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Garland Library Continues Achievement of Excellence

For the eleventh consecutive year, Garland’s Nicholson Memorial Library System is a recipient of the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA) 2015 Achievement of Excellence in Libraries award. The Garland Library Board accepted the award at the Feb. 16 city council meeting.

This recognition is awarded to libraries that have demonstrated service excellence through the attainment of specific service criteria:

• Collaborative efforts
• Summer Reading Program
• Enhanced services
• Marketing
• Web presence
• Staff training
• Cultural, topical and educational programming for adults and families


Garland libraries have received this award annually since 2005.