Week of Events
At-Home Science Kit Pickup
What: At-Home Science Kit Pickup When: 09/15/2023 Where: Garland County Library Who: Families with children ages 18 & under Registration is required and begins 8/15 at 9:00 a.m. Sign up to reserve a mystery science kit full of everything you will need to conduct a simple at-home science experiment! Instruction video and reading recommendations included. […]
What: Guitar Class (for Adults!) WAITING LIST When: 8-week Sunday Afternoon Class starting 9/10 @ 1:30pm Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 18+ Registration Required This is a waiting list. If there is an advance cancellation for the class, you will be contacted. Hot Springs guitar teacher and songwriter Tommy Stanco will lead this 8-week […]
What: Guitar Class (for Adults!) When: 8-week Sunday Afternoon Class starting 9/10 @ 1:30pm Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 18+ Registration Required Hot Springs guitar teacher and songwriter Tommy Stanco will lead this 8-week course on Sunday afternoons starting 9/10. This course is good for first timers or someone wanting to get back into it. […]
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: Rubik's Cube Club When: Every Sunday, 3:30-5pm Where: In-Person Who: Ages 10+ No Registration
What: Ukulele Club When: Second Monday of every month, 4pm-5:30pm Where: In-Person Who: Ages 18+ Registration Required Ukulele lovers unite! Local ukulele lovers of all sorts and ability are invited to gather and share as part of their hobby. No planned instruction will be offered. This is intended to be a social club. Registration Required.
What: Fiction Writers Café When: 09/11/2023 | 4:30 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: 13-18 Registration is required and begins 8/15 at 9:00 a.m. Teens ages 13-18 are invited to come sip coffee, tea, or cocoa and learn about different elements of storytelling. Fiction writers, graphic artists, playwrights, screen writers, and storytellers of all stripes […]
What: Paul Runyan: Golf Hero & Hot Springs Native Son When: 9/12/23 @ 12pm Where: Hybrid. In-person at Garland County Library or Virtual Livestream at facebook.com/garlandcountylibrary or youtube.com/user/GarlandCoLibrary Who: 18+ No Registration This program series is sponsored by the Garland County Historical Society in collaboration with the Garland County Library. John Dechant, author of Little […]
What: Taste Buddies: BUGS! When: 09/12/2023 | 4:30 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: Ages 13-18 Registration is required and begins 8/15 at 9:00 a.m. There's no sugarcoating this one, folks. We're eatin' bugs - the food of the future! Don't worry, these bugs will all be food-grade and safe to eat... if that helps […]
What: Inkhearts Fiction Writers Workshop When: Tuesday, 09/12/22 @ 6:00-7:30 P.M. Where: Library Meeting Room B Who: Ages 18+ Registration Recommended To register, please e-mail Chanan Emmons at firstname.lastname@example.org. Join fiction writer and GCL staff member Chanan Emmons for a monthly dive into fiction writing and the writing life. The Inkhearts meet on the second […]
What: Preschool Storytime: Elephant & Piggie When: 09/13/2023 | 10:30 AM Where: Garland County Library Multi-Purpose Room Who: Ages 3-5 Join us for stories and a craft all about a couple of our favorite characters, Elephant & Piggie! 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: Magic: The Gathering Club When: 09/14/2023 | 4:30 PM Where: Garland County Library Who: 13-18 Registration is required and begins 8/15 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: Toddler Time When: 09/15/2023 | 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 Tori When: 09/16/2023 | 10:30 AM Where: Garland County Library Multi-Purpose Room Who: Ages 9-12 Registration is required and begins 8/15 at 9:00 a.m. Come make your own work of art with Ms. Tori. You'll learn how to paint step-by-step and leave with a completed painting! Please arrive on time. Class will […]
What: Have Book, Will Travel Book Club - September 2023 When: 9/16/23 @ 11:15am 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 […]