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Haven’t we had enough?  Anyone wants to chip in for a plane ticket to Ghana?  It was 92 degrees there, yesterday! Ugh!!! Wilma Wilma Kakie Glover-Koomson Ref. Librarian/IT Manager HKDPL 10 West Ramapo Road Garnerville, NY 10923 (845) 786-3800×34 “Get going…’ain’t no traffic on the extra mile!” From: “Ramapo Daily Voice” <info@dailyvoice.com> Sent: Thursday, March […]

Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 17:04 0 comments

Job Posting for Museum Manager 2017 February 2 Ellenville Public Library and Museum; Museum Manager Part-time, year-round; salary $15,000.00-$20,000.00 This new position reports to the Director of the Ellenville Public Library and Museum (EPL&M), providing administrative assistance and organizational support for museum operations. An integral part of EPL&M, the museum is housed in Terwilliger House […]

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 11:47 0 comments

Here’s a useful bit of promotion to encourage reading: According to a Cornell University report, people who read books more than 3.5 hours a week had a 23 percent decrease in mortality compared to those who didn’t read at all. Researchers explained the results by theorizing that book plots and characters require more brainpower than […]

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 12:24 0 comments

The Moffat Library of Washingtonville has a part-time/substitute Librarian I position available in our busy library for 2-3 Sundays a month, with occasional substitute shifts Monday-Saturday as needed. The person filling this position will cover both Adult and Youth services areas, and is expected to have strong customer service, verbal and written communication skills. They […]

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 12:01 0 comments

Creative and dynamic Children’s Librarian wanted for the Ossining Public Library Children’s Room team Salary range: $28.96 – $32.75/hour up to 17 hours/week, evening and weekend hours required Spanish speaker a plus MLS required Applicant will be proficient in Programming: will plan and present storytimes and other creative programs Reader’s Advisory: must have extensive knowledge […]

Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 15:08 0 comments

The Palisades Free Library is seeking a dynamic part-time children’s librarian to join our dedicated and friendly staff. Duties include answering reference questions from all age groups, selecting youth reading materials, and developing and coordinating youth programs for ages birth through 12. A Masters in Library Science is preferred but those currently enrolled in an […]

Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 13:50 0 comments

The Newburgh Free Library is seeking a Part-Time Library Assistant to join the Youth Services Department. Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District by 4 PM on Friday, February 3, 2017. Position involves working to support a vibrant department and its programs and services to children […]

Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 11:08 0 comments

The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library is seeking a creative, self-starter for the full-time position of Head of Youth Services. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to public service and a passion for working with children and teens of all ages. Candidate must be knowledgeable about the many genres of literature for children […]

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 11:18 0 comments

Hi Thought I’d share my excitement with you all regarding the PLA Leadership Academy coming up in March. http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2017/01/twenty-eight-public-librarians-chosen-attend-pla-leadership-academy I’m the only NY librarian in this cohort! cd ——————————— Twenty-eight public librarians chosen to attend PLA Leadership Academy PLA Leadership Academy – March 20-24, Portland, Ore. Tue, 01/24/2017 Contact: Kara O’Keefe Manager, Marketing and Membership […]

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 at 12:08 0 comments

The Woodbury Public Library is made up of the Rushmore Memorial Branch located in Highland Mills and the Ida Cornell Branch located in Central Valley. The Board of Trustees seeks candidates with demonstrated leadership and excellent communication skills to engage our community members and expand the library’s services and partnership opportunities. The library currently serves […]

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 at 11:26 0 comments