Employment

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Library Associate– Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library

The Bedford Public Library System is seeking a friendly, public service oriented individual to work in the Moneta/ Smith Mountain Lake Library.  Major duties include planning and implementing our story time program for children age birth to 3 years, a full range of automated circulation desk procedures, shelving materials, assisting patrons with materials selection, responding to library policy questions, and assistance with department record keeping. Ability to work with groups of children and teens is required. Past library experience is preferred.

The successful candidate will be comfortable with technology in general, able to learn new software, able to use Microsoft Office applications and basic office machines.  And s/he should be familiar with various digital devices and library-related apps, including but not limited to e-readers, iPads, and laptops.

Ability to spend five or more hours daily at a computer screen; stooping, bending, lifting, reaching, stair climbing, plus ability to lift 25 pound bags/boxes of books and materials. Part-time, 22 hours per week including Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30-6pm and an alternating Saturday/Thursday evening shift. This position will be hired as a Library Associate, in the 108 pay grade, which starts at $10.75/hr. and requires a bachelor’s degree or higher. Additional benefits include earned leave, ability to participate in dental and vision insurance plans, AFLAC, and the Commonwealth of VA 457 deferred compensation plan.

Applications are available online at www.bplsonline.org.  Position open until filled. EOE.  The BPLS maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. A criminal background check, and previous employer references are required as conditions of pre-employment.

Email applications to Jenifer Golston, Branch Manager, at jgolston@bpls.org

 

 

Library Page- Forest Branch

The Bedford Public Library System is seeking a well-organized and detailed oriented person to perform clerical duties, primarily checking in and shelving books, 12 hours per week at the Forest Library. The schedule for this position is Mondays and Wednesdays 9-1 and alternating Thursdays and Saturdays. Candidate must be able to lift a minimum of 40lbs, sit or stand for long periods of time and be able to bend and stoop. Basic computer skills are necessary. Starting pay is $8.50 per hour. Applications are online at www.bplsonline.org or at any Bedford Public Library System location. Position open until filled. The Bedford Public Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Email applications to Lauren Harper, Forest Branch Manager : lharper@bpls.org

 

 

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May 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is It’s Showtime At[...]
May 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is It’s Showtime At[...]
May 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is It’s Showtime At[...]
May 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-6. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.   The theme for this session is It’s Showtime At[...]
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