A full listing of our many programs for kids can always be found on our For Children page. Check it out and join in the fun!
On July 29th and 30th, GPL will be closed for staff training. Thanks for your patience.
Beginning August 1, Garrett Public Library will be joining Evergreen Indiana This is a collaboration of over 100 libraries in Indiana that share materials. This means that you will have access to many more materials. If you want an item that we don’t have in our building, we can find the item on the computer… More GPL is joining Evergreen Indiana
Garrett Public Library is proud to unveil our new homepage! We’ve taken special care to ensure Garrettpl.org is easy to find and simple to navigate. Every patron resource from our old homepage is now accessible from a single menu, which means less time searching and more time browsing the content you want. We look forward… More Welcome to the new Garrettpl.org!
Saturday, August 20, 12:00 AM-1:30 PM — This program was begun a couple of years ago in collaboration with our previous mayor, Tonya Hoeffel. Tonya approached us with an idea to have a summer celebration for our community that would bring people together to celebrate the city of Garrett and introduce them to our public… More Dog Days in the Park
Over 60 names were suggested for our “Bicentennial” Bison. After calculating the votes cast at our 2016 Summer Reading Finale, we are happy to announce that the Bison’s name is now “BLUE.” If you haven’t had an opportunity to stop by and take a look at BLUE, you should soon. He is covered with Garrett Clipper… More Blue the “Bison-tennial” Bison
Saturday, August 13, 2:00-4:00 PM — Brush up on your reading skills with our therapy dogs. They love to hear you read!
Thursday, August 4, 3:30 PM — Kids Yoga with Miss Christine. Wear comfy clothes and come to have a great time!
Thursday, August 4, 1:00 PM — We will be discussing “An Irish Country Doctor” by Patrick Taylor. Anyone aged 16 and older is welcome. Very casual; enjoy snacks and meet new people!
Monday, August 8, 3:30 PM — Hang out with fellow Pokemon fans! Bring your cards, games, or Pokemon GO and join in on the fun!
Thursday, August 4, 6:30 PM — A fun way to work together to climb your family tree and help others find their trees, too! Led by our own library-proclaimed professional, Kerry Baumgartner, we enjoy studying the different travel patterns of ancestors, different ways to find all of the “interesting facts” about our family members, and we… More Genealogy Workshop
August 9th, 4-7 PM — Miss Kiley will host a special Japanese culture festival featuring games, prizes, and food. All ages are welcome but children aged 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.