Canton Public Library - Canton, MI http://www.cantonpl.org/ en-US Benefit for Friends of the Library at Menchie's http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/benefit-friends-library-menchies <img src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/P1070130_0.preview.JPG" alt="" class="image image-preview" height="200" width="114" style="float:right;" />Enjoy a delicious <a href="http://www.menchies.com/frozen-yogurt-shops/frozen-yogurt-canton-center-mi">Menchie's</a> frozen yogurt and help the <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/friends">Friends of the Canton Public Library</a> raise money to support the library.<br /><br /> Visit Menchie's on Thursday, September 4 from 11:00 AM-10:00 PM and show the <a href="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/CPLFriendsMenchies%209_2014.jpg">attached flyer</a> when you pay for your purchase. The Friends will get 20% of your purchase price and you get a yummy treat. Digital copies are also accepted so flash the PDF on your phone. Offer good at Menchie's located at <a href="http://goo.gl/maps/OKX2W">Canton Center and Hanford</a> in Canton. http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/benefit-friends-library-menchies#comments Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0000 goldenl 75394 at http://www.cantonpl.org If you like Christopher Paolini, Terry Goodkind and J.R.R. Tolkien http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/if-you-christopher-paolini-terry-goodkind-and-jrr-tolkien try these: <br /><br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1267246"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1267246.jpg" /></span>Joust</a> by Mercedes Lackey</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1079940"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1079940.jpg" /></span>The eye of the world</a> by Robert Jordan</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1467223"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1467223.jpg" /></span>Lamentation</a> by Ken Scholes</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1414803"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1414803.jpg" /></span>Acacia: a novel</a> by David Anthony Durham</p> <br /><p class="book-record"><a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=b1483322"><span class="jacket"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/bibisbn/b1483322.jpg" /></span>A game of thrones</a> by George R.R. Martin</p> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/if-you-christopher-paolini-terry-goodkind-and-jrr-tolkien#comments Adults Fiction Science Fiction May We Suggest Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:44:10 +0000 Ellen 75723 at http://www.cantonpl.org Library Board Special Meeting Agenda — Thursday, September 4, 2014 http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/library-board-special-meeting-agenda-%E2%80%94-thursday-september-4-2014 Thursday, September 4, 2014, 6:30 PM <ul><li>Call the Meeting to Order</li> <li>Call to Audience (5 min. maximum)</li> <li>Approval of Agenda</li> <li>New Business <ul><li>Interview with candidate Valerie Krimmer</li> <li>Interview with candidate Kelli Lauria</li> <li>Interview with candidate Annie Rosinski</li> <li>Interview with candidate Mushir Khwaja</li> <li>Interview with candidate Don Turner</li> </ul></li><li>Call to Audience (5 min. maximum)</li> <li>Adjourn</li> </ul> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/library-board-special-meeting-agenda-%E2%80%94-thursday-september-4-2014#comments Board Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:51:14 +0000 gladdenk 75714 at http://www.cantonpl.org Weekly eBook Drop-In Help http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/weekly-ebook-drop-help-0 <img style="float:right;width:211px;height:99px;" class="image image-medium" alt="" src="https://www.cantonpl.org/sites/default/files/images/ereaders.medium.jpg" height="204" width="300" />Have you hit a snag with your eReader?  Patrons in need of one-on-one assistance can come in on <strong>Fridays from 10:00am to 11:00am</strong> to receive basic or extended help with borrowing or downloading books to your electronic device.  <em>No registration required</em> http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/weekly-ebook-drop-help-0#comments Adults Seniors Programs eBooks Computer Classes Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:00:00 +0000 hathawaym 75173 at http://www.cantonpl.org Special Needs Storytime: Folktale Fridays http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/folktale-fridays <a href="http://catalog.cantonpl.org/record=g1003997">Please join us on Friday, September 5 at 4:00 PM in the Community Room for Folktale Fridays.</a> This is an interactive, sensory-friendly storytime filled with folktales and fairytales especially designed for older children (ages 13 and over) and adults with <strong>developmental delays and/or other special needs</strong>. Families and caregivers are welcome after completing the registration process. Registration begins August 22. This program has been funded through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant. http://www.cantonpl.org/blog/post/folktale-fridays#comments Education Tweens Teens Adults Parents Programs sensory storytime special needs Fri, 15 Aug 2014 04:00:00 +0000 sobczakd 74652 at http://www.cantonpl.org Marketing Assistant http://www.cantonpl.org/job/68753/marketing-assistant Under the management of the Department Head – Community Relations the Marketing Assistant will work in a support capacity on all projects related to library marketing campaigns, social media, data collection and reporting, internal and external communication and event planning and execution. The Marketing Assistant will work closely with the Department Head and Program Librarians to develop a marketing approach for planned library programs and services. The nature of the work requires daytime, evening and weekend hours.