Thursday January 11, 2024 - Friday May 3, 2024
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Around the World: Tweens and Teens Recipe Cards for Community Service

Earn community service by participating in the Library's Tweens & Teens Department Around the World: Recipe Card Community Service Project!

Volunteers can submit recipes representing their cultural heritage!

Each volunteer can submit up to 5 recipe cards.

Recipe cards and volunteer forms can be found at the Library.

Volunteers’ recipe cards will be available for other patrons to browse in the Tweens and Teens Room and may also be shared on the Library’s social media pages and website.

Volunteers must use the recipe cards provided by the Library to write their recipes on.

Volunteers must have previously made the dish they are submitting a recipe for and must include a review of the recipe in the form of coloring in stars on the recipe card (a recipe can receive up to 5 stars).

Recipes should be legible and written as neatly as possible.

All volunteers should cite the source in which they found the recipe on their recipe card (a source can be a cookbook or website, but can also be a family member or neighbor).

Volunteers must return a volunteer form with their recipe cards; volunteers do not have to submit all 5 recipe cards at once and should do an additional form for recipes they submit at a later date.

Recipes will be accepted until May 3, 2024.

Please return completed recipe cards and the volunteer form to the Community Service Drop-Off Box on the metal cabinet in the Tweens & Teens Room.

Volunteers will receive 1 hour for every recipe they submit, at the discretion of the Tweens & Teens Department.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Tweens & Teens Room

Earn community service by participating in the Library's Tweens & Teens Department Around the World: Recipe Card Community Service Project!

Volunteers can submit recipes representing their cultural heritage!

Each volunteer can submit up to 5 recipe cards.

Recipe cards and volunteer forms can be found at the Library.

Volunteers’ recipe cards will be available for other patrons to browse in the Tweens and Teens Room and may also be shared on the Library’s social media pages and website.

Volunteers must use the recipe cards provided by the Library to write their recipes on.

Volunteers must have previously made the dish they are submitting a recipe for and must include a review of the recipe in the form of coloring in stars on the recipe card (a recipe can receive up to 5 stars).

Recipes should be legible and written as neatly as possible.

All volunteers should cite the source in which they found the recipe on their recipe card (a source can be a cookbook or website, but can also be a family member or neighbor).

Volunteers must return a volunteer form with their recipe cards; volunteers do not have to submit all 5 recipe cards at once and should do an additional form for recipes they submit at a later date.

Recipes will be accepted until May 3, 2024.

Please return completed recipe cards and the volunteer form to the Community Service Drop-Off Box on the metal cabinet in the Tweens & Teens Room.

Volunteers will receive 1 hour for every recipe they submit, at the discretion of the Tweens & Teens Department.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Tweens & Teens Room

Monday March 4, 2024 - Tuesday April 30, 2024
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Poetry for Community Service

Earn community service by participating in the Library's Poetry for Community Service Project!

No registration required! Shapes to write poems on can be found outside the Tweens and Teens Room.

Volunteers’ poems will be displayed as they are submitted outside the Tweens and Teens Room throughout the months of March, April, and May. All poems should be original work.

Volunteers must use the shapes provided by the Library to write their poem on and must cut out their shape before submitting their poem.

Volunteers can submit up to 5 poems.

Poems should be legible and written in large enough print and with a dark pen, sharpie, marker, etc so they can be read from a distance. Volunteers can also decorate their shape.

Volunteers must return the volunteer form with their poems. Volunteer forms can be found outside the tweens and teens room beside the shapes to write poems on. Volunteers do not have to submit all 5 poems at once and should do an additional form for poems they submit at a later date.

Poems will be accepted until Tuesday, April 30, 2024. Please return to the Community Service Drop-Off Box on the metal cabinet in the Tweens and Teens Room.

Volunteers will receive 1 hour for every poem they submit, at the discretion of the Tweens and Teens Department.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Young Adult Room

Earn community service by participating in the Library's Poetry for Community Service Project!

No registration required! Shapes to write poems on can be found outside the Tweens and Teens Room.

Volunteers’ poems will be displayed as they are submitted outside the Tweens and Teens Room throughout the months of March, April, and May. All poems should be original work.

Volunteers must use the shapes provided by the Library to write their poem on and must cut out their shape before submitting their poem.

Volunteers can submit up to 5 poems.

Poems should be legible and written in large enough print and with a dark pen, sharpie, marker, etc so they can be read from a distance. Volunteers can also decorate their shape.

Volunteers must return the volunteer form with their poems. Volunteer forms can be found outside the tweens and teens room beside the shapes to write poems on. Volunteers do not have to submit all 5 poems at once and should do an additional form for poems they submit at a later date.

Poems will be accepted until Tuesday, April 30, 2024. Please return to the Community Service Drop-Off Box on the metal cabinet in the Tweens and Teens Room.

