NPR ran a story last week on the future of libraries in the e-book age
The library is accepting applications for a part-time Library Clerk position. Some weekend and evening hours, pay is $8.45 an hour, 15-19 hours per week. The position is temporary with the possibility of becoming permanent. Applications are available at the library and will be accepted through Saturday, January 28.
A national survery funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation reports that one-third of Americans (77 million) used public library computers to access the Internet in the last year. 40% received help with employment needs, 37% with health issues, and 42% with educational needs . The stats…
Are you ready for summer reading? We are! Check out the Kid Zone for info on all of our great summer programs.
GFJ will hold its third of five scheduled Petition Carrier Orientation Sessions on Saturday, June 14 from 10 till 11 AM in the library’s basement meeting room. There is no need to stay the entire hour, the forms and information can be relayed in 5 or 10 minutes. If you can commit to getting even…
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!
View the new Pew Research Center’s report on the importance parents place on libraries (Hint: A lot!):