Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Attention Job and Volunteer Seekers!

Thursday, June 4 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm

From Ad to Interview - Finding the Perfect Job or Volunteer Opportunity for You

Elaine Pace, professional author, will facilitate a round table discussion regarding career and volunteer opportunities. Learn how to put your best foot forward when applying for jobs, and how to identify your strengths and skills to find your most fulfilling job or volunteer opportunity. Limited Seating - Please contact the library to sign up

All attendees will be entered into a giveaway drawing to win a gift certificate to Darosa's, where you can purchase resume paper, portfolios, and other essential office supplies!

A former teacher, school administrator, newsletter editor and writing coach, Ms. Pace has interviewed hundreds of job applicants.

New library resources for job, career, and vounteer seekers will also be highlighted at this session.

Illumination for Lifelong Learners

The library is organizing this event as part of the Illumination for Lifelong Learners Series, a series of programs and services for lifelong learners, made possible by grant funding and support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Libraries for the Future.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Librarians Return from MLA Conference

Library Director, Danguole Budris, Assistant Director, Mathew Bose and Childrens Librarian, Jessica Bowers recently attended the Massachusetts Library Association Conference held in Springfield, MA May 6-8.

Danguole and Mat both signed up to blog the conference in order to waive conference fees. You can read the conference blog to learn about the lectures, exhibits, and networking opportunities that they attended.

Please join us in congratulating Childrens Librarian, Jessica Bowers for applying for and receiving the Kay Bader Scholarship. Based on an essay that she submitted, she was 1 of 6 librarians and students chosen from the state of Massachusetts to receive the scholarship to help pay for attending the library conference and becoming a member of the Massachusetts Library Association. Congratulations Jessica!