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Thursday February 23, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Movie Matinee: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Join us for some snacks and beverages while we watch the movie Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.

For tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

This film has been rated PG-13.

Registration is required and begins Monday, February 6 at 9:30AM on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

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

    Location: Meeting Room B (Large)
        There are 18 spaces available.
Saturday February 25, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_mag 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM ACT/SAT Practice Exam with Curvebreakers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Nick LaPoma of Curvebreakers will be conducting a practice exam on Saturday, February 25.

Registrants may choose either the ACT or SAT to take.

Registration is required and begins Monday, February 6 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

The results session will be held on Thursday, March 9, 7:00PM-8:00PM.

    Location: Meeting Room B (Large)
        There is 1 space available.
Monday March 6, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Babysitting Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

This is a two part workshop for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

Registrants are required to attend both sessions to receive a certificate.

Registration is required and begins Monday, February 13 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org). 

  • Monday, March 6, 6:00PM-8:00PMFirst Aid Session. The First Aid Session conducted by JoAnn Tanck, RN and Georgette Basso, RN focuses on the care and health of young children. Participants are asked to bring a doll so they may practice the proper ways to hold a baby while feeding or diapering.
  • Monday, March 13, 6:00PM-7:15PM – Safety Session. Steve Espey of Garden City Recreation Department and Detective Richard Pedone of the Youth Bureau of the Garden City Police Department will be at the library to facilitate the second part of the Babysitting Workshop.

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

    Location: Meeting Room B (Large)
        There are 16 spaces available.
Wednesday March 8, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mcteen 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Earn volunteer hours and help work on some fun programs and projects at the Library, including working on Star Wars Day on Saturday, April 29!

This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

No registration required.

The Teen Advisory Board will have general meetings on the following days:

  • Thursday, January 12, 7:00-8:00PM
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2:00-3:00PM (Winter Recess – No Classes)
  • Wednesday, March 8, 2:00-3:00PM (Parent/Teacher Conferences – No Classes)
  • Monday, April 10, 2:00-3:00PM (Spring Recess  - No Classes)
  • Monday, May 1, 7:00-8:00PM

Can’t make a general meeting? Find ways to still help out by contacting Young Adult Librarian Laura Giunta via email at laurag@gardencitypl.org or via phone at 516-742-8405 x242.

    Location: Meeting Room A (Small)
Thursday March 9, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_mag 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ACT/SAT Results with Curvebreakers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Nick LaPoma of Curvebreakers will be conducting a practice exam on Saturday, February 25.

Registrants may choose either the ACT or SAT to take.

Registration is required and begins Monday, February 6 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

The results session will be held on Thursday, March 9, 7:00PM-8:00PM.

    Location: Meeting Room A (Small)
Saturday March 11, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Video Game Design with Sharper Training Solutions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Learn about Video Game Design with Sharper Training Solutions!

This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

In this hands-on class, tweens and teens will get an introduction to the basics of video game creation.  Learn how to design a video game and create a program.  The class will compile the finished program and learn how to make changes and correct errors. 

Registration is required and begins Monday, February 20 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

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

    Location: Meeting Rooms A & B (Small & Large)
        There are 19 spaces available.
Monday March 13, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Babysitting Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

This is a two part workshop for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

Registrants are required to attend both sessions to receive a certificate.

Registration is required and begins Monday, February 13 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org). 

  • Monday, March 6, 6:00PM-8:00PMFirst Aid Session. The First Aid Session conducted by JoAnn Tanck, RN and Georgette Basso, RN focuses on the care and health of young children. Participants are asked to bring a doll so they may practice the proper ways to hold a baby while feeding or diapering.
  • Monday, March 13, 6:00PM-7:15PM – Safety Session. Steve Espey of Garden City Recreation Department and Detective Richard Pedone of the Youth Bureau of the Garden City Police Department will be at the library to facilitate the second part of the Babysitting Workshop.

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

    Location: Meeting Room B (Large)
        There are 16 spaces available.
Monday March 20, 2017 Go To Top
school_graduate 6:45 PM  -  8:30 PM College Admissions: Your Roadmap to Success with Your College Navigator Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Your College Navigator Michael Binder returns to the Garden City Public Library to give tips on choosing the right college.

Mr. Binder will discuss what to do to enhance your application, the steps to take throughout high school in the college admissions process, and how to identify those things the college you desire is looking for.

This program is for college-bound students and parents.

