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 born-out in Endicott, where computer use increased 28% (to 33,866 sessions) from 2008 to 2009, with additional use of the library’s free Wi-Fi network increasing 87%.
The Playaways are here! Watch this video to learn how to use the latest all-in-one audiobook available to check out at GFJ!
Poet Craig Czury will be at GFJ on Saturday, April 16 to present a poetry workshop (Noon-2:30 PM) and reading (3-4 PM). Please register online at: http://www.gfjlibrary.org/calendar/ or by calling 757-5350 (option 2). Backgrouind and advance book orders at: www.craigczury.com/#!books/c1nf2. NPR interview at: http://stateimpact.npr.org/…/shale-country-troubadour-thum…/ Funded by Poets & Writers and Friends of the George F….
Health Insurance at GFJ: One final session on Monday, March 31 from 9 AM till 4 PM for anyone wanting to do a last-minute enrollment in health insurance before penalties kick in (or before you get sick and need it!). Registration is required. To register call The Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network at 772-0517.
The May meeting of the Library Board of Trustees has been rescheduled from May 14 to May 7, at 7 PM.
GFJ maintains a library of documents related to the i3 Electronics Wastewater Treatment Plant on the Huron Campus in Endicott. Electronic copies may be read below. We also maintain paper copies that may be read at our library, 1001 Park Street in Endicott. Industrial SPDES Permit Fact Sheet State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Discharge Permit Notice…
Every day 300,000 Americans get job-seeking help at their public library. There are more Wi-Fi hotspots at public libraries (12,000) than at Barnes & Noble and Borders book stores combined. Every month 2.8 million business owners and employees use resources at public libraries to support their small businesses. Every day Americans borrow 2.1 million DVD’s…