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.
GFJ has many free online databases – have you tried them?
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 library funding proposition will be Proposition Number 4 on this year’s Town of Union ballot. Please remember to vote on November 4. If you’re not registered to vote you can still do so. Forms must be postmarked no later than October 10 and are available at: http://gobroomecounty.com/files/elections/pdfs/voteform%281%29.pdf
We are delighted to announce that Amazon’s “Kindle” e-reader can now be used to read books downloaded from GFJ’s “Overdrive” service. Click on the “Download Overdrive” icon at www.gfjlibrary.org and start reading. The collection is growing at a rate of about 40 titles per month.
From GFJ’s Digital Archives: “The Great Wilno” aka “The Human Cannonball” is fired from a cannon 250 feet into the air (and thankfully into his net) during the annual E-J Workers Labor Day celebrations. The event took place in front of an estimated 50,000 spectators at En-Joie Park (behind U-E High School) on Sept,. 2,…