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Graduation for Girls Who Code

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photo of Girls Who Code graduates with instructors and Library trustees & staff The Girls Who Code Club held their graduation ceremony at the Garden City Public Library on Saturday, June 13, 2015. The club met in the Computer Lab on 10 Saturday afternoons in 2015. After presenting their final projects, the girls received graduation certificates from instructor Anna Korsakova, who is a data-analytics manager at American Express, and her assistant, Dessie DiMino, who founded of the club after spending seven weeks at the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program.

Joe Agolia, computer systems librarian, accepted an appreciative plaque on behalf of the Library. J. Randolph Colahan and Gloria Weinrich, chair and vice chair, respectively, of the Library Board of Trustees were also present. A reception and celebration followed the ceremony.

Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and engineering. The Girls Who Code mission is to work to educate, inspire, and equip middle-school and high-school girls with the computing skills necessary to pursue opportunities in computing fields.

 

Jumping Frog Craft

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Come to the Library on Tuesday, July 7 at 11:00 AM and make a craft during the program "Jumping Frog Craft" with Donna Green of A Time for Kids, Inc! This fun program is for children ages 2½ to 5 (not entering Kindergarten in Fall 2015) and an adult caregiver.

Registration is required and begins Monday, June 29 at 9:30 AM on Eventkeeper. Each child participating in the program will need his or her own Library card to register for the program. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend the program.

Please arrive promptly. If you are late, your spot may be given to someone on the waitlist. Funding for these programs has been provided by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

Funding for these programs has been provided by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

 

Superhero Robots

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animated graphic of walking robotCome and join the fun by creating "Superhero Robots" on Wednesday, July 8 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Science teacher Chris Buchman will show young adults how to make working robots modeled on super heroes.

Registration begins June 17 on Eventkeeper. This program is limited to 24 young adults.

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

 

Superhero Clock Craft

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Make a "Superhero Clock Craft" with Shirley Ruby at the Library on Tuesday, July 7! This fun program will be held at 11:45 AM for children entering Grades K-2 in Fall 2015 and at 12:45 PM for children entering Grades 3-5 in Fall 2015.

Registration is required and begins Monday, June 29 at 9:30 AM on Eventkeeper. Each child participating in the program will need his or her own Library card to register for the program. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend the program.

Please bring a AA battery and arrive promptly. If you are late, your spot may be given to someone on the waitlist.

Funding for these programs has been provided by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

 

Family Storytime Under the Stars

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animated graphic of twinkling stars in cloudy skyJoin us at the Library on Wednesday, July 8, at 7:00 PM for "Family Storytime Under the Stars."  This is a family program for children ages 2½ through Grade 5 and their families.

Registration begins Monday, June 29 at 9:30 AM on Eventkeeper.  You must use a Library card to register. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend the program. Children should be accompanied by their families. For each family participating, one family member must be an adult.

This program will be held outside. In the event of rain, it will be held indoors.  Registrants are encouraged to bring their own blankets, towels, or chairs to sit on outside, as they will not be provided. If you are late, your spot may be given to someone on the waitlist.

 


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Library Hours

New hours are in bold.

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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