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What's New at the Garden City Public Library

St. Paul’s School: History & Inspiration

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photo of St. Paul's SchoolVillage Historian Suzie Alvey will display an exhibit entitled "St. Paul’s School: History & Inspiration" in the GCPL Gallery from March 3-30, 2015. This exhibit will feature the history of St. Paul's School, built in memory of the founder of Garden City, Alexander T. Stewart.

Originally, St. Paul's was a military boarding school for boys that also serves as a muse for artists and photographers. Come see photos that have never been seen before.

Exhibits are free and open to the public during regular Library hours. Funding for this exhibit is sponsored by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library. Installation and removal dates are subject to change.


Friends Monday Movie Matinée

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The winter schedule is as follows:

Mar.: John Le Carré
30 A Most Wanted Man 2014 122 min.
Apr.: Crimes & What Is Going on Here?
6 The Pink Panther 1963 113 min.
13 Take the Money & Run 1969 85 min.
20 The Hot Rock 1972 105 min.
27 The Usual Suspects 1995 106 min.

Movies begin at 1:30 PM and are sponsored by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.


Book Donations Suspended

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The Friends of the Garden City Public Library are unable to accept book donations during the month of March. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Girl Scouts Displays

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Girl Scout logoThe Garden City Girl Scouts will showcase their organization with a display in the Library showcase from March 1-30. Crafts, uniforms, handbooks, and awards from past decades of Girl Scouting, on loan from former Garden City members, will be featured. Current pictures showing activities from Garden City Girl Scout Troops will be included. Scouting continues to thrive in our community as 10 million Girl Scouts in 145 countries participate around the world.

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

Daisy Troop #1175 of Garden City visited the Garden City Public Library on Monday, February 23. The visit included a story time, a tour of the Children’s Room, and an opportunity for the girls in the troop to check out books and other materials.


Celebrate the Spirit of Ireland

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photo of 'Spirit of Ireland' book, video, and audiobook displayCatch the Irish spirit at the Garden City Public Library! Come browse the new "Spirit of Ireland" displays to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. There are fiction and nonfiction books, DVDs, and audiobooks to celebrate the spirit of Ireland.

There’s also a new display called "Our Family History" with books on researching your genealogy.

In addition, since it is Women’s History Month, there is a new display honoring famous women.

Browse the new March displays and check out a book, audiobook or movie this month from the Garden City Public Library.


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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.