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THE SOUTH GARLAND BRANCH is OFFERing CURBSIDE PICKUP FOR HOLDS AND MOBILE PRINTING. Please call 972-205-3922 to schedule your curbside pickup time.  The south garland branch will reopen on tuesday, march 2.

Drawing of a blue tiger head on a white background"A Glimpse of African American History in Garland"

An exhibit in two parts: February 10-March 31, 2021

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The Garland Libraries are open.  All Libraries have reduced hours and 25% capacity.  Masks must be worn at all times and must cover the nose and mouth.  We ask that you wash your hands and make use of our many hand sanitizer stations throughout the Garland Libraries. Please visit our Holiday Closures page for our holiday schedule.

Central Library (625 Austin Street):
Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday closed
Senior hours (age 65+):
Central Library, Tuesday 9 to 10 a.m.

South Garland Branch (4845 Broadway Blvd.):
Curbside pickup only Saturday, February 27
Please call 972-205-3922 to schedule a pickup time.
Tuesday & Thursday 1 to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday & Monday closed
Senior hours (age 65+):
South Garland Branch, Thursday 12 to 1 p.m.

North Garland Branch (3845 N. Garland Ave.):
Tuesday & Thursday 1 to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday & Monday closed

Walnut Creek Branch (3319 Edgewood Dr.):
Tuesday & Thursday 1 to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday & Monday closed

All libraries have seating plus tables and chairs.  Everything is spaced 6 feet apart and arranged for one user at a time.  Some furniture has been removed at each location to accommodate the distancing requirements.  Study rooms are not available.

  • Curbside pickup and the book drops are available (click on the CHECKOUTS/HOLDS tab for details). 
  • Please use the library’s ONLINE RESOURCES.  
  • If you need a library card click on Online Registration.
  • Please email LIB-SUPPORT with any questions or concerns you may have.

Garland Library book drops are available 24/7.

  • All returned items will be quarantined for 5 days before being checked in.
  • We are not charging fines and will forgive any fines accrued as a result of our quarantine.  If the quarantine has affected your account or your ability to place holds please contact us at 972-205-2500 or email Lib-support.

Information from the City of Garland on the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) can be found at WWW.GARLANDTX.GOV/COVID.
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Recovery resources: http://garlandtx.gov/3739/Recovery-Resources 

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