Harry Potter Day at the Aldrich Library

Barre’s Aldrich Library is hosting a Harry Potter Day on Saturday, November 10th between 12:30 and 4PM.

Young witches and wizards, are you ready for the next Fantastic Beasts movie? Come celebrate the magical world of J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series with games, crafts and activities, including wand-making, magical beasts trivia, house badge-making, a monster book craft, and more! Then watch the first Fantastic Beasts film while munching wizardly treats. A magical time is guaranteed for all!

Come in a Harry Potter themed costume for a chance to win a copy of the audiobook “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” and other marvelous prizes!

Jobs: Brownell Library Director

The town of Essex Junction is looking for a director for the Brownell Library. Here’s the description:

The Village of Essex Junction is seeking a Library Director for the Brownell Library who will support and continue to build on the Library’s mission of providing a current and diverse collection for all ages in a welcoming and comfortable environment where people come first. Requirements include an ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree combined with a minimum of five years’ experience as a director or assistant director of a public or private library. Knowledge, skills and abilities required include budgeting, personnel management, grant writing, a good understanding and ease of use of library technology, developing and maintaining collections, and enhancing community ties. For more information the recruitment and selection profile may be found at: http://www.essexjunction.org/departments/employment/

The Brownell Library is consistantly active with their programming and outreach, and I hope that that’ll continue into the future.

Director Search: Aldrich Public Library

According to the Vermont Library Association, the Aldrich Library of Barre is seeking a new library director. Here’s the ad:

Aldrich Public Library is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to fill the position of Library Director for the Aldrich Public Library. The library seeks a progressive, collaborative team-builder who is an experienced and committed professional with proven management and administrative skills. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about current and emerging trends and best practices in public library services and embrace the rapid technological changes occurring in today’s public libraries.

This is a Full Time Position. The position requires a minimum of an MLS degree from an ALA accredited program or equivalent library certification; five years of library experience of which two years should be in a supervisory capacity.

A detailed job description and application process can be found at the Aldrich website http://www.aldrichpubliclibrary.org/employment/. Applications must be received by January 23, 2015.

Apply here.

Colchester Library Hiring YA Associate

Burnham Memorial Library in Colchester is looking for a new Library Associate I: Youth Adult Services. Here’s the description:

The Town is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Library Associate I: Young Adult Services. Qualified applicants under the administrative supervision of the Library Director and Assistant Director will perform patron service, age appropriate programming, collection maintenance, and community outreach.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume and application to Sherry LaBarge, Human Resource Manager, P.O. Box 55, Colchester, VT 05446 or email to slabarge@colchestervt.gov. by November 5, 2014 or open until filled.

Job listing.