The library will remain closed today due to local flooding.
NPR ran a story last week on the future of libraries in the e-book age
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!
Studies have proved that learning a second language improves brain function and can slow the onset of dementia. Bilingual people benefit from these effects no matter at what age they learn a second language. GFJ offers Mango Languages, a free online language-learning suite with over sixty languages, including a free phone app. And it’s fun!…
Renovation work has begun on the library restrooms and upstairs meeting room. The front entrance will be periodically unavailable. Please use the rear entrance as necessary.
The Thursday February 25 USA Today featured an article on the changing role of libraries: http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2010-02-25-overdue25_ST_N.htm
Our library is looking to fill a vacancy on its Board of Trustees. The term of office runs through December 2018. Meetings are usually held on the third Thursday of each month (excluding August) at 7 PM. This is a volunteer position. Applicants must be residents of the Town of Union, which includes the villages…