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Silent Book Club

Join us on Tuesday, November 13th and December 11th @ 11:45 am
There’s no as­signed read­ing. Silent Book Club is about tak­ing time out of your busy sched­ule to sim­ply re­lax and read. You’ve earned it. 
Often with tra­di­tional book clubs there’s the scram­ble to fin­ish the as­signed book,
and the pres­sure to have some­thing smart to say.
Wouldn’t it be great to have a book club where you could just en­joy books, friends, and lunch — with­out any home­work?
Bring your lunch. Bring your book. We will pro­vide dessert!
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Thanksgiving LogoIn cel­e­bra­tion of Thanksgiving, the li­brary will be clos­ing at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 21st and re­open on Monday, November 26th at 9 am.

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Story Time

Story time re­turns to­mor­row! Visit the li­brary from 10:30 – 11:15 on Wednesdays in November and December for books, songs, po­ems, crafts and play­time with our new Youth Librarian, Jean Glady. *Story time will not be held November 21st or December 26th.

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Youth Services Librarian

We are hir­ing!

The Millington Arbela District Library seeks a pas­sion­ate, self-​motivated in­di­vid­ual for en­gag­ing and work­ing with chil­dren and teens. Duties in­clude pro­gram de­vel­op­ment, long-​term plan­ning, pub­lic ser­vice in­ter­ac­tion and mod­er­ate tech­nol­ogy use. This is a part-​time po­si­tion with flex­i­ble sched­ul­ing in­clud­ing some evenings and Saturdays. Hourly wage varies based upon ex­pe­ri­ence.

General Duties

  • Oversees, plans and runs mul­ti­ple pro­grams for tod­dlers through young adults.
  • Assists in main­tain­ing at­trac­tive and rel­e­vant chil­dren and young adult ar­eas.
  • Works with out­side or­ga­ni­za­tions to col­lab­o­rate pro­grams and ser­vices.
  • Promotes and ad­ver­tises on­go­ing pro­grams.
  • Recommends and as­sists in se­lect­ing ma­te­ri­als for chil­dren and young adults.
  • Occasionally works cir­cu­la­tion desk to per­form pa­tron ser­vices in­clud­ing ma­te­r­ial check­out, ref­er­ence as­sis­tance, com­puter aid and cler­i­cal tasks.

Minimum Requirements

  • Previous ex­pe­ri­ence work­ing with chil­dren and/​or youth.
  • Engaging with good oral com­mu­ni­ca­tion and pub­lic speak­ing skills.
  • Flexible sched­ule.
  • Ability to work closely with oth­ers.
  • In­ter­me­di­ate com­puter skills.
  • Must have ac­cess to a ve­hi­cle.
  • Bending, reach­ing, flex­ing and lift­ing. Good phys­i­cal mo­bil­ity. Able to lift 35 pounds.
  • High school diploma or GED.

Desired Requirements

  • Experience work­ing in li­braries or li­brar­i­an­ship knowl­edge.
  • Successful pro­gram­ming ex­pe­ri­ence in a pub­lic venue.
  • Knowledge of children’s and/​or youth lit­er­a­ture.
  • Training in ed­u­ca­tion or a re­lat­able field.

Deadline to ap­ply:
Monday, October 1st2018 by 6:00 p.m.

Apply for this po­si­tion by send­ing re­sume, three pro­fes­sional ref­er­ences and cover let­ter

(ex­plain­ing why you would be an ideal can­di­date) to:

Millington Arbela District Library
Attn: Library Director
P.O. Box 306
Millington, Michigan 48746

Or email to: director@​millingtonlibrary.​info

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Hours & Info

Monday - Thursday: 9:00a - 8:00p
Friday: 9:00a - 6:00p
Saturday: 9:00a - 1:00p
Sunday: Closed

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