OK Downton lovers. If you haven’t had enough of Lord Grantham running Downton into the ground, you might try these, all owned by GFJ (along with the first three seasons of Downton):
Bentley, Nicolas. Edwardian album: a photographic excursion into a lost age.
Carnarvon, Countess of. Lady Almina & the real Downton Abbey
Fellows, Jessica. The chronicles of Downton Abbey.
Fellows, Jessica. The world of Downton Abbey.
Maloney, Alison. Below stairs: true lives of Edwardian servants
Powell, Margaret. Below stairs: the classic kitchen maid’s memoir that inspired “Upstairs Downstairs” and “Downton Abbey.”
Powell, Margaret. Servant’s hall: a real life “Upstairs Downstairs” romance.
Waugh, Evelyn. Brideshead revisited.
Secrets of the manor house: inside British country homes in the early 1900’s
Remains of the day.
Room with a view.
Upstairs Downstairs (the original and the recent sequels)
AARP Tax preparers will be at the GFJ Library Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM from February 5 through April 11. First come first serve, no appointments. If you are not in a hurry we encourage you to wait until March for speedier service.
Please bring the following information:
- Last year’s tax return
- All form 1099′s & 1098′s
- Federal stimulus rebate amount
- Star rebate amount
- All of your W-2′s
- Social Security Form SSA-1099
- Unemployment Compensation statements
- All property tax statements-school, county, town and village
- Railroad retirement statements
- Tax basis of any investments you sold
- Social Security Cards
Just a reminder that the library will be closed on Friday, January 25th due to the replacement of our heating and air conditioning system.
We plan to reopen at 9:00am on Saturday 1/26. However, please call or check the website before visiting as a delay in construction could prevent our opening on this day.
The Public Computing Center will be closed again Tuesday January 22 due to staff illness.
Interested in Water Color? Join us for 5 weeks beginning February 22 – March 22 from 10-12 in the downstairs meeting room of the library. This class is for the very beginner. Students will learn about basic colors, water color materials, basic forms and textures. Supplies are included but a small fee of $5.00 will be collected at registration to help defray the cost of materials. Register at the Adult Reference Desk. For more information, call the Adult Information Desk – 757-5350.
The library will close at 2 P.M. on Saturday, Dec. 29 due to snow.
The Phenomenon & Paranormal Investigations Team returns to GFJ to discuss their ghost-hunting experiences. Thursday, Nov. 1 from 7:00 till 8:30 P.M. in the basement meeting room (Yes, the day after Halloween…)