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JOB TITLE:  Library Assistant

Hours: 18 hours a week.  This job requires weeknight hours every Tuesday 3-8pm, Wednesday 3-8pm, and Thursday from 3-8pm, and every Saturday from 10am-1pm.  There is potential for additional fill in hours. 

Wage: $13.00 an hour.

Summary of position: 

This employee serves as the Senior Library Assistant supervising the Junior Library Assistant. He/she will perform the basic duties of the Librarian Assistant including opening the library, shelving, circulating materials, daily statistics, and closing.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Previous library experience recommended but not required.   Experience with social media outlets and a willingness to stay current as new technologies surface is essential. Basic word processing skills and computer literacy required. Employee must be a team player who is creative, organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and enthusiastic to work with people in a small community.

Responsibilities and Duties:

· Learn and master Apollo, our Library Operating System. Perform the basic duties of the Librarian Assistant including opening the library, shelving materials, circulating materials, collecting daily statistics, and closing operations. 

-Provide technical assistance in creating advertising in the form of posters, flyers, and other PR materials. Must have basic computer skills to perform tasks in MS Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

-Be familiar with social media outlets including Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest in order to help manage sites.

-This employee may serve as the senior staff member on duty in the evening and on weekends. Candidate must be 18 years or older.

-Must be able to move boxes of materials weighing up to 20 lbs. Must be physically able to move large furniture including tables, chairs, and rolling book buggies.

-Light cleaning. 

Applications available in person, at the library, until Saturday, March 7th, 2019. 

Questions? Contact Bonnie Angulas, Library Director, at dalandlibrary@comcast.net

Daland Memorial Library

5North Main Street

Mont Vernon, NH 03057

(603)673-7888

dalandlibrary@comcast.net

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It’s February and love is in the air! Join us for an episode with lovely news and love stories from around tiny town. We’ll chat about some recent literary controversy, books we love, and with an interview Mont Vernon Village School PTA. Don’t miss a minute!

Amy:

Children on the Land by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

Further Thoughts, Opinions, and Alternative Recommendations related to American Dirt by Jeanine Cummings

JoAnn:

  • Starless Sea by Erin Morganstein
  • Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

Bonnie:

  • Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

PTA Links:

Valentines Day Flower Arrangement Class

We are inviting 12 lucky men to come make Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Bouquets for their loved ones on Tuesday, February 11th at 7pm!

Florist, Sue Ries, will teach participants step by step how to make a beautiful Valentine’s Day arrangement in a vase. Space is limited to 12 men!

Call 673-7888 to reserve your spot! $30 material fee.

Just in time for Town Meeting….the Daland Memorial Library presents Moved and Seconded on Saturday, February 29th at 1:00pm in the Mont Vernon Village School MPR. Drawing on research from her book, Moved and Seconded: Town Meeting in New Hampshire, the Present, the Past, and the Future, Rebecca Rule regales audiences with stories of the rituals, traditions and history of town meeting, including the perennial characters, the literature, the humor, and the wisdom of this uniquely New England institution. Come early from 12:00pm-1:00pm for an informal “Meet the Candidate” social hour. Candidates running for elected town offices will be invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

About the Speaker:  Rebecca Rule tells and gathers stories in New England, especially New Hampshire. Her books include The Best Revenge: Short StoriesCould Have Been Worse: True Stories, Embellishments, and Outright Lies; and a new book Live Free and Eat Pie: A Storyteller’s Guide to New Hampshire. She hosts the New Hampshire Authors Series on NH Public Television

This program is brought to you by a generous grant from New Hampshire Humanities and is free and open to the public.

Happy New Year! Great Progress was made in 2019 towards the goal of a new library for the town of Mont Vernon. Library trustees Cindy Raspiller, Jane King, and Jill Weber join us as we catch up on the project and talk about next steps for 2020.

Book Recommendations for 2020:

  • American Dirt by Janine Cummings (January 21)
  • The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel (March 24)
  • All The Ways We Said by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White (January 14)
  • The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (May 19)
  • One of Us is Next by Karen McManus (January 7)
  • The Night Country by Melissa Albert (January 7)

The library trustees have moved their regularly scheduled monthly meeting to Tuesday, Jan. 14th at 7:30pm in the library. Meetings are open to the public.

Winter Lapsit

Come get cozy at Winter Lapsit! Children ages 0-3 are invited with a caretaker to share stories, sing songs, play and have fun on Thursday mornings at 11am. Registration recommended. Call 673-7888 to sign up today! 6 week session begins Thursday, Jan 16th.

Winter Storytime

Bundle up the kids and join Miss JoAnn for an hours of stories, crafts, and fun! 6 week session begins Thursday, Jan. 16th at 1pm. Preschool ages 3-5 welcome. Registration recommended. Call 673-7888 to sign up today!

Winter Reading Program