Check out our new “Library Funding News” page for the latest information on library funding, petition carrying, and the November 2014 vote.
As Congress debates dropping funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and eliminating the National Endowment for the Humanities, author Scott Turow decries nationwide cuts in liabrary funding
Despite a miserable economy, the March 15, 2010 issue of Library Journal reports that 84% of library funding referenda passed in 2009. For New York State, the figure was 100%.
GFJ is pleased to announce that Mango Languages is now available to its patrons. Mango is a robust, interactive online foreign language-learning suite covering more than sixty languages (including Pirate!). A mobile app is available, and all you need to get started is a valid GFJ library card. Start, pause and return to your lessons…
The GFJ Library, in conjunction with the Four County Library System, will be offering downloadable e-books and audio books starting in early 2011. The service will be through our relationship with Overdrive, a leading provider of digital content to libraries. If you’re thinking of buying (or receiving!) an e-reader for the holidays, you may want …
March 16 is GFJ’s 100th Birthday! Stop-by for a slice of birthday cake and help us celebrate. Historian Tim Main will offer his two-part slide-show history of our library on March 24 and March 31 at 7 P.M. in our Scott basement meeting room. More cake!
Please note that there will not be open hours in the Tech Center on Tuesday, September 1. All other Tech Center classes and hours for this week will run as scheduled. We’re sorry for any inconvenience!