Volunteers will receive 1 hour for every poem they submit, at the discretion of the Tweens and Teens Department.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Young Adult Room

Tuesday March 19, 2024 - Tuesday April 16, 2024
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Chick Incubation Program

The Library’s Annual Chick Incubation program is returning this year!

Eggs will arrive on Tuesday, March 19 and are scheduled to begin hatching Monday, April 8.

Chicks will be returned 1 week after they hatch.

Eggs are picked up from Cornell Cooperative Extension at Suffolk County Farm in Yaphank, NY and chicks are returned back to Cornell Cooperative Extension at Suffolk County Farm in Yaphank, NY.

Before they hatch, make sure to enter a name into our annual Name the Chick contest for your chance to name one of our chicks!

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Tweens and Teens Room

The Library’s Annual Chick Incubation program is returning this year!

Eggs will arrive on Tuesday, March 19 and are scheduled to begin hatching Monday, April 8.

Chicks will be returned 1 week after they hatch.

Eggs are picked up from Cornell Cooperative Extension at Suffolk County Farm in Yaphank, NY and chicks are returned back to Cornell Cooperative Extension at Suffolk County Farm in Yaphank, NY.

Before they hatch, make sure to enter a name into our annual Name the Chick contest for your chance to name one of our chicks!

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Tweens and Teens Room

Monday April 1, 2024 - Tuesday April 30, 2024
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9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Spring Egg Scavenger Hunt

This year, patrons can participate in a Egg Scavenger Hunt in the Library!

Search the Library for painted eggs, painted by teen volunteers! Patrons can participate in the scavenger hunt anytime they visit the Library between April 1-April 30.

When you successfully complete the Scavenger Hunt, you can submit your completed entry to be entered into a raffle to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

Only one entry per person. There will be only one winner.

Patrons of all ages can participate!

The Scavenger Hunt sheets to participate will be available at the Library beginning April 1.

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: Library

This year, patrons can participate in a Egg Scavenger Hunt in the Library!

Search the Library for painted eggs, painted by teen volunteers! Patrons can participate in the scavenger hunt anytime they visit the Library between April 1-April 30.

When you successfully complete the Scavenger Hunt, you can submit your completed entry to be entered into a raffle to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card.

Only one entry per person. There will be only one winner.

Patrons of all ages can participate!

The Scavenger Hunt sheets to participate will be available at the Library beginning April 1.

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: Library

Monday April 8, 2024 - Friday April 12, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Bookmarks for Community Service, Week Six

Earn community service by creating Bookmarks for Garden City Public Library patrons!

Each volunteer will receive 10 bookmarks to color, decorate, and write positive or library/book themed messages.

These bookmarks will be available to patrons of all ages to take at the Library.

To participate, please register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Volunteers can register online once each week for six weeks as follows:

  • Registration Week One: Monday, March 4 at 10AM to Friday, March 8 at 4PM
  • Registration Week Two: Monday, March 11 at 10AM to Friday, March 15 at 4PM
  • Registration Week Three: Monday, March 18 at 10AM to Friday, March 22 at 4PM
  • Registration Week Four: Monday, March 25 at 10AM to Friday, March 29 at 4PM
  • Registration Week Five: Monday, April 1 at 10AM to Friday, April 5 at 4PM 
  • Registration Week Six: Monday, April 8 at 10AM to Friday, April 12 at 4PM

Bookmarks should be returned no later than Tuesday, April 30.

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

Volunteers must return 10 completed bookmarks in order to receive community service.

Volunteers will receive 2 hours for every 10 bookmarks 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: Take Home Kit
The registration period has ended.

Earn community service by creating Bookmarks for Garden City Public Library patrons!

Each volunteer will receive 10 bookmarks to color, decorate, and write positive or library/book themed messages.

These bookmarks will be available to patrons of all ages to take at the Library.

To participate, please register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Volunteers can register online once each week for six weeks as follows:

  • Registration Week One: Monday, March 4 at 10AM to Friday, March 8 at 4PM
  • Registration Week Two: Monday, March 11 at 10AM to Friday, March 15 at 4PM
  • Registration Week Three: Monday, March 18 at 10AM to Friday, March 22 at 4PM
  • Registration Week Four: Monday, March 25 at 10AM to Friday, March 29 at 4PM
  • Registration Week Five: Monday, April 1 at 10AM to Friday, April 5 at 4PM 
  • Registration Week Six: Monday, April 8 at 10AM to Friday, April 12 at 4PM

Bookmarks should be returned no later than Tuesday, April 30.

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

Volunteers must return 10 completed bookmarks in order to receive community service.

Volunteers will receive 2 hours for every 10 bookmarks 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: Take Home Kit

The registration period has ended.

Tuesday April 9, 2024 - Thursday April 18, 2024
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Flower 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 April 9 at 10AM.

