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What's New at the Garden City Public Library

Mother & Child Tea Party

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animated graphic of steam rising from teapot and 2 cups with creamerMoms and their young-adult sons and daughters are invited to share in a "Classic Tea for Springtime" on Saturday, April 25 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM. Participants will learn to make three different types of finger sandwiches and cookie decorating; then they will enjoy freshly made scones while drinking Earl Grey tea.

Registration begins Tuesday, April 7 on Eventkeeper. This program is limited to 30 persons. Adults and YAs need to register individually.

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

 

Man of La Mancha

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photo of Chris Dufrenoy as Don QuixoteThe Friends of the Garden City Public Library will sponsor a free, one-hour concert version of “Man of La Mancha," starring the cast of Plaza Theatrical Productions, at 7:30 PM on Wednesday evening, April 29, in the Large Meeting Room. Join Don Quixote as he tilts at windmills ad fights to right all wrongs in this award-winning “Impossible Dream” musical! This classic show, one of the great theatre successes of our time, has been enjoyed by audiences world-wide. Don Quixote will be performed by Chris Dufrenoy.

Garden City residents will be given priority by presenting their GCPL cards at the program-room door. Non-residents will be accommodated on a space-available basis 10 minutes before showtime. No saved seats. Limited parking. Please, no busses.

 

Unravelling Nature’s Patterns

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'Temple of Love at Old Westbury Gardens,' photo by Lisa ReichenbergerEnvironmental educator Lisa Reichenberger from Old Westbury Gardens will present a one-hour visual lecture “Unravelling Nature’s Patterns” at 1:30 PM on Thursday, May 28 in the Large Meeting Room. View the outdoors with an artist's eye as we unravel the mystery behind nature's patterns. Enjoy a guided look into how and why natural aesthetics attract attention, calm emotions, and aid survival in backyard gardens. See how patterns in nature affect us and the nature around them. 'Peach Dahlia at Old Westbury Gardens,' photo by Lisa Reichenberger

This public program is funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library. Garden City residents will be given priority by presenting their GCPL cards at the program-room door. Non-residents will be accommodated on a space-available basis 10 minutes before showtime. No saved seats. Please, no busses. 'Maroon Dahlia at Old Westbury Gardens,' photo by Lisa Reichenberger

Free museum passes to Old Westbury Gardens are available to Garden City Public Library cardholders in good standing through the generosity of the  Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

 

Classical Piano Concert

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Pianist Molly Vivian Huang (photo by Christian Steiner)Enjoy a one-hour piano concert of works by great master composers including Bach, Mozart, Debussy, Brahms, and Chopin. Garden City resident and pianist Molly Vivian Huang will perform a solo recital at 1:30 PM on Thursday, May 21 in the Large Meeting Room.

Molly-Vivian Huang engages in an international performing career, appearing as a soloist in many recitals and with numerous orchestras. She is known for her distinguished artistry, musical sensitivity, and technically impeccable interpretations.

This public program is funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public  Library. Garden City residents will be given priority by presenting their GCPL cards at the program-room door. Non-residents will be accommodated on a space-available basis 10 minutes before showtime. No saved seats. Please, no busses.

 

Hawaiian Hula Dance

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photo of two members of Dance Aloha Dance TroupeThe Friends of the Garden City Public Library will sponsor a one-hour "Hawaiian Hula Dance" performance on Thursday, June 11 at 1:30 PM in the Large Meeting Room. Enjoy an exotic program of Polynesian dances in traditional costumes. Songs will include "Blue Hawaii," "Little Grass Shack," "The Hukilau Song," and "Little Brown Gal," plus other authentic native music.

Dance Aloha Dance Troupe is a professional company specializing in Polynesian dances. They provide wholesome entertainment for all age groups, occasions, and venues. Dance Aloha has been in the entertainment business since 1996 and continues to grow every year. They are based on the East Coast and perform from New York to Florida. Their primary service is to provide quality hula dancers for Long Island and Metro New York. They have been featured in Newsday’s "Arts and Entertainment," ABC TV’s "Seniors Hawaiian Theme July Birthday Celebrations," and Channel 12’s "Beach Parties."

Priority will be given to Garden City residents by presenting their GCPL cards at the program-room door. Non-residents will be accommodated on a space-available basis 10 minutes before showtime. No saved seats. Limited parking. No tickets are required. Please, no busses.

 


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Library Hours

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
Fri: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sat: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sun: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  (Sept. 21, 2014 - Jun. 7, 2015)

The Garden City Public Library will be closed on the following Sundays in 2015:
Apr. 5, May 10 & May 24.


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