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Job Opportunity: Adult Services Reference Assistant

Part time/Temporary - 20 hours/week, May 2014 - July 2014

The New Lenox Public Library’s Adult Services Department is seeking a part-time temporary Reference Assistant to work from May 2014 to July 2014 with the possibility of an extension after July. This would be a great opportunity for a recent MLS graduate looking for reference experience.

Candidates for this position will be expected to assist patrons at the reference desk with reference, reader’s advisory and computer related inquiries. In addition, the qualified individual will be well versed in the use of various e-reader devices, including Kindles, Nooks, iPads, etc. and will be expected to work with patrons individually in the use of these devices. The ideal candidate will be a team player, knowledgeable in technology with excellent customer service skills. A sense of humor is also helpful.

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1st Annual Peeps Diorama

Jurassic Peeps

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 1st Annual Peeps Diorama Contest. Congratulations to Barbara who submitted "Jurassic Peeps" and won. We look forward to everyone’s entries and votes next year!

Check Out a Good(night) Book

Come visit our Youth Services department to see Miss Jen's bedtime books display featuring both undiscovered stories and tried-and-true favorites! And while you're at it, check out the shelves of our new picture books, fiction/chapter books, and non-fiction books. You're sure to find some good reads to keep your kids busy during spring break.

Tween Lock-In

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to hang out in the Library after closing-time? If so, then join us for our first-ever, after-hours, tween lock-in! This event is for tweens in grades 3-8 (ages 9 and up), and is taking place on Saturday, May 10, from 7:00-11:00 pm. We'll have movies, snacks, crafts, laser tag, and other activities. Permission form packets are available at the Library and must be filled out by a parent/guardian. Program fee of $3 per child is due at registration. Registration began April 7 and ends May 5.

1st Annual Peeps Diorama Contest

Our Peeps are in! Come to Adult Reference Desk and vote for your favorite between now and Saturday, April 19. The winner gets a $25 gift card.

Peeps Diorama