Registration is required and begins Monday, February 27 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

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

    Location: Meeting Room B (Large)
    The registration period has not begun.
Saturday March 25, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette02 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Paint Party with Authentic HeArtWork Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: laurag@gardencitypl.org   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Tweens and teens will make a cherry blossom painting with Authentic HeArtWork.

This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

Registration is required and begins Monday, March 6 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

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

    Location: Meeting Rooms A & B (Small & Large)
    The registration period has not begun.
Monday March 27, 2017 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Intergenerational Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Children, tweens, teens, and their parents are welcome to join us for a night of gaming

Challenge your family to a round of Super Smash Brothers and Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U or compete against others in tabletop games.

Parents can introduce their kids to some retro games such as Dr. Mario, Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong and more by playing Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition.

Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Registration is required and begins Monday, March 6 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

    Location: Meeting Rooms A & B (Small & Large)
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday March 30, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yak and Snack Book Club: A Monster Calls Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Read the book A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness and join us for a discussion. 

This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

Registration is required and begins Monday, February 27 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Registrants can pick up a copy of the book in the Young Adult Room after they register online. Food and snacks will be provided.

Would you like to earn volunteer hours? Consider becoming a Teen Book Club Leader! If you are interested in volunteering to be a Teen Book Club Leader for one of our book discussions, please contact Young Adult Librarian Laura Giunta via email at laurag@gardencitypl.org or via phone at 516-742-58405 x242.

    Location: Meeting Room B (Large)
    The registration period has not begun.
Monday April 10, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mcteen 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Earn volunteer hours and help work on some fun programs and projects at the Library, including working on Star Wars Day on Saturday, April 29!

This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

No registration required.

The Teen Advisory Board will have general meetings on the following days:

  • Thursday, January 12, 7:00-8:00PM
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2:00-3:00PM (Winter Recess – No Classes)
  • Wednesday, March 8, 2:00-3:00PM (Parent/Teacher Conferences – No Classes)
  • Monday, April 10, 2:00-3:00PM (Spring Recess  - No Classes)
  • Monday, May 1, 7:00-8:00PM

Can’t make a general meeting? Find ways to still help out by contacting Young Adult Librarian Laura Giunta via email at laurag@gardencitypl.org or via phone at 516-742-8405 x242.

    Location: Meeting Room A (Small)
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Tuesday April 11, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Movie Matinee: Guardians of the Galaxy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Join us for some snacks and beverages while we watch the movie Guardians of the Galaxy.

For tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

This film has been rated PG-13.

Registration is required and begins Monday, March 27 at 9:30AM on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

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

    Location: Meeting Room B (Large)
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday April 12, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teens and Tots Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Teens and Tots Training: Below are the following times in which Teens and Tots training will be offered for tweens and teens entering Grades 6-12 in Fall 2017:

  • Wednesday, April 12, 12:00PM-3:00PM:
    • Registration is required and begins Monday, March 20 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).
  • Saturday, May 6, 12:00PM-3:00PM:
    • Registration is required and begins Monday, April 10 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Pizza will be served for lunch at both training sessions. Young adults are required to attend at least one training session in order to volunteer for Teens and Tots at the Garden City Pool during the summer. Volunteers who have done the training in previous years are not required to attend a training session again.

    Location: Meeting Room A (Small)
    The registration period has not begun.
Monday April 17, 2017 Go To Top
ent_anime_naruto.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tweens and Teens Anime Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Join us for a meeting of the Tweens and Teens Anime Club!

This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

Registration is required and begins Monday, April 3 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

We will be watching Puella Magic Madoka Magica, which is rated ages 13 and up. 

Snacks and beverages will be provided. 

    Location: Meeting Room A (Small)
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday April 20, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Tween Book Discussion and Author Chat with Author Jen Calonita Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Read the book Flunked by Jen Calonita and then come to the book discussion to discuss the book with the author herself!

This program is a joint program with the Children’s Department and Young Adult Department and is for Grades 4-7.

Snacks and beverages will be provided. Bring your own copy of the book if you would like to have it signed.

Registration is required. Registration begins Monday, March 20 online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Registrants can pick up a copy of the book in the Young Adult Room or the Children’s Room after they register online.

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

    Location: Meeting Room B (Large)
 
lib_book_signing 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Tween Book Discussion and Author Chat with Author Jen Calonita Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Read the book Flunked by Jen Calonita and then come to the book discussion to discuss the book with the author herself!

This program is a joint program with the Children’s Department and Young Adult Department and is for Grades 4-7.

Snacks and beverages will be provided. Bring your own copy of the book if you would like to have it signed.

Registration is required. Registration begins Monday, March 20 online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Registrants can pick up a copy of the book in the Young Adult Room or the Children’s Room after they register online.

