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Trustee Nouryan Named Woman of Distinction Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

Lola Nouryan, Ph.D, a Garden City Library Board trustee, was honored as a 2014 Woman of Distinction by Assemblyman Edward Ra on Saturday, September 13. Dr. Nouryan is a psychologist with a distinguished background in education and community service. She has her own private practice in Garden City.

Assemblyman Ed Ra & Garden City Village Trustee Theresa Trouve are pictured honoring Lola Nouryan, Ph.D. (center) as a 2014 Woman of Distinction.Dr. Nouryan is also an adjunct professor at Hofstra University’s Graduate Department of Psychology, where she has taught courses in psychology for over 30 years. In addition to teaching, she serves as a clinical supervisor with Hofstra’s Psychological Evaluation Research and Counseling Clinic. In this capacity, she supervises graduate students conducting psychological assessments of individuals.

Dr. Nouryan served as school psychologist for the Rockville Centre School District for over 30 years. She has published and presented academic papers in the field of special-needs children.

During the Vietnam War, Dr. Nouryan provided free counseling to the wives of soldiers serving in the military. Due to Dr. Nouryan’s significant work, spousal needs are now recognized to be an important component of military preparedness and function.

Dr. Nouryan serves as a trustee on the Garden City Public Library Board, where she specializes in human-resources issues. She is the devoted mother of three children and proud grandmother of five.

Sunday Opening Calendar Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

Listed below is the approved Sunday opening calendar for September 2014 through June 2015; the Library will be open 31 Sundays.

September 2014: 21, 28
October 2014: 5, 19, 26
November 2014: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
December 2014: 7, 14, 21
January 2015: 4, 11, 25
February 2015: 1, 8, 22
March 2015: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
April 2015: 12, 19, 26
May 2015: 3, 17, 31
June 2015: 7

The Library will be open Sundays from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

New Focus Group to Meet Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

A new focus group to discuss the future of the Garden City Public Library will meet in the Library on October 9 at 7:30 PM. This focus group will be chaired by Garden City Library Trustee Charles J. Murphy, EdD. Dr. Murphy is a school administrator who will welcome all interested patrons and will appreciate input from parents with school-age children. Interested participants should bring ideas for discussion and consideration.

Please register by calling the Library at 516-742-8405, ext 210. Please leave your name, home address, phone number, and email address. You will be contacted with specific information before the meeting date.

Focus Groups to Continue Print Email
Board of Library Trustees News

Back row: Peter D’Antonio, trustee & Charles Murphy, trustee. Front row: Lola Nouryan, trustee, Gloria Weinrich, vice chair, J. Randolph Colahan, chair & Lisa Paulo, library director. Photo by Suzie Alvey.The Garden City Public Library’s Board of Trustees and Library Director, Lisa Paulo, are dedicated to continuing the patron-friendly atmosphere in the Library. We are an experienced and dedicated panel who, with knowledgeable staff under the direction of Director Lisa Paulo, will continue to develop interesting innovations. We anticipate many productive years ahead.

Our successful Focus Groups will continue in 2014. All patrons are invited to attend; we are, however, reaching out to parents of school-age children to round out our participants. Anyone interested in giving of their time and experience is welcome. Please call the Library at 516-742-8405 x210 and leave your name and telephone and/or e-mail address.

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.

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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
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