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The Library catalog and online resources (including overdrive) will be down for maintenance Wednesday, September 16, from 10 p.m. until approximately 2 a.m. on September 17.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Expanded hours starting September 1: Central Library will be open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; Branches will be open 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Friday and SaturdayThe Garland Central Libraries are open.  All will have reduced hours and 25% capacity.

Central Library:        Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
                                   Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
                                   Sunday closed

Branch Hours:           Tuesday & Thursday 1 to 8 p.m.
                                    Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
                                    Sunday & Monday closed

Senior hours (age 65+): Central Library, Tuesday 9 to 10 a.m.
                                         South Garland Branch, Thursday 12 to 1 p.m.

Central Library capacity: 148 patrons
South Garland Branch capacity: 90 patrons
North Garland Branch capacity: 40 patrons
Walnut Creek Branch capacity: 20 patrons

  • 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 Libraries have opened the book drops and are accepting returns.

  • 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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