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.
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.
Part-Time Librarian I (Programming and Outreach, Adult Services Department)
The East Greenbush
Community Library is seeking a dynamic, community-focused individual
with a strong interest in programming and outreach. Strong interpersonal
and technology skills are a must for outreach and partnerships, as well
as running the library monthly film series and yearly film festival.
Some volunteer management required. Duties also include adult reference,
readers advisory, technology instruction, and collection development.
The successful applicant will be engaged, enthusiastic, customer and
community focused with a How can I make this happen approach.
Additionally, the applicant should possess a superior knowledge of library
and technology trends, coupled with excellent event management skills
This is a part-time, non-benefited position; 18.5 hours per
week; $22 per hour.
18.5 hours per week. Typical Schedule: Tuesdays: 8:45 am-1:00 pm; Wednesdays:
1:00-9:00 pm; Fridays: 8:45-4:00 pm. Some flexibility is required in
order to sufficiently manage events/programs, which may include other
daytime, evening, and/or weekend hours.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional
references to Ms. Lois Papp, Head of Adult Services via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or mail/in-person: East Greenbush Community Library, 10 Community Way,
East Greenbush, NY 12061. All applications must be received by Tuesday,
June 7, 2016.
Digital magazines now available
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:
You can view the collection here,
along with our great selection of ebooks, digital audiobooks and streaming
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.
- 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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