The Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network will host a presentation on the NY State of Health Marketplace and Navigator program on Tuesday, February 11 at 5:00 PM at our library. This is a chance for uninsured individuals under the age of 65 to learn more about the new health insurance options available through the Marketplace. Topics covered will include: Role of the Navigator, Qualified Health Plans (10 Essential benefits), Tax Credits & Subsidies. This informational session is free and open to the public. Follow-up sessions will be held to assist people in signing-up for insurance. The follow-up sessions will be Feb 19 and 26 & March 17 and 31, from 9 AM till 4 PM. Registration is required for the follow-up sessions but not for the Feb. 11 informational meeting. To register call The Mothers and Babies Perinatlal Network at 772-0517. The Feb. 10 session announced earlier has been cancelled.
The George F. Johnson Memorial Library announces the following positions. These are temporary (18-month) professional and para-professional appointments in our Public Computing Center. The PCC is scheduled to open this fall, with funding from a federal government American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) award. Public Computing Center Director (Librarian…
New York State funding for public libraries is now as less than 1994 levels. Please contact your state legislators and ask them to increase funding for our libaries!
Thanks to all library supporters and especially to those who took time to sign or to carry GFJ’s funding petition. Thanks to you we surpassed our goal and the petitions have been submitted to the Town of Union for certification. This clears the way for the community to vote on the first increase in funding…
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
The New York Library Association’s new rating guide to NYS legislators is out. See how your legislator rates on library-related issues: http://www.nyla.org/images/nyla/documents/LibraryVotingGuide-2012.pdf
Mother Goose story time will be cancelled on Thursday, February 12th due to illness. We will have all regular story times next week during the schools’ winter break.