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Part-Time Library Aide – Abbott Library (Sunapee, NH)

The Abbott Library is seeking a part-time library aide to work Wednesdays and  2 – 3 Saturdays per month. Duties will include assisting patrons, shelving, registering new patrons, data entry, and special projects. A full job description is available at the library or can be emailed upon request. Ideal candidates will be personable, cheerful, professional and enjoy working with the public.  Candidates must have basic computer skills and internet searching skills.  Library experience is a plus, but we are willing to train the right candidate.Read More

Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene: A Colloquium – Deadline: August 1

Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene: A Colloquium
May 13-14, 2017
New York University

As stewards of a culture’s collective knowledge, libraries and archives are facing the realities of cataclysmic environmental change with a dawning awareness of its unique implications for their missions and activities. Some professionals in these fields are focusing new energies on the need for environmentally sustainable practices in their institutions. Some are prioritizing the role of libraries and archives in supporting climate change communication and influencing government policy and public awareness. Others foresee an inevitable unraveling of systems and ponder the role of libraries and archives in a world much different from the one we take for granted. Climate disruption, peak oil, toxic waste, deforestation, soil salinity and agricultural crisis, depletion of groundwater and other natural resources, loss of biodiversity, mass migration, sea level rise, and extreme weather events are all problems that indirectly threaten to overwhelm civilization’s knowledge infrastructures, and present information institutions with unprecedented challenges.Read More

Media/Information Specialist – Dothan Brook School (White River Jct., VT)

The Dothan Brook School in Wilder, Vermont is seeking applications for a .75 FTE Media/Information Specialist. This exciting position will primarily manage the school’s library and provide instruction for students in grades pre-K to 5 around library usage, research practices, and computer skills. Dothan Brook has also invested in Lego Robotics Kits (a class set of EV3 and WeDo kits) with the goal of embedding STEM units into the library curriculum. Dothan Brook is a Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) school that believes that all students can achieve academic and social success given appropriate supports. Candidates for this position must be willing to work within this framework and fully participate in the school’s PBIS program. Read More

Part-Time Library/Media Specialist – Proctor Elementary School (Proctor, VT)

We are seeking a half time (.5) library media specialist. The Library Media Specialist is responsible for transforming the school library into a full-service 21st century learning center that incorporates both books and contemporary technological tools including but not limited to educational research databases and presentation/video-editing software. The successful candidate will collaborate with classroom teachers and the Instructional Technology Specialist to design and implement lessons and units of instruction and assess student learning. Read More

Library/Media Specialist – North Hero School (North Hero, VT)

North Hero School is seeking candidates for a Library/Media technology educator position. This position is .2 FTE, one full day per week. Interested candidates should have experience, or endorsement in managing a school library, ability to lead projects using the Google platform, have an eye for emerging technology, personalized learning plans and the ability to manage classrooms in grade levels Pre-K through grade 6.Read More

Library Director – Plainfield Public Librarys (Plainfield, NH)

The Plainfield Public Library Trustees seek an individual for the position of Library Director. The Director is responsible for all library operations and for developing, managing, and implementing its programs and services for a population of approximately 2,400 with a range of ages, and interests at the Meriden Library and Philip Read Memorial Library. The Director reports to and works in close cooperation with the Plainfield Library Board of Trustees. The Director will provide leadership, direction, and professional guidance in the delivery of library services at two public libraries. This position offers a unique opportunity for a passionate and visionary individual to build on the Libraries current strengths and to identify opportunities for the future. Read More

Library Media Specialist – Neshobe School (Brandon, VT)

Neshobe Elementary School in Brandon, VT, is seeking a long term sub as a Library Media Specialist beginning early to mid-September through mid-November in the 16-17 school year. Neshobe Elementary School is a child-centered community with a strong focus on student learning, professional growth, and respect for the dignity of each child.Read More

Children’s Literacy Foundation – Deadline: May 4

The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) is now accepting applications for our At-Risk Children grant. The grant is open to social service providers, community centers, afterschool programs, refugee services organizations, shelters, low income housing programs, Head Start programs, early childhood education programs, and a wide range other groups throughout Vermont and New Hampshire that serve low-income or at-risk infants and children up to age 12 (or a subset of that age range). The application deadline is May 4, 2016.Read More

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