Jobs and Career
Wanted: volunteer applicants for data entry position (preferably with MS Office experience.) Hours are flexible; one 2-hour shift per week, your choice of weekdays between 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. The preferred applicant will be a self-starter, comfortable with working independently. A friendly disposition and communication skills a must. Applications will be accepted at the Reception Desk through Friday, May 17 at 6:00 PM.
If you can volunteer 2 hours weekly (your choice of Monday through Friday between 10:00 AM-5:00 PM), are detail-oriented, neat and accurate, we would like to interview you for this volunteer opportunity. Basic computer skills (use of Internet, keyboarding) are a must; familiarity with Excel and other Microsoft Office applications preferred. Any candidate must be able to:
- Visually distinguish among various account folders
- Understand spoken instructions and communicate clearly with supervisor
- Lift and carry 10-25 lb. if necessary
Email email@example.com or drop off at the Reception Desk.
IT Education Career Event: Learn about different IT careers, incomes and certifications, Tuesday, October 23, 6:30 PM, New Horizons Computer Learning Center, 14115 Farmington Road, Livonia.
For more information, contact Wendy Juback Wendy.Juback@nhgreatlakes.com.
At loose ends since retiring? Need to boost your college application or job resume? Or do you love the library and just want to be a part of the team that makes the Canton Public Library a jewel in our community?We have volunteer shelving positions open on the following days/times:
- Mondays: 9:00-11:00 AM
- Mondays: 10:00-12:00PM
- Saturdays: 12:00-2:00 or 1:00-3:00 PM
Volunteers must be able to push a loaded cart, lift heavy books and stand on a footstool to re-shelve items. If you think you are the volunteer for these positions, please submit an application before 9:00 PM Monday, June 3.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Filing documents and other clerical duties
- Computer data entry
- Assisting other departments in preparing program materials (cutting, stuffing envelopes, etc.)
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Pull books from library collection for review, then re-shelve them after review
Required Qualifications and Skills: Ability to shelve books in proper alphabetical order; familiarity with Dewey decimal system preferred
- Ability to reach upper book shelves to take/re-shelve books, using stool
- Ability to push fully loaded book cart
- Ability to lift and carry heavy books
- Ability to read spine labels well enough to shelve accurately
- Ability to understand spoken instruction and to communicate clearly with supervisor
Schedule: Two-hour shifts on Mondays and/or Thursdays (Mondays: between 2:00-8:00 PM; Thursdays: between 10:00 AM-5:00 PM).
Applications will be accepted until Friday, June 8 at 6:00 PM, either at the Reception Desk or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. This description is not a contract between the library and the volunteer. The library reserves the right to revise this job description at its discretion.
The bust DIY guide to life: making your way through every day by Laurie Henzel & Debbie Stoller — This book covers the gamut: all the things you love about BUST magazine and more. Crafting, cooking, and beauty tips are just the start. There is also info on being a landlady, polishing your resume, traveling, and much more. This is way more than a contemporary home economics book!
Arc of justice: a saga of race, civil rights, and murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle — is the 2012 Great Michigan Read, but sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words:
If you have an idea for a new product or business or need help developing your idea, tour TechTown's facilities, learn how they can help you, or chat with TechTown's entrepenuer of the month at their this monthly open house.
The 13th Annual Love is Murder Conference for Mystery writers and readers will be held in Chicago at the Intercontinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel Friday, February 3 through Sunday, February 5. The conference offers author chats, opportunities to meet with publishers and/or agents, and writer's workshops. Entertainment in the evening includes a performance by Those Were The Days Radio Players.
Artistic license by Julie A. Hyzy — Ms Hyzy is the conference's Guest of Honor.
- Tours of the facilities
- A Chat with the entrepreneur of the month
- Discussions with staff about how we support entrepreneurs
- September 13 — SCORE will help you build a web page
- September 20 — The Canton Chamber of Commerce will share the benefits of being a Chamber member
- September 27 — The experts from WSU's Tech Town will show you how to "Thrive in your neighborhood."
- October 4 — Our own professional staff will share the advantages of social media
- October 11 — Local journalist and Canton Patch editor, Peg McNichol will share how best to get your information into local media