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2017 VLA College & Special Libraries Section Fall Program
November 17, 2017
St. Michael’s College
Colchester, VT

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Substitute Librarians Needed – Norman Williams Public Library (Woodstock, VT)

Norman Williams Public Library in Woodstock, Vermont seeks applications from substitute librarians to cover occasional shifts including Saturdays on our busy children’s and adult circulation desks.  Do you feel energized by helping library patrons discover the latest, greatest new books and movies? Do you love assisting people with technology? Are you a super dependable person who is available for flexible substitute hours at a lively library in the beautiful village of Woodstock? If you answered yes, we want to hear from you! Public library experience and experience with children is preferred. Must possess strong customer service skills and computer skills. Send resume and cover letter to amanda@normanwilliams.org

2017 Annual Vermont Library Trustee and Friends Conference

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Saturday, November 4th, Champlain College, Burlington

Brush up your knowledge, reinvigorate your board, network with VT Trustees and Friends, and walk away inspired and informed! Co-sponsored by the Vermont Library Association and the Vermont Department of Libraries. See the schedule on the Department of Libraries website.

Registration Deadline: 10/27
Registration Link: http://bit.ly/2hAKUDy
Cost: $45 VLA members, $50 non-VLA members
10% discount for 3 or more from the same library

Part Time Librarian – Jamaica Memorial Library (Jamaica, VT)

Requires strong research skills and a working knowledge of basic public library concepts and resources. Demonstrates strong communication skills, both verbal and written, computer competency and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. Have strong planning and organization skills with ability to prioritize and multi-task. Be dependable and adaptable to work independently as well as in a team situation, have enthusiasm for working with the public; tact, patience, maturity, friendliness. A bachelor’s degree is desirable.Read More

Library Director – Morrill Memorial and Harris Library (Strafford, VT)

The Morrill Memorial & Harris Library, which serves the town of Strafford, is seeking a new director to oversee an institution that continues to play a key role in a vibrant community. The library is open four days a week for 20 hours. The librarian’s 25-hour position is structured to allow sufficient time to manage the regular operations of the library and for administration and planning. The ideal candidate will operate independently, possess the interpersonal skills to engage with a tight-knit community, and have the creativity and insight about the role of the library to inform and guide the board of trustees in making necessary changes to keep the library a vital institution. A full job description can be found at http://www.straffordlibrary.org/about-us.phpRead More

Youth Services Librarian – Warren Public Library (Warren, VT)

The Warren Public Library seeks a warm, friendly person to serve the youth and families of our community. General duties: Planning, promoting, and implementing programs for children of all ages, planning and coordinating summer reading program, collection development, covering the desk as required, and other related library duties. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about working with children and young adults, reading and recommending youth materials, and creating and promoting programming of all varieties. Willingness to continue education through workshops, conferences, and webinars. 14 hours/week. Some evenings and weekends. Please send cover letter and resume to director@warrenlibrary.com. This position may be combined with the Circulation Desk Assistant position currently open.

Circulation Desk Assistant – Warren Public Library (Warren, VT)

The Warren Public Library seeks a friendly and outgoing part-time Circulation Desk Assistant. The ideal candidate has strong computer and communication skills, is detail-oriented, and is committed to creating a welcoming environment for all. Interest in website maintenance and social media a plus. 9 hours/week (Wednesday, 3-7; Friday, 4-6; Saturday, 10-1). Please send cover letter and resume to director@warrenlibrary.com. This position may be combined with the Youth Services Librarian position currently open.

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