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

    Location: Meeting Room A (Small)
    The registration period has not begun.
Monday April 24, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Yak and Snack Book Club: The Outsiders Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Outsiders by reading S.E. Hinton's classic novel and join us for a discussion. 

This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

Registration is required and begins Monday, March 27 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Registrants can pick up a copy of the book in the Young Adult Room after they register online. Food and snacks will be provided.

Would you like to earn volunteer hours? Consider becoming a Teen Book Club Leader! If you are interested in volunteering to be a Teen Book Club Leader for one of our book discussions, please contact Young Adult Librarian Laura Giunta via email at laurag@gardencitypl.org or via phone at 516-742-58405 x242.

    Location: Meeting Room A (Small)
    The registration period has not begun.
Saturday April 29, 2017 Go To Top
trans_space_shuttle 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Star Wars Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

The Children’s and Young Adult Departments will be celebrating Star Wars with a full of Star Wars themed programs!

Patrons can stop by during the day on the first floor between 10:00AM and 4:00PM to get Star Wars giveaways, participate in our Star Wars Scavenger Hunt, do word games and activities, and more.

Star Wars characters will be available in the library for meet-and-greet and photo-ops during the afternoon. 

Interested in helping plan Star Wars Day and earning volunteer hours? Then attend one of our Teen Advisory Board meetings or contact Young Adult Librarian Laura Giunta at laurag@gardencitypl.org or at 516-742-8405 x242.

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

    Location: Garden City Public Library
 
school_microscope 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Star Wars Science for Grades 6-12 with Chris Buchman Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Do science experiments with a Star Wars theme with science teacher Chris Buchman.

This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

Registration is required and begins Monday, April 3 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

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

    Location: Meeting Room A (Small)
    The registration period has not begun.
 
food_cupcake.GIF 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Star Wars Cupcakes for Grades 6-12 with the Baking Coach Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Create delicious Star Wars Cupcakes with the Baking Coach.

This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

Registration is required and begins Monday, April 3 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

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

    Location: Meeting Room B (Large)
    The registration period has not begun.
 
ent_stage1 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lightsaber Show and Jedi Training with Saber Guild: Endor Temple Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta or Children's Dept.   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

A family show followed by Jedi training featuring Lucasfilm-preferred costume and lightsaber choreography group, Saber Guild: Endor Temple.

Tickets required.

Register for tickets beginning Monday, April 3 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

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

    Location: Meeting Rooms A & B (Small & Large)
    The registration period has not begun.
Monday May 1, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mcteen 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Advisory Board Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Earn volunteer hours and help work on some fun programs and projects at the Library, including working on Star Wars Day on Saturday, April 29!

This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12.

No registration required.

The Teen Advisory Board will have general meetings on the following days:

  • Thursday, January 12, 7:00-8:00PM
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2:00-3:00PM (Winter Recess – No Classes)
  • Wednesday, March 8, 2:00-3:00PM (Parent/Teacher Conferences – No Classes)
  • Monday, April 10, 2:00-3:00PM (Spring Recess  - No Classes)
  • Monday, May 1, 7:00-8:00PM

Can’t make a general meeting? Find ways to still help out by contacting Young Adult Librarian Laura Giunta via email at laurag@gardencitypl.org or via phone at 516-742-8405 x242.

    Location: Meeting Room A (Small)
Saturday May 6, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teens and Tots Training Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

Teens and Tots Training: Below are the following times in which Teens and Tots training will be offered for tweens and teens entering Grades 6-12 in Fall 2017:

  • Wednesday, April 12, 12:00PM-3:00PM:
    • Registration is required and begins Monday, March 20 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).
  • Saturday, May 6, 12:00PM-3:00PM:
    • Registration is required and begins Monday, April 10 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Pizza will be served for lunch at both training sessions. Young adults are required to attend at least one training session in order to volunteer for Teens and Tots at the Garden City Pool during the summer. Volunteers who have done the training in previous years are not required to attend a training session again.

    Location: Meeting Room A (Small)
    The registration period has not begun.
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Saturday May 20, 2017 Go To Top
ent_microphone1 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Human Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Giunta   516-742-8405 x242   laurag@gardencitypl.org
   

The Children’s, Young Adult, and Reference Departments present this extraordinary event.

Check out a human “book” for 20 minutes to hear about an historical event s/he lived through, a fascinating life experience, an unusual or exciting career, and more.

Registration for the event will begin Monday, April 24 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

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

    Location: Meeting Rooms A & B (Small & Large)
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