Our College Planning Forum will be held on Thursday, November 14th from 6:00-7:30 pm. If you or your children are planning to attend college, come to this forum to learn more about the college planning process from a panel of experts. Hear from John Decker, college coach, and Sally Tripp, a financial aid officer from Broome Community College, as they discuss how to find the right career, college, major, student loans, scholarships, and the best deals on private and public colleges. Pam Wait, a NYS 529 Plan Representative, will also be there sharing information on setting up plans and allocating funds. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 866-733-2880 x5321 or online at sefcu.com. Click on Planning & Education Center, then Seminar Calendar. Call 315-935-3307 with any questions.
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….
The 14th annual Library Quilt Raffle is under way. This year’s raffle quilt, titled “Redwork Sue” is once again crafted by local artist Carol Bunnell. The quilt is on display at the library, with tickets available at the Information Desk. The drawing will be September 11, with proceeds benefitting the library’s children’s services.
Jane Yolen, author of over 300 popular children’s books, will visit Binghamton on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. Sponsored by the Binghamton Area Reading Council, the agenda includes registration & cash bar (5-6 PM); Buffet dinner (6-7 PM); Presentation titled “Poetry for Children and the Three Rs: Reveal, Revision, and Reinvention” (7-8 PM); and door prizes…
The Highland Park Winter Blast has been changed to Saturday, January 29th! Stop by from 2:00 to 6:00 for a story, scavenger hunt, ice skating, snowman contest, ride the carousel, and more!
Author Brad Meltzer reflects on the need to defend library funding
The May 6 Book Sale will feature special pricing of ten cents on all books!