<div class="field field-type-text field-field-quickdesc"> <div class="field-label">Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Permanent part-time at-will position 20 hours/week including day, evening and weekend hours. Part time employees are paid bi-weekly on an hourly basis and are classified as non-exempt from overtime under FLSA guidelines. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-duties"> <div class="field-label">Essential Duties and Responsibilities</div> include the following; other duties as assigned. <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Creates marketing materials, paying close attention to library branding and styles </div> <div class="field-item even"> Maintains media contact list, assists with media outreach </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Writes and distributes press releases, creates signs, flyers, brochures, advertising and other marketing collateral </div> <div class="field-item even"> Creates and edits blog posts </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Supports the execution of social media strategy and communication </div> <div class="field-item even"> Takes, edits and posts photos </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Assists with direct and electronic mailings </div> <div class="field-item even"> Tracks program and marketing data, analyzes data and creates reports </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Compiles and updates media contact list </div> <div class="field-item even"> Provides support to the Community Relations Department Head, coordinates and completes special requests and/or projects as assigned </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Serves on workgroups/committees and participates in library initiatives as assigned </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-minquals"> <div class="field-label">Minimum Qualifications:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required </div> <div class="field-item even"> Demonstrated application of marketing principles </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills, editing and proofreading skills; presents statistical data effectively </div> <div class="field-item even"> Demonstrated project support skills </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically </div> <div class="field-item even"> Demonstrated strong research and problem-solving skills </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions </div> <div class="field-item even"> Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands and multiple ongoing projects; Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events; able to handle deadlines </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Working knowledge of common computer applications including Microsoft Office, the Internet and social media </div> <div class="field-item even"> Attention to detail </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to collaborate in team environment </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to use digital camera </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-desquals"> <div class="field-label">Preferred Qualifications:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience </div> <div class="field-item even"> Proficiency in use of digital camera </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-essential-functions"> <div class="field-label">Essential Functions:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to lift and carry boxes up to 25 lbs. and set up tables and chairs for programs </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time, and the ability to bend, reach, stoop or crouch when assisting patrons </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing which permits the employee to communicate in writing and verbally </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sufficient vision which permits the employee to produce and review a wide variety of materials in both electronic and hard copy form </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions in a fast-paced environment </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-reports"> <div class="field-label">Reports To:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Laurie Golden, Department Head - Community Relations </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-range"> <div class="field-label">Hiring Range and Hours Per Week:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Twenty (20) hours per week; $12.05 to $13.50 per hour </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-benefits"> <div class="field-label">Benefits:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pro-rated vacation time, sick time and holidays </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-appinfo"> <div class="field-label">Application Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Complete application packets — including <a href="/sites/default/files/CPL_Employment_Application.pdf">application form</a>, cover letter, and resume — postmarked or received by <strong>6:00 PM on Sunday, September 7, 2014</strong> will be eligible for consideration.</p> Submit application packets to:<br /> Sheryl Rzetelny, Department Head - Business Services<br /> Canton Public Library<br /> 1200 S. Canton Center Rd.<br /> Canton, MI 48188<br /><a href="mailto:rzetelnys@cantonpl.org">rzetelnys@cantonpl.org</a> <p><em>Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. This job description is not a contract between the library and the employee. The library reserves the right to revise this job description at its discretion.</em></p> <p><em>The Canton Public Library is an EEO employer.</em></p> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:24:04 +0000 nicholsonm 68753 at http://www.cantonpl.org