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Sunday Closings Reminder Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

The Garden City Public Library will be closed on Sundays beginning May 25, 2014 through mid-October 2014.

 
Murphy Appointed New Trustee Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

Library Board Chairman J. Randolph Colahan administers the Oath of Office to new Library Trustee Charles J. Murphy, EdD.J. Randolph Colahan, chair of the Library Board, congratulates Gloria Weinrich, vice chair, on her reappointment.At the Board of Library Trustees meeting on March 10, 2014, Chairman J. Randolph Colahan administered the Oath of Office to new Library Trustee Charles J. Murphy, EdD, who was appointed as Library trustee for a term from March 6, 2014 through December 31, 2016.  Trustee Murphy is the superintendent of schools of the Island Trees Union Free School District.

Gloria Weinrich, vice chair of the Library Board, was reappointed as a trustee for a term from March 6, 2014 through December 31, 2018 at the same meeting.  The other trustees of the Library Board are Peter D’Antonio, PhD, and Lola Nouryan, PhD.

 
Schultz Honored for Service to Library Board Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

L-R: Trustee Charles Murphy, Chair J. Randolph Colahan, Vice Chair Gloria Weinrich, Trustee Lola Nouryan, former Trustee John SchultzAt 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. 

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.

 
Lions Club Grateful for Collection of Eyeglasses Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

The Garden City Public Library is a collection site for used eyeglasses for the Recycle for Sight Program, which is run by a local Lions Club. The Lions Club has expressed its appreciation to Library Board Vice Chair Gloria Weinrich and the Library for continuing to serve as an ongoing collection site for the Recycle for Sight Program. The glasses are reprocessed and distributed to those in need worldwide. A box is provided for the used-eyeglass collection near the interior doors of the Library.

 
Library Honors Trustees from 1956 - Present Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

The Garden City Public Library recognizes the contributions of the present and former members of the Board of Trustees with a new plaque, which has been installed near the entrance of the Library. The names of the trustees who have dedicated their time and talents to serving the Library from 1956 to the present are listed on the new plaque. Among the names on the plaque are J. Donald Colahan, who was a Board member from 1976-1979 and the father of J. Randolph Colahan, who is the current chair of the Library Board and has served since 2002. The plaque was given to the Library by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

Irwin Smith*   Daniel V. Duff*   Frank A. Tauches, Jr.   Peter D'Antonio
1956 - 1960   1965 - 1974   1987 - 1990   2013 -
             
Fred Hainfeld, Jr.   George W. Whitney*   Mary Jane Bolter   Lola Nouryan
1956 -1959   1974 - 1979   1988 - 1992   2013 -
             
Mabel Pentland   Herbert Z. Stuart   Victor Feuerherd   Charles J. Murphy
1956 - 1958   1976 - 1979   1990 - 1998   2014 -
             
Kathryn W. Rennie*   J. Donald Colahan   Elizabeth Lane    A new plaque honors the Board of Library Trustees for its contributions throughout the years.
1956-1965 & 1986-1987   1976 - 1979   1992 - 1994    
             
Raymond W. Short   Graydon Vanderbilt   Edward Starr    
1956 - 1960   1978 - 1982   1995 - 2005    
             
Park A. Doing*   Alan C. Lloyd   John F. McGowan    
1956 - 1963   1979 - 1985   1998 - 2003    
             
William F. Fortney   Julianne O. Lewis*   J. Randolph Colahan*    
1960 - 1964   1979 - 2001   2002 -    
             
John E. Wadsworth*   Blaise J. Opulente*   John H. Pascal    
1961 - 1975   1980 - 1982   2003 - 2013    
             
Malcolm I. Ruddock   Raymond L. Regan*   Gloria Weinrich    
1961 - 1961   1981 - 1985   2004 -    
             
Carlota Haberkern*   Edwin A. Howe, Jr.*   Barbara Brudie-Martis    
1961 - 1978   1982 - 1988   2006 - 2013    
             
Arnold Gates*   Herbert J. Hummers*   Elizabeth Huschle    
1964 - 1981   1982 - 2002   2006 - 2011    
             
William K. Allison   John M. Delany*   John D. Schultz   *Chairman
1965 - 1976   1985 - 2006   2012 - 2013
 
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