This is the Johnson Rose. George F. had roses growing on his property (which is where the library stands now). One day he told his gardner to get rid of them. The gardner took them home and replanted them. Or so the story goes… This one was donated back to the library a few years ago and is flourishing in its native soil.
Cutting Your College Costs Monday, February 20 George F. Johnson Memorial Library 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm College is expensive, but knowledge is power! With that in mind, it is critical for parents to be informed about the many ways to reduce the expense of higher education, especially loan debt, while at the…
Check out our new “Library Funding News” page for the latest information on library funding, petition carrying, and the November 2014 vote.
GFJ, along with Your Home Public Library in Johnson City, have put together a couple short surveys to get your feedback about how we’re doing. Your input is vital as we work to tailor or collection, programs, and services to the wants & needs of the community. Library Survey #2 (10 questions)
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!
The library will be closed on Saturdays from June 26 through September 4. We will reopen for Saturdays on September 11. The Broome County Public Library (185 Court St., Binghamton) is open from 9 AM till 5 PM on Saturdays throughout the summer.
The American Library Association has released its annual report on America’s libraries.