A national survery funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation reports that one-third of Americans (77 million) used public library computers to access the Internet in the last year. 40% received help with employment needs, 37% with health issues, and 42% with educational needs . The stats are born-out in Endicott, where computer use increased 28% (to 33,866 sessions) from 2008 to 2009, with additional use of the library’s free Wi-Fi network increasing 87%.
Poet Craig Czury will be at GFJ on Saturday, April 16 to present a poetry workshop (Noon-2:30 PM) and reading (3-4 PM). Please register online at: http://www.gfjlibrary.org/calendar/ or by calling 757-5350 (option 2). Backgrouind and advance book orders at: www.craigczury.com/#!books/c1nf2. NPR interview at: http://stateimpact.npr.org/…/shale-country-troubadour-thum…/ Funded by Poets & Writers and Friends of the George F….
Today’s Friends of the Library book sale will be closing at noon. The next sale is on Saturday, October 10. We apologize for any inconvenience.
The library is seeking applicants for a seat on its Board of Trustees. Interested parties must be residents of the Town of Union, and should complete the application and return it care of Library Director Ed Dunscombe, George F. Johnson Memorial Library, 1001 Park St., Endicott NY 13760 (email@example.com; fax 757-2491) October 12, 2010.
Richard Henry will be teaching a five week course beginning March 27 through May 1 (no class April 3) at the library from 10-12 in the downstairs meeting room. This course will guide you through the process of painting the portrait using watercolor. The class is Free but a $5.00 fee is due at registration…
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. …
A research brief on the importance of summer reading and public library summer reading programs