Library Events & Programming

Picture of a spring tree in a grassy feild

Contribute to our poet-tree display by expressing your love for your Garland library in a poem! 

Staff and community members will create book “leafs” to hang on our poet-tree of library love! Poetry “leafs” will be available at your Garland library, as well as online in a printable form.  Give your completed leaf to any librarian at the Garland Libraries and we will hang it on the poet-tree!

Book Leaf Writing Prompt Examples:

  1. I love my library because ______________________!
    Books are ____________________,
    Technology is _______________________,
  2. Libraries are the best because ________________!
  3. My library is
    (7 syllables) _________________,
    ( 5 syllables) __________________.

Community members are also encouraged to submit original poems about libraries.


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Drawings of flowers along a wooden picket fence with the words Spring Storytimes aboveSpring Virtual Storytimes for Children 

The Nicholson Memorial Library System announces Spring Storytimes for children and families, January 13 through May 1, 2021.

Wee Read (birth to 18 mos.)         Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos.)        Fridays, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs.)        *Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.

All storytimes will be presented in Facebook Live.  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.

*Tiempo de Cuentos en Español para Familias en vivo en Facebook Saturday, 10:30 a.m. (enero 23; febrero 20; marzo 20; abril 17)                          

El Sistema de Bibliotecas Conmemorativas de Nicholson anuncia Cuentos de otoño para niños y familias, desde el 13 de enero hasta el 1 de mayo del 2021. Acompáñenos para tiempo de cuentos en Español para familias en una vez al mes los Sábados, comenzando el 23 de enero a las 10:30 a.m.

Los videos de cuentos permanecen en Facebook durante 24 horas. Tenga en cuenta que las fotografías y los videos se pueden tomar en los programas de la Biblioteca para su uso en medios impresos y / o electrónicos a discreción de la Biblioteca. Para obtener más información, llame al 972-205-2516.

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Storytime videos stay in Facebook for 24 hours.

Publicity disclaimer

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.