News From the Garden City Public Library

The film “Footloose” will be shown at the Garden City Library on January 23rd.

Winter Programs

News about Winter programs are listed below. Check out our website ( in the coming weeks for more information about upcoming  programs.    

Monday Movies presented by the Friends of the Garden City Library   

Mondays at 1:30 PM 

1/23/23 Footloose (1984) 107 Mins.

1/30/23 Going in Style (2017) 96 Mins.

Mom’s Yoga Night Out with Kimberly Mercadante


Wednesdays, January 25 & 

February 1, 2023

These programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Garden City Public Library.

You don’t have to be a Mom to join us for these one-hour beginner’s yoga classes! It’s been a long couple of weeks with the holidays, cooking and baking, the kids home from school and seeing family and friends, so you might enjoy taking some nights out for yourself! This class will focus on beginning Yoga.  Please bring your own yoga mat to each class.

Each class requires a separate registration on Eventkeeper (  Registration dates for each class is listed below:

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 registration began online on Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 registration began online on Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Defensive Driving Course with Empire Safety Council

10AM-4PM Saturday, January 21, 2023

 Defensive Driving Course with the Empire Safety Council. Receive 10% reduction on automobile/liability insurance and qualify for a license point reduction. Registration in person at the Garden City Public Library began on Tuesday, January 3rd. Space is limited, so check with the Reference Department for availability. The first two weeks of registration are limited to Garden City Public Library cardholders only. Those without a Garden City Public Library card can begin registering on Monday, January 16, 2023. Register separately for each person. Proper ID is required when registering an absentee party. You must bring a $30 check made payable to Empire Safety Council and current Library card with you to register. Bring your valid New York State driver’s license and a pen to class.

Adult Craft with Shirley Ruby

1:30 – 3:00PM

Wednesday, February 8

Time to think about Spring and this is the perfect project to welcome the new Season! Join Shirley Ruby and learn how to paint a double birdhouse motif on a wood plank.  You’ll learn tips and techniques to help you paint a colorin and fun sign you will enjoy displaying year round!

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

Registration began online on Monday, January 16, 2023 online at 

Contact Adult Services (516)742-8405 ext. 5236.

Smarter Social Security: 

Strategies to Optimize Spousal & Survivor Benefits with Daniel Mazola, CFA, CPA. 

7 – 8 PM Wednesday, February 8, 2023

This program will provide a broad overview of the Social Security retirement program while examining in detail spousal benefits and ways to optimize them.

Registration begins online on  Monday, January 23, 2023 at Eventkeeper (

Contact Adult Services (516)742-8405 ext. 5236.

Hempstead Receiver of Taxes – Jeanine C. Driscoll

7 – -8 PM 

Monday, February 13, 2023

Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes, Jeanine C. Driscoll will be walking taxpayers through the process of grieving their home’s assessment on their own, as well as answer any questions they have regarding property taxes.  

Registration begins online on Eventkeeper ( starting Monday, January 30, 2023 at 10:00 AM

Contact Adult Services (516)742-8405 ext. 5236

Learn How to Avoid Scams

1 – 2 PM

Wednesday, February 15

An hour-long program from the Family & Children’s Association specifically for adults who are at risk and vulnerable.  Learn how to avoid scams. Come join us for this valuable presentation and learn how to NOT be a victim.

Registration begins online on Eventkeeper  ( starting Monday, January 30, 2023 at 10:00 AM.

Contact Adult Services (516)742-8405 ext. 5236

Please visit the Library for more information on  additional upcoming events and programs. You can also visit our website (, follow us on Facebook (, or call us (516-742-8405 – ext. 5236) to learn more. There’s more great programs to come, so stay tuned!

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