It is estimated that 250,000 children from New York were transported to the Midwest on what today is called “The Orphan Trains.” About one in four of those children were of Irish descent. “The Orphan Trains Era, 1853-1923,” will...
Wednesday, Nov. 21 Open 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22 Closed Thanksgiving —Submitted by the Garden City Public Library
Éamon de Valera, the face of Ireland in America for most of the 20th century, will be the subject of the October meeting of the Irish Cultural Society. The meeting will convene on Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at...
The Garden City Library is pleased to welcome the heartfelt sounds of He-Bird, She-Bird, an Americana musical trio, on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. Stir up a gravel-silk-and-honey vocal blend, add strings and wings, and you’ve got He-Bird,...
From query letter to self-publicity Interested in getting published? On Monday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Garden City Public Library, attendees will learn how to construct a successful query letter, proposal and synopsis with award-winning author Natalie S....
The Garden City Public Library will be closed on Sundays for the summer. The library’s regular hours from Monday through Saturday remain unchanged. Regular Sunday hours will resume after Labor Day beginning Sunday, Sept. 8. You can visit the...
Most of us have heard of John McCormack, the great Irish tenor. Even though few, if any, of us have ever actually heard McCormack sing, people of Irish heritage were never shy about arguing that McCormack was a greater...
Hell hath no fury like a librarian scorned. That’s the truth Panos Mourdoukoutas, an LIU Post economics professor and department chair, found out last week as his Forbes article “Amazon Should Replace Local Libraries To Save Taxpayers Money,” drew...
Jojo Moyes title to be featured Coffee & Tea by the Book will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m. The group will discuss Jojo Moyes’ The Giver of Stars. Registration begins in person at the reference desk...
The Garden City Public Library is embarking upon the renovation project to update the children’s department. Planning for the renovation dates back to more than seven years. The renovation will include spaces oriented towards children’s learning programs—a reading room...