Author John Grisham speaks up for libraries
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We’re excited to announce an expansion of GFJ’s Digital Archives. We’ve added eight years of additional searchable, digitized local newspapers, extending coverage into 1923. The project will eventually carry coverage to 1960. We will soon add The E-J Worker’s Review. The Review was an in-house publication of the Endicott Johnson Corporation published from 1919 till…
Poet Craig Czury will be at GFJ on Saturday, April 16 to present a poetry workshop (Noon-2:30 PM) and reading (3-4 PM). Please register online at: http://www.gfjlibrary.org/calendar/ or by calling 757-5350 (option 2). Backgrouind and advance book orders at: www.craigczury.com/#!books/c1nf2. NPR interview at: http://stateimpact.npr.org/…/shale-country-troubadour-thum…/ Funded by Poets & Writers and Friends of the George F….
Our recent software upgrade is apparently blocking patrons from using our Overdrive (Download Zone) e-book/audiobook service. We have been informed that the problem should be resolved by tomorrow (Saturday, June 27) and regret the inconvenience.
This is the Johnson Rose. George F. had roses growing on his property (which is where the library stands now). One day he told his gardner to get rid of them. The gardner took them home and replanted them. Or so the story goes… This one was donated back to the library a few years…
The library will be closed on Saturdays from June 26 through September 4. We will reopen for Saturdays on September 11. The Broome County Public Library (185 Court St., Binghamton) is open from 9 AM till 5 PM on Saturdays throughout the summer.