Library Names New Assistant Director

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The Board of Trustees of the Garden City Public Library are pleased to announce that Ralph Guiteau has accepted the position of Assistant Library Director of the Garden City Public Library effective Sept. 13. Guiteau brings 14 years of experience in public libraries, working at the Syosset Library where he has headed the Media Department while also providing Adult Reference and Readers’ Services and hands-on computer and ebook training. Due to budgetary reasons, the position is a hybrid position. Guiteau will function as an Assistant Library Director and Senior Librarian, working with Library Director Marianne Malagon, as well as the various department heads. During his tenure in Syosset, Guiteau created and implemented the “Library of Things” lending program, co-created a pop culture convention and successful spin offs, led book and film discussions, organized retro game nights and many other successful programs and events. Guiteau is also a former President of the Nassau County Library Association’s Media Services Division. He and Malagon worked together at the Syosset Public Library for more than a decade.

Non-Resident Parking Permits

The Non-Resident Parking Permit application process will be done via a lottery this year. If you are interested in purchasing a permit, mail or bring the following items to Garden City Village Hall located at 351 Stewart Ave., Garden City, New York 11530 no later than 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 17, 2021:

Completed, signed Non-Resident Railroad Parking Application. (The requested Railroad Station—Stewart Manor or Nassau Boulevard —must be selected.)

Check in the amount of $500 made payable to the Incorporated Village of Garden City.

Copy of valid vehicle registration for the car to be used in the parking lot.

Please note that as in past years, there is a limit of two applications per household. All winners of non-resident parking permits will be notified on Sept. 20. Parking permits are effective for the period Oct. 1, 2021 through Sept. 30, 2022. If you have any questions, call 516-465-4166.

St. Paul’s Stained Glass Update

The Board of Trustees rescinded the bid that was awarded to LoDuca Associates, Inc. for removal of the stained glass windows at St. Paul’s as they were unable to meet the insurance requirements. The Board will rebid the project.

—Submitted by the Village of Garden City

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