Completed ornaments must be submitted by April 18. 

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 April 9 at 10AM.

Completed ornaments must be submitted by April 18. 

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)

Saturday April 13, 2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving

Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving   

Contact: Reference Desk   516-742-8405 x5236   speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org
 

Receive 10% reduction on automobile/liability insurance and qualify for a licensed point reduction!

Registration is required..   Garden City Public Library cardholders can register now in person at the Reference desk.  Those without a GCPL card can register beginning Friday, March 22, 2024..  A separate registration is required for each person and proper ID is needed when registering an absentee party.  

Checks are made payable to Empire Safety Council for $33.

Bring your valid New York State Driver's license and a pen to class.

 

CONTACT: Adult Services Reference Desk  516-742-8405 x 5236  Speakingofbooks@gmail.com

Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving   

Contact: Reference Desk   516-742-8405 x5236   speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org
 

Receive 10% reduction on automobile/liability insurance and qualify for a licensed point reduction!

Registration is required..   Garden City Public Library cardholders can register now in person at the Reference desk.  Those without a GCPL card can register beginning Friday, March 22, 2024..  A separate registration is required for each person and proper ID is needed when registering an absentee party.  

Checks are made payable to Empire Safety Council for $33.

Bring your valid New York State Driver's license and a pen to class.

 

CONTACT:
  Adult Services Reference Desk
  516.742.8405 x 5236
   Speakingofbooks@gmail.com

 
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Tie Dye with Chris Buchman

Get ready for summer by Tie Dying a baseball cap with Science Teacher Chris Buchman. This fun and creative program is for children in Grades K-5. Each registrant will be given a baseball cap to tie dye. Registrants may also bring in 2 small white cotton items from home to tie dye. Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) is required beginning April 2 at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program. 

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
The registration period has ended.

Get ready for summer by Tie Dying a baseball cap with Science Teacher Chris Buchman. This fun and creative program is for children in Grades K-5. Each registrant will be given a baseball cap to tie dye. Registrants may also bring in 2 small white cotton items from home to tie dye. Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) is required beginning April 2 at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program. 

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

The registration period has ended.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Crafternoon: Tie Dye with Chris Buchman

Join us for Teen Crafternoon: Tie Dye with Science Teacher Chris Buchman.

Teens can get creative while learning some science!

Each registrant will be given a baseball cap to tie dye. Registrants may also bring in white cotton items from home to tie dye. 

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

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, April 2 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

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: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 7 spaces available.

Join us for Teen Crafternoon: Tie Dye with Science Teacher Chris Buchman.

Teens can get creative while learning some science!

Each registrant will be given a baseball cap to tie dye. Registrants may also bring in white cotton items from home to tie dye. 

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

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, April 2 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

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: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 7 spaces available.

Monday April 15, 2024
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Monday Movie Matinee

Untouchables  1987 119 min.

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

Untouchables  1987 119 min.

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

 
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7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Family Bingo

Have some family fun playing BINGO and maybe win a small prize! This program is for children ages 4-fifth grade and their families. Up to 3 family members (one must be an adult) can participate. Online registration on Eventkeeper with a Library Card (www.gardencitypl.org) is required and begins April 2, at 10am. Only one family member registers.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 3 spaces available.

Have some family fun playing BINGO and maybe win a small prize! This program is for children ages 4-fifth grade and their families. Up to 3 family members (one must be an adult) can participate. Online registration on Eventkeeper with a Library Card (www.gardencitypl.org) is required and begins April 2, at 10am. Only one family member registers.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 3 spaces available.

Tuesday April 16, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose Storytime

This fun 30-minute storytime is for children ages birth-2 and their caregivers. Join a Librarian for movement, music and rhymes and books. Online registration on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) with a Library Card is required. A separate registration is required for each session and for each child you wish to attend this program. 

Registration for this program begins April 9 at 10am.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

This fun 30-minute storytime is for children ages birth-2 and their caregivers. Join a Librarian for movement, music and rhymes and books. Online registration on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) with a Library Card is required. A separate registration is required for each session and for each child you wish to attend this program. 

Registration for this program begins April 9 at 10am.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Storytime Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Preschool Storytime

This 30-minute program is for children ages 2-5 (not in Kindergarten) and their caregivers. Join a Librarian and enjoy stories, music and movement.

Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) is required for each session and a separate registration is required for each child you wish to attend this program. 

Registration for this session begins April 9, 2024 at 10am.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

This 30-minute program is for children ages 2-5 (not in Kindergarten) and their caregivers. Join a Librarian and enjoy stories, music and movement.

Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) is required for each session and a separate registration is required for each child you wish to attend this program. 

Registration for this session begins April 9, 2024 at 10am.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Storytime Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Reading Pals - Volunteer Sign-Up

Volunteer to read to and then do a craft or coloring activity with children ages PreK-Grade 2 during the program Reading Pals!

