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YHPL Board Opening

May 19th, 2017 · 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, Attn: Diane Bartlow, Board Secretary

Click here to download the application.


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Paws to Read

May 2nd, 2017 · Comments Off on Paws to Read

Join us on Monday June 26 at 6:00pm to visit with our therapy dogs- they look forward to seeing you.  Bring a book or borrow one of ours and catch up on your reading!  There is no fee or registration, and the program is open to anyone.


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Dan the Snake Man

May 1st, 2017 · Comments Off on Dan the Snake Man

Join us on Wednesday, June 28th, 1 p.m. to kick off our summer programs!  Dan will bring snakes, lizards, and other exotic animals to see, touch, and learn about.  No registration. This program is FREE and open to all ages.


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Preschool Storytime

April 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on Preschool Storytime

Wednesdays, July 5 – August 9.  10 a.m.  Children 3 1/2 to 5 and caregivers are invited to join us at the library for programs that will include books, rhymes, crafts, and more.  No registration.


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YHPL Closed on Independence Day

April 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on YHPL Closed on Independence Day

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Your Home Public Library will be CLOSED on Tuesday July 4th in observance of  Independence Day. The library will reopen for normal hours, 9:00 am to 8:30 pm, on Wednesday July 5.


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