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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 program will allow participants to improve their conversational skills in a friendly environment as well as build vocabulary and confidence.
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.
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.
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.
This book club is for any adults who love reading romance and want to find like-minded readers in the library. Group members will read a selected romance novel and then discuss the book during the program.
Family Storytime is a fun interactive program that promotes literacy through books, songs, and activities.
South Garland Branch Library
Meeting once a week, this interactive conversation group is geared toward improving every day skills in a casual setting.
Families are invited to drop in play board games and the Wii in the Teen Room.
Learn, play, and grow in this engaging storytime designed for ages 3 to 5-year-olds and their caregivers!
Each week the Children’s Librarian will set up the Program Room with multiple activities that ranges from simple pretend play to STEAM activities.
Spanish Storytime (Tiempo de Cuentos en Español) will focus on pre-literacy and early literacy in both English and Spanish to be explored with dancing, singing and occasional crafts.
Garland Library will host classes covering computing basics, web browsing basics, and document/spreadsheet basics. These classes will be conducted in Spanish.
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. We will use books, movement activities, songs, rhymes, manipulative, and extensions that promote the growth of the child's literacy, brain, and emotional development. We will also model ways caregivers can interact, engage, and be their child's first teacher.
Teens ages 13 to 17 can make a difference in their community by joining the Garland Library Teen Advisory Board.
Babies, birth to 18 months, and their caregivers will learn, play, and grow together in this lap-sit storytime.
Join us for some lively stories, songs, and rhymes that will help your little ones develop early literacy skills needed to learn, play, and grow.
A gentle chair-based yoga class suitable for anyone who wants to try yoga on for size, to increase flexibility, or to learn how to relax (and breathe!) effectively.
Learn the science behind modern skyscrapers by building a tower structure from marshmallows and toothpicks that can hold weight.
Children of all ages are invited to snack and paint during this interactive in-person program!
Hey Teens! Have you ever wanted to go to the library after it’s CLOSED? Well, now you can! If you are between the ages of 13 – 17, join us for fun activities and snacks in our all new Teen After Hours program at the South Garland Branch Library!
Adult book discussion of The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth.
In this craft, adults will use air dry clay to create a decorative bowl.
STEAM Labs consist of multiple stations of maker activites for kids centered around the theme "Winter Wonderland."
4th through 8th graders will construct a course using recycled materials and race their marbles to the finish line.
Garland Library will host classes covering computing basics, web browsing basics, and document/spreadsheet basics.