Library Events & Programming

Featured events:

Winter Reading Challenge December through FebruaryWinter Reading Challenge

December 1, 2023 through February 29, 2024

Calling all adult patrons (18 years+): Come join this year's Winter Reading Challenge! 

Registered participants who read at least three books and turn in at least one reading log between December 1, 2023 and February 29, 2024, can enter to win a winter-themed prize pack! (Maximum five entries.).

  • Register for the program by completing your first reading log.
  • Keep reading and enter up to 5 logs total between December 1 and February 29.
  • The prize pack drawing will be held within a week after the end of the program at Central Library Express. Winners will be drawn from the pool of system-wide entries.

Winter Reading Challenge Events:

Exploding Valentine's Gift Box
5 - 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6
North Garland Branch Library

English Conversation Class in yellow text on a teal background

English Conversation Classes

6:30 p.m., Mondays
Class held via Google Meets.

6:30 p.m., Tuesdays
South Garland Branch Library 972-205-3931

6:30 p.m., First, second, and third Thursday of each month, Jan. 4 – April 18
Walnut Creek Branch Library 972-205-2587 

Meeting once a week, these interactive conversation groups for English learners are geared toward improving every day skills in a casual setting. These classes will allow participants to improve their conversational skills in a friendly environment as well as build vocabulary and confidence.

  3. CHILDREN  ages 0-5 
  4. YOUNG AUDIENCES ages 6-12
  5. TEENS ages 13-17
  6. ADULTS 18+
  7. SENIORS ages 55+

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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.