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Garden City Library

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104 Sunshine Avenue
Garden City, GA 31405 United States
912-629-5070

Phone: 912-629-5070 | Fax: 912-629-5072
Hours: M, Tu 10-8; W-Sat 10-6;
Sun Closed
Branch Manager: Kathryn Wade

Summer Reading Programs and Schedules

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June 2017

Jun 22 Thu, 4:00 PM

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Build a Better Craft

This craft program features a themed art activity. Ages 4 and up.

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Jun 23 Fri, 11:00 AM

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Build it With Duct Tape

This program highlights that most versatile building material: Duct Tape. Participants will form teams and have a given amount of time to complete tasks such as building the tallest tower or the widest bridge. At the end of the build time, teams will test their structures to determine the winner. Ages 8 and up.

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Jun 24 Sat, 2:00 PM

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Book Buzz Adult Book Club

In June, we will be reading "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" by John Tiffany and Jack Thorne (Adaptation of J.K. Rowling). Please stop in for a lively discussion. New members are welcome.

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Jun 26 Mon, 4:00 PM

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Mindstorms Mondays

LEGO Mindstorms Mondays offers opportunities throughout the summer for children to interact with LEGO Mindstorms robots and learn to program them with a simple programming language. During each session students will put their robot through a series of small tasks or challenges. Participants will work together in teams to create solutions to these challenges. Each team of students will be given a laptop and robot to complete their tasks. Pre-registration is not required, but there are a limited number of…

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Jun 26 Mon, 6:00 PM

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Medicare 101

Educational workshop with non-profit Medicare advisors assisting those 65 and older in plan selection. The presentation will explain everything about the various plan options, prescription costs, and doctor acceptance. Reserve a seat by calling 404-964-8702 or visiting www.gamedicare101.org

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Jun 27 Tue, 10:30 AM

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Baby Play Date

Join other babies and caregivers for our weekly sensory play drop in program. With plenty of stimulating toys and activities for babies and toddlers, and good conversation for caregivers, everyone’s sure to find something they love to do at the Baby Play Date! Ages 0 to 3.

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Jun 27 Tue, 1:00 PM

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Open Computer Lab

Staff will assist with computer, internet, and Microsoft Office questions.

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Jun 27 Tue, 4:00 PM

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Anime Club

Monthly club for readers ages 10 to 18 features a variety of anime activities and discussion topics. Also, we will discuss our favorite graphic novels, manga, and comics. Newcomers are welcome.

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Jun 28 Wed, 10:30 AM

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Storytime

Stories, songs and activities for children. Ages 3 to 5.

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Jun 28 Wed, 4:00 PM

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LEGO® Build

Think you're a master LEGO® builder? Join our LEGO® club to hone your skills. Our meetings will include a themed LEGO® build where you can create your own masterpieces! Ages 5 and up.

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Jun 29 Thu, 10:30 AM

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The Music Lady

The Music Lady, Beth Green, provides a program of developmentally appropriate music enrichment, therapy, and fun featuring classic children's songs and lullabies. All ages.

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Jun 29 Thu, 4:00 PM

Category:

Build a Better Craft

This craft program features a themed art activity. Ages 4 and up.

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July 2017

Jul 1 Sat, 2:00 PM

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Resume Writing

Participants will learn how to create effective cover letters and resumes. Prerequisite: Introduction to Word.

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Jul 3 Mon, 4:00 PM

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Mindstorms Mondays

LEGO Mindstorms Mondays offers opportunities throughout the summer for children to interact with LEGO Mindstorms robots and learn to program them with a simple programming language. During each session students will put their robot through a series of small tasks or challenges. Participants will work together in teams to create solutions to these challenges. Each team of students will be given a laptop and robot to complete their tasks. Pre-registration is not required, but there are a limited number of…

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Jul 5 Wed, 4:00 PM

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LEGO® Build

Think you're a master LEGO® builder? Join our LEGO® club to hone your skills. Our meetings will include a themed LEGO® build where you can create your own masterpieces! Ages 5 and up.

