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What's New at the Garden City Public Library

Holiday Hours

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The Garden City Public Library hours are as follows:

Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24, 2014 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM 
Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, 2014 Closed
New Year's Eve, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
New Year's Day, Thursday, January 1, 2015 Closed

Read a Book about Winter

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Winter begins December 22, so get ready for the season by reading some books about winter. We have nonfiction books about winter, such as Winter, by Kay Barnham and Are You Ready for Winter? by Sheila Anderson. We also have chapter books about winter, such as Winter of the Ice Wizard, by Mary Pope Osborne; and Gabriella: The Snow Kingdom Fairy, by Daisy Meadows. Picture books and easy-reader books include Annie and Snowball and the Wintry Freeze, by Cynthia Rylant; Chaucer’s First Winter, by Stephen Krensky; and Winter Is the Warmest Season, by Lauren Stringer; plus many more.


Holiday Displays

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Come in and browse the Garden City Public Library’s new displays to get ready to enjoy the holiday season. There are displays with books on entertaining, baking Christmas cookies and other holiday treats, seasonal music, DVDs, and audiobooks. Read about holiday traditions and share a holiday story with family and friends. Learn to knit and crochet from the instructional books and DVDs on display.

While you’re at the Library, stop by the Reference Desk and register for the "Cozy Up With a Good Book" adult winter reading club.


Elevator out of Service

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We apologize for the tremendous inconvenience this disruption in service has caused our patrons.

To address the needs of the physically challenged, there are computers located on the main level in the Young Adult area with access to the Internet, word processing, and the Library’s catalog. Library staff can obtain audio-visual materials for you from the lower level. For Library programs, please check our website or call us for the program’s location as many of them are held on the lower level.

For questions and information, please see Library Director Lisa Paulo in the Administration Department or call 742-8405 x210.


Celebrate Hanukkah

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Animated graphic of dancing dreidelHanukkah begins this year on Tuesday, December 16, so celebrate by checking out some books on the holiday. Picture books about Hanukkah include The Golem’s Latkes, by Eric A. Kimmel; The Hanukkah Hop, by Erica Silverman; Chanukah Lights Everywhere, by Michael J. Rosen; Hanukkah Haiku, by Harriet Ziefert; and Hoppy Hanukkah! by Linda Glaser. For nonfiction books about Hanukkah, check out the books Celebrate Hanukkah, by Deborah Helligman; Hanukkah Crafts, by Karen E. Bledsoe; Hanukkah, Oh, Hanukkah: A Treasury of Stories, Songs, and Games to Share, compiled by Wendy Wax; and Maccabee! The Story of Hanukkah, by Tilda Balsley; among others.

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Library Hours

Mon: 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tues: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Weds: 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thurs: 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Fri: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sat: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sun: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM