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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 program reading log between Dec. 1, 2023, and Feb. 29, 2024, can enter to win a winter-themed prize pack!
Central Library Express
These thoughtful take-home kits follow along with a winter-themed book you can find at the library. While reading, unwrap the items in your kit, follow the instructions, and discover all the pieces needed to craft your own ornament.
Teens (ages 13-17) and adults are welcome to use the library’s Maker Space tools and resources. A variety of craft supplies will be available to create with.
Biblioteca Central Express
Los adolescentes (de 13 a 17 años) y los adultos son bienvenidos a utilizar las herramientas y recursos del Maker Space de la biblioteca. Una variedad de materiales de manualidades estará disponible para crear con ellos.
Our mural is coming together! Be sure to join the Garland Libraries from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2 to paint your part of our mural. We will be behind the North Garland Library Branch on Apollo Road and will have everything you need to get painting!
Create your own festive gifts and ornaments this holiday season. Learn how to make a book page ornament, a decorative paper star, a pinecone penguin, and a personalized holiday card.
Adults can enjoy making unique holiday ornaments and décor for the home. There will be materials and tools for three different themed designs.
Mejore su inglés general en un espacio casual.
Improve your general English skills in a casual setting.
Participants will create a simple abstract winter painting using watercolors and metallic pens.While paintings are drying, participants will make their own chocolate snack mix from assorted snack mix options and melted chocolate.
South Garland Branch Library Technology Lab
Learn how to make Pop-Up Cube Cards with a matching envelope! All supplies and light refreshments will be provided.
Adults, ages 18 and older, can get together at a monthly event and play favorite games with friends or learn a new one.
In this graphic novel book club we will hold discussions that dive deep! Members will consider all elements of their monthly reading's composition while sharing their opinions over refreshments and snacks.
Get into the holiday spirit by painting ornaments, creating a holiday card, enjoying refreshments, and joining in a classic holiday game.
This four-person harp ensemble will perform a variety of elegantly-scored holiday music.
Interested in reading and discussing books with other library patrons? Join us for the book club at the South Garland Branch Library as we discuss a different book each month and enjoy light refreshments.
Theme: We Whisk You Happy Holidays – Holiday Bakes.
Join us for this monthly scrapbook program where we will discuss themes, techniques, preservation, and articles all while listening to relaxing music and enjoying light refreshments. Supplies will be provided, just bring your own scrapbook!