Locations & Hours

The Nicholson Memorial Library System has four locations in Garland to serve you.  Library holidays and closures

Please be aware the North and South Garland Branch Libraries will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 3 to serve as Election Day polling places. The Central Library and the Walnut Creek Library will be open regular hours.

The Garland Central Libraries are open. All Libraries have reduced hours and 50% 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.


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.
  1. Central Library
  2. North Garland Branch
  3. South Garland Branch
  4. Walnut Creek Branch

Central Library
625 Austin Street (downtown Garland)
Garland, TX 75040

Information: 972-205-2500
Circulation: 972-205-2524
Reference Desk: 972-205-2501
Children’s Desk: 972-205-2516
Administration: 972-205-2543

For further information about the Central Library, please speak with staff at one of the numbers above or send an email.