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Jul 6 Thu, 10:30 AM

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Music & Movement

Learning from songs and moving to the music. Ages 0 to 5.

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Jul 6 Thu, 4:00 PM

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Build a Better Craft!

This craft program features a themed art activity. Ages 4 and up.

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Jul 7 Fri, 11:00 AM

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Build-a-Thon

Get Ready to Build! At every program we will provide a new opportunity to build and create. For kids ages 5 and up.

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Jul 8 Sat, 10:30 AM

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Jack and Kitty

Jack and Kitty are the co-creators and co-stars of the Emmy award winning preschool kids television series, "The Zinghoppers Show," which airs on over 150 PBS stations. This musical program showcases their organic, acoustic, laid-back approach to positive songs that appeal to all ages.

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Jul 8 Sat, 2:00 PM

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Coloring for Adults

Relax! Unplug! Find your Zen! Coloring sheets & colored pencils provided. Feel free to bring your own coloring books and materials. Adults only, please.

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Jul 10 Mon, 4:00 PM

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Mindstorms Mondays

LEGO Mindstorms Mondays offers opportunities throughout the summer for children to interact with LEGO Mindstorms robots and learn to program them with a simple programming language. During each session students will put their robot through a series of small tasks or challenges. Participants will work together in teams to create solutions to these challenges. Each team of students will be given a laptop and robot to complete their tasks. Pre-registration is not required, but there are a limited number of…

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Jul 11 Tue, 10:30 AM

Category:

Baby Play Date

Join other babies and caregivers for our weekly sensory play drop in program. With plenty of stimulating toys and activities for babies and toddlers, and good conversation for caregivers, everyone’s sure to find something they love to do at the Baby Play Date! Ages 0 to 3.

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Jul 11 Tue, 1:00 PM

Category:

Open Computer Lab

Staff will assist with computer, internet, and Microsoft Office questions.

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Jul 11 Tue, 6:00 PM

Category:

Medicare 101

Educational workshop with non-profit Medicare advisors assisting those 65 and older in plan selection. The presentation will explain everything about the various plan options, prescription costs, and doctor acceptance. Reserve a seat by calling 404-964-8702 or visiting www.gamedicare101.org

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Jul 11 Tue, 6:30 PM

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Sleepytime Storytime

Wear your pajamas and bring your blankie for this special evening storytime. Ages 3 and Up.

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Jul 12 Wed, 10:30 AM

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Flamenco, The Story Dance

Acclaimed flamenco artist and educator, Julie Baggenstoss, helps children understand the way traditional Spanish flamenco dancing interprets a story. She will share some excerpts of stories from children's literature featuring flamenco dancing characters and lead the children in their own flamenco dance. Ages 5 and up.

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Jul 12 Wed, 4:00 PM

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LEGO® Build

Think you're a master LEGO® builder? Join our LEGO® club to hone your skills. Our meetings will include a themed LEGO® build where you can create your own masterpieces! Ages 5 and up.

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Jul 13 Thu, 4:00 PM

Category:

Aim High

What do baseball legend Willie Mays and astronaut Ron McNair have in common, besides the fact that they are both in books illustrated by SCBF featured artist Don Tate? Find out more about these amazing men through stories, games, and crafts. Ages 5 and up.

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Jul 15 Sat, 2:00 PM

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In Stitches

Friendly yarn lovers of all skill levels are invited to join this knitting and crochet group, so bring a project and join us for an hour of knitting or crocheting, talking, and sharing tips and suggestions. Ages 8 and up.

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Jul 18 Tue, 10:30 AM

Category:

Baby Play Date

Join other babies and caregivers for our weekly sensory play drop in program. With plenty of stimulating toys and activities for babies and toddlers, and good conversation for caregivers, everyone’s sure to find something they love to do at the Baby Play Date! Ages 0 to 3.

