Tuesday May 17, 2022 - Thursday May 26, 2022
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Graduation Ornaments for Community Service

Earn community service by painting ornaments for the Garden City Public Library’s Tweens and Teens Department’s Ornament Tree!

Each volunteer will receive 3 ornaments and a set of paint pens to decorate their ornaments at home.

Paint pens must be returned to the library.

These ornaments will be used to decorate our new ornament tree each month!

To participate, please register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning May 17 at 10AM.

Completed ornaments must be submitted by May 26. 

Registrants will be asked to pick up their ornaments at the library in order to participate in this community service program.

Volunteers must return 3 decorated ornaments and their set of paint pens by the due date in order to receive community service.

Volunteers will receive 2 hours for every 3 ornaments they submit, at the discretion of the Tweens and Teens Department.

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

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: At Home
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Earn community service by painting ornaments for the Garden City Public Library’s Tweens and Teens Department’s Ornament Tree!

Each volunteer will receive 3 ornaments and a set of paint pens to decorate their ornaments at home.

Paint pens must be returned to the library.

These ornaments will be used to decorate our new ornament tree each month!

To participate, please register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning May 17 at 10AM.

Completed ornaments must be submitted by May 26. 

Registrants will be asked to pick up their ornaments at the library in order to participate in this community service program.

Volunteers must return 3 decorated ornaments and their set of paint pens by the due date in order to receive community service.

Volunteers will receive 2 hours for every 3 ornaments they submit, at the discretion of the Tweens and Teens Department.

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

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: At Home

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Tuesday May 17, 2022
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Teen Advisory Board

Join us for a meeting of the Teen Advisory Board! 

This program is for tweens and teens entering Grades 6-12 who are members of the Teen Advisory Board.  

Interested in joining the Teen Advisory Board? Apply to become a member online: https://www.gardencitypl.org/teen-advisory-board-application/

Registration begins Tuesday, May 10 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
The registration period has ended.

Join us for a meeting of the Teen Advisory Board! 

This program is for tweens and teens entering Grades 6-12 who are members of the Teen Advisory Board.  

Interested in joining the Teen Advisory Board? Apply to become a member online: https://www.gardencitypl.org/teen-advisory-board-application/

Registration begins Tuesday, May 10 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

The registration period has ended.

Wednesday May 18, 2022
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Thursday May 19, 2022
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The National Gallery- London: An Art Lecture with Mary Maguire

"Tour" the National Gallery-London with Mary Maguire during this informative presentation.

The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in the heart of London.  This National treasure is the 4th most visited art museum in the world.  Walking through it's galleries is like turning the pages of Jansen's History of Art. Major developments in art history, from Giotto to Cezanne, are all represented with important works.

This lecture will discuss the National Gallery- London and its artwork.

No registration required, but seating is on a first come, first served basis.

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

CONTACT: Kristen Sweeney  516-742-8405 x5236  speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

"Tour" the National Gallery-London with Mary Maguire during this informative presentation.

The National Gallery is an art museum in Trafalgar Square in the heart of London.  This National treasure is the 4th most visited art museum in the world.  Walking through it's galleries is like turning the pages of Jansen's History of Art. Major developments in art history, from Giotto to Cezanne, are all represented with important works.

This lecture will discuss the National Gallery- London and its artwork.

No registration required, but seating is on a first come, first served basis.

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

CONTACT:
  Kristen Sweeney
  516.742.8405 x5236
   speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Tweens and Teens Dungeons and Dragons

Join us for pur monthly Tweens and Teens Dungeons and Dragons game and learn how to play the famous fantasy role-playing game!

Beginners are welcome!

Registration begins Tuesday, May 10 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper. 

This program is for tweens and teens entering Grades 6-12 in Fall 2021 only. 

**Teens who complete an online survey after the program can receive community service for participating in this program.**

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 4 spaces available.

Join us for pur monthly Tweens and Teens Dungeons and Dragons game and learn how to play the famous fantasy role-playing game!

Beginners are welcome!

Registration begins Tuesday, May 10 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper. 

This program is for tweens and teens entering Grades 6-12 in Fall 2021 only. 

**Teens who complete an online survey after the program can receive community service for participating in this program.**

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 4 spaces available.

