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Job Description- The
Children's Librarian understands and fulfills the mission and goals of
the Livingston County Library. This person will plan, direct and
manage all aspects of Children's Library Services. This is a full
time, 40 hour position that requires some evening and weekend hours.
Kindles and Nooks
available for check out at Livingston County Library-
Leading the way with new technology,
the Livingston County Library now has 2 Kindle Touch ereader devices
and 2 Nook Simple Touch ereader devices available for check out to
library patrons. Library card holders 18 years of age and older,
who’ve had a card at least 6 months can now check out an ereader for 2
weeks, with up to 5 titles preloaded on the device. Titles will be
selected from the Library’s ebook collection.
“We’re excited to offer our patrons the chance to try out an ereader
using the vast collection of titles we have available through our
Missouri Libraries 2 Go ebook subscription,” commented Library Director
“Through a grant administered by the Missouri State Library, a division
of the Secretary of State’s Office, and funded by the Library Services
and Technologies Act through the U.S. Department of Musuem and Library
Services, we were able to purchase these devices and offer them to our
patrons,” Westphal continued. The Institute’s mission is to create
strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and
Ebook use has grown tremendously and the Library’s Missouri Libraries 2
Go downloadable ebook and audiobook program has been a very successful
program. “Thus far in 2012, Livingston County Library patrons have
checked out over 2,600 ebooks and downloadable audiobooks from our
collection,” stated Westphal.
“Checking out ereaders gives our patrons the chance to try the device to
see if they want to purchase one for themselves. We also think some
people will like the idea of having several books all in one device if
they have to travel or sit at an appointment for an extended period of
time,” Westphal said.
Devices will be available on a first come, first serve basis and patrons
can be put on a waiting list for a device, much like a book. A valid
library card, clear of overdue items, fines and fees is needed and
patrons will sign an agreement outlining the charge for a lost or
For further questions or to put a device on hold, stop by or call the
Library at 646-0547.
Book a Librarian -
personalized computer or research assistance available at the Livingston
The Livingston County Library is pleased
to offer a Book a Librarian program, which will provide
one-on-one computer help or research assistance with one of our trained
Use the Library’s laptop, or bring your own, to get help with computer
basics, Microsoft Office programs, searching and applying for jobs,
downloading books, or numerous other tasks. Don't know how to download
books to your e-reader? Now's the time to learn -- just book a
librarian. Beginners are welcome!
Reservations are required at least one day in advance and can be
made at the Library or by calling 646-0547. A Livingston County Library
card in good standing is also required.