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Poetry/Alzheimer’s Program

memoryPoetry Workshop at the George F. Memorial Library 
Friday, February 12th 2-3pm

Join The Memory Maker Project to discuss the topic of the season: love. The group will share stories and collectively write beautiful love poetry. This program is free and designed especially for people with Alzheimer’s or other kinds of memory loss, but is fun and open to all. Preregistration required. 

Call or e-mail Christina Muscatello at 607.240.6204 or christina@memorymakerproject.org to register by February 8th. 

Free Online Computer Training videos!

Your GFJ library card gives you access to Atomic Training, a suite of more than 40,000 free, online, software and device training videos. Improve your computer skills from the comfort of your home!  Office, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, GarageBand, iTunes, WordPress, Google Docs, Picasa, HTML and about 39, 991 more!  Just click on the “Atomic Training” logo on our web pageatomic

Tim Main Local History Program January 12

tim Historian Tim Main will present his “Bulwarks of Main Street” talk at GFJ on Tuesday, January 12 at 7 PM in our Scott (basement) Meeting Room. Tim bills this as “A fascinating trip through time to visit some of the Union District’s most beautiful and enduring homes.” His talks always come with lots of photos, insight and humor. Don’t miss it!

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!