The Free Public Library of Audubon is seeking an enthusiastic individual who is energized by providing excellent customer service to fill the position of Library Assistant. This is a part-time, at-will position, and may include day, evening and/or weekend shifts.
Under general supervision, while providing excellent customer service, the incumbent will perform a wide range of circulation and customer service related functions. Typical duties include: staffing the circulation desk, providing direct assistance to patrons, checking in and out various library materials, issuing library cards, assessing or adjusting fines, recording monetary transactions, preparing library materials for circulation, submitting interlibrary loan requests, shelving library materials, and shelf-reading.
Any of the following duties may be performed. These examples are representative and do not include all specific tasks an incumbent may be expected to perform:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :
This is a part-time, at-will position. The schedule will be determined by the Director upon hire and may include weekends and evenings. Please note that schedules are subject to change to meet the needs of the library.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED and two (2) years customer service experience, or any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED plus two years experience in a service-oriented environment. Experience working in a public library environment preferred.
BENEFITS & SALARY
Benefits are not included. Compensation is $10.00 per hour.
To apply for this position, please provide a complete employment application, a resume and a list of three references to Andrew Brenza, Director, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you may mail or provide in person a complete application packet to The Free Public Library of Audubon, 239 Oakland Avenue, Audubon, NJ, 08106. Blank employment applications are available at the library: email Andrew Brenza at the above address or visit in person to obtain a blank application.
Should you need any accommodation and/or assistance with the application process please email Andrew Brenza, Director, at email@example.com or call the library at 856-547-8686.
Any questions may be directed to Andrew Brenza by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 856-547-8686.
Applications will be accepted until close of business on September 22, 2018.
Anna is an award-winning and widely published poet, editor, teaching artist and translator based in Hainesport, NJ. Her poems have appeared in journals including the Harvard Review, Rattle, the Atlanta Review, the Evansville Review and 32 Poems. She is a graduate of the Bennington College MFA Program. Her poem, "Zeitgeber" (included in The Stolen From) won the 2012 Rattle Readers' Choice Award. Her sonnet collection, Sisters & Courtesans is published by White Violet Press.
We are thrilled to announce that Hoopla is now available at the Free Public Library of Audubon. But what is Hoopla anyway?
Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your smart TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Hoopla has hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. It is like having the Free Public Library of Audubon at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.
Accessing Hoopla is easy. All you will need is a device with an internet connection and your library card. Below are specific instructions.
From a computer:
Click the "Get Started Button" in the middle of your screen.
Follow the prompts for creating an account.
That's it, you're now ready to enjoy Hoopla!
From a smartphone:
Go to the app store that is applicable to your phone.
Download the Hoopla app by Midwest Tape LLC.
Click "Sign Up" and follow the instructions for creating an account, or
if you have already created an account with your computer, enter your email and password to login.
And that's it, you are now ready to use Hoopla from your phone.
Please note that each patron will be permitted three checkouts from Hoopla per month.
If you have any queastions or difficulty accessing Hoopla, please feel free to stop by the library or call us at 856-547-8686 for assistance. We will also be holding a special workshop on Saturday, March 17 at 11:30 am, during which partons may bring their devices to the library and receive assistance with Hoopla and/or Overdrive set up.
Museum Passes currently available: