Join former Village of Endicott Historian Tim Main for a two-part presentation on the “History of Endicott’s Public Libraries.” Part 1: Tuesday, October. 14, 7-8:30 and Part 2: Tuesday October 28, 7-8:30 in the Scott Meeting Room. Endicott’s first public library opened March 15, 1915 with the support of its namesake George F. Johnson. With its 100th birthday fast approaching, it’s time for a walk down memory lane. Did you know that Endicott had one of the first bookmobiles in the northeast? Or that there was once a branch library on the north side? Celebrate the library’s centennial with this these two special programs, with refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the George F. Johnson Memorial Library. The Tim Main program is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available at the library Information Desk while supplies last.
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.
NPR ran a story last week on the future of libraries in the e-book age
In preparation for the installation of new carpeting in the children’s room, access will be limited beginning Monday, April 20th. Beginning on Monday, April 27th, there will be no access to the children’s room. Please note that story times and book clubs will take place as scheduled. Please continue to check here for updates. We…
The September 2014 meeting of GFJ’s Board of Trustees has been rescheduled. It will now be held Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 7 PM at the library.
Last night’s hockey storytime was a huge success! Check out the video from Fox 40 and the pictures in our photo gallery.Thank you to the B-Sens and everyone who came to this fun program!
The library will be closing at 4:00 today (Thursday, February 13) due to the inclement weather.