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~ EMPLOYMENT & VOLUNTEER POSITIONS ~

CURRENT OPENINGS

CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN

Windsor Locks Public Library seeks a dynamic Children's/Young Adult Services Librarian
This full time (35.0 hour) position requires an individual with enthusiasm, creativity and one who can demonstrate the ability to develop and implement a variety of services to children and young adults. Some supervisory experience is preferred. Work schedule will include a minimum of two weekday evenings and Saturdays in rotation. Candidate must possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. This position requires the candidate to have the ability to develop and conduct a variety of programs including weekly story hours, crafts and other literacy programs on a year-round basis. This position is responsible for: Preparing marketing materials to publicize programs, users guides of current trends, collections and services to children, early literacy and children's literature; Acquisition, organization, maintenance, preservation, withdrawal and disposal of materials; Implementing a collection development plan to fit within the scope of the budget while maintaining awareness of trends in youth services; Providing reference and readerís advisory guidance to children, parents, and teachers; creating displays to enhance the library experience and to provide use of library resources; short and long range planning for children services and programs. Performs duties in other library departments and participates in library special group projects as needed, and assists and instructs patrons in using library services, equipment and facilities. Please send electronic resume and three references to childrenslibwlocks28@yahoo.com. M/F/D/V EEO Employer

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

FILL-IN CLERK

Windsor Locks Public Library occasionally seeks individuals with excellent customer service skills to serve a diverse public. Prior library experience and familiarity with SIRSI system is a plus. Candidates must possess outstanding computer skills and the ability to perform a variety of circulation duties, including shelving of materials and answering phones. Interested applicants may inquire about current openings or send a resume to the Director, Windsor Locks Public Library, 28 Main Street, Windsor Locks 06096.

VOLUNTEER OPENINGS

Book Sale Volunteers:

Windsor Locks Public Library runs 2 large book sales each year, plus a Winterfest book sale, and an ongoing book sale. We accept donations during the library's normal hours of operation. Volunteers are needed to help with evaluating and sorting donations, setting up sales, and working at book sales. Please call Eileen Pearce at 627-1495 to volunteer!

General Volunteers:

Volunteers are sometimes needed for various programs, projects, and activities around the library. If would like to discuss volunteering, please call Eileen Pearce (Adult Services) at 627-1495. Volunteer applications are available at the circulation desk.

Updated 3-1-2014