What does a day look like at GFJ? On Tuesday, 2/19 we kept track for SNAPSHOTNY: A Day in the Life of a Library. Here’s what we found: 676 people visited the library 130 people used our public computers 68 reference questions were answered by our staff 43 children participated in library programs 55 adults…
Some popular authors are advocating for libraries
The library has resumed normal hours and will reopen at 9 A.M. on Tuesday, Oct. 30. The Oct. 30 Friends of the Library book review has been cancelled. There will be no preschool storytime today, because the UE schools are closed.
An overdue note of thanks to Sandy Minehan, winner of our 2015 quilt raffle. Ms. Minehan has donated the quilt, which celebrates our library’s 100th anniversary, back to us, where it will beautify our building until our 200th anniversary. The quilt was crafted and donated for raffle in support of our children’s programs by local…
The Library Trustees Association of New York State is featuring GFJ on their website. This comes after Merle Newberry was chosen as the winner of the Velma K. Moore Award. Check out this great feature and the accompanying photos at librarytrustees.org.
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….