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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
 
Easter Holiday Hours Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

The Garden City Public Library will be closed on:

Sunday, April 20, 2014.

 
Library to Hold Focus Group Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

The Garden City Public Library will hold focus groups for residents interested in discussing the future of the Library in the 21st century and the role of the Library in the community. The focus groups will be run by Vice Chair Gloria Weinrich and Trustee Lola Nouryan. The meetings will be held during March and April in the Library.

Interested residents should write a short biography and indicate a preference of meeting in the afternoon or evening. Participants will attend only one meeting based on their availability. The biographies should be mailed to the president of the resident’s Property Owner’s Association. They will be forwarded to the Administration Department of the Library.

The presidents of the Property Owner’s Associations and their addresses are: for the East, Ms. Christine Mullaney, 104 Huntington Road, Garden City, NY 11530; for the West, Mr. Jonathan Kashimer, 6 Fenimore Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530; for the Estates, Mr. Gregory Senken, 161 Wellington Road, Garden City, NY 11530; and for the Central Section, Ms. Theresa Trouvé, 54 Second Street, Garden City, NY 11530.

 
Murphy Appointed New Trustee Print Email
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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.

 
Peter D’Antonio Becomes New Library Board Member Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

photo of new Trustee Peter D’Antonio, PhD (3rd from left) with Chair J. Randolph Colahan (right), Vice Chair Gloria Weinrich & Trustee John D. Schultz (left)The Board of Trustees of the Garden City Public Library welcomed a new trustee, Peter D’Antonio, PhD, at the June 10 Library Board meeting.  Dr. D’Antonio is an economist with Citigroup and a long-time resident of Garden City.  As a child, he remembers the current library being built and he looks forward to his tenure on the Library Board.  Peter and his wife Angelique have three children, who like their father attended Garden City Schools.

 
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