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The 2022 Summer Reading Program is sponsored by Texas Tech University. This summer, TTU DFW has partnered with Garland Libraries to host TTU @ the library.
The Garland Parks and Recreation Board meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. Check the agenda for the link.
Do you like to read romance novels? Join our new book club and get your fill of all things romance!
The Garland Senior Citizens Advisory Commission meets at 9 a.m. the first Thursday of each month. Check the agenda for the link.
Downtown Garland has a diverse musical experience that will go great with your carefree summer vibe.
Join us every Friday evening through September for one of the best concert series of the summer! Be sure to explore Downtown Garland's fabulous array of eateries and shops before and after the show!
Go to the Visit Garland website for more details and to check the latest updates on bands and locations.
Fire Administration Building
1500 Highway 66Garland, TX 75040
Training Room 417
Compost - nature's solution to sustainable soil and water.
Cocine El Libro en Espanol! Aprenda nuevas recetas y comparta talentos con sus compañeros gourmet.
For the month of June, we will explore paper and collages all the while celebrating the ocean as we prepare for the upcoming Summer Reading Program: Oceans of Possibilities.
On this day in 1982 Mayor Ruth Nicholson cut the ribbon at the Garland Performing Arts Center. (Now renamed the Granville Arts Center in honor of Patty Granville, the Director of Cultural Arts for the City of Garland.)
Meeting once a week, this interactive conversation group is geared toward improving every day skills in a casual setting.
The Garland City Council holds its Work Session at 6 p.m. on Mondays preceding Tuesday City Council meetings. Check the agenda for the link.
The Garland City Council holds its Regular Session at 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Check the agenda for the link.
Patrons are invited to hone their typing skills at Central Library!
The Environmental & Community Advisory Board meets the second Wednesday of the month, as needed, at Garland City Hall.
The Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens who help give a voice to the desires of teens for library programming.
Adults can learn the basics of yoga from a professional yoga instructor.
To celebrate the start of the 2022 Summer Reading Program the South Garland Branch Library the community is welcomed to participate in fun activities before and after they register for the Summer Reading Program. The activities will revolve around the them of "Can you survive on a deserted island?".
To kick off the 2022 Summer Reading Program, Moana and Maui from the Grace Hula Dance Company will come visit the Library!
Kick off summer with a Narwhal and Jelly Whaley Super Party!
Join us at Walnut Creek Branch Library as we kick off our Summer Reading Program with a carnival!
Join Captain Emiley as she sets sail across the sea and encounters a variety of amazing creatures.
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 Garland Plan Commission typically holds its Regular Meeting at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Check the agenda for the link.
Babies, birth to 18 months, and their caregivers will learn, play, and grow together in this lap-sit storytime that introduces books, rhymes, tickles, and bounces designed to incorporate early literacy practices into their everyday lives.
Toddler Time is a storytime for children ages 18 months to 3 years old. Toddler Time storytimes will be a mixture of age appropriate stories, songs, rhymes, flannelboard stories, crafts, and parachute play.
The whole family will learn, play, and grow during this interactive storytime full of stories, creative movement, and songs that will strengthen listening, language, and literacy skills.
Zoom into Kindergarten: Learn, play, and grow in this engaging storytime designed for ages 3 to 5-year-olds and their caregivers!
Garland Central Library presents classes covering computing basics!
Meet majestic birds of prey at this fun, educational event!
Preschool Storytime is designed for ages 3 to 5-year-olds and their caregivers. Enjoy books, songs, exploring colors, letters, numbers, and much more that will help develop your preschooler's early literacy skills.
Children, ages 6-12, will briefly learn the science behind how optical illusions work before following the step-by-step instructions on how to draw their own illusions.
Adult Book Club meets at 6:30 on the third Thursday of the month at South Garland Branch Library for a lively discussion.
The Garland Community Multicultural Commission meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of each month. Check the agenda for the link.
This Sand & Sea Sensory Program would provide a safe outdoor space for children ages 2 - 6 to explore both water and sand using their senses. The program will be held under the pavilion at Hollabaugh Rec Center.
Participants at this event will explore what's inside a computer by completing a "tech take apart." All technology will be provided.
Join Captain Emiley as she sets sail across the sea and encounters a variety of amazing creatures
Teen participants, in grades 7-12, will use a collection of pictures and craft supplies to create an ocean-themed scene.
Sandy Shrout specializes in fairy tale puppet shows with a Texas twist.
Teens and tweens in grades 6-12 are invited to create and connect with other creatives at our Sand Art event.
A focus on pre-literacy and early literacy in both English and Spanish will be explored along with dancing, singing and occasional crafts.
Monthly STEAM labs consist of a drop-in type class where families can come and explore a few STEAM-related activities, all revolving around a central theme. June's theme is summer.
This storytime will focus on pre-literacy in both English and Spanish.
On this day in 1983 the Garland Summer Musicals debuted with the musical "Carnival."
The participants will make ocean related paintings or whatever inspires their creativity!
Patrons are invited to learn some crochet techniques while making their very own octopus or jellyfish out of yarn. This is a great beginner amigurumi project using simple stitches and shapes that works up quickly.
Students in 4th - 8th grade will build a miniature Viking ship, learn the Viking history, and how these ships were engineered.
Assist magician James Wand on a mission of magic and mystery.
Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/363337501247
FREE STEM basketball clinic with the Texas Legends Basketball team for children ages 6-12
The Garland City Council will meet in special session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, to canvass the results of the June 18 runoff election in District 5. New Council Member Margaret Lucht will take the oath of office.
Children, ages 6-12, will learn the history of lighthouses and how circuits are created and used.
In this program patrons are invited to use sea glass beads and jewelry wire to create their own unique sea glass tree that is a sunlight catcher.