Locations & Hours

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

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


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.