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YHPL Board Opening

July 10th, 2018 · Comments Off on YHPL Board Opening

Your Home Public Library’s Board of Trustees is seeking new members.

Trustees are charged with overseeing the general management of the library which includes directing the funds, policies, and strategic priorities of the library.  The Board of Trustees works in conjunction with the Library Director to determine the most effective course of action regarding library issues.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and reside in the Town of Union Library Tax District.  Trustee meetings are regularly held on the second Monday of each month at the library.  Special meetings are scheduled as necessary.  The term of office for each trustee is three years.

Interested parties can print out the attached application and forward along with current CV to: Your Home Public Library, 107 Main Street, Johnson City, NY

Click here to download the application.


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YHPL Closed on Saturdays

July 8th, 2018 · Comments Off on YHPL Closed on Saturdays

Your Home Public Library will be closed on Saturdays during the summer starting on July 7th. We will resume our normal Saturday hours, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, on September 8th.


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Herb Class: Herb Walk

July 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on Herb Class: Herb Walk

Join our resident herbalist Abigail Sedlock on Thursday July 19 at 7:00pm for an herb walk. Attendees will meet at the library then drive up to the reservoir on Airport rd. We will leave the library at 7:10pm. Please bring your own preferred bug spray and be prepared to hike a little bit. We may be out there later than 8:00pm. Please register by email to and put HERB CLASS in the subject line.


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CPR Certification Class

June 27th, 2018 · Comments Off on CPR Certification Class

Monday July 23, 5:00pm Open to ages 12 and older.  Become certified in CPR.  A Town of Union Ambulance Squad member will teach the course and certify attendees who pass.  Registration is required, and there is a $20 fee to cover part of the certification cost. Register online here:


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Summer Movie Series: Musical Biopics

June 26th, 2018 · Comments Off on Summer Movie Series: Musical Biopics

Relax in our air-conditioned meeting room and enjoy one of these acclaimed films about famous musicians. Popcorn and soda provided.
July 3 @ 5:30 PM: Walk the Line (PG-13; 2005)
July 10 @ 5:30 PM:  Ray (PG-13; 2004)
July 17 @ 5:30 PM: Nowhere Boy (R; 2009)
July 24 @ 5:30 PM: La Bamba (PG-13; 1987)
July 31 @ 5:30 PM: Coal Miner’s Daughter (PG; 1980)


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