Library Events & Programming
Facebook Live Summer Storytimes for Children
Garland Libraries may be closed, but storytime goes on! The Nicholson Memorial Library System announces Summer Storytimes for children and families, June 1 through July 25, 2020. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more from home! Tune in with your kids and help maintain their early literacy skills.
Music & Movement (all ages) Mondays, 10:30 a.m. (6/1, 6/15, 6/29, 7/13)
Tiempo de Cuentos en Español para Familias (all ages) Mondays, 10:30 a.m. (6/8, 6/22, 7/6, 7/20)
Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos.) Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Wee Read (birth to 18 mos.) Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Pajama-rama Thursdays, 7 p.m.
Family Storytime Fridays, 2:30 p.m.
Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs.) Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
All storytimes will be presented in Facebook Live this summer. 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 972-205-2516.
Family programs are designed for all ages to attend.These would include the Family Movie Nights and exhibits planned throughout the year.
Yoga Live@ the Library
Learn basic breathing and stress release techniques from a professional yoga instructor on Facebook Live.
Thursdays at 2 p.m.
Programs and events geared to elementary school age children plus toddlers and babies.
Programs and events for junior high and high school age kids. Regular events include gaming parties.
Senior Social Hour is for adults 55 years and older. Computer Classes are usually for adults 18 years and older.
GED Class Signup at the Central Library
Want to get your GED? Sign up for free GED classes at the Central Library. Fill out an interest form at any Garland Library or visit the Central Library during orientation/signup dates and times. Class dates and times will be announced at orientation.
Orientation & sign up:
WorkReady GED classes are offered through a co-sponsorship between the Garland Library System and the Dallas County Community College District.
ESL Class Signup at the North Garland Branch Library
Interested in learning English? Sign up for free ESL classes at the North Garland Branch Library. Fill out an interest form at any Garland Library or visit the North Garland Branch Library during orientation dates and times. Class dates and times will be announced at orientation.
Orientation & sign up:
North Garland Branch Library
WorkReady ESL classes are offered through a co-sponsorship between the Garland Library System and the Dallas County Community College District.
Attendance at Garland Library programs or public spaces constitutes consent to be photographed and video recorded for use in print and/or electronic publicity for the Library, such as presentations, displays, newsletters, articles, library websites and other media. If you do not wish to be photographed or videotaped, please speak to the Library Staff member before the event.