Library Events & Programming
Family programs are designed for all ages to attend.These would include the Family Movie Nights and exhibits planned throughout the year.
Programs and events geared to elementary school age children plus toddlers and babies.
Book Madness at the Central Library!
Families with children of all ages can participate in Book Madness, the Garland Library’s version of March Madness, at the Central Library throughout the month of March. Participants will vote for their favorite popular books in four categories: Easy Picture Books, Easy Readers, Juvenile Chapter Books, and Young Adult Books. Voting options will be displayed in bracket form, with the options decreasing each week. During the last week of March, participants will vote on the “Final Four.”
Week 1 - March 2-5
Week 2 - March 9-12
Week 3 - March 16-19
Week 4 - March 23-26
March 30, overall winner will be revealed!
Bookmarks related to the winning title will be available in the weeks following the announcement as well. Due to ongoing construction, event locations are subject to change. 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.
Programs and events for junior high and high school age kids. Regular events include gaming parties.
Senior Social Hour is for adults 55 years and older. Computer Classes are usually for adults 18 years and older.
GED Class Signup at the Central Library
Want to get your GED? Sign up for free GED classes at the Central Library. Fill out an interest form at any Garland Library or visit the Central Library during orientation/signup dates and times. Class dates and times will be announced at orientation.
Orientation & sign up:
WorkReady GED classes are offered through a co-sponsorship between the Garland Library System and the Dallas County Community College District.
ESL Class Signup at the North Garland Branch Library
Interested in learning English? Sign up for free ESL classes at the North Garland Branch Library. Fill out an interest form at any Garland Library or visit the North Garland Branch Library during orientation dates and times. Class dates and times will be announced at orientation.
Orientation & sign up:
North Garland Branch Library
WorkReady ESL classes are offered through a co-sponsorship between the Garland Library System and the Dallas County Community College District.
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.