While the Reading Pals program runs from 4PM-4:30PM, volunteers will be asked to arrive at 3:30PM to review the material before the start of the program and stay after to help clean up until 5PM.

Volunteers must be in Grades 6-12.

Registration to volunteer for the April session begins Tuesday, April 9 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

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: YA Room
There are 3 spaces available.

Volunteer to read to and then do a craft or coloring activity with children ages PreK-Grade 2 during the program Reading Pals!

While the Reading Pals program runs from 4PM-4:30PM, volunteers will be asked to arrive at 3:30PM to review the material before the start of the program and stay after to help clean up until 5PM.

Volunteers must be in Grades 6-12.

Registration to volunteer for the April session begins Tuesday, April 9 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

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: YA Room

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Reading Pals

This fun 30-minute program is for children ages 4-Second Grade. Under Librarian supervision, Teen volunteers read to the children and then they do a craft together.

Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) is required for each session and a separate registration is required for each child you wish to attend this program. Registration for this session begins April 9 at 10am.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 5 spaces available.

This fun 30-minute program is for children ages 4-Second Grade. Under Librarian supervision, Teen volunteers read to the children and then they do a craft together.

Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) is required for each session and a separate registration is required for each child you wish to attend this program. Registration for this session begins April 9 at 10am.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 5 spaces available.

Wednesday April 17, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Crafts for 3 and 4 year olds

Children ages 3 and 4 and their adult caregiver will come and do a simple craft with a Librarian. This is a 30-minute program. A separate registration is required for each session. Registration for this session begins April 9 at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Children ages 3 and 4 and their adult caregiver will come and do a simple craft with a Librarian. This is a 30-minute program. A separate registration is required for each session. Registration for this session begins April 9 at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Storytime Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Teen Paint Night

Join us for this Teen Paint Night!

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

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, April 9 online at 10AM.

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

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: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 10 spaces available.

Join us for this Teen Paint Night!

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

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, April 9 online at 10AM.

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

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: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 10 spaces available.

Thursday April 18, 2024
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tweens and Teens Dungeons and Dragons

Join us for our 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, April 9 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper. 

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

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

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: Meeting Room A (Small)

Join us for our 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, April 9 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper. 

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

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

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: Meeting Room A (Small)


Saturday April 20, 2024
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Crafting with Friends for Preschoolers

Children ages 2-5 (not in Kindergarten) and their caregivers can join Mary Maguire and make a Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft. Online registration on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) with a Library Card is required and begins April 9 at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencutypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Children ages 2-5 (not in Kindergarten) and their caregivers can join Mary Maguire and make a Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft. Online registration on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) with a Library Card is required and begins April 9 at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencutypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Crafting with Friends Grades K-5

Children in Grades K-5 can join Mary Maguire and make a painted origami Butterfly. Online registration on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) with a Library Card is required and begins April 9 at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)
There are 10 spaces available.

Children in Grades K-5 can join Mary Maguire and make a painted origami Butterfly. Online registration on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) with a Library Card is required and begins April 9 at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

There are 10 spaces available.

Sunday April 21, 2024
Monday April 22, 2024
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Monday Movie Matinee

Crossing Delancey  1980  97 min.

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

Crossing Delancey  1980  97 min.

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

Wednesday April 24, 2024
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Friday April 26, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Chess4Community: Play and Learn

Join us for Chess4Community: Play and Learn!

All ages and levels welcome!

Chess4Community is launching engaging chess sessions designed to bring together players from diverse ages and skill levels.

Participants will be thoughtfully paired based on their playing experience, ensuring a balanced and competitive environment.

Throughout these sessions, players will face off against equally matched opponents and receive valuable instruction, offering tailored advice and teaching new strategies and skills.

This program will run once a month from 10AM-11AM on the following dates:

  • February 23, 2024
  • March 29, 2024
  • April 26, 2024
  • June 28, 2024
  • July 26, 2024
  • August 30, 2024

​Registration is required. You must register for each session you want to attend. Register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Please note registration ends 2 days before each program.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There is 1 space available.

Join us for Chess4Community: Play and Learn!

All ages and levels welcome!

Chess4Community is launching engaging chess sessions designed to bring together players from diverse ages and skill levels.

Participants will be thoughtfully paired based on their playing experience, ensuring a balanced and competitive environment.

Throughout these sessions, players will face off against equally matched opponents and receive valuable instruction, offering tailored advice and teaching new strategies and skills.

This program will run once a month from 10AM-11AM on the following dates:

  • February 23, 2024
  • March 29, 2024
  • April 26, 2024
  • June 28, 2024
  • July 26, 2024
  • August 30, 2024

​Registration is required. You must register for each session you want to attend. Register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Please note registration ends 2 days before each program.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There is 1 space available.

