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Summer Reading Program!  
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If you would like to track your activities online, visit the Library’s Beanstack page (https://nmls.beanstack.org).
If you already have a Beanstack account with the Garland Library you do not need to create a new account.

Here are the winners of the our second Summer Reading prize drawing:

Infant – PreK: Mikayla E.
Grades K – 6th: Ivck G.
Grades 7th – 12th: Matthew J.
Adult: Elizabeth S.
Each will receive a $50 Amazon gift card! Keep completing the rows on your activity cards to be entered in our next drawing on July 17.

LOOKING for crafts and ACTIVITIES?  VISIT OUR VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING PAGE

Looking for free job training?  Visit our Workforce readiness page

Need to print something? Try mobile printing

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The Garland Libraries are open.  Library staff and patrons can choose whether or not to wear masks. We will continue to provide masks to anyone who wants one. We also ask that you wash your hands and make use of our many hand sanitizer stations throughout the Garland Libraries. Please visit our Holiday Closures page for our holiday schedule.

Central Library (625 Austin Street):
Monday thru Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday 2 to 6 p.m.

South Garland Branch (4845 Broadway Blvd.):
Tuesday & Thursday 12 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday & Monday closed

North Garland Branch (3845 N. Garland Ave.):
Tuesday & Thursday 12 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday & Monday closed

Walnut Creek Branch (3319 Edgewood Dr.):
Tuesday & Thursday 12 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday & Monday closed

All libraries have seating plus tables and chairs.  Everything is spaced 6 feet apart and arranged for one user at a time.  Some furniture has been removed at each location to accommodate the distancing requirements.  

  • Curbside pickup and the book drops are available (click on the CHECKOUTS/HOLDS tab for details). 
  • Garland Library book drops are available 24/7.
  • Please use the library’s ONLINE RESOURCES.  
  • If you need a library card click on Online Registration.
  • Please email LIB-SUPPORT with any questions or concerns you may have.

Information from the City of Garland on the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) can be found at WWW.GARLANDTX.GOV/COVID.
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Recovery resources: http://garlandtx.gov/3739/Recovery-Resources 


Need something to read? DOWNLOAD A BOOK or magazine FROM OVERDRIVE!
want to read the newspaper? READ IT ONLINE THROUGH PRESSREADER!