Local historian Tim Main will return to GFJ on Tuesday May 9 at 7 PM to present his program “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes.” It’s a scorching review of fires which traumatized the old Village of Union in years past. If you love history be sure not to miss this fun-filled hour of narrative photos. Registration is required and is limited to the first fifty registrants. Registration begins at 9 AM on April 1 by clicking on the event on our calendar (http://www.gfjlibrary.org/calendar/) and navigating to the correct date; or you can call the library at 757-5350 (option 2).
Local historian Tim Main and Library Director Ed Dunscombe following Tim’s March 31st program on the history of Endicott’s libraries.
Longtime GFJ employee Jim “Par” Panella passed away suddenly this week. His buddy “Roxy”, a familiar face at the library, came by for a visit today. Roxy is now living with Jim’s sister-in-law. Everyone at GFJ deeply misses them both.
The Highland Park Winter Blast has been changed to Saturday, January 29th! Stop by from 2:00 to 6:00 for a story, scavenger hunt, ice skating, snowman contest, ride the carousel, and more!
There will be a special meeting of the GFJ Library Board of Trustees on Wednesday, January 11 at 6:30 PM to interview board candidates. The regular January 19 monthly meeting will begin at 6:30 instead of 7:00 in order to interview another candidate. The regular meeting on the 19th will follow immediately at 7 PM.
Cindy Rounds from Wealth By Design Financial will present a program titled “Be Aware – Share With Care” at GFJ on Wednesday, May 1 at 3:30. Idendity theft is a real problem in our connected socity. Learn how to protect yourself at this free program. For more information or to RSVP please call 607-239-6033.
StarWalk Kids Media has announced that it will make all 500 eBooks in its collection available free of charge for anyone with Internet access—children, families and educators—during the entire month of July. NO Passwords • NO logins. Kids can just start reading by visiting StarWalkKids.com/PopUp between July 1 and July 31.