Monday April 29, 2024
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Monday Movie Matinee

The Intern  2015  121 min.

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

The Intern  2015  121 min.

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friendship Bracelets for Community Service

Make Friendship Bracelets for friends and Library patrons during Friendship Bracelets for Community Service!

Inspired by the Taylor Swift Eras Tour, create Friendship Bracelets to trade and give to friends and for the Library to give to patrons.

Participants will earn community service.

At least one bracelet you make must be used for the Library to give out to patrons in order to earn community service.

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

Registration begins Tuesday, April 23 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

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: Meeting Room A (Small)
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 9:51 AM     

Make Friendship Bracelets for friends and Library patrons during Friendship Bracelets for Community Service!

Inspired by the Taylor Swift Eras Tour, create Friendship Bracelets to trade and give to friends and for the Library to give to patrons.

Participants will earn community service.

At least one bracelet you make must be used for the Library to give out to patrons in order to earn community service.

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

Registration begins Tuesday, April 23 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

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: Meeting Room A (Small)

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 9:51 AM     

Tuesday April 30, 2024
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
LEGO Club - Volunteer Sign-Up

Volunteer to help children Grades K-5 during the monthly Children's program LEGO Club!

While LEGO Club runs from 4PM-4:45PM, volunteers will be asked to arrive at 3:30PM to help set-up before the start of the program and stay after to help clean up until 5:15PM.

Volunteers must be in Grades 6-12.

Registration to volunteer for the April session begins Tuesday, April 23 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

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: YA Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Volunteer to help children Grades K-5 during the monthly Children's program LEGO Club!

While LEGO Club runs from 4PM-4:45PM, volunteers will be asked to arrive at 3:30PM to help set-up before the start of the program and stay after to help clean up until 5:15PM.

Volunteers must be in Grades 6-12.

Registration to volunteer for the April session begins Tuesday, April 23 at 10AM online via Eventkeeper.

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: YA Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Monthly LEGO Club

This fun STEM program is for children in Grades K-5 only. Come with old friends, meet new friends and have fun while building whatever your imagination dreams up!

No registration is necessary. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

 

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

This fun STEM program is for children in Grades K-5 only. Come with old friends, meet new friends and have fun while building whatever your imagination dreams up!

No registration is necessary. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

 

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

Thursday May 2, 2024
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1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Play Hooray Babies

This fun program is for babies ages birth-18 months, and an adult caregiver. Enjoy movement and music and meet Molly Mouse! 

Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org)  is required and begins April 16, at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program. It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

This fun program is for babies ages birth-18 months, and an adult caregiver. Enjoy movement and music and meet Molly Mouse! 

Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org)  is required and begins April 16, at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program. It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Storytime Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Monday May 6, 2024
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1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday Movie Matinee
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)
Sunday May 12, 2024
Monday May 13, 2024
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1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday Movie Matinee
LOCATION: Meeting Rooms A & B (Small & Large)
Tuesday May 14, 2024
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Reading Pals

This fun 30-minute program is for children ages 4-Second Grade. Under Librarian supervision, Teen volunteers read to the children and then they do a craft together.

Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) is required for each session and a separate registration is required for each child you wish to attend this program. Registration for this session begins May 7 at 10am.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

This fun 30-minute program is for children ages 4-Second Grade. Under Librarian supervision, Teen volunteers read to the children and then they do a craft together.

Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) is required for each session and a separate registration is required for each child you wish to attend this program. Registration for this session begins May 7 at 10am.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday May 15, 2024
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crafts and Games: Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Join us for "Crafts & Games" Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilitities!

Each session will be feature a different craft, game, or activity. The activity will be determined closer to the date of each event.

“Crafts and Games” will be held at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 4 at 11AM
  • Wednesday, May 15 at 7PM
  • Saturday, June 1 at 11AM
  • Friday, July 12 at 11AM
  • Tuesday, August 6 at 7PM

Register on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning Monday, March 18 at 10AM.

Day Habs & Special Needs Groups are welcome with prior registration. Individuals can also register to participate.

If you would like your Day Hab or Special Needs group to participate, please register for only one of the five dates listed above. You can register for an additional date If there is still room a week before the start of that programWhen registering, please indicate the name of your Day Hab, how many special needs adults will be attending, and how many caregivers will also be attending.

If you are registering as an individual not associated with a Day Hab or Special Needs group, you can register for all five sessions!

Special needs adults must be accompanied by an adult caregiver for the duration of the program.

While these programs are designed for adults with special needs, all ages and abilities are welcome.

These programs have been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 21 spaces available.

Join us for "Crafts & Games" Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilitities!

Each session will be feature a different craft, game, or activity. The activity will be determined closer to the date of each event.

