Virtual Programming

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Garland Libraries may be closed, but storytime goes on!  The Nicholson Memorial Library System announces Summer Storytimes for children and families, June 1 through July 25, 2020. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more from home! Tune in with your kids and help maintain their early literacy skills.

Music & Movement (all ages)   Mondays, 10:30 a.m. (6/1, 6/15, 6/29, 7/13)
Tiempo de Cuentos en Español para Familias (all ages) Mondays, 10:30 a.m. (6/8, 6/22, 7/6, 7/20)

Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos.)  Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.

Wee Read (birth to 18 mos.)  Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.

Pajama-rama    Thursdays, 7 p.m.

Family Storytime Fridays, 2:30 p.m.

Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs.)  Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.


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STEAM Activities at Home: Drawing Animals with Numbers

Need an activity to keep the kids busy while at home? Join Miss Dorothy to learn how to draw animals with numbers!


How to Crochet

In this tutorial, you’ll learn the basics of crochet--the slip knot, chain stitch, and single crochet stitch--and then we’ll put it all together to make a crochet washcloth.


Pom Pom Bookmark

In this tutorial, we will show you how to make a Pom Pom bookmark using yarn, scissors, tape, and your fingers.


STEAM Activities at Home: Scratch Art Paper

Need an activity to keep the kids busy while at home? Join Miss Dorothy to learn how to make your very own scratch art paper!


Adult Craft Workshop: Paint Pouring Vase

In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to decorate a mason jar with acrylic paint and paint pouring medium.


Stomp Rockets

In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to make a rocket and rocket launcher from paper, craft supplies, PVC pipe, and a 2-liter soda bottle that you can take outside and launch.


STEAM Activities at Home: Paper Airplanes

Need an activity to keep the kids busy while at home? Join Miss Dorothy to learn how to build three different types of paper airplanes or gliders before measuring how far they fly!


Origami Fukuyama Rose and Kusudama Flowers

Instructions (PDF)