Effective November 16th, 2020 The Garrett Public Library cares deeply about the health and wellness ofits staff, its patrons, and the community. To help slow the spread of COVID-19, in accordance with the new Executive Order by Governor Holcomb, the Garrett Public Library is updating its operating procedures and guidelines. The Garrett Public Library will … More GPL’s Ongoing Covid-19 Response
Virtual Goodnight Garrett Activity bags are now available at the Youth Services desk. Pick on up today!
For the month of February, patrons will be able to take home “sprinkle candles” in a choice of pink or purple. Please visit the adult circulation desk to claim yours.
Beginning Wednesday, February 10, GPL will be adding video games to our collection! Platforms featured will be Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, with next-gen games to come in the following months. The collection will feature games for all audiences, from ESRB rating E (for everyone) to M (for mature). Patrons will be able … More Video Games at GPL
Goodnight, Garrett! will be virtual this year to keep everyone safe and healthy. Activity bags will be available late February and The Adventure of Tayla the Traveling Tamarin will be released on March 6th with games, crafts and more! Check our social media for updates!
We would like to remind patrons that wearing a face mask is currently mandatory for entering the building and utilizing our services on-premises – this is for the safety of our patrons as well as our staff. Proper usage requires the mask to be covering both the nose and the mouth to be effective. If … More State Mask Mandate & GPL
In a reading rut? Looking for some suggestions? GPL is introducing a new online Readers’ Advisory tool. Check our link on the homepage under “Services” (shortcut here) for details.
During the ongoing Covid-19 emergency, patrons may find it easier to place holds online from their own home and pick them up curbside at a later time. Doing this is simple. First, navigate to garrettpl.org, and click on “Catalog” on the top menu: You will arrive at the Evergreen Indiana catalog. If you have not … More How to place an online hold
Thanks to a generous donation by Church at Garrett, the Garrett Public Library is now home to a Free Little Library. It is located near the west entrance. No library card is required. Take any books you have interest in. You may donate gently used books as space permits. The Garrett Public Library will periodically refresh … More Free Little Library
Linked below is a collection of authoritative resources compiled by GPL on the ongoing covid-19 crisis. Please note that while we provide access to these links we are not responsible for editing the content therein. We ask that our patrons make use of this information to better safeguard themselves and their families . GPL Covid-19 … More Covid-19 Resources
Join us for virtual story time on Wednesdays at 10 AM and Thursdays at 7pm. The links to these story time sessions can be found on our Facebook page and will be up for one week. Wednesday story time will have a craft feature, these craft bags can be picked up at the library in … More Virtual Story Time
GPL is now offering remote yoga sessions on our YouTube channel! Visit our Yoga page under “Services”, linked below, for details on this new program. Remote Yoga