Library Events

Friday April 18, 2014 (Today)
All Day EventDesign Your Own Bookmark @ your Garland Library
April 1-30 at all Garland Libraries

Enter the Nicholson Memorial Library System's bookmark design contest for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. The contest features the theme "Make a Splash: Read" and may include sea creatures, aquatic vehicles, or any water subject. Stop by the Children’s Desk at any Garland library to pick up your bookmark templates and rules sheets then turn in your entry by April 30. The contest winners will be announced May 13.

Copies of each first place bookmark will be made available at all Garland library locations beginning Saturday, June 7. For more information or a complete set of rules, please visit the Children's Programming page or 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. Jan. 10 through April 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 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. Jan. 10 through April 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 call 972-205-2804.


Saturday April 19, 2014
All Day EventGarland ISD High School Advanced Art Show at the South Garland Branch Library
Each spring, students from all of the art programs across the Garland Independent School District have an opportunity to share the skills they have developed with the community by participating in the annual GISD Art Show.

High School Advanced
April 19-30 at the South Garland Branch Library
Opening Reception April 22 6-7:30 p.m.

All Day EventDesign Your Own Bookmark @ your Garland Library
April 1-30 at all Garland Libraries

Enter the Nicholson Memorial Library System's bookmark design contest for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. The contest features the theme "Make a Splash: Read" and may include sea creatures, aquatic vehicles, or any water subject. Stop by the Children’s Desk at any Garland library to pick up your bookmark templates and rules sheets then turn in your entry by April 30. The contest winners will be announced May 13.

Copies of each first place bookmark will be made available at all Garland library locations beginning Saturday, June 7. For more information or a complete set of rules, please visit the Children's Programming page or call 972-205-2516.


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. Jan. 11 through April 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 call 972-205-3934.

2:00 PMBooks and Beyond April: Art and Drawing at the Central Library
Have kids that love to draw? They can learn new techniques at Books and Beyond, a free program for children ages 6 through 12. April's theme focuses on art and drawing. Participants may create their own sketchbooks before receiving instructions on how to draw a range of subjects, such as animals, plants and flowers, and buildings.

2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Central Library

Books and Beyond consists of book discussions and activities related to monthly themes. 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.

Sunday April 20, 2014
All Day EventAll Libraries Closed for Easter
All City of Garland Libraries closed for Easter holiday.
All Day EventDesign Your Own Bookmark @ your Garland Library
April 1-30 at all Garland Libraries

Enter the Nicholson Memorial Library System's bookmark design contest for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. The contest features the theme "Make a Splash: Read" and may include sea creatures, aquatic vehicles, or any water subject. Stop by the Children’s Desk at any Garland library to pick up your bookmark templates and rules sheets then turn in your entry by April 30. The contest winners will be announced May 13.

Copies of each first place bookmark will be made available at all Garland library locations beginning Saturday, June 7. For more information or a complete set of rules, please visit the Children's Programming page or call 972-205-2516.


Monday April 21, 2014
All Day EventDesign Your Own Bookmark @ your Garland Library
April 1-30 at all Garland Libraries

Enter the Nicholson Memorial Library System's bookmark design contest for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. The contest features the theme "Make a Splash: Read" and may include sea creatures, aquatic vehicles, or any water subject. Stop by the Children’s Desk at any Garland library to pick up your bookmark templates and rules sheets then turn in your entry by April 30. The contest winners will be announced May 13.

Copies of each first place bookmark will be made available at all Garland library locations beginning Saturday, June 7. For more information or a complete set of rules, please visit the Children's Programming page or call 972-205-2516.