“Crafts and Games” will be held at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 4 at 11AM
  • Wednesday, May 15 at 7PM
  • Saturday, June 1 at 11AM
  • Friday, July 12 at 11AM
  • Tuesday, August 6 at 7PM

Register on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning Monday, March 18 at 10AM.

Day Habs & Special Needs Groups are welcome with prior registration. Individuals can also register to participate.

If you would like your Day Hab or Special Needs group to participate, please register for only one of the five dates listed above. You can register for an additional date If there is still room a week before the start of that programWhen registering, please indicate the name of your Day Hab, how many special needs adults will be attending, and how many caregivers will also be attending.

If you are registering as an individual not associated with a Day Hab or Special Needs group, you can register for all five sessions!

Special needs adults must be accompanied by an adult caregiver for the duration of the program.

While these programs are designed for adults with special needs, all ages and abilities are welcome.

These programs have been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 21 spaces available.

Thursday May 16, 2024
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)
CONTACT:
  Donna Furey
  516.742.8405 x5236
   speakingofbooks@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

Saturday May 18, 2024
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1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Jump for Joy Babies

Jump for Joy with Joyce Oddo! This fun movement and music program is 45-minutes and is for children ages birth-12 months, and their adult caregivers.

Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) is required and begins May 7, at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program.

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

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Jump for Joy with Joyce Oddo! This fun movement and music program is 45-minutes and is for children ages birth-12 months, and their adult caregivers.

Online registration with a Library Card on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) is required and begins May 7, at 10am. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend this program.

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

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Storytime Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at 10:00 AM     

Monday May 20, 2024
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1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday Movie Matinee
LOCATION: Meeting Rooms A & B (Small & Large)
 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees
LOCATION: Meeting Rooms A & B (Small & Large)
Tuesday May 21, 2024
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Preschool DUPLO LEGO Program

This 30-minute STEM free-play program is for children ages 1 1/2 - 5 (not in Kindergarten) and their caregivers. Librarians will put out Duplo LEGO bricks and children, along with their caregivers and Teen Volunteers, will play, create, and build. No registration required. Seating is on a first-come, first served basis.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

 

 

 

CONTACT: Barbara Grace  742-8405, x5241  gardenchild@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

This 30-minute STEM free-play program is for children ages 1 1/2 - 5 (not in Kindergarten) and their caregivers. Librarians will put out Duplo LEGO bricks and children, along with their caregivers and Teen Volunteers, will play, create, and build. No registration required. Seating is on a first-come, first served basis.

It is Library policy that parents of children under 10 attending a program remain at the Library throughout and meet the child upon completion of the program.

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

 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Barbara Grace
  742.8405, x5241
   gardenchild@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

Wednesday May 22, 2024
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Sunday May 26, 2024
Monday May 27, 2024
Saturday June 1, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Crafts and Games: Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Join us for "Crafts & Games" Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilitities!

Each session will be feature a different craft, game, or activity. The activity will be determined closer to the date of each event.

“Crafts and Games” will be held at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 4 at 11AM
  • Wednesday, May 15 at 7PM
  • Saturday, June 1 at 11AM
  • Friday, July 12 at 11AM
  • Tuesday, August 6 at 7PM

Register on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning Monday, March 18 at 10AM.

Day Habs & Special Needs Groups are welcome with prior registration. Individuals can also register to participate.

If you would like your Day Hab or Special Needs group to participate, please register for only one of the five dates listed above. You can register for an additional date If there is still room a week before the start of that programWhen registering, please indicate the name of your Day Hab, how many special needs adults will be attending, and how many caregivers will also be attending.

If you are registering as an individual not associated with a Day Hab or Special Needs group, you can register for all five sessions!

Special needs adults must be accompanied by an adult caregiver for the duration of the program.

While these programs are designed for adults with special needs, all ages and abilities are welcome.

These programs have been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 20 spaces available.

Join us for "Crafts & Games" Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilitities!

Each session will be feature a different craft, game, or activity. The activity will be determined closer to the date of each event.

“Crafts and Games” will be held at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 4 at 11AM
  • Wednesday, May 15 at 7PM
  • Saturday, June 1 at 11AM
  • Friday, July 12 at 11AM
  • Tuesday, August 6 at 7PM

Register on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning Monday, March 18 at 10AM.

Day Habs & Special Needs Groups are welcome with prior registration. Individuals can also register to participate.

If you would like your Day Hab or Special Needs group to participate, please register for only one of the five dates listed above. You can register for an additional date If there is still room a week before the start of that programWhen registering, please indicate the name of your Day Hab, how many special needs adults will be attending, and how many caregivers will also be attending.

If you are registering as an individual not associated with a Day Hab or Special Needs group, you can register for all five sessions!

Special needs adults must be accompanied by an adult caregiver for the duration of the program.

While these programs are designed for adults with special needs, all ages and abilities are welcome.

These programs have been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 20 spaces available.

