Job Opening

Adult Programming Library Clerk

 

FT/PT: 

Part Time

Hours:

15-20 Hours/week, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Monday evenings, and Saturday rotation.

Salary: 

$8.50 – $9.50 /hour DOQ

Position Description: 

The Silvis Public Library is seeking a team member who is dedicated to excellence in service and is passionate about serving all patrons in a diverse community.

Duties:

  •    Assists patrons in the use of the library, its materials, services and electronic resources.
  •    Develops, assists and presents appropriate library programming for adults.
  •    Assists Library Director in selection of Fiction and Nonfiction materials, including pre-processing of materials.
  •    Coordinates adult book clubs and Adult Summer Reading Program.
  •    Circulation Desk responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  •    Must be innovative, self-motivated, and flexible in job tasks.
  •    Technological-savvy.
  •    Good organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  •    Some library experience preferred.

The ideal candidate will be an outgoing positive self-starter with experience in prioritizing a variety of tasks, able to immediately step into a new situation and come up with ideas and programs to support the library's goals. Silvis Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits include IMRF, vacation pay after one year, availability of health insurance, and promotion possibilities.

Silvis Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For application form and information on EOE, visit http://www.silvislibrary.org/page/job-opening-0 (The Silvis Public Library application can be filled out electronically by saving it as a pdf on your computer and re-opening the saved pdf document to complete.) Application Deadline: Thursday, February 2, 2017, 5:00 PM

 

Please email cover letter, application form and resume to: nashbrook@silvislibrary.org NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

Adult Winter Reading Program

Jan 5 2017
Feb 2 2017

Sharpen your mind this winter by joining our contest! 

Read five books by February 2nd and be entered in a chance to win prizes! 

Pick up your form at the Silvis Library.

Etiquette Class

Jan 23 2017 5:30 pm

Join these sessions with Pam Teage and explore the proper manners and customs of dining, dating, and general good behavior. Class is limited to 16, please register by Saturday, January 14th.

Last Monday Book Club

Jan 23 2017 6:30 pm

Join our discussion of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce.

Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old friend in order to save her, meeting various characters along the way and reminiscing about the events of his past and people he has known, as he tries to find peace and  acceptance.

Help us decide on our next title. Light refreshments are provided.

 

Computer Basics Class

Jan 24 2017 6:00 pm

Help yourself to digital independence! In this course you will learn the basics components that make up the computer, sign on to the internet and create your own email account. Space is limited to 8 patrons- registration is required.

 

Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement with Chris Vallillo

Jan 30 2017 6:30 pm

Award-winning Illinois folksinger, Chris Vallillo, performs pivotal songs from the music that inspired and sustained the Civil Rights Movement and presents firsthand accounts of the historic struggle. To hear a sample of what will be performed, click here.

Family Story Time

Jan 26 2017 6:00 pm

Etiquette Class

Jan 30 2017 5:30 pm

Teens! Is there that cute girl or boy that you are too afraid to ask out because you aren't sure how to act on a date?

Join these sessions with Pam Teage and explore the proper manners and customs of dining, dating, and general good behavior.

Class is limited to 16, please register by Saturday, January 14th.

 

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