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Carpet Update

The children’s room is now closed and will remain closed through at least Wednesday 4/29. At some times during the week of 4/27, there will be limited access to the front entrance to the library as well.

Please remember that all book club meetings and story times will take place during this week.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding. Please continue to check back here for updates as work to improve the library. We appreciate your patience as we complete this project!

Carpet Update

Thank you for your continued patience as we prepare for carpet installation in the children’s room. We have begun to move books, and access to some materials is limited. If you are looking for a specific title, please call first to make sure it is available.

Please note that on Saturday, 4/25, we will close the room at approximately 2:30PM to finish removing materials. The room will remain closed at least through Wednesday 4/29. At some times during the week of 4/27, there will be limited access to the front entrance to the library as well.

Please continue to check back here for updates as work to improve the library. We appreciate your patience as we complete this project!

Attention!

In preparation for the installation of new carpeting in the children’s room, access will be limited beginning Monday, April 20th. Beginning on Monday, April 27th, there will be no access to the children’s room.

Please note that story times and book clubs will take place as scheduled. Please continue to check here for updates. We expect the project to take about two weeks. Thank you for your understanding and patience during this project.

Libous/Lupardo Resolution Commemorating GFJ’s 100th Anniversary

Senator Tom Libous and Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo sponsored a resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of our library (see below, or stop by the see the original). We also received a note of recognition from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. a beautiful plaque presented by Town of Union Supervisor Rose Sotak, and a visit from Endicott Mayor John Bertoni and Trustees Dave Baker and Eileen Konecny. Thanks to all for helping us celebrate GFJ’s 100 years of service to our community. Your kind words of support are deeply appreciated!

Senate No. 566/Assembly No. 124

Tech Center Closed April 4

There will be no open hours in the Tech Center this Saturday, April 4.

Mango Is Good for Your Brain!

Studies have proved that learning a second language improves brain function and can slow the onset of dementia. Bilingual people benefit from these effects no matter at what age they learn a second language. GFJ offers Mango Languages, a free online language-learning suite with over sixty languages, including a free phone app. And it’s fun! Click the “Online Resources” tab on our web site to get started! (GFJ library card required).

 

GFJ Celebrates 100 Years

Local historian Tim Main and Library Director Ed Dunscombe following Tim’s March 31st program on the history of Endicott’s libraries.

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Happy Birthday, GFJ Library!

Today is the library’s hundredth birthday! Help us celebrate!
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Thank you for supporting our library! We’re looking forward to the next 100 years!

GFJ Tech Center featured in Press & Sun Bulletin

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Did you see the article in Saturday’s Press & Sun Bulletin about our Tech Center? Don’t worry if you missed it. You can still check it out by clicking here.

GFJ’s 100th Birthday!

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March 16 is GFJ’s 100th Birthday! Stop-by for a slice of birthday cake and help us celebrate. Historian Tim Main will offer his two-part slide-show history of our library on March 24 and March 31 at 7 P.M. in our Scott basement meeting room. More cake!