Events For Young Adults


Pokémon Go Contest

Are you playing Pokémon Go? Then stop by the Garden City Public Library because it is a PokéStop. Take a picture of a Pokémon in the Garden City Public Library and email it to to be entered into a contest to win a $25 gift card to Barnes and Noble. All photos must be submitted by Aug. 31. Photos must be taken in the Garden City Public Library. Entry should include name, email address and phone number along with your photo. Your photo may also be shared on the library’s Facebook and Instagram pages. Participants may submit more than one photo, but each photo must be of a different kind of Pokémon to count as an additional entry. Good luck, trainers, and may the best trainer win.

Young Adult New
DVD Collection

The Young Adult Department has added a DVD section to its collection. The collection consists of popular movies and TV series that will appeal to tweens and teens, including adaptations of popular young adult books. Movies include book-based films such as The Hunger Games series, The Maze Runner, Divergent, The Fault in Our Stars and more. There are also TV series based on popular books and comic books such as Pretty Little Liars, The Flash, Arrow and The Vampire Diaries. The library has also added some animé films, including Oscar winner Spirited Away and Oscar-nominated Howl’s Moving Castle, for tween and teen animé fans. Come check out the new collection in the Young Adult Department.

Check Out New Young Adult Graphic Novels
The Young Adult Department has added new graphic novels to its collection. The library has added some popular manga series including One Punch Man, Tokyo Ghoul, Death Note, My Hero Academia, and more, plus added some of the latest graphic novels from Marvel and DC, including Marvel’s new Star Wars graphic novels, Justice League, Avengers, X-Men and popular superheroes like Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Ms. Marvel and more. There is also a new volumes for Kazu Kibuishi’s best-selling Amulet series and a complete set of Jeff Smith’s classic Bone series. Visit the Tweens and Teens Room and check out the department’s new graphic novels.

The YA Department offers a wide range of programs generously funded by The Friends of the Garden City Public Library. Check out the library’s website or like us on Facebook—Garden City Public Library—Teens & Tweens to learn more about programs and services for tweens and teens. Registration for all YA programs may be done in person at the Young Adult desk, by phone to the Young Adult Librarian Marge Kelly (516-742-8405), by email to, or online on Eventkeeper. Go to the website and click on the Calendar of Events to register online. Every tween and teen must have their own library card to register for programs. Priority is given to Garden City Public Library cardholders.

—Submitted by
Garden City Public Library

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