Tales to Chill Your Bones!
Come celebrate the season and listen to some scary tales told by well-known, local storyteller, Lonna McKeon Pierce.
Saturday, October 20th at 1:00pm
No registration is required. Join us if you dare…
Meet Olivia! Friday, May 4 at 10:00am or Saturday, May 5 at 11:00am Celebrate Children’s Book Week with our Olivia story time! Visit the library for Ian Falconer’s stories, songs, a craft, and meet Olivia! No registration is required.
Check out WICZ’s coverage of our Hockey Story Time with the Binghamton Senators, their mascot Max, and the Calder Cup! Hockey Story Time with the Binghamton Senators
This year’s raffle quilt is on display: “French Romance” by quilt artists Carol Bunnell and Sandy Minehan. Tickets are a dollar apiece or six for five dollars and proceeds go to support children’s programs here at GFJ. The drawing will be held September 11. Other quilts, some for sale, will be on display soon.
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!
StarWalk Kids Media has announced that it will make all 500 eBooks in its collection available free of charge for anyone with Internet access—children, families and educators—during the entire month of July. NO Passwords • NO logins. Kids can just start reading by visiting StarWalkKids.com/PopUp between July 1 and July 31.
The Library has just received notice from Assemblywoman Lupardo’s office that we have been awarded $6,496 under the New York State Public Library Construction grant program to install a much-needed heating/cooling unit in our staff area. Much thanks to the Assemblywoman for her continued and long-standing support of public libraries.