Our College Planning Forum will be held on Thursday, November 14th from 6:00-7:30 pm. If you or your children are planning to attend college, come to this forum to learn more about the college planning process from a panel of experts. Hear from John Decker, college coach, and Sally Tripp, a financial aid officer from Broome Community College, as they discuss how to find the right career, college, major, student loans, scholarships, and the best deals on private and public colleges. Pam Wait, a NYS 529 Plan Representative, will also be there sharing information on setting up plans and allocating funds. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 866-733-2880 x5321 or online at sefcu.com. Click on Planning & Education Center, then Seminar Calendar. Call 315-935-3307 with any questions.
The New York State Comptroller’s Office has recently completed a financial audit of our library. The audit complimented the library’s financial management: http://www.pressconnects.com/story/news/local/2016/08/08/auditors-gfj-library-watched-cut-expenses/88408320/ Read the full audit here: http://www.gfjlibrary.org/Audit%202016%20Library.pdf
Mother Goose story time will be cancelled on Thursday, February 12th due to illness. We will have all regular story times next week during the schools’ winter break.
Patrons with a GFJ Library card now have access to the incredible resources of Rocket Languages. Learn Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portugese, Sign Language, and Spanish with these comprehensive language courses. Click on the Rocket Languages image above or on the right for access to this great resource!
The May 6 Book Sale will feature special pricing of ten cents on all books!
As of December 1, 2014 you can pay your library fines with a credit card, using your online account (credit card payments cannot be accepted at the library’s Circulation Desk). Please see our flier explain the process.
GFJ has started digitizing parts of its collections. We started with old local newspapers, a treasure trove of local history and genealogy. The collection will eventually be expanded, but 1855-1915 issues are now available at: www.endicott.advantage-preservation.com