 
Wednesday May 25, 2022
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Book Chats with Kristen Sweeney & Laura Giunta: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Join Librarians Kristen Sweeney and Laura Giunta for a book discussion of The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

About the book: “Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. But the apothecary's fate is jeopardized when her newest patron, a precocious twelve-year-old, makes a fatal mistake, sparking a string of consequences that echo through the centuries.”

**Registration is required and begins Monday, May 2 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) or in person at the Garden City Public Library.

Registrants can pick up the book at the Reference Department at the Library after registering.

Refreshments will be served.

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

CONTACT: Kristen Sweeney  516-742-8405 x 5236  Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 4 spaces available.

Join Librarians Kristen Sweeney and Laura Giunta for a book discussion of The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

About the book: “Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. But the apothecary's fate is jeopardized when her newest patron, a precocious twelve-year-old, makes a fatal mistake, sparking a string of consequences that echo through the centuries.”

**Registration is required and begins Monday, May 2 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) or in person at the Garden City Public Library.

Registrants can pick up the book at the Reference Department at the Library after registering.

Refreshments will be served.

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

CONTACT:
  Kristen Sweeney
  516.742.8405 x 5236
   Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 4 spaces available.

Wednesday June 1, 2022
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Board Games and Puzzles in the Afternoon

Join us for Board Games and Puzzles in the Afternoon.

We will have puzzles you can work on as well as classic board games like chess, checkers, Monopoly, Scrabble, and Pictionary among others.

No registration is required, but availability is on a first come, first served basis.

Refreshments will be served.

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

CONTACT: Kristen Sweeney  516-742-8405 x 5236  Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

Join us for Board Games and Puzzles in the Afternoon.

We will have puzzles you can work on as well as classic board games like chess, checkers, Monopoly, Scrabble, and Pictionary among others.

No registration is required, but availability is on a first come, first served basis.

Refreshments will be served.

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

CONTACT:
  Kristen Sweeney
  516.742.8405 x 5236
   Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

Tuesday June 7, 2022
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Teen Advisory Board

Join us for a meeting of the Teen Advisory Board! 

This program is for tweens and teens entering Grades 6-12 who are members of the Teen Advisory Board.  

Interested in joining the Teen Advisory Board? Apply to become a member online: https://www.gardencitypl.org/teen-advisory-board-application/

Registration begins Tuesday, May 31 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Join us for a meeting of the Teen Advisory Board! 

This program is for tweens and teens entering Grades 6-12 who are members of the Teen Advisory Board.  

Interested in joining the Teen Advisory Board? Apply to become a member online: https://www.gardencitypl.org/teen-advisory-board-application/

Registration begins Tuesday, May 31 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday June 8, 2022
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Summer Reading Early Access- Hidden Gems Title Swap

Join Librarians Kristen Sweeney and Laura Giunta for Hidden Gems, a Title Swap Book Discussion.

Share what you've been reading recently and learn about the newest hits and old titles that you may have missed. Plus, get early access to sign-up for this year’s Summer Reading Club program before official sign-up begins on Monday, June 13. Garden City Public Librarians will lead this discussion. Participants who don’t have a chance to read a book before the program are still encouraged to join to get book recommendations for future reads.

**Register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning May 23 at 10AM or in person at the Garden City Public Library.

Refreshments will be served.

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

CONTACT: Kristen Sweeney  516-742-8405 x 5236  Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Registration will begin on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Join Librarians Kristen Sweeney and Laura Giunta for Hidden Gems, a Title Swap Book Discussion.

Share what you've been reading recently and learn about the newest hits and old titles that you may have missed. Plus, get early access to sign-up for this year’s Summer Reading Club program before official sign-up begins on Monday, June 13. Garden City Public Librarians will lead this discussion. Participants who don’t have a chance to read a book before the program are still encouraged to join to get book recommendations for future reads.

**Register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning May 23 at 10AM or in person at the Garden City Public Library.

Refreshments will be served.

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

CONTACT:
  Kristen Sweeney
  516.742.8405 x 5236
   Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

Registration will begin on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Monday June 13, 2022
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Tuesday June 14, 2022 - Thursday June 23, 2022
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fish Ornaments for Community Service

Earn community service by painting ornaments for the Garden City Public Library’s Tweens and Teens Department’s Ornament Tree!

Each volunteer will receive 3 ornaments and a set of paint pens to decorate their ornaments at home.

Paint pens must be returned to the library.

These ornaments will be used to decorate our new ornament tree each month!

