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What's New at the Garden City Public Library

Burnt & Painted Leather Wristlet

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animated graphic of smoking craft toolDoris Benter of Library Arts will be at the Library on Monday, August 4 from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM to make burnt and painted wristlets. She will supervise teens in the safe use of a wood-burning tool. There will be one-on-one assistance. Young Adults will learn to draw lines and shapes into a leather wristlet beforehand, decorating the design using acrylic paint or permanent markers.

Registration begins July 14 on Eventkeeper. This program is limited to 22 Young Adults.

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

 

Guessing Game Winners

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Congratulations to our fourth week guessing-game winners! There were 208 pieces of candy in the guessing-game jar, and a second grader and two fourth graders each guessed right.

For the third week, there were 69 bouncy atom balls in the guessing-game jar, and a fourth grader and a fifth grader each guessed 70, making their guesses the closest that week.

For the second week, there were 163 pieces of candy in the guessing-game jar and a fourth grader and a fifth grader both guessed 160, making their guesses the closest for that week.

For the first week, there were 139 “Fizz, Boom, Read!pencils in the guessing-game jar, and a second grader and a fifth grader each guessed 144, making their guesses the closest that week.

Each week there is a new guessing game. Residents up through Grade 5 are encouraged to guess the number of items in the jar. The child with the closest guess wins!

Congratulations again to the winners, and thanks to all who participated in the game!

 

Jump for Joy

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All children registered for the "Science Kids Summer Read-to-Me Club" who meet the requirements of the club are invited to attend the Final Summer Read-to-Me Club Show, "Jump for Joy," with Joyce Oddo. The show will be held on Tuesday, August 5 at 11:00 AM.

Children ages 2½-5 who are interested in attending the show can register for the "Science Kids Summer Read-to-Me Club" in the Children’s Room until Monday, August 4 at 9:00 PM.

 

Summer 2014: Fizz, Boom, Read!

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This year’s Summer Reading Club theme is “Fizz, Boom, Read!” The Little Scientists Read-to-Me Club is for children ages 2½-5 years old (not entering Kindergarten in Fall 2014) while the Lab Rats Reading Club is for children entering Grades K-5 in September 2014. Special-needs children are welcome with an adult. As part of the Summer Reading Club, children can choose from a variety of activities that they can do either at home or at the Library in order to win prizes.

"Find us on Facebook" link to the Fan Page of the Garden City Public Library Children's Room

Registration for the Summer Reading Club began June 23 in the Children’s Room and is ongoing. Non-residents can register beginning Monday, July 7 at 9:30 AM. Follow the link for the Top 20 Reasons Why You Should Sign up Your Child for the Summer Reading Club.

Check Eventkeeper or our Facebook page for more information about the Summer Reading Club and additional summer programming, or look for our flyers in the Children’s Room.

 

New CDs

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animated graphic of spinning compact discLike music?  Follow us on Twitter @gcplcds.  Find out about new CDs, recommendations of CDs you might have missed, and suggestions for CDs you would like to be added to the collection.

 


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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: Closed
   

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