopen on Friday, Jan. 2 and resume their normal hours.

During library closures, wireless access will remain on at all Library buildings and the Online Resources are always available to card holders with Internet access. Patrons may also access the library catalog to search and place holds. Access to My Account is also available to renew your materials.
Thursday January 1, 2015
All Day EventAll Libraries Closed for New Years Day
Garland Libraries will be closed Thursday Jan. 1 for New Years Day. All Libraries will reopen on Friday, Jan. 2 and resume their normal hours.

During library closures, wireless access will remain on at all Library buildings and the Online Resources are always available to card holders with Internet access. Patrons may also access the library catalog to search and place holds. Access to My Account is also available to renew your materials.

Saturday January 3, 2015
2:30 PMArt Explorers: Sculpture at the Walnut Creek Branch Library

Crafty children have the chance to become sculptors at Art Explorers, a monthly program series for children ages 6 through 12 presented by the Nicholson Memorial Library System.

2:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, at the Walnut Creek Branch Library
Registration required - please call 972-205-2585

Registration is required to attend each Art Explorer program and is limited to 30 participants. Registration may be completed by phone or in person at the Walnut Creek Branch Library starting December 20. 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 cvisit the Children's Programming page or all 972-205-2585.
Monday January 12, 2015
6:00 PMLibrary Board Monthly Meeting
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 at the Central Library. All meetings are open to the public unless the Board goes into executive session.

Meeting agendas and approved minutes are posted on the website for citizen review.
Monday February 16, 2015
5:00 PMFriends of the Nicholson Library Monthly Meeting at the Central Library
The Friends of the Library meet bi-monthly on the third Monday of the month, 5 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.
Monday April 20, 2015
5:00 PMFriends of the Nicholson Library Monthly Meeting at the Central Library
The Friends of the Library meet bi-monthly on the third Monday of the month, 5 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.