To participate, please register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning June 14 at 10AM.

Completed ornaments must be submitted by June 23. 

Registrants will be asked to pick up their ornaments at the library in order to participate in this community service program.

Volunteers must return 3 decorated ornaments and their set of paint pens by the due date in order to receive community service.

Volunteers will receive 2 hours for every 3 ornaments they submit, at the discretion of the Tweens and Teens Department.

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

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: At Home
Registration will begin on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Earn community service by painting ornaments for the Garden City Public Library’s Tweens and Teens Department’s Ornament Tree!

Each volunteer will receive 3 ornaments and a set of paint pens to decorate their ornaments at home.

Paint pens must be returned to the library.

These ornaments will be used to decorate our new ornament tree each month!

To participate, please register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning June 14 at 10AM.

Completed ornaments must be submitted by June 23. 

Registrants will be asked to pick up their ornaments at the library in order to participate in this community service program.

Volunteers must return 3 decorated ornaments and their set of paint pens by the due date in order to receive community service.

Volunteers will receive 2 hours for every 3 ornaments they submit, at the discretion of the Tweens and Teens Department.

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

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: At Home

Registration will begin on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday June 15, 2022
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Learn How to Use Libby, Hoopla, and Flipster

Learn how to use these library services to download ebooks, magazines, audiobooks, and more onto their device, whether it be a Kindle, iPad, laptop, smartphone, tablet, or other ereader.

**Register beginning Tuesday, May 31 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper or in person at the Garden City Public Library.

When registering, please indicate the device you plan to use for ebooks and audiobooks. Registrants should bring their device, any password(s) associated with their devices, and library card with them to the program.

CONTACT: Kristen Sweeney  516-742-8405 x 5236  Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Learn how to use these library services to download ebooks, magazines, audiobooks, and more onto their device, whether it be a Kindle, iPad, laptop, smartphone, tablet, or other ereader.

**Register beginning Tuesday, May 31 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper or in person at the Garden City Public Library.

When registering, please indicate the device you plan to use for ebooks and audiobooks. Registrants should bring their device, any password(s) associated with their devices, and library card with them to the program.

CONTACT:
  Kristen Sweeney
  516.742.8405 x 5236
   Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting & Show

LOCATION: Meeting Rooms A & B (Small & Large)
Wednesday June 22, 2022
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
80s and 90s Trivia Night

Relive the 80s and the 90s during Trivia Night.  Play as a team or play solo.

**Registration is required and begins Monday, June 6 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper or in person.

Refreshments will be served.

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

CONTACT: Kristen Sweeney  516-742-8405 x 5236  Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Registration will begin on Monday, June 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Relive the 80s and the 90s during Trivia Night.  Play as a team or play solo.

**Registration is required and begins Monday, June 6 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper or in person.

Refreshments will be served.

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

CONTACT:
  Kristen Sweeney
  516.742.8405 x 5236
   Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

Registration will begin on Monday, June 6, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Thursday June 23, 2022
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New Beginnings: Singles Discussion/Support Group with Marla Matthews

Find new friends and hope for a new beginning during the program “New Beginnings: Singles Discussion/Support Group."

The program will be facilitated by Marla Matthews, who is a social worker, life coach, and TV talk-show host.

This will be a supportive, compassionate discussion for those that are widowed and divorced.

This program is for patrons ages 45 and older.

No registration required, but seating is on a first come, first served basis.

CONTACT: Kristen Sweeney  516-742-8405 x5236  Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

Find new friends and hope for a new beginning during the program “New Beginnings: Singles Discussion/Support Group."

The program will be facilitated by Marla Matthews, who is a social worker, life coach, and TV talk-show host.

This will be a supportive, compassionate discussion for those that are widowed and divorced.

This program is for patrons ages 45 and older.

No registration required, but seating is on a first come, first served basis.

CONTACT:
  Kristen Sweeney
  516.742.8405 x5236
   Speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

Monday July 11, 2022
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Wednesday July 20, 2022
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Monday August 8, 2022
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Wednesday August 17, 2022
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Monday September 12, 2022
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Wednesday September 21, 2022
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Monday October 17, 2022
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Wednesday October 19, 2022
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Monday November 14, 2022
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Wednesday November 16, 2022
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Monday December 12, 2022
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees

Monthly Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Wednesday December 21, 2022
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

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