We’ve just added the Endicott Daily Bulletin newspaper years 1947-1951 to our Digital Archives. Our local newspaper coverage now includes years 1856-1951, along with the fantastic Endicott-Johnson Workers Review magazine and other E-J and U-E publications. It’s a portal in time – Enter the Time Machine!
The GFJ Friends of the Library are excited to welcome local author Jennifer D. Bokal to the library on Tuesday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. Jen will be presenting and discussing her new book, The Gladiator’s Mistress. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. We hope to see you there!
Our recent software upgrade is apparently blocking patrons from using our Overdrive (Download Zone) e-book/audiobook service. We have been informed that the problem should be resolved by tomorrow (Saturday, June 27) and regret the inconvenience.
NPR will broadcast a show on George F. Johnson today (December 1) at 5 P.M. The broadcast will be archived on NPR at http://www.npr.org/2010/12/01/131725100/the-legacy-of-george-f-johnson-and-the-square-deal
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…