What's New at the Garden City Public Library

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What's New at the Garden City Public Library

Cupcake Decorating

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Join us on Saturday, April 26, at the Library for Cupcake Decorating with Kathy Giouvalakis. This fun program is for children in Grades K-2 at 1:00 PM and children in Grades 3-5 at 2:30 PM.

Registration begins Monday, April 7, at 9:30 AM on Eventkeeper. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend the animated graphic of cupcake with flickering candleprogram.

Please arrive promptly. If you are late, your spot may be given to someone on the waitlist. If your child has any food allergies, please notify a Children’s Librarian.

Funding for this program has been provided by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.


Schultz Honored for Service to Library Board

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At a recent meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Garden City Public Library, former Trustee John Schultz was honored for his two years of service on the Library Board.  Library Chair J. Randolph Colahan thanked Mr. Schultz for serving with dedication and wished him health and happiness in his future endeavors.  L-R: Trustee Charles Murphy, Chair J. Randolph Colahan, Vice Chair Gloria Weinrich, Trustee Lola Nouryan, former Trustee John Schultz

Former Trustee Schultz was presented with a framed picture of the Library by Vice Chair Gloria Weinrich in honor of his efforts and appreciation of his services.


Spring Reading in Bloom

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photo of spring books and audiovisual materials on displaySpring into shape by browsing the new displays at the Garden City Public Library.  Whether you are getting ready to plant your garden or heading out to the ballgame, there are books, audiobooks and DVDs for all of your spring interests. 

The new displays include books on gardening and landscape design, armchair travel books and DVDs, a celebration of poets for National Poetry Month, fitness books to help you get into shape, books and audiobooks to reminisce about the good old days of baseball, and instructional books on home repair to spruce up your house for spring.

Spring into reading at the Garden City Public Library!


National Autism Awareness Month

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April is National Autism Awareness Month and the Children’s Room is spreading awareness with a book display on autism. Titles include My Friend Has Autism, by Amanda Doering Tourville; A is for Autism, F is for Friend: A Kid's Book on Making Friends with a Child Who Has an Autism Spectrum Disorder, by Joanna L. Keating-Velasco; and Russell’s World: A Story for Kids About Autism, by Charles A. Amenta III; among others. The Library also has created the book, I Visit the Garden City Public Library, a social storybook for children with autism on visiting the Garden City Public Library, which can be viewed or checked out at the Library as well as viewed online. Stop by the Library and check out a book on autism this month!



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Come admire the fine workmanship of uniquely created "Needleworks" designed by fiber artist Michele Miroff, showcased at the Garden City Public Library from April 1-30, 2014.  Enjoy viewing exquisite handmade quilted bookmarks and postcards, colorful “woolies,” artistic pin cushions, imaginative whimsies, penny rugs, and quilts. 

This free exhibit is open to the public during regular Library hours. Exhibit funding is sponsored by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

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