Historian Tim Main will present his “Bulwarks of Main Street” talk at GFJ on Tuesday, January 12 at 7 PM in our Scott (basement) Meeting Room. Tim bills this as “A fascinating trip through time to visit some of the Union District’s most beautiful and enduring homes.” His talks always come with lots of photos, insight and humor. Don’t miss it!
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!
A research brief on the importance of summer reading and public library summer reading programs
Raffle tickets are available for the 2011 quilt. This year’s creation by local noted quilter Carol Bunnell is titled “Butterflies on the Loose.” Tickets are one dollar each, or six for five dollars and are available at the library information desk. The drawing will be held September 12. Proceeds go to youth services at the…
The Children’s Room has reopened! The front entrance and lobby are still inaccessible – please use the rear entrance. Thank you for your patience.
The library will close at 2 P.M. on Saturday, Dec. 29 due to snow.
NPR will broadcast a show on George F. Johnson today (December 1) at 5 P.M. The broadcast will be archived on NPR at http://www.npr.org/2010/12/01/131725100/the-legacy-of-george-f-johnson-and-the-square-deal