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The Upper Hudson Library System (UHLS) is a cooperative association of twenty-nine autonomous public libraries working together to improve library service for the residents of Albany and Rensselaer Counties. UHLS is one of twenty-three public library systems in New York State.



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Check out the status of the solar array we installed on our building in December 2012.

It gives a lot of information including how much energy is being produced by the array, and what is being saved in environmental impact.


Job Opening: Part-time accounts clerk

The RCS Community Library has an opening for a part-time accounts clerk. The position averages 4 hours a week and has flexible, day time hours and the option of NYSERS membership. Pay is $15 an hour. Knowledge of Quickbooks is required, experience with modified accrual accounting is preferred. For full job description, click here.

A resume and letter of interest should be submitted to director@rcscommunitylibrary.org. We are looking to fill this position by early January.


Job Opening: Library Director

Castleton Public Library (Castleton, NY)

The Castleton Public Library is seeking an experienced, proactive, energetic, and creative leader with a passionate commitment to public library service for the position of Library Director.

The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and holds primary responsibility for the overall operation and management of the Library. Duties include, but are not limited to: planning and implementation of library programs and services, fiscal oversight and budget management, supervision of library personnel, and management of the library facility. As an official representative of the library to the greater Castleton Community, the Library Director will demonstrate an enthusiasm for community engagement and the establishment of effective working relationships throughout the community. The ability to work collaboratively with the board of trustees is also necessary.

See the full job announcement here


 

Children’s, tween, and teen programs in UHLS libraries are now more accessible than ever! Libraries in Upper Hudson Library System have pooled their programs in one program calendar, available at http://events-ys.uhls.org/. Users can search by date, location, or age categories.

Public libraries offer scores of activities during summer months to interest kids and teens in reading and help them combat “summer learning loss.” Kids who don’t read much over the summer can lose significant skills and return to school behind their peers. The joint program calendar makes finding a fun, free library event in UHLS libraries for children easy for parents.

  • Access the joint youth services program calendar here.
  • See a list of local public libraries here.
  • More about summer learning loss and libraries here.

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