2017-02-17 / Community

It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults at the Library

Yak and Snack Book Discussion

Read the book A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness and join us for a discussion at the Library on Thursday, March 30 from 7 - 8:00 PM. This program is for Grades 6-12. Registration is required and begins Monday, February 27 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org). Registrants can pick up a copy of the book in the Young Adult Room after they register online. Registrants should bring a brown-bag dinner to the event. Food and snacks will be provided. If you are interested in earning volunteer hours and would like to volunteer to be a Teen Book Club Leader for this book discussion, please contact Young Adult Librarian Laura Giunta via email at laurag@gardencitypl.org or via phone at 516-742-58405 x242.

College Admissions: Your Roadmap to Success with Your College Navigator

On Monday, March 20 beginning at 6:45PM, Your College Navigator Michael Binder returns to the Garden City Public Library to give tips on choosing the right college during the program “College Admissions: Your Roadmap to Success with Your College Navigator.” Mr. Binder will discuss what to do to enhance your application, the steps to take throughout high school in the college admissions process, and how to identify those things the college you desire is looking for. This program is for college-bound students and parents. Registration is required and begins Monday, February 27 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org). This program has been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

High School Textbooks Available at the Garden City Public Library

A selection of textbooks from the Garden City Public High School is now available for students to use at the Garden City Public Library. Textbooks do not circulate, but can be used in the Library. High school textbooks can be found on in the Tweens and Teens Room of the Library alongside many of the Garden City Middle School textbooks.

Video Game Design with Sharper

Training Solutions

Join us on Saturday, March 11 at 2:00PM-4:00PM for the program Video Game Design with Sharper Training Solutions. In this hands-on class, tweens and teens will get an introduction to the basics of video game creation. Learn how to design a video game and create a program. The class will compile the finished program and learn how to make changes and correct errors. This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12. Registration is required and begins Monday, February 20 at 9:30AM online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org This program has been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

Babysitting Workshop

The Garden City Public Library will be hosting a Babysitting Workshop for tweens in Grades 6-12 in March. This is a two part workshop. Registrants are required to attend both sessions to receive a certificate. Registration is required and is underway online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org). Space is limited, so check Eventkeeper for more availability. This program has been funded by The Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

• Monday, March 6, 6 - 8:00PM – First Aid Session. The First Aid Session conducted by JoAnn Tanck, RN and Georgette Basso, RN focuses on the care and health of young children. Participants are asked to bring a doll so they may practice the proper ways to hold a baby while feeding or diapering.

• Monday, March 13, 6 -7:15PM – Safety Session. Steve Espey of Garden City Recreation Department and Detective Richard Pedone of the Youth Bureau of the Garden City Police Department will be at the library to facilitate the second part of the Babysitting Workshop.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Need volunteer hours? Considering joining the Library’s Teen Advisory Board! Volunteers must be in Grades 6-12. Earn volunteer hours and help work on some fun programs and projects at the Library, including working on Star Wars Day on Saturday, April 29! The Teen Advisory Board will have its next monthly general meeting on Tuesday, February 21, from 2:00PM-3:00PM. We will be discussing the library’s Summer Reading Club, including deciding the grand prize for this summer! Can’t make the meeting? Find ways to still help out by contacting Young Adult Librarian Laura Giunta via email at laurag@gardencitypl.org or via phone at 516-742-8405 x242.

ACT/SAT Practice Exam with

Curvebreakers

The Library will be hosting an ACT/SAT Practice Exam on Saturday, February 25 from 10 AM-2 PM with Nick LaPoma of Curvebreakers. Registrants may choose either the ACT or SAT to take. Registration is required and is underway online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org ). The results session will be held on Thursday, March 9 at 7:00PM. Space is limited, so check Eventkeeper for availability. Make Your Own Personal Pizza with the Baking Coach

Looking for something to do winter break? Join us at the Library on Wednesday, February 22, 3:30-4:30PM for the program Make Your Own Personal Pizza with the Baking Coach. This program is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12. Registrants will make the dough and then cover it with sauce and cheese and then take it home in a tin to bake in their oven. Registration is required and is underway online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org ). Space is limited, so check Eventkeeper for availability. This program has been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

Movie Matinee – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Stop by the Library during winter break on Thursday, February 23 for a matinee showing of the movie Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. The movie will begin at 2 PM and is for tweens and teens in Grades 6-12. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Registration is required and began Monday, February 6 online via Eventkeeper (www.gardencitypl.org ). Space is limited, so check Eventkeeper for availability. This program has been funded by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library. This movie is rated PG-13.

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