Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library logoA community organization supporting and promoting the Library.  The Friends sponsors activities to raise funds for the purchase of library materials and equipment, and underwrites programming to benefit all library users.

Become a member of the Friends of the Library: Membership form

The Friends of the Library meet bi-monthly (Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., Dec.) on the third Tuesday of the month, 5:30 p.m. at the Central Library.

**The August meeting has been moved to Tuesday, August 6, 5:30 p.m. at the Central Library.**

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President: Marge Oberg
Vice President: Open
Secretary: Open
Treasurer: Linda Stopani
Financial Secretary: Linda Phillips
Book Sale Liaison: Joan Degen
Funds Development: Rebecca Cantu
Membership: Linda Stopani
Publicity: Open

Additional Participants:
Library Liaison: Kathleen Cizek
Library Director: Karen Archibald

GOOD EATS FOR A GOOD CAUSE: FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY FUNDRAISER

Help the Friends of the Nicholson Memorial Library System raise money for Garland Libraries while having a delicious meal at Chili's.  Mention or show this flier and 15% of your bill will be donated to the Friends of the Library.

5 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, July 24 at the following locations:

Chili's Firewheel
3721 George Bush Freeway
Garland 75044
972-496-5255

Chili's Garland
1775 Northwest Highway
Garland 75041
972-840-0647

The Friends of the Library - Access Newsletter

Keep up with what is going on at your Garland Libraries by reading the Access newsletter. Access is a monthly publication from the Friends of the Library that includes all library events. 

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Friends of the Library Needs Donations for Book Sales

Take some time now to clean out your closets and bookshelves and donate the books and media that you no longer need or want.

We need:

  • Books of all kinds: fiction and non-fiction
  • Books on all subjects
  • Books for all ages
  • Books in foreign languages
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • Puzzles and games

Donated items may be dropped off at any Garland library location. If you need assistance carrying in your donations, please ask for help at the Check-out Desk.

Thank you in advance for your donations and we look forward to seeing you as a customer at a Book Sale!