Week of Events
Family Craft Night: Hanging Mobiles (Pre-recorded video)
Sign up to reserve a craft supply kit to enjoy with the whole family! This month we are making colorful and mesmerizing mobiles! Kits are available for pick up on August 19th. Submitting photos of the fun gets an entry into a prize drawing! Photos are due by August 31st. More details and a how-to […]
What: Voter Registration Drive When: Sundays Aug 7th through September 25th from 1-3 PM Where: In-Person Who: Ages 18+Requirements: Bring government-issued photo identification This booth will provide an easily accessible weekend opportunity for citizens to talk to election workers and register or check their current registration prior to the Midterm Election on November 8th. New registrations […]
Meetup 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 competitively. No registration is required. Several chess sets are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.
Join us for board games and video game free play on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation. Ages 10-18. All programs are subject to change. Group visits by appointment only.
Join Ms. Faith for a storytime that explores and explains our feelings and the different ways we experience them! Ages 6 and under. All programs are subject to change at any time. Group visits by appointment only.
What: Bingo for Books When: 3rd Monday of every month 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. Prizes include various gift cards to restaurants and grocery stores, as well as some gift certificates […]
Kids ages 3-18 are invited to submit an ocean-themed art piece for the library's first annual summer art show! Each artist may submit one entry by August 13th in one of the following media: Drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, photography, or digital media. Submissions may be 2 or 3 dimensional. Art must be framed, […]
Curious about the library's Discord server, but unfamiliar with Discord? Check out this informational program to learn about Discord, how to get started, and see what sort of fun (and monitored!) programs can be had using this social & gaming app! Ages 13 & up. All programs are subject to change at any time. Group […]
Join us for storytime all about buses! This program is appropriate for ages 3-5 years. All programs are subject to change at any time. Group visits by appointment only.
Every Wednesday, July 13th - Aug 17th at 2pm at the Garland County Library. To register for this free 6-week course, contact Lacy Swayze at Oaklawn Center on Aging by calling 501-623-0020. Tai Chi improves muscular strength, flexibility, and fitness. It also improves immunity and quality of life, and relieves pain. Muscle strength is […]
Learn the history behind classic nerd mainstays from movies to comics to video games and more! This month, we'll learn about the hit console from the early 90s, the Super Nintendo. Afterwards, there will be drinks, snacks, Nintendo-themed crafts, and some real Super Nintendos to experience firsthand! Ages 10-18. Registration is required for this program […]
What: Know It to Grow It: Bats of Arkansas When: 8/17/22 @ 6pm Where: Virtual Who: Ages 18+ No Registration The latest episode in the Garland County Master Gardeners' "Know It to Grow It" series will introduce us to the Bats of Arkansas and discuss their importance to our environment. Presenter Phillip Jordan is a […]
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. […]
Come play board games with us! Ages 10-18. Registration is required for this program and will begin on July 15th at 9:00 a.m. If registration is full, call 501-623-4161 to join the wait list. All programs are subject to change at any time. Group visits by appointment only.
Celebrate a new author with Ms. Katie and Ms. Tiffany each month! This month we are learning about Jon Klassen. Ages 7-12. Registration is required for this program and will begin on July 15th at 9:00 a.m. If registration is full, call 501-623-4161 to join the wait list. All programs are subject to change at […]
Bring your instruments, play some bluegrass, and mingle with fellow enthusiasts in the library's auditorium on the first and third Thursday afternoon of each month!
Come make your own work of art with Ms. Jill. You'll learn how to paint step-by-step and leave with a completed painting! Ages 13-18. Registration is required and will begin on July 15th at 9:00 a.m. If registration is full, call 501-623-4161 to join the wait list. Please arrive on time. Class will begin promptly […]
What: Have Book, Will Travel Book Club - Interestings Edition When: 8/20/22 @ 12pm Where: In-Person Who: Ages 18+ Registration Required The "Have Book, Will Travel" book club features revolving themes, moderators, and locales. This club is meant to be about book discovery and discussion, as well as socializing with fellow readers who share common […]
What: National Honey Bee Day Booth When: 8/20/22 @1pm - 3pm Where: In-Person Who: All Ages The Greater Hot Springs Beekeepers Association, in recognition of August's National Honey Bee Day, will host a booth at the Garland County Library on Saturday, August 20th, from 1pm-3pm. Representatives will have education handouts and be available to chat […]