Children/Tween Librarian

Marion Public Library is seeking a dynamic and creative team member who enjoys working with children and tweens.  The ideal candidate for this 30-40 hours per week position must be dedicated to outstanding customer service, enjoy sharing the love of children’s literature with others, and be comfortable using computers and other technology. Responsibilities include program planning and implementation, community outreach, running the after-school program, and assisting with collection development.  The candidate will also cover circulation; select juvenile audiovisual materials; perform other duties as required.

Previous experience in a library or educational setting preferred.  Some college education is favorable.

Preference will be given to applicants who have experience working with children, knowledge of children’s literature and child development, and an interest in emerging technologies.

The schedule includes weekdays and some evenings.  Position open until filled.

For consideration, please email resume, letter of interest, and three references to lhopp@mail.owls.lib.wi.us.

 

Please submit information as soon as possible,  the interview process will be starting the week of March 13th.

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Book to Movie Event

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Author Jamboree

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

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ART SHOW

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Marion Public Library Membership Drive

Membership Drive – 2016

      Your support helps fund many different aspects within the library.  Examples are, various activities, in house resources, books, computers, internet, magazines, early literacy programs, after-school programs, outdoor gardens, movies and so much more.  Please fill out the bottom of this slip and return to the Marion Public Library.  Thank you for supporting your library!

 

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Weather Closings

The Marion Public Library would like to remind our community that when the Marion School District cancels school due inclement weather, the Marion Public Library will open at 11 a.m., if it is feasible. Thank you!

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TECH HELP

Need computer help?  Want to learn how to use FaceBook, access e-mail, search Google or Pinterest, or download e-books from InfoSoup?  We can also help with basic computer skills.  Call to make an appointment at 715-754-5368 or stop in at the checkout desk and ask for assistance.

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City of Marion Honors Community Volunteers

Do you know someone in our community that reflects the following qualities?  Do you know someone that is helping to build a positive community and makes Marion a better place to live? 

Requirements:

  •   Individual lives in Marion or the surrounding area.  
  •   Displays a volunteering spirit in our community.    
  •   Volunteers their time and talents freely with purpose, kindness and compassion for others. 
  •   Does not expect, nor receives economic compensation for their volunteering efforts.
  •   Offers continuous involvement through activities that supports a positive community.

This Community Volunteer Recognition will be presented to one individual each month by the city of Marion.  Stop in the library to pick up a form or download the form here /sites/marionpubliclibrary.info/files/Marion%20%20Community%20Volunteers.docx and return to the Library.

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BOOK SALE!

Book Sale! Stop in and purchase gently used books, DVDs and VHS tapes. Books 10 cents each or fill a brown bag for $1.00. Books for sale located in the lower level by the elevator or in the lobby.

 

   

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Weekly Events for kids

Come to the library!

ANYTIME:

Storytime  Miss Le Ann will read stories to you anytime!  Just ask!

Craft table  Do the weekly craft at the craft table.  Always something fun for you to create and take home!  New craft each week.

EVERY WEDNESDAY:

Drop-In Playgroup- 10:00am-11:00am Drop-In Playgroup is in the lower level of Marion Public Library.  Children from birth to age 5 are welcome to attend with their parents.  Playgroup includes free play, storytime, crafts, and activities.  Feel free to drop by whenever you can- it is not required to attend the entire session.

Contact Le Ann at the library at 715-754-5368 or e-mail her at lhopp@mail.owls.lib.wi.us for more information!

 

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There's more to Marion Public Library than just books!

When most of us think of the library, we think of books.  And that's true, Marion Public Library has a wonderful selection of books for all ages, fiction and non-fiction.  But did you know our library has so much more than books?  Here's some other great things we have to offer here at Marion Public Library:

-Videos and DVDs- We have an extensive collection of videos and DVDs here at the library!  You'd be surprised--we even have new releases that you'd find at the video store.  And even better--checking a video out from the library is FREE, and you can have them for a full week!

-Audio Books- Don't have time to read a book?  Have trouble seeing?  Taking a long car trip?  Audio books are for you!

-Playaway- These are the same as audio books, except they're in MP3 form.  All you need is a AAA battery and ear buds (ear buds are available at the circulation desk) and you're in business. 

-Puzzles, Puppets, Educational Toys, Video games and Books on Tape and CD- We all know what the weather has been like this week.  Are the kids bored with their same old toys?  Bring them to the library!  There's so much to choose from, they're bound to be having fun before you know it.

-Magazines- Can't afford to subscribe to all the magazines you want to?  You're in luck!  You can stop in and sit on a cozy chair and read the latest issue, or back issues of magazines are available for checking out.  The library also has newspapers for you to enjoy, too. 

-Computers and Wireless Internet- Sometimes it's hard to get internet access, or you don't have access to a computer at home.  Come visit the library, and use one of our computers, or bring your own laptop and use our wireless internet!  What better place to work on a project or online work than in the library setting. 

The best part?  All of these are available for no cost to you!  Come in soon and take advantage of the wonderful materials to choose from at Marion Public Library!


Upcoming Events

Something Cool After School Mar 27 - 3:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Book to Movie Event Mar 27 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Drop - In Playgroup Mar 29 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Author Jamboree Apr 10 - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Author Jamboree Apr 11 - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ART SHOW Apr 13 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
April Book Club Apr 19 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Library Hours

Monday9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday9 AM - 6 PM
Friday9 AM - 5 PM
Saturdayclosed
Sundayclosed

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