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.
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…
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
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….
GFJ’s Digital Archives has been extended to include The Endicott Daily Bulletin newspaper through June 1940. This extends our newspaper coverage from as early as 1855, in searchable format. Access them via the link on our home page.
Amazon has announced that its popular Kindle e-reader will soon be compatible with GFJ’s Overdrive downloadable e-book service. The service already works with many popular devices, including the Barnes & Noble Nook, Apple’s iPad, and many others. The Overdrive service also features free downloadable audiobooks. Click here to get started!
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…