Thursday, January 22, 2009

Adult Services Librarian, Zion Public Library

Join the team at our growing, busy public library serving a diverse population of 42,000 people. Duties include staffing the reference desk, collection development, programming, and readers advisory. The successful applicant will have a commitment to customer service, knowledge of electronic resources, and initiative. ALA-accredited MLS preferred; a bachelor’s degree with relevant public