Youth Services Librarian (Manchester, VT)

Mission: Manchester Community Library is open to all as an inspiring gathering place for the community, providing resources for personal enrichment and growth.

 

The Position

The Youth Services Librarian works 30 hours a week and reports to the Executive Director.  He/she serves as the authority on youth and young adult services and programming and is responsible for collection management and the planning, coordination, presentation of programs, services, enrichment opportunities, and special-interest groups geared for children and teens. She/he is also responsible for communicating about youth and young adult services and programming in the Library and out to the community at large.  This position requires balancing multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced and forward-thinking environment with an emphasis on providing exemplary customer service to patrons.Read More

Library Director (Winchester, NH)

We are searching for an enthusiastic person to promote Conant Public
Library in Winchester, New Hampshire as the social, educational, and
cultural hub of our community. We prefer candidates with a bachelor’s
degree and experience managing a library to be the steward of our
diverse media, historic building, and museum collections. The director
will work with the library board of trustees, members of the community,
schools, local service organizations, and other relevant stakeholders to
identify the needs of the community. The director will devote special
attention to the development of the collection, programs, and
environment for the youth and children of the community. Working
thirty-two to thirty-four hours per week, the director will develop
long-term strategies, relationships, and programs to address the needs
and deploy our library, staff, collections, and other assets to support
and enrich the library’s community and the lives of those therein.

Full description here.

Interested candidates should send a resume to:

Board of Trustees
Conant Public Library
111 Main Street
Winchester, NH 03470

VLA Graduate Student Scholarship

The Vermont Library Association Board wishes to promote professional librarianship in Vermont and to encourage involvement in professional development within the state. In support of this, VLA has created a scholarship for those enrolled in a Graduate library degree program.

VLA will award up to $1500 to the selected, qualified applicant pursuing an MLS or MLIS degree.  The check will go directly to the recipient’s educational program.

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Must be enrolled in an MLS/MLIS program
  • Must be an active individual VLA member (institutional memberships are not eligible)
  • Must live in Vermont and/or work in a Vermont library and
  • Must not have received a scholarship from VLA in the past 2 years.

The scholarship will be administered by the Vermont Library Association Scholarship Committee. The committee reserves the right not to award a scholarship if qualified applicants are not found. Priority will be given based on monetary need and potential for involvement, leadership and commitment to Vermont Libraries.

Click here for Scholarship Application

The deadline for applications will be November 15th each year with the scholarship sent to the institution for the Spring Semester. Winners will be notified on December 15th and a check will be mailed after January 1st.