What's New at the Garden City Public Library

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Frogs, Bugs & Animals

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animated graphic of frog tracking dragonflyLearn more about animals at the fun family show "Frogs, Bugs, and Animals" with Jason from Green Meadows Farm! This exciting live-animal show will be held on Wednesday, July 1 at 7:00 PM and is for children ages 2½ through Grade 5 and their families

Tickets are required. Register for tickets online beginning Monday, June 22 at 9:30 AM on Eventkeeper. Please include the “Number of Tickets Needed” on your registration form. Each individual needs his or her own ticket to attend.

Please arrive promptly. If you are late, your spot may be given to someone on the waitlist.

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

 

Comic Book Clocks

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animated graphic of fast clockThere will be a "Comic Book Clock" workshop on Wednesday, July 1 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Doris Benter of Library Arts will teach young adults how to make a working, battery-operated clock, which will be decorated with comic strips and decoupage. 

Registration begins June 17 at 9:30 AM on Eventkeeper.  This program is limited to 20 young adults.

This program has been funded through the generosity of the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

 

Win a Tablet

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Want to win a brand new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 tablet? Then join the Power Readers Summer Reading Club! Children entering Grades K-5 in Fall 2015 can only qualify by joining the Power Readers Summer Reading Club and submitting a book-review card by Monday, August 3 at 9:00 PM. There will be two tablets given out: one as the grand prize for Grades K-2 and one as the grand prize for Grades 3-5. To submit book review cards, you must be registered in the Garden City Public Library’s Power Readers Summer Reading Club.

Registration for the Power Readers Summer Reading Club in the Children’s Room began June 22. Non-residents can register beginning July 6. The more you read and the more book review cards you fill out, the more chances you have of winning!

 

Independence Day Holiday

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The Garden City Public Library will be closed for the holiday as follows:

Saturday, July 4: Closed all day
 

Library Enhances Travel Collection

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animated graphic of jet airliner flying through clouds with 'Great Vacations' painted on fuselageThe Garden City Public Library is enhancing its travel collection to include travel DVDs with its nonfiction travel books. The Library has also been updating its collection of travel guidebooks, which includes recently published books by Fodor’s, Frommers, Rick Steve’s, Lonely Planet, Rough Guide, D.K. Eyewitness Travel and others. The travel collection is located on the main floor of the Library with the nonfiction call numbers 910 – 919. Stop by the Library to check out the travel collection to help plan your summer vacation experience.

Don't get caught sounding like a tourist while you're overseas.  Before venturing outside the US, be sure to polish up your language skills with Transparent Language Online. TLO is a rapid-learning system employing flashcards with audio to help the user memorize words and phrases. Pronunciation analysis compares your speech with that of a native speaker, and assessment tests identify areas for improvement. There are 90 language courses available. 

Transparent Language Online works with Windows and Mac computers, and apps are available for Android and Apple phones and tablets.

 
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Mon: 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tues: 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Weds: 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thurs: 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Fri: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sat: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sun: Closed for Summer

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