Week of Events
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: Lego Club When: 08/27/2023 | 2 PM Where: Garland County Library Multi-Purpose Room Who: Ages 11-18 Registration is required and begins 7/15 at 9:00 a.m. LEGO Club is back and bigger than ever! Participants will be given a specific prompt and will have two hours to build using LEGO blocks provided by the library, […]
What: Scribes Fiction Writing Club When: 08/28/2023 | 4:30 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: 10-12 Registration is required and begins 7/15 at 9:00 a.m. Calling all storytellers! Whether you like to write stories, graphic novels, plays, screenplays–or tell your story in a different way, this program is for you. We’ll learn about different aspects […]
What: Teen Book Club When: 08/29/2023 | 4:30 PM Where: Garland County Library Multi-Purpose Room Who: Ages 13-18 Registration is required and begins 7/15 at 9:00 a.m. This month's book: Pax by Sara Pennypacker Some free copies of the book are available to patrons registered. First come, first served. *If you register online for this program […]
What: Preschool Storytime: Ocean When: 08/30/2023 | 10:30 AM Where: Garland County Library Multi-Purpose Room Who: Ages 3-5 Join us for stories and a craft all about the ocean! Group visits by appointment only.
What: Drop-In Activity: Bubble Painting When: 08/30/2023 4:00 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 12 & under Come by the library between 4 & 5 pm to create a painted masterpiece with bubbles. Group visits by appointment only.
What: Teen Bingo When: 08/30/2023 | 4:30 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 13-18 Registration is required and begins 7/15 at 9:00 a.m. Come play bingo and win prizes! If registration is full, call 501-623-4161 to join the wait list. 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 GCL Bookmobile goes to the Green Market each Thursday, through September. Visit us to pick up your holds, get your library card, talk about library services, discover […]
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: Micro Club: Crystals When: 08/31/2023 | 4:30 PM Where: Virtual-Zoom Who: Ages 11-18 Registration is required and begins 7/15 at 9:00 a.m. This month we explore both geology and chemistry while taking a look at crystalline structures under a microscope. We will also create some groovy crystal art and make an overnight crystal appear […]
What: Magic: The Gathering Club When: 08/31/2023 | 4:30 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: 13-18 Registration is required and begins 7/15 at 9:00 a.m Learn how to play Magic: The Gathering in this beginner-friendly club! Choose from thousands of cards that are provided already, build your deck, and battle other players! If registration is full, […]
What: Clase Sobre Las Leyes de Manejo (Spanish Driving Laws Class) When: 8/31/23 @ 6pm Where: GCL Auditorium Who: Ages 16+ No Registration En colaboración con el departamento de polícia de Hot Springs. Ven y aprende de todos los programas y recursos que ofrece el departamento de polícia para la comunidad al igual que una […]
What: Back-to-Hogwarts When: 09/01/2023 | 6:30 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 18 & under Registration is required and begins 8/15 at 9:00 a.m. Attention Hogwarts students! Get settled into your dormitories and join us in the great hall for games, snacks, and a bit of magic. Students are encouraged to dress in robes […]
What: Four Seasons Bird Walk (Summer 2023) When: Saturday, September 2nd @ 8:30am Where: In-Person Who: Ages 18+ Registration Required These seasonal bird walks around the neighborhood surrounding the Library are led by an experienced birder from the local Audubon Society. Participants should arrive starting around 8:30am to prepare for the walk, which will depart […]
What: Love Your Library Day 2023 (+ Bring a Buddy Day!) When: Saturday, September 2nd, 10am-12pm Where: In-Person Who: All Ages No Registration In celebration of National Library Card Sign-Up Month in September and the launch our new Saturday hours, the Garland County Library invites the community to join us for Love Your Library Day […]