GFJ needs your help! Along with the Your Home Public Library (Johnson City) we have not received an increase in funding since 2008. We hope to place a proposition on this November’s ballot seeking an increase designed to fund the libraries for another four years. But first we need to collect some 2,000 petition signatures. …
NPR will broadcast a show on George F. Johnson today (December 1) at 5 P.M. The broadcast will be archived on NPR at http://www.npr.org/2010/12/01/131725100/the-legacy-of-george-f-johnson-and-the-square-deal
Tonight’s Chalk Art Extravaganza is on! Come down from 6-8 pm to create great art with Eric Maruscak!
The May meeting of the Library Board of Trustees has been rescheduled from May 14 to May 7, at 7 PM.
The May 2011 issue of Discover magazine has a feature article on fracking for natural gas. The issue is available at our library.
Governor Cuomo has proposed $81.6M in Library Aid, which removes the additional $4M provided by the Legislature in the 2013-14 Budget ($85.6M). This represents a 4.7% cut in Library Aid! TAKE ACTION NOW! … The Executive Budget is not yet finalized – the Governor can restore this funding by amending his budget by February…