Location

1001 Park St., Endicott, New York 13760

County: Broome
Telephone: (607) 757-5350
Fax: (607) 757-2491

Hours

Monday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 – 5:00 p.m.
(Closed last Saturday in June to first Saturday after Labor Day)

About Us

The George F. Johnson Memorial Library is a member of the Four County Library System. Other member libraries include the Broome County Public Library (Binghamton), Johnson City, Vestal, Norwich, Oneonta, Sidney, and the other public libraries in Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Otsego counties.

Mission Statement

To provide materials in varied formats, information from technological and traditional sources, and services from trained and qualified employees for library users of all ages for their recreations, educational and lifelong learning needs. As we work to accomplish this mission we vow to strive to uphold the rights of all people of all ages under the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights and the guidelines of the library Bill of Rights adopted by the American Library Association Council of January 23, 1980.

History

Are you interested in the history of libraries in Endicott? Click here to read about our history or view historical photographs of Endicott.

Staff

Director: Edward A. Dunscombe

Librarians
Adult Services: Cathy Seary
Young Adult Services: Kenny Roman
Library Assistant: Susan Schiff
Tech Center: Joanna Bachman, MaryAnn Karre, Gail Szeliga
Youth Services: Sara-Jo Sites, Brooke Butler, Suzanne Johnson, Erin Singleton

Support Staff
Interlibrary Loan: Janet Krisko
Clerical: Nancy Seitz, Joanna Bachman, Vickie Festa, Nancy Lafy, Pat Matoushek, Kathy Mills, Megan Morse, Linda Wasko

Maintenance: Stuart Spangenberg
Pages: Cassandra Augustine, Mallory Farnham, Warren Kelley, Gregory Kniffen,

Board of Trustees

Christine Brown
Joseph Ciccarino
Paul Del Rosso
Nadine Herceg
Jennifer Musa, PhD
Jeffrey Ribner, MD
Christopher Ryan MD
Patrick Schafer
Jo Whitney

Policies

How To Borrow Materials
Apply at the Loan Desk to receive your Four County Library Card which may be used at any Four County Library. You must present your library card number to borrow any items. You may review your account online once you have a PIN number, including items checked-out, reserves, and fines. Homebound patrons may complete a special application to designate a caregiver to use their card.

Non-Residency Fee
A $50.00 annual fee (per household) is required if you reside outside of the Four County Library System (Broome, Delaware, Otsego or Chenango Counties). If you are a non-resident, but own property within Broome County, please inform the library staff.

New York Confidentiality Statute CPLR 4509
No library user may access the computer record of any other library user unless they present the library card or card number of the other user.

Loan Periods
Most items check out for 21 days. DVD’s and videocassettes check out for 7 days.

Renewals
Most items may be renewed once. Bring your item into the library to renew or renew items via the telephone. Items may not be renewed if they have reserves waiting or belong to an out-of-system library.

Reserves
Items may be reserved in person at the Information Desk, by phone, or directly using the online catalog. You must have your library card number available when you place a reserve (your PIN number is also required to place an online reserve). You must also have your card when you come to the library to pick up your reserve. There is a $0.25 fee for each reserve, payable when you pick up the item at the Loan Desk. If an item is not picked up after you are notified, the $0.25 fee will be applied to your record.

Information Services
Resources owned throughout the Four County Library System may be located via the computerized catalog. Certain items not owned by the library may be obtained via Interlibrary Loan for the $0.25 reserve fee. Items cataloged as REFERENCE are not available for check out.

Charges
Overdue charges are set to encourage timely returns.
Books, Audio materials, Periodicals, Pamphlets & Puppets: $0.10 for each day the library is open
DVDs: $1.00
Postal Charges on Overdue Notices: Current postal rate
Damage Charges: Range from $0.50 to the cost of the item
Photocopies: $0.20 per copy
Fax Service:$1.00 per page for five pages, $0.25 for additional pages. U.S. numbers only.
Black & white Internet printing: First three pages free, subsequent pages $.15 each
Color Internet printing: $0.25 per page (no free color prints)
Microfilm/microfiche copies: $.25 per copy
NOTE: Borrowing privileges will be denied if any items are overdue or if fines per person total $5.00 or more.

Fines may be paid online using a credit card.

Internet/Computer Service

The library offers high-speed service for patron use. A wireless network is also available. Use is governed by the Library’s Internet Usage Policy and our Computer Use Policies. Users are limited to one hour per day and are encouraged to reserve time in advance. A half-hour extension of time is possible if demand permits.  A valid library card is required to sign onto library computers.  Out-of-town visitors may request a computer use pass.

Users may print three black & white pages for free. Subsequent pages are $0.15 each. The Adult Services computers also offer color printing for $0.25 per page. There are no free pages when printing in color. The library computers also offer a wide range of application programs and games, includes Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access. E-mail is available through web-based e-mail accounts (G-mail, Yahoo etc.)

Special Collections

Compact discs, DVDs; Young Adult fiction, non-fiction & paperbacks; Children’s paperbacks; Adult science fiction, western & romance paperbacks; Mysteries; Literacy readers; Career center; Large Print books; Automotive repair manuals; Audio books; online databases.  Some local newspapers are available on micro-film from the 1850’s. Our Digital Archives offers online access to local newspapers dated 1855-1960 as well as Endicott-Johnson Corp. and Union-Endicott School System publications.

Friends of the Library

Become a Friend of the Library!

For $5.00, help provide the extras which ensure this library serves the whole community. There are no
obligations involved unless you choose to volunteer.

Book Sales
Sales are held on the first and third Fridays of the month, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.; and the middle Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. No Saturday sales during July and August.  Book donations are accepted at the Friday sales from 9:00 a.m. till noon and at the Saturday sales from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m.