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Director / Interim Director Position Open!

Director / Interim Director Position

The Paoli Public Library Board of Trustees is searching for a knowledgeable, qualified Director/Interim Director to maintain the library’s exceptional level of service. Applicants for the Director/Interim Director position must have excellent written and oral communication skills, be able to interact well with the staff and public, maintain library programs and services and be an energetic, responsive and confident leader while maintaining the library’s high standards.  An Interim Director willing to meet the State of Indiana Library educational requirements within 3 years of hire may be considered for the Director position.

The Paoli Public Library utilizes an nine year old, 9000 square foot facility in southern Indiana with a combined BIRF and Operating budget of $318,000.  Staff will most likely include the full-time Director/Interim Director, a part-time Children’s Librarian, two part-time staff and two part time substitutes.

Qualifications:  The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university and must complete 15 hours of college level Library Science credit taken before, during or after Bachelor’s Degree. Per the Indiana State Library certification requirements, courses must cover each of the following 5 topics: Collection Development, Reference and Information Sources, Library Management and Administration, Cataloging and Organization of Materials, and Children’s Services.  Previous library supervision and management experience will be considered a positive attribute.

Compensation:  Salary for the Director/Interim Director position is negotiable, depending on the qualifications and experience. Benefits will include vacation, personal, and sick days and may include a health plan.

To apply, please send the following as attachments to the hiring committee care of paolipubliclibrary2013@gmail.com by November 1, 2019

*Cover Letter

*Resume

*Three professional references

Flash Your Card Month is almost here!

We have added more businesses to the list! Check it out below!

The Paoli Public Library has so many obvious benefits to owning a library card, such as free computers, books, movies, and events. However, we would like to share our newest venture in providing the best benefits we can to our patrons.

Check this out! Discounts and specials may vary and each business is in charge of deciding their discounts and specials, and these deals do have an expiration date. Thank you to these great local businesses in Paoli, Indiana!

We have special offerings at the following local businesses if you show them your GREEN Evergreen library card. You must show your library card to get these discounts!

  • Tractor Supply – 10% off purchase
  • Roslyn’s Corner Gifts – 10% off purchase
  • WillowTree Boutique and Home Decor – 10% off purchase
  • Advance Auto – 10% off purchase
  • Subway – Paoli AND French Lick locations – 10% off purchase
  • JJ’s Hair Salon – 15% off purchase
  • Connie’s Country Kitchen – 20% off Wednesday meals [8-20-2019 through 12-30-2019]
  • Lost River Market & Deli – $2.00 off our $5.99 Soup & Sandwich special [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019
  • Nanna’s Bakery – 1 free cookie (choices: chocolate chip, snickerdoodle, peanut butter, no-bake, oatmeal, or M&M) OR 1 free doughnut (non-filled cake or yeast) [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019]
  • TomTech Inc. – 10% off Labor cost [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019]
  • Apple Blossom Treasures – Buy 2 DVDs, get 1 free. Also be registered for monthly giveaway of $10 gift certificate [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019]
  • Yamato Japanese Steakhouse of Paoli – Free Drink with purchase of a meal [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019]
  • Dave’s Pizza Express – Free Breadsticks with purchase of any large pizza [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019]
  • Elite Therapeutic Massage and Tanning – Buy One Get One Free Single UV Tanning Session. Limit one per customer. See Salon for details. $5 off of one hour massage session. Subject to availability through Sept. 30. [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019]
  • Hoosier Hardware – 10% off Carhartt clothing [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019]
  • Windhorst for the Home – 10% off of any regular priced mattress or furniture purchase of $299 and up [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019]
  • Persimmon Tree Gifts – 10% off regular priced merchandise [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019]
  • Reflections Flowers and Gifts LLC – 10% off of all fresh flower orders (delivery not included) [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019]
  • Pink Moon LLC – Free 25MG CBD Bathbomb with every $50+ purchase (regularly $11.95 each or 2 for $20) [9-1-2019 through 9-30-2019]

4-H Extension Presents “Maker Spaces”!

You’re invited to our library event! 4-H Extension will be at the library on Tuesday, June 18! 4-H Extension presents “Maker Spaces”, and they will have something special for us to make! We’re really excited! The free event starts at 1:00 pm and is for ALL AGES. We hope to see you here!

Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the Paoli Public Library!

You’re invited to join us on a summer long adventure! We’re reading children’s books all summer long to earn book bucks. Why? Because the Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the library! When we read the books, we earn book bucks. Then, we can use the book bucks to buy books from the book fair!

The Scholastic Book Fair will be here during the week of July 22 – July 26.

Join us for this special Summer Reading Program in June and July! Sign ups are throughout the month of May. We hope to see you here!

We want to thank REMC for their grant for this! Without their help, we would not be able to have book bucks or the Scholastic Book Fair. Thank you so much REMC!

Silly Safaris presents “Aliens… Really Weird Animals”!

You’re invited to our library event! Silly Safaris will be at the library on Tuesday, July 16! Silly Safaris presents “Aliens… Really Weird Animals”, and they will have really cool and weird animals for us to see! We’re really excited! The free event starts at 6:00 pm and is for ALL AGES. We hope to see you here!

Patoka Lake Visitor’s Center presents “Strange Nature”

You’re invited! Our Summer Reading Program has a great event this year from Patoka Lake Visitor’s Center. Patoka Lake presents “Strange Nature” at the library on Tuesday, June 4. The free program is for ALL AGES at 1:00 pm. Wondering what “Strange Nature” they’ll present? Stop by and see!

Happy New Year!

Join us in 2019! We have lots of fun things planned, and you’re invited!

New this year, we’re beginning a Make & Take Weekly Craft for children (or adults if you’d like to make something too)! Ask at the front desk to make one of our crafts!

As always, our Little Readers’ Storytimes are on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11:30 am. We welcome all children, but our storytimes are geared towards preschool-aged children.

Keep on the look out for more exciting events at the library!