Monday June 10, 2024
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)
Monday June 24, 2024
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9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

Large Meeting Room

CONTACT:
  Margaret
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

Wednesday June 26, 2024
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Friday June 28, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Chess4Community: Play and Learn

Join us for Chess4Community: Play and Learn!

All ages and levels welcome!

Chess4Community is launching engaging chess sessions designed to bring together players from diverse ages and skill levels.

Participants will be thoughtfully paired based on their playing experience, ensuring a balanced and competitive environment.

Throughout these sessions, players will face off against equally matched opponents and receive valuable instruction, offering tailored advice and teaching new strategies and skills.

This program will run once a month from 10AM-11AM on the following dates:

  • February 23, 2024
  • March 29, 2024
  • April 26, 2024
  • June 28, 2024
  • July 26, 2024
  • August 30, 2024

​Registration is required. You must register for each session you want to attend. Register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Please note registration ends 2 days before each program.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 8 spaces available.

Join us for Chess4Community: Play and Learn!

All ages and levels welcome!

Chess4Community is launching engaging chess sessions designed to bring together players from diverse ages and skill levels.

Participants will be thoughtfully paired based on their playing experience, ensuring a balanced and competitive environment.

Throughout these sessions, players will face off against equally matched opponents and receive valuable instruction, offering tailored advice and teaching new strategies and skills.

This program will run once a month from 10AM-11AM on the following dates:

  • February 23, 2024
  • March 29, 2024
  • April 26, 2024
  • June 28, 2024
  • July 26, 2024
  • August 30, 2024

​Registration is required. You must register for each session you want to attend. Register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Please note registration ends 2 days before each program.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 8 spaces available.

Monday July 8, 2024
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)
Friday July 12, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Crafts and Games: Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Join us for "Crafts & Games" Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilitities!

Each session will be feature a different craft, game, or activity. The activity will be determined closer to the date of each event.

“Crafts and Games” will be held at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 4 at 11AM
  • Wednesday, May 15 at 7PM
  • Saturday, June 1 at 11AM
  • Friday, July 12 at 11AM
  • Tuesday, August 6 at 7PM

Register on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning Monday, March 18 at 10AM.

Day Habs & Special Needs Groups are welcome with prior registration. Individuals can also register to participate.

If you would like your Day Hab or Special Needs group to participate, please register for only one of the five dates listed above. You can register for an additional date If there is still room a week before the start of that programWhen registering, please indicate the name of your Day Hab, how many special needs adults will be attending, and how many caregivers will also be attending.

If you are registering as an individual not associated with a Day Hab or Special Needs group, you can register for all five sessions!

Special needs adults must be accompanied by an adult caregiver for the duration of the program.

While these programs are designed for adults with special needs, all ages and abilities are welcome.

These programs have been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 24 spaces available.

Join us for "Crafts & Games" Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilitities!

Each session will be feature a different craft, game, or activity. The activity will be determined closer to the date of each event.

“Crafts and Games” will be held at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 4 at 11AM
  • Wednesday, May 15 at 7PM
  • Saturday, June 1 at 11AM
  • Friday, July 12 at 11AM
  • Tuesday, August 6 at 7PM

Register on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning Monday, March 18 at 10AM.

Day Habs & Special Needs Groups are welcome with prior registration. Individuals can also register to participate.

If you would like your Day Hab or Special Needs group to participate, please register for only one of the five dates listed above. You can register for an additional date If there is still room a week before the start of that programWhen registering, please indicate the name of your Day Hab, how many special needs adults will be attending, and how many caregivers will also be attending.

If you are registering as an individual not associated with a Day Hab or Special Needs group, you can register for all five sessions!

Special needs adults must be accompanied by an adult caregiver for the duration of the program.

While these programs are designed for adults with special needs, all ages and abilities are welcome.

These programs have been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 24 spaces available.

Wednesday July 24, 2024
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Friday July 26, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Chess4Community: Play and Learn

Join us for Chess4Community: Play and Learn!

All ages and levels welcome!

Chess4Community is launching engaging chess sessions designed to bring together players from diverse ages and skill levels.

Participants will be thoughtfully paired based on their playing experience, ensuring a balanced and competitive environment.

Throughout these sessions, players will face off against equally matched opponents and receive valuable instruction, offering tailored advice and teaching new strategies and skills.

This program will run once a month from 10AM-11AM on the following dates:

  • February 23, 2024
  • March 29, 2024
  • April 26, 2024
  • June 28, 2024
  • July 26, 2024
  • August 30, 2024

​Registration is required. You must register for each session you want to attend. Register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Please note registration ends 2 days before each program.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 9 spaces available.

Join us for Chess4Community: Play and Learn!

All ages and levels welcome!

Chess4Community is launching engaging chess sessions designed to bring together players from diverse ages and skill levels.

