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Fun Foreign Language Learning!

Have you tried Mango, GFJ’s online foreign language learning suite? Here’s a brief introduction video.  Click the Mango icon on our web site (www.gfjlibrary.org) to begin (requires a GFJ-issued library card).


Tim Main Local History Presentation

timHistorian Tim Main will present his “Shadows on the Playground” talk at GFJ on Tuesday, December 1st at 7 PM in our Scott (basement) Meeting Room.  Tim bills this as “an informative presentation defining the ancestry and historical background of Endicott’s Mersereau Park.”  His talks always come with lots of photos, insight and humor.  Don’t miss it!

United Way Community Conversations

United Way & GFJ will host two Community Conversations to give residents an opportunity to share thoughts on our area and your hopes for your family.  What kind of community do you want to live in?  This is your opportunity to be heard.  Sessions will be held in our Scott (basement) Meeting Room on Tuesday, November 17 from 10:30 AM till Noon; and on Monday November 30 from 2 till 3:30 PM.  The room is handicap accessible. Please RSVP by phone to Melody Bawas at 240-2030 if you plan to attend.

Open Columbus Day

Yes, GFJ will be open on Columbus Day! Stop by, pat our Columbus bust on the head for good luck, and find your next great read!


Friends of the Library Review

gladiator's mistress

The GFJ Friends of the Library are excited to welcome local author Jennifer D. Bokal​ to the library on Tuesday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. Jen will be presenting and discussing her new book, The Gladiator’s Mistress. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. We hope to see you there!

Book Sale Closing

Today’s Friends of the Library book sale will be closing at noon. The next sale is on Saturday, October 10. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Please note that there will not be open hours in the Tech Center on Tuesday, September 1. All other Tech Center classes and hours for this week will run as scheduled. We’re sorry for any inconvenience!

GFJ Library Receives Grant Award

The Library has just received notice from Assemblywoman Lupardo’s office that we have been awarded $6,496 under the New York State Public Library Construction grant program to install a much-needed heating/cooling unit in our staff area.  Much thanks to the Assemblywoman for her continued and long-standing support of public libraries.

Digital Archives Expansion

E-J Workers Review

E-J Workers Review

We’ve just added the Endicott Daily Bulletin newspaper years 1947-1951 to our Digital Archives. Our local newspaper coverage now includes years 1856-1951, along with the fantastic Endicott-Johnson Workers Review magazine and other E-J and U-E publications.  It’s a portal in time – Enter the Time Machine!


Introducing Flipster!


The Four County Library System and its member libraries would like to welcome Flipster to our Research Center lineup. Flipster is your one-stop-shop for Digital Magazines. It allows you to browse the latest or back issues of our most popular magazines and download them to either your computer or tablet. Flipster is easy to use, download the free app to your favorite device to read anywhere offline. Check out times are seven days for monthly magazines and two days for weekly ones. Click here for a list of available magazines. (Adobe Reader required.)

Click here to begin!