Week of Events
Family Movie Night Kit Pickup
Pick up a movie night kit that includes a movie, popcorn (bucket provided), and movie theater candy! *Kits will contain library movies that must be checked out with a library card and returned after watching!* Registration is required for this program and will begin on July 15th at 9:00 a.m. One kit per family. If […]
Library Closed for State Holiday
The Garland County Library closes to the public for holidays observed by the State of Arkansas or Garland County. The library director, library board, or county judge may announce additional closures, due to holiday, staff training, inclement weather, emergency, or other reasons, which will be announced on the library's website and social media. 2022 CLOSING […]
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 […]
Join us for LEGO fun, snacks, and prizes! Ages 3-14. 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.
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.
Love mystery books? Sign up for our YA mystery book club. This month's book is Burden Falls by Kat Ellis. Some free copies of the book will be available for pickup at the children's circulation desk. Ages 13-18. Books are YA, but may contain content suitable for more mature readers. Copies of the book will […]
Sign up to chill out and make some delicious ice cream in a bag at the library! Ages 13-18. 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 […]
What: Jessa Thurman Author Talk When: 8/23/22 @ 6pm Where: Virtual Who: Ages 18+ No Registration Entomologist and former GCL employee Jessa Thurman will introduce her new book, Australia's Incredible Insects, and deep dive into her experiences as an author. This reference book highlights some of the most bizarre insects found in Australia and is […]
Join us for storytime all about alligators! This program is appropriate for ages 3-5 years. All programs are subject to change at any time. Group visits by appointment only.
What: Incredible Insects of Arkansas and Australia When: 8/24/2022 | 4 PM Where: Multi-purpose room Who: Ages 7-14 Registration required. Join us as we welcome entomologist, author, and former GCL employee Jessa Thurman for a program all about the incredible insects of Arkansas and Australia. Group visits by appointment only. Programs are subject to change […]
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. […]
Welcome back to homeschool! Join us as we celebrate our homeschool families and share library resources that can help you have your most successful year yet! Snacks, crafts, and more! All programs are subject to change at any time. Group visits by appointment only.
This is the second meeting of this month's book club! You must register for meeting #1 (August 11th) in order to attend this meeting. In this book club, we'll play through a series of D&D adventures centered at the prestigious Library of Candlekeep in the Forgotten Realms, while in real life, we'll read books related […]
Come play bingo and win books! Ages 5-12. 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 any time. Group visits by appointment only.
Join us for a free-for-all craft program hosted by Ashley and Aubrey! Adults 18+ are welcome to drop in anytime between 1:30-3:30 on the first and third Friday of each month in Room D. Craft materials are provided, but feel free to bring extra supplies to share with the group! Upcoming themes and dates include […]
What: Arkansas Dairy Bars w/ Kat Robinson When: 8/26/2022 | 6:00 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: 18+ Registration required. Nostalgia is sweet, and sweeter still with a soft-serve ice cream cone in hand. Come join author Kat Robinson as she shares the stories behind many of Arkansas' dairy bars, and how she came to […]