Participants will be thoughtfully paired based on their playing experience, ensuring a balanced and competitive environment.

Throughout these sessions, players will face off against equally matched opponents and receive valuable instruction, offering tailored advice and teaching new strategies and skills.

This program will run once a month from 10AM-11AM on the following dates:

  • February 23, 2024
  • March 29, 2024
  • April 26, 2024
  • June 28, 2024
  • July 26, 2024
  • August 30, 2024

​Registration is required. You must register for each session you want to attend. Register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Please note registration ends 2 days before each program.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 9 spaces available.

Tuesday August 6, 2024
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crafts and Games: Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Join us for "Crafts & Games" Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilitities!

Each session will be feature a different craft, game, or activity. The activity will be determined closer to the date of each event.

“Crafts and Games” will be held at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 4 at 11AM
  • Wednesday, May 15 at 7PM
  • Saturday, June 1 at 11AM
  • Friday, July 12 at 11AM
  • Tuesday, August 6 at 7PM

Register on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning Monday, March 18 at 10AM.

Day Habs & Special Needs Groups are welcome with prior registration. Individuals can also register to participate.

If you would like your Day Hab or Special Needs group to participate, please register for only one of the five dates listed above. You can register for an additional date If there is still room a week before the start of that programWhen registering, please indicate the name of your Day Hab, how many special needs adults will be attending, and how many caregivers will also be attending.

If you are registering as an individual not associated with a Day Hab or Special Needs group, you can register for all five sessions!

Special needs adults must be accompanied by an adult caregiver for the duration of the program.

While these programs are designed for adults with special needs, all ages and abilities are welcome.

These programs have been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 28 spaces available.

Join us for "Crafts & Games" Programs for Adults with Developmental Disabilitities!

Each session will be feature a different craft, game, or activity. The activity will be determined closer to the date of each event.

“Crafts and Games” will be held at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 4 at 11AM
  • Wednesday, May 15 at 7PM
  • Saturday, June 1 at 11AM
  • Friday, July 12 at 11AM
  • Tuesday, August 6 at 7PM

Register on Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org) beginning Monday, March 18 at 10AM.

Day Habs & Special Needs Groups are welcome with prior registration. Individuals can also register to participate.

If you would like your Day Hab or Special Needs group to participate, please register for only one of the five dates listed above. You can register for an additional date If there is still room a week before the start of that programWhen registering, please indicate the name of your Day Hab, how many special needs adults will be attending, and how many caregivers will also be attending.

If you are registering as an individual not associated with a Day Hab or Special Needs group, you can register for all five sessions!

Special needs adults must be accompanied by an adult caregiver for the duration of the program.

While these programs are designed for adults with special needs, all ages and abilities are welcome.

These programs have been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 28 spaces available.

Monday August 12, 2024
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)
Wednesday August 28, 2024
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friends of the Garden City Public Library

Board Meeting

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
Friday August 30, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Chess4Community: Play and Learn

Join us for Chess4Community: Play and Learn!

All ages and levels welcome!

Chess4Community is launching engaging chess sessions designed to bring together players from diverse ages and skill levels.

Participants will be thoughtfully paired based on their playing experience, ensuring a balanced and competitive environment.

Throughout these sessions, players will face off against equally matched opponents and receive valuable instruction, offering tailored advice and teaching new strategies and skills.

This program will run once a month from 10AM-11AM on the following dates:

  • February 23, 2024
  • March 29, 2024
  • April 26, 2024
  • June 28, 2024
  • July 26, 2024
  • August 30, 2024

​Registration is required. You must register for each session you want to attend. Register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Please note registration ends 2 days before each program.

CONTACT: Laura Giunta  516-742-8405 x5230  laurag@gardencitypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)
There are 5 spaces available.

Join us for Chess4Community: Play and Learn!

All ages and levels welcome!

Chess4Community is launching engaging chess sessions designed to bring together players from diverse ages and skill levels.

Participants will be thoughtfully paired based on their playing experience, ensuring a balanced and competitive environment.

Throughout these sessions, players will face off against equally matched opponents and receive valuable instruction, offering tailored advice and teaching new strategies and skills.

This program will run once a month from 10AM-11AM on the following dates:

  • February 23, 2024
  • March 29, 2024
  • April 26, 2024
  • June 28, 2024
  • July 26, 2024
  • August 30, 2024

​Registration is required. You must register for each session you want to attend. Register online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org).

Please note registration ends 2 days before each program.

CONTACT:
  Laura Giunta
  516.742.8405 x5230
   laurag@gardencitypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room A (Small)

There are 5 spaces available.

Monday September 9, 2024
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)
Wednesday September 25, 2024
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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 21, 2024
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)
Wednesday October 23, 2024
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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 11, 2024
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)
Monday December 9, 2024
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees
LOCATION: Meeting Room B (Large)

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