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February 1, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Walnut Creek Branch Library
Children ages 6 through 12 can celebrate African American History Month by learning about artist Alma Woodsey Thomas at Art Explorers.
February 4, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Adults who enjoy cooking can learn new recipes and share their talents with their fellow foodies at Cook the Book, a special program from the Nicholson Memorial Library System.
February 5, 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
A weekly class geared toward improving general English skills in a casual setting.
February 6, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Tweens ages 10 to 13 can make their own paper out of recycled newsprint and office paper.
February 8, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Central Library
Fans ages 6 to 12 of the Land of Stories book series by Chris Colfer can take part in a mini “Fantasy-Con”
February 10, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Work Session Room
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 Karen Archibald, Director of Libraries.
The Library Board meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the William E. Dollar Municipal Building in Work Session chambers, located at 200 N. Fifth St., Garland, TX 75040. All meetings are open to the public unless the Board goes into executive session. Meeting agendas and approved minutes are posted on the library website http://library.garlandtx.gov for citizen review.
February 11, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Central Library
Learn the basics of filling out an online job application, including the importance of keywords, required fields, and creating a username and password.
February 12, 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
February 12, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Central Library
Teens ages 13 to 17 can make a difference in their community by joining the Teen Advisory Board for Garland Libraries.
February 13, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ North Garland Branch Library
February 15, 2020, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Central Library
Low cost mobile wellness vaccine clinic for dogs and cats.
Bajo costo clinica de vacunas para perros y gatos
February 15, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ South Garland Branch Library
Get a basic overview of Google Docs and learn how to create, share, save, and edit documents.
February 18, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Central Library
The Friends of the Library meet bi-monthly on the third Tuesday of the month, 5:30 p.m. at the Central Library. Anyone interested in the activities of the Friends is welcome to attend.
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.
February 18, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Central Library
Learn the basics of computer desktop and file management.
February 19, 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
February 19, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Central Library
Teens ages 13 through 17 can travel back in time to the 1980s by attending a Stranger Things Party with music, crafts, and snacks.
February 20, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Library staff and attendees will discuss Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.
February 22, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Families with children ages 12 and younger with special needs are invited to attend sensory-friendly storytimes each month at the South Garland Branch Library.
February 26, 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
February 27, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Central Library
Senior citizens can learn about the history of Celtic music and hear it played by guitarist Jerry Barlow.
February 28, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ South Garland Branch Library
Children ages 0 to 5 can participate in an art series specifically designed for their age group.
February 29, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
In honor of African American History Month, adults can make picture frames using the mud cloth design that originated in West Africa.