Summer Reading 2022

Leap into “Oceans of Possibilities” with Summer Reading at GPL! Between June 6 and July 15, GPL will be celebrating family literacy with weekly games and prizes for all ages, family programs every Wednesday at 2 PM, and finally, a pizza and cake finale on Friday, July 15th! The complete list of family programs are … More Summer Reading 2022

Mock Newbery Program

GPL is proud to announce our participation in the Mock Newbery Program, alongside Butler, Eckhart, and Waterloo Public Libraries! To learn more about this exciting program, please visit this link.

Adult Activity Club

A great way to get out of the house, meet new people, and try some new things! Join us on the second Wednesday of each month to share ideas about reading labels, couponing, and saving money with home management. We would love to hear what works for you! 

Important Changes to Libby & Overdrive

The Garrett Public Library has long been a member of the OverDrive Consortium calledNortheast Indiana Digital Library (NIDL) to provide access to our digital materials through theLibby and Overdrive Apps. The Indiana State Library is making available a larger OverDriveConsortium called Indiana Digital Library (IDL). Last month, NIDL made the decision to mergewith IDL. Garrett … More Important Changes to Libby & Overdrive

STEM Kits for Check-Out

GPL is proud to offer these activity kits focusing on STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) subjects to both adults and children with the permission of a parent or guardian. Available kits include: Telescope Kit – Ages 10+  Engineering Kit Level 1 (straw connects) – Ages 5+  Engineering Kit Level 2 (working models) – Ages 8+  … More STEM Kits for Check-Out

Tech Tuesdays

Join us Tuesday mornings at 10 AM with your most pressing tech-related questions! Staff will work with you to find a satisfactory answer.

Genealogy Club

Third Thursday of each month, 1-2:30 PM— New members are always welcome to GPL’s long-running Genealogy Club! Share in the group’s study, or bring your own items of interest.

Take n’ Make Crafts

GPL offers take n’ make crafts for all ages every month! Adults aged 18 and up can visit the upstairs circulation desk for the adult craft, while anyone younger can visit the youth circulation desk for the youth craft. Available crafts change monthly, so be sure to drop in and pick up yours while supplies … More Take n’ Make Crafts

GPL Book Clubs

GPL has an afternoon book club on the first Thursday of the month at 1 PM, as well as an evening book club on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM. Join us for lively discussion of the latest hits and classics! New members are always welcome.