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Jul 18 Tue, 1:00 PM

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Open Computer Lab

Staff will assist with computer, internet, and Microsoft Office questions.

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Jul 18 Tue, 4:00 PM

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Rosie Revere, Engineer

Do you like to imagine, experiment, and make amazing things? Join us for a reading of the bestselling picture book Rosie Revere, Engineer and to try your hand at making a Rosie-Copter fly. You may just discover you are an engineer in the making. For kids in grades K-5.

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Jul 19 Wed, 10:30 AM

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Tember Tails

Tember's Tales features September Cardiff, magician and puppeteer, and the amazing worlds of Dr. Seuss! Miss September will stimulate your imagination with lots of magic, stories, skits, puppets, and audience participation. Ages 3 and up.

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Jul 19 Wed, 4:00 PM

Category:

LEGO® Build

Think you're a master LEGO® builder? Join our LEGO® club to hone your skills. Our meetings will include a themed LEGO® build where you can create your own masterpieces! Ages 5 and up.

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Jul 20 Thu, 4:00 PM

Category:

Build a Better Craft!

This craft program features a themed art activity. Ages 4 and up.

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Jul 21 Fri, 10:30 AM

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Community Helpers: Garden City Fire Department

Learn about some of the people in our community who work to make our world a better place every day. This exploration will focus on fire and home safety with the Garden City Fire Department. Ages 3 and up.

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Jul 22 Sat, 2:00 PM

Category:

Book Buzz Adult Book Club

In July, we will be reading "Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay" by J.K. Rowling. Please stop in for a lively discussion. New members are welcome.

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Jul 24 Mon, 4:00 PM

Category:

Mindstorms Mondays

LEGO Mindstorms Mondays offers opportunities throughout the summer for children to interact with LEGO Mindstorms robots and learn to program them with a simple programming language. During each session students will put their robot through a series of small tasks or challenges. Participants will work together in teams to create solutions to these challenges. Each team of students will be given a laptop and robot to complete their tasks. Pre-registration is not required, but there are a limited number of…

Find out more »

Jul 25 Tue, 10:30 AM

Category:

Baby Play Date

Join other babies and caregivers for our weekly sensory play drop in program. With plenty of stimulating toys and activities for babies and toddlers, and good conversation for caregivers, everyone’s sure to find something they love to do at the Baby Play Date! Ages 0 to 3.

Find out more »

Jul 25 Tue, 1:00 PM

Category:

Open Computer Lab

Staff will assist with computer, internet, and Microsoft Office questions.

Find out more »

Jul 25 Tue, 4:00 PM

Category:

Anime Club

Monthly club for readers ages 10 to 18 features a variety of anime activities and discussion topics. Also, we will discuss our favorite graphic novels, manga, and comics. Newcomers are welcome.

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Jul 26 Wed, 10:30 AM

Category:

Chad Crews

Chad Crews is coming back and he's bringing more stories, magical routines, surprise critters, music, and fun to show you how to build a better world! Ages 5 and up.

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Jul 26 Wed, 4:00 PM

Category:

LEGO® Build

Think you're a master LEGO® builder? Join our LEGO® club to hone your skills. Our meetings will include a themed LEGO® build where you can create your own masterpieces! Ages 5 and up.

Find out more »

Jul 27 Thu, 4:00 PM

Category:

Build a Better Craft!

This craft program features a themed art activity. Ages 4 and up.

Find out more »

Jul 31 Mon, 4:00 PM

Category:

Mindstorms Mondays

LEGO Mindstorms Mondays offers opportunities throughout the summer for children to interact with LEGO Mindstorms robots and learn to program them with a simple programming language. During each session students will put their robot through a series of small tasks or challenges. Participants will work together in teams to create solutions to these challenges. Each team of students will be given a laptop and robot to complete their tasks. Pre-registration is not required, but there are a limited number of…

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