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October 1, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 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.
October 3, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Tweens ages 10 to 13 can “legofy” themselves by creating customized Lego®-like minifigures at the Nicholson Memorial Library System’s Tween Scene events in October.
October 5, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Adults can learn how to turn T-shirts into yarn for making coasters, placemats, and rugs at the Garland Library’s next adult craft workshop.
October 5, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Walnut Creek Branch Library
Children ages 6 through 12 can celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by making Frida Kahlo-inspired self-portraits at Art Explorers.
October 8, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Teens ages 13 through 17 can go on a zombie hunt at the South Garland Branch Library.
October 10, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ North Garland Branch Library
October 10, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Learn about a range of topics including Breed Categories, Common Breed Personality Traits, Common Behavioral Problems, and Inaccurate Breed Stereotypes.
October 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Downtown Garland
Join us for a special music, movement, and art storytime on the Square in Downtown Garland.
October 12, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Learn the basics of computer desktop and file management.
October 12, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Central Library
Children ages 6 through 12 can attend spy school at the Nicholson Memorial Library System’s Books and Beyond program.
October 12, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Teens ages 13 to 17 can attend an interactive film screening of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle complete with plastic pith helmets and a bag of props.
October 14, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Work Session Room
This meeting has been cancelled.
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.
October 15, 2019, 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.
October 17, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Central Library
Senior citizens can get a preview of the Dallas Zoo at the Nicholson Memorial Library System’s Senior Social Hour.
October 17, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Garland Branch Library
Adults ages 18 and older are invited to discuss The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah and enjoy light refreshments.
October 18, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ North Garland Branch Library
In honor of Fire Safety Month, preschoolers ages three to five are invited to meet real Garland firefighters at the North Garland Branch Library’s Preschool Storytime.
October 19, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Central Library
Adults can celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the film The Matrix by attending an interactive film screening at the Central Library complete with props and cues to use at specific times throughout the film.
October 22, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Central Library
Patrons ages 16 and older can learn the ins and outs of job applications at the library’s job application class.
October 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Central Library
Summer Reading may have ended, but adults and families can continue having space-themed fun by building and launching their own rockets this October.