Week of Events
Family Take-Home Craft Kit
What: Family Take-Home Craft Kit: Marbled Valentine Hearts When: 02/01/22 to 02/14/2022 Where: Garland County Library Children’s Department Who: 12 and under Sign up for a free take-home craft kit for the family! For this month’s craft, families will use shaving cream to create marbled patterns on Valentine hearts.
Chinese New Year Competition Lanterns Display
To kick off the Chinese New Year, Taiwanese/Hot Springs artist, Bai Mros, will lead a series of activities in collaboration with Emergent Arts to share Chinese culture with participants. A competition of painted and decorated lanterns will be one part of the festivities. Those who want to take part in the competition aspect of the […]
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: Garland Gamers When: 02/05/2023 | 2-4 PM Where: GCL Auditorium Who: Ages 10-18 Join us for board games and video game free play on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation. Group visits by appointment only.
What: Fiction Writers Café When: 02/06/2023 | 4 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 13-18 Registration is required and begins 1/15 at 9:00 a.m. Teens ages 13-18 are invited to come sip coffee, tea, or cocoa and learn about different elements of writing fiction, including characters, plot, scenes, setting, point of view, dialogue, and […]
What: Helping An Adult Access Literacy Services When: 2/7/23 @ 10am Where: Livestreamed at facebook.com/garlandcountylibrary and youtube.com/garlandcolibrary Who: Ages 18+ No Registration The staff at The Literacy Council of Garland County will discuss how to identify an adult who struggles with reading and how to help them access free services to improve their skills.
What: Dose of Reality: Opioid Abuse, Misuse, & Addiction When: Tuesday, February 7th @ 1:00pm Where: Library Auditorium Who: 18+ Registration Required Topics covered include defining opioids, types of opioids, abuse, misuse and signs of opioid use disorder, opioid overdose reversal/naloxone, the Good Samaritan Law and resources. Hometown Health Improvement Central Region Coordinator Lauren […]
What: Preschool Storytime: Sweet Treats When: 02/08/2023 | 10:30 AM Where: Garland County Library Multi-Purpose Room Who: Ages 3-5 Join us for for stories and a craft all about sweet treats! Group visits by appointment only.
What: Author Spotlight: Mo Willems When: 02/08/2023 | 4 PM Where: Garland County Library Multi-Purpose Room Who: Ages 5-10 Registration is required and begins 1/15 at 9:00 a.m. Celebrate a new author with Ms. Katie each month! This month we are learning about Mo Willems. If registration is full, call 501-623-4161 to join the wait […]
What: America's Art Form Concert: "The Harp: Today and Throughout Music History" When: 2/8/22 @6pm Where: In-Person Who: Ages 18+ No Registration Required, Free to the Public Alisa Coffey, Principal Harpist with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO), will be the guest at the Garland County Library as part of the ongoing music series collaboration with […]
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: Thriving Thursday When: Dates vary; see list | 11-12 PM Where: Auditorium Who: Ages 18+ No registration required Thriving Thursdays are about learning something new and useful to help you thrive and finding community to help you do it. Join Alison Crane, FCS Agent for the Garland County Extension Service, and the Garland County […]
What: Mr. Brett Doesn't Know Anime When: 02/09/2023 | 4 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 13-18 Registration is required and begins 1/15 at 9:00 a.m. Hi gang. Mr. Brett here. I have a confession - I don't really know anime all that well. There's just so much of it! So I need your help! In […]
What: Toddler Time When: 02/10/2023 | 10:30 AM Where: Garland County Library Multi-Purpose Room Join Ms. Katie for toddler fun including stories, songs, and more! Group visits by appointment only.
What: Painting with Jill When: 02/10/2023 | 4 PM Where: Garland County Library Multi-Purpose Room Who: Ages 13-18 Registration is required and begins 1/15 at 9:00 a.m. 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! Please arrive on time. Class will […]
What: Know It to Grow It: Sustainably Managing Glades: A Rare Plant Community in Arkansas When: 2/11/22 @ 10am Where: In-Person Who: Ages 18+ No Registration The latest episode in the Garland County Master Gardeners' "Know It to Grow It" series will be the first in-person program in the series in nearly three years! This […]
What: Crafts with Tori When: 02/11/2023 | 2 PM Where: Garland County Library Multi-Purpose Room Who: Ages 9-12 Registration is required and begins 1/15 at 9:00 a.m. Come craft with Ms. Tori! If registration is full, call 501-623-4161 to join the wait list. Group visits by appointment only.