GFJ will be hosting, via our brand new teleconferencing equipment, a program being held at the Port Jervis Free Library featuring Michael Worden, the Ghost Detective from the Paranormal Police Headquarters (www.paranormalpolice.com). Michael offers a unique perspective as an investigator of both the living and the dead! He is a police detective in Port Jervis with over ten years of law enforcement experience, and has been actively investigating ghosts since 2000. His investigations have included Eastern State Penetentiary, the Lizzie Borden house, and Rolling Hills Sanitorium. Mr. Worden is also the author of the book “Ghost Detective” which takes you on a journey of into the dark and eerie world of ghost hunting. The program runs from 6:30 till 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, July 12, in the Public Computing Center above the library’s front lobby. Please RSVP by calling 757-5350 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating is limited!
The Four County Library System will receive 4% back on everything you buy at Amazon if you go through the link below (or if you hit the “Buy Now” button in our new online library catalog). Any funds generated will be used to defray the automation costs of area libraries, including GFJ! www.4cls.org
View the new Pew Research Center’s report on the importance parents place on libraries (Hint: A lot!):
Every day 300,000 Americans get job-seeking help at their public library. There are more Wi-Fi hotspots at public libraries (12,000) than at Barnes & Noble and Borders book stores combined. Every month 2.8 million business owners and employees use resources at public libraries to support their small businesses. Every day Americans borrow 2.1 million DVD’s…
Just a reminder that the library will be closed on Friday, January 25th due to the replacement of our heating and air conditioning system. We plan to reopen at 9:00am on Saturday 1/26. However, please call or check the website before visiting as a delay in construction could prevent our opening on this day.
Would you like to become a Computer Star? Starting July 9th the PCC will be offering a 5-week program for computer literacy! Come in for all 5 Saturdays to become a Computer Star! Sign up online, in person, or over the phone. Classes covered are Understanding the computer, Keyboard Basics, Files and Folders, Beginning Internet,…
The May meeting of the Library Board of Trustees has been rescheduled from May 14 to May 7, at 7 PM.