Upper Hudson Office: 28 Essex Street, Albany, NY 12206
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.
LIBRARY ASSISTANT (EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES)
Library System Support Associate Upper Hudson Library System
Are you an effective communicator with strong customer service skills? Are you organized, proficient with MS Office, and able to work both independently and as part of a team? Then please consider joining our staff! Library experience is a plus, but not requiredwell train a smart, flexible, motivated, and personable individual to work with us to strengthen regional library services from behind the scenes.
The Upper Hudson Library System (UHLS) is a cooperative library system headquartered in Albany, NY. Our mission is to provide services to enhance, support, and connect the 29 public libraries in New Yorks Albany and Rensselaer Counties. Our new colleague will report to the Manager, Adult & Outreach Services and deliver effective customer service to system staff and our member libraries, as well as assist with:
Anytime, Anywhere, Anyhow:
Flexible Tween/Teen Makerspaces
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Albany Public Library - Washington Ave Branch
161 Washington Ave, Albany NY
Ferry service from UHLS and MVLS offices available (reservation necessary)
How can you incorporate more making into your services to tweens and teens? Join us at Albany Public Librarys Washington Avenue Branch, where a new MakerSpace is offering exciting tools and projects! Well get to see and work in the lab, learning hands-on about facilitating a range of projects for tweens and teens. Ideas galore from your peers and beyond . . . whatever the size of your library, you will find inspiration and practical help in making your tween and teen services more appealing!
Library Assistant - Part time - Troy
Approximately 18 to 25 hours per week
Education: high school diploma or equivalency
Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings
Job Opening: Library Aide (Part-time), Sand Lake Town Library
The Sand Lake Town Library is seeking a part-time Library Aide for 5 - 10 hours per week, with a varying schedule that includes evenings and weekends. Duties include helping patrons at the circulation desk, shelving library materials, operating the copier and fax machine, and performing routine clerical tasks. The ideal candidate for the position has computer skills and strong customer service skills. Prior library experience is preferred, but not required. Pay for the position is $9.00 per hour.
Send a letter describing relevant experience, along with a Rensselaer County employment application, to:
Sand Lake Town Library
(The Rensselaer County employment application is available here.)
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
2-3 years experience working in a public library, or related field, with a primary focus on early literacy and youth services.
Position Opening: Assistant Director III - Voorheesville Public Library
This is a full-time, 35 hours per week position. The schedule is generally Monday through Friday during business hours but also includes evening and weekend rotations. Under the general supervision of the Library Director the incumbent will assist with the management, supervision, and administration of the library to provide maximum services to library patrons in accordance with library policy. He or she will have overall responsibility for public services and an individual focus on adult services. This position includes acting in the capacity of director in the directors absence.
Help Wanted Library Aide- Part Time
The Rensselaer Public Library is seeking a part-time Library Aide at $10 hr. This person will work 10-15 hours a week with a varying schedule that includes Saturdays. Duties include shelving, running the check-out desk, helping patrons with the computer and copier, and answering the phone. Candidate must have computer skills, strong customer service skills, work well with children, and understand the Dewey Decimal system. Prior library experience preferred. MLS not desired for this position.
Send letter describing relevant experience and a Rensselaer County employment application to:
Rensselaer Public Library
Upper Hudson Library System is now offering digital magazines via our ebook vendor, OverDrive. Any cardholder at any public library in Albany or Rensselaer Counties can now check out digital magazines.
OverDrive uses the Nook app as its magazine reader, so you will have to set up a Barnes & Noble account and download the Nook app to your mobile device or compatible computer. To read NOOK periodicals, you need one of the following:
There's help online available here.
Childrens, 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 dont 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.
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Last updated: 11/25/2015© Upper Hudson Library System. All rights reserved.