Holy cow! The Stephenson Public Library in Marinette had special guests at a recent Summer Story Time, Scar and Delilah.
Scar, a 4-year-old cow, and Delilah, a 2-week-old calf, were at the library courtesy of Troy Olsen of Wojciehowski Bros Dairy Farm. In addition to catering to Scar's sweet tooth with bananas and granola bars, the kids got a chance to bottle feed Delilah.
The Stephenson Public Library is one of seven branches of the Marinette County Consolidated Public Library Service. Visit the library's calendar of events to see what its branches have going on all year long.
Check the NEWI list of free webinars to find online continuing education opportunities you may attend from where you are. Most sessions are 60 minutes long and are provided at no charge to you by associations, agencies, companies, and library systems. Here’s a sample of topics that may be of interest to you. Click the "+" next to each category to view webinars, then click titles to register.
Managing stress & building resilience:
Diversity, equity, and inclusion:
A sample of webinars on other topics:
Special event this month:
NEWI is a continuing education (CE) partnership of library systems located in North Eastern Wisconsin. The NEWI website aims to be a central source of CE info for staff working at libraries in four library systems: Manitowoc‐Calumet Library System (MCLS), Nicolet Federated Library System (NFLS), Outagamie Waupaca Library System (OWLS), and Winnefox Library System (WLS).
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Youth Services Library Assistant
Kewaunee Public Library
Application Deadline: July 27, 2022
Are you looking for a fun job where your focus is helping people in your community and getting children and adults excited about reading and the library? Does working a flexible 24 hours a week fit in your current schedule? We are seeking a tech-savvy, customer-focused, and self-motivated individual to join our team that serves the community of Kewaunee and Kewaunee County.
Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be comfortable helping people of all ages in a group or one-on-one setting. Candidates with work experience in youth services settings, libraries, customer service, or technology are preferred. On-the-fly tech instruction is a frequent part of the job, so the qualified applicant must be comfortable using and troubleshooting a wide range of technology. Attention to detail and organization is key. Providing high-quality early literacy learning experiences is the goal.
The position is 24 hours a week. Applicant must be willing to work one or two evenings a week and one Saturday per month.
Applications are available online at www.kewauneepubliclibrary.org/employment.html and at the library. Please submit a completed application with cover letter and resume to Carol Petrina, Director Kewaunee Public Library 822 Juneau St. Kewaunee, WI 54216, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 27, 2022.
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Library board trustees, directors, staff, volunteers, and Friends group members are invited to participate in Trustee Training Week, a series of five webinars taking place August 22 through 26, from 12pm to 1pm daily.
There is no charge to attend, and all webinars will be recorded. Contact hours for continuing education toward public librarian re-certification: 1 per webinar.
Register for each webinar by clicking on the title below. . .
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Student Library Aide
Kewaunee Public Library
Application Deadline: July 8, 2022
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Please check the NEWI list of free webinars to find online continuing education opportunities you may attend from where you are. Most sessions are 60 minutes long, and are provided – at no charge to you – by associations, agencies, companies, and library systems. There’s a lot to choose from, so here’s a sample of topics that may be of interest to you.
Managing stress & building resilience; click title to register:
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); click title to register:
A sample of webinars on other topics; click title to register:
Lakes Country Public Library - Lakewood, WI
Full Time (40 hours per week)
Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000
Applications due by June 21, 2022
The Lakes Country Public Library in Lakewood, WI is accepting applications for a full-time (40 hours per week) Library Director. The library is part of the Nicolet Federated Library System and the Outagamie-Waupaca Library Consortium (OWLSnet). The Library Board of Trustees is accepting applications for an individual who will direct its thriving community library and carry it into the future. The person must enjoy working with people and be passionate about libraries.
The Library Director position requires a person having at least a Grade 3 Library Certification or working toward certification. Three years of library experience is preferred. Benefits include Paid Time Off and paid holidays. Salary is commensurate with education and experience with a range of $45,000 to $50,000.
The Library Director reports to an eight-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library. Visit https://www.lakescountrylibrary.org/directorsearch.html for a full job description.
Shawano County Library - Birnamwood Branch
Part Time (22 hours per week)
Shawano County Library is currently accepting applications for a part-time branch manager at its Birnamwood Branch.
Applications are accepted online at https://www.co.shawano.wi.us/.
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