Week of Events
Take-and-Make Craft: Popsicle Harmonicas
What: Take & Make Craft: Popsicle Harmonicas When: 06/01/2023 to 06/30/2023 Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 12 & under Stop by the library for a craft kit with everything needed to make a rudimentary harmonica. Kits will be available for the month of June. One kit per child, please.
What: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Tournament (for Adults!) When: 6/18/23 - Doors Open 1pm, Tournament Starts 2pm Where: In-Person Who: Ages 18+ Registration Required By popular demand from local gamers, the library will host a competitive Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tournament for adults! Please read the rules before registering. Rules (Point Accumulation, Swiss Style Bracket) […]
What: One-Shot Adventures When: 06/18/2023 | 1:30 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 13-18 Registration is required and begins 5/15 at 9:00 a.m. Every month, Mr. Brett will run a self-contained one-shot RPG adventure - space is limited, so act fast! If registration is full, call 501-623-4161 to join the wait list.
What: Garland County Chess Club When: Every Sunday, 2-5pm Where: In-Person Who: Ages 10+ No Registration The library provides a regular time and comfortable place to meetup every week for local chess players of all ages 10 and up, including adults. Players of all skill levels are encouraged to attend and play, both casually and […]
What: Bingo for Books When: 3rd Monday of every month (& 1st Wednesday starting in July) Where: Library Auditorium Who: Ages 18+ No registration required The library hosts its long-running, popular Bingo program in the auditorium every month on the 3rd Monday at 1 P.M. (Falls on the 4th Monday when the 3rd Monday is […]
What: Book Buddies: Rick Riordan When: 06/19/2023 | 2-3 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 8-14 Registration is required and begins 5/15 at 9:00 AM All Olympians, Asgardians, and Cahills are summoned for a Rick Riordan-themed meetup. We’ll discuss our favorite moments in the Percy Jackson, Magnus Chase, and 39 Clues series; eat Olympian […]
What: School of Rock (Band) When: 06/19/2023 | 4 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 13-18 Registration is required and begins 5/15 at 9:00 a.m. We're dusting off our plastic instruments and starting a band! Centered around the game Rock Band 4, you'll get to build your rock persona (Rocksona!), choose from guitar, bass, […]
What: Nitro Joe Science Show When: 06/20/2023 | 2:00 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: All ages welcome Join us for an interactive science show with Nitro Joe! Seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Group visits by appointment only.
What: Teen Book Club When: 06/20/2023 | 4 PM Where: Garland County Library Multi-Purpose Room Who: Ages 13-18 Registration is required and begins 5/15 at 9:00 a.m. This month's book: Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery Some free copies of the book are available to patrons registered. First come, first served. *If you register online […]
What: Pop Up Storytime When: 06/21/2023 | 10:30 AM Where: Park Haven Community Garden Who: Ages 10 & under No registration required Pop Up Storytime is like a field trip and a library storytime combined. Meet Ms. Chanan at locations around Garland County and learn more about the community partners who help us in Growing […]
What: Nonfiction Storytime: Symbiosis When: 06/21/2023 4:00 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 5-10 Join in to listen to some non-fiction picture books on our topic and do a related craftivity! Subjects range from science, art, history, and biographies. Appropriate for ages 5-10. Group visits by appointment only.
What: Green Market of Hot Springs Village When: 8am-12pm each Thursday, May-September Where: Grove Park, 1105 DeSoto Blvd, Hot Springs Village, AR Who: All Ages No Registration The Garland County Library will join Green Market vendors each Thursday, May-September. Visit the library's booth to get your library card, talk about library services, discover unique offerings […]
What: All Things Fiber Crafting Group When: meets every Thursday the library is open | 9-11:30 AM Where: Room D Who: Ages 18+ No registration required All Things Fiber is looking for artists and crafters who enjoy working on all types of needlecraft projects, i.e. knitting, crocheting, tatting, counted cross stitch, embroidery, quilting, weaving, etc. […]
What: Tech Tutor Thursdays When: Thursday Afternoons, Dates & Times Vary Where: Library Who: Ages 18+ Appointments are made here: gclibrary.com/support The Garland County Library's I.T. Services Coordinators will offer 1-on-1 tech support for patrons on Thursday afternoons. Services offered include assistance learning using library accounts & the GCL app, Libby, Hoopla, and other databases, […]
What: Nerd History 101: Super Soakers When: 06/22/2023 | 4 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 13-18 Registration is required and begins 5/15 at 9:00 a.m. Learn about the storied history of one of the most popular toys for summer fun, and come home with a Super Soaker of your very own! If registration […]
What: Fancyful Parties Characters Visit When: 06/23/2023 | 6:00 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: All ages welcome Meet Fancyful Parties' " Village Beauty" and "Super-Spider" characters for a fun-filled evening! Sing and dance, play games, interact, and take memorable photos!
What: Hot Springs Farmers & Artisans Market When: 7am-12pm each Saturday during Main Season, May-October Where: 121 Orange Street Who: All Ages No Registration The Garland County Library will join Farmers Market vendors each Saturday during the Main Season, May-October. Visit the library's booth to get your library card, talk about library services, discover unique […]
What: Movie Night: The Borrowers When: 06/24/2023 | 6:30 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: All ages Get ready for some 90s nostalgia with this movie based on the classic children's fiction book by Mary Norton. Rated PG. Group visits by appointment only.