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Posted on: December 21, 2019

ESL Conversation Class at the South Garland Branch Library

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The Nicholson Memorial Library System will introduce ESL conversation classes beginning Jan. 8. The class will meet weekly and will be geared toward improving general English skills in a casual setting. Attendees may practice their conversation skills in ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Cook the Book African American Style at the South Garland Branch Library

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In order to register for the February event, Cook the Book participants will choose a recipe from Sweet Home Cafe, a cookbook of African American recipes. They will then prepare the recipe at home and bring it to be enjoyed in a buffet-style meal at the l...

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Job Application Class at the Central Library

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6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, Central LibraryRegistration opens Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 10 a.m.972-205-2502

Registration is required and limited to 10 participants age 16 and older.  Due to planned construction, event locations are subject to change. P...

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Getting started with Google Docs at the South Garland Branch Library

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A Google account is required to attend.

10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 15South Garland Branch LibraryRegistration opens 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 1.  972-205-3931

Participation is free and open to adult Garland residents with a library account in good st...

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Desktop and File Management at the Central Library

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Gain an understanding of the three major sections of a desktop, learn how to open and close files, folders and programs, and distinguish between file types.

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18Central LibraryRegistration opens 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4.972-205-2501

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Adult Book Club: Before We Were Yours at the South Garland Library

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Library staff and attendees will discuss Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate and enjoy light refreshments. 

6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20. South Garland Branch Library972-205-3931

No registration is required to attend book club.   ...

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Senior Social Hour: Jerry Barlow, Celtic Guitar Player and Storyteller at the Central Library

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Mr. Barlow is a guitarist who performs Celtic music from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Britain. He uses fingerstyle techniques that imitate instruments, like the harp, bagpipes, and fiddle, for which the music was originally written. He is also a storytel...

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Library Events & Programming Library Spotlights Adults
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Adult Craft Workshop: African-Inspired Picture Frames at the South Garland Branch Library

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Mud cloth designs consist of simple motifs that have specific meanings. Participants may choose from a selection of provided motifs. 

2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 29South Garland Branch Library Registration opens Saturday, Feb. 15972-205-3931

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