Calendar of Events

"There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration."

Andrew Carnegie


Job Opportunity

 

Library Assistant II, 15 hours/week

The Shepherdstown Public Library is seeking an individual for the position of part-time Library Assistant II to provide customer service in both the children’s and adult departments.  Computer and technology skills required, including web management and Microsoft Office.  Preferred qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or higher and previous library experience, including programming; excellent oral and written communication skills; a positive interpersonal style; ability to work independently and as part of a team; strong organizational skills; ability to communicate a supportive library image; and flexibility and initiative.  Weekend hours required.  Ability to lift books and some bending and stooping required.

 

Job duties

Customer service for adult and children’s circulation desks

Adult and children’s programming

Reader’s Advisory for adult and children’s materials

Shelving and circulation

Assist patrons with computers and online catalog

Tasks as directed by Director and Children’s Librarian

 

Required Application Materials

Application Form (form also available at the Library)

Cover Letter

Resume

Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Completed application documents can be mailed to Library Director, Shepherdstown Public Library, P.O. Box 278, Shepherdstown, WV 25443 or submitted by email to spldirector@martin.lib.wv.us.


"Summer Fun"

Saturday Story Time

June 25, 11 AM


Summer Reading Program 2016

Activity Schedule


BOOKIN’ IT FOR THE LIBRARY

Congratulations to Elizabeth Monsma,

our T-shirt Design Contest Winner!

 

 


 

BOOKIN’ IT

FOR

THE LIBRARY

 

This year’s annual Freedom’s Run experience is on October 1st, and we are THRILLEDto be a part of it!

 

As part of our partnership with the event,  if promotional code “library101” is  entered when registering for the event, Shepherdstown Public Library will receive a percentage of the proceeds for a new library.  Plus, as part of the registration process, participants also have the option to “make a donation to Shepherdstown Public Library.”  Very exciting!

Register for the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K Today!


NEW in our Children's Department!

From Age of Learning, Inc., the award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success.  ABCmouse.com is 100% educational, with over 3,500 learning activities across all major subject areas - reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music.  Best of all, kids love it!!

See our Children's Librarians for details.

 


Did you know?

Reading to children stimulates brain activation

Reading a book is good for your relationships

Reading for pleasure "boosts social relations"

 

 

Read all about it!

 

Neal Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries,

reading and daydreaming

 


Borrow an E-Reader!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pre-loaded with popular titles, or

request a download

 

Inquire in our Adult

and Children's Departments

 


Shepherdstown June Calendar of Events

 

From the Visitor's Center


The Library Project

Read all about it!

Click here for the current edition of the Circulation Desk.

Building for the Future!

Make a Donation


Learn 80 Languages !!

Register for Free, and Learn at Your Own Pace!


 

 

For additional electronic media database access, visit

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library

 

 

 

 

Email the Librarian:

spldirector@martin.lib.wv.us

(copy and paste into your email)

 

 

Donate Through eBay

 

 

 

 

 

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