The Jaquith Public Library is a center for the community, making information, ideas and cultural experiences free and available to all.
Effective at 6 p.m. March 17, 2020 The Jaquith Public Library will be closed to the public. All programs and meetings are cancelled until further notice. The Old Schoolhouse Common building will also be closed to the public.
Outside pick-up for all patrons of library materials, books, DVD’s, magazines, and audio-books will be available on Tuesday through Friday from 9 to 5 p.m. Email or call the library with your requests: email@example.com or 802-426-3581. Home deliveries will be available to Marshfield residents who are senior citizens.
Online access to eBooks and audiobooks is still available through Green Mountain Overdrive/Listen-up Vermont and Libby and they can be accessed through the library's web site. Both of these services allow users to either stream or download audiobooks and eBooks and are free to library patrons. There are also digital resources available from the library, such as VT Online Library, Universal Class and Consumer Reports. You can find links to all of these from our website: www.jaquithpubliclibrary.org.
If you need help setting up an account, remembering your library card number, or working through the use of any of these systems, please call or email the library and librarian, Susan Green, will be happy to help you.
We will continue to have free, powerful Wi-Fi available outside the library. You can access it from your car in the parking lot or sit in the gazebo or bring a chair to the front or side lawns (maintaining social distancing, of course) and use the Wi-Fi.
Do you love to work with kids? Are you interested in building skills in the library field? This job could be for you! The Jaquith Public Library in Marshfield, Vermont is seeking a dynamic, creative person to serve as our Children’s Librarian who will work in collaboration with the Library Director to provide excellent customer service and a welcoming community space. The right candidate will have innovative programming ideas, a sense of humor, and a willingness to learn new things. The position includes the following duties: developing, selecting, and maintaining library materials and collections for children and young adults; developing and implementing diverse and innovative programming (both on site and virtual); conducting story time for baby/toddler and preschool children and performing general library responsibilities. This position requires computer skills, experience with social media and experience working with youth. It is part time position for 10 to 17 hours per week depending on the candidate’s availability. Must be able to lift and carry books and equipment up to 40 pounds. If this opportunity interests you, please send an email explaining why, and attach a resume. Direct it to Susan Green firstname.lastname@example.org. A full job description will be sent to you. Resumes will be accepted until May 29, 2020.
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