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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The Mary H. Weir Public Library is seeking a Children’s Services Specialist. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing library services for children and teens under the supervision of the library director. Duties also include supervision of staff and volunteers, assisting in collection development, promoting the library and library services to schools and the community, conducting children’s programs, and assisting the public with reference, reader’s advisory and other library services.
Requirements include a four-year college degree with demonstrated interest in and knowledge of children’s literature, child development, and children’s programs. The position requires strong oral and written communication skills, good interpersonal skills, a strong service oriented philosophy, ability to work with current media and digital technology, and the ability to handle diverse tasks and detail oriented work. Previous supervisory experience is a plus. Some evening and weekend work will be required. The position is full time, $10.00/hr with benefits. Send resume, cover letter, official college transcripts, and references to:
Richard Rekowski, Director
Mary H. Weir Public Library
3442 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062
Posted by Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarian at 3:55 PM
One of the services we provide for the community is space for other nonprofits and governmental agencies to do meetings, programs, or training. Some of the agencies we have hosted in the past year include: ASAP, ASAP RAZE Youth, BHJ Brownfields Taskforce, Blues Society of Northern West Virginia, Brooke Hancock Partners in Prevention, Catholic Charities of West Virginia, CHANGE First Time Home Buyers, Child Care Resource Center , Christian Home School Educators Fellowship, Community Foundation of the Upper Ohio Valley, Festival of Nations Committee, Goodwill, Hancock County Health Department, Hancock County Medical Society Drug Task Force, Youth Services System, Inc, Homebase, Lions Club, NCOA Senior Employment Program, Office of Personnel Management, Our Children, Our Future, Rails to Trails, Social Media Advisory Council, Weir High All School Reunion Committee, Weirton Police Department, Weirton Transit, Weirton Woman’s Club, Weirton Woman’s Club Literary Department, WV Department of Taxation
Posted by Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarian at 3:39 PM
Monday, June 13, 2016
Richard Fleming will be at the library June 21st at 1 p.m. to discuss and sign his new book about Lewis Wetzel, a famous frontiersman of the Ohio Valley. If you aren't available on the 21st, he will also be speaking at the Moundsville Library Monday evening, June 20th.
Posted by Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarian at 9:41 AM