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What's New at the Garden City Public Library

Holiday Hours

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The Garden City Public Library hours are as follows:

Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24, 2014 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM 
Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, 2014 Closed
New Year's Eve, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
New Year's Day, Thursday, January 1, 2015 Closed

Friends Monday Movie Matinée

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The winter schedule is as follows:

Dec.: Get out the Tommy Guns!
Where Is Jimmy Cagney?
22 Angels With Dirty Faces 1938 97 min.
Jan.: Edge of Your Seat
5 Rear Window 1954 112 min.
12 Vertigo 1958 128 min.
19 Dial M for Murder 1954 105 min.
26 The Man Who Knew Too Much 1956 120 min.
Feb.: Once Again - a Potpourri
2 13 Conversations 2001 104 min.
9 Mystic River 2003 137 min.
23 The Spanish Prisoner 1998 110min.
Mar.: John Le Carré
2 The Spy Who Came in From the Cold 1965 112 min.
9 The Tailor of Panama 2001 109 min.
16 The Russia House 1990 122 min.
30 Tinker, Tailor, Solder, Spy 2011 127 min.
Apr.: Crimes & What Is Going on Here?
6 The Pink Panther 1963 113 min.
13 Take the Money & Run 1969 85 min.
20 The Hot Rock 1972 105 min.
27 The Usual Suspects 1995 106 min.

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


Elevator out of Service

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We apologize for the tremendous inconvenience this disruption in service has caused our patrons.

To address the needs of the physically challenged, there are computers located on the main level in the Young Adult area with access to the Internet, word processing, and the Library’s catalog. Library staff can obtain audio-visual materials for you from the lower level. For Library programs, please check our website or call us for the program’s location as many of them are held on the lower level.

For questions and information, please see Library Director Lisa Paulo in the Administration Department or call 742-8405 x210.


Read a Book about Winter

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Winter begins December 22, so get ready for the season by reading some books about winter. We have nonfiction books about winter, such as Winter, by Kay Barnham and Are You Ready for Winter? by Sheila Anderson. We also have chapter books about winter, such as Winter of the Ice Wizard, by Mary Pope Osborne; and Gabriella: The Snow Kingdom Fairy, by Daisy Meadows. Picture books and easy-reader books include Annie and Snowball and the Wintry Freeze, by Cynthia Rylant; Chaucer’s First Winter, by Stephen Krensky; and Winter Is the Warmest Season, by Lauren Stringer; plus many more.


Holiday Displays

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Come in and browse the Garden City Public Library’s new displays to get ready to enjoy the holiday season. There are displays with books on entertaining, baking Christmas cookies and other holiday treats, seasonal music, DVDs, and audiobooks. Read about holiday traditions and share a holiday story with family and friends. Learn to knit and crochet from the instructional books and DVDs on display.

While you’re at the Library, stop by the Reference Desk and register for the "Cozy Up With a Good Book" adult winter reading club.

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Library Hours

Mon: 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tues: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Weds: 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thurs: 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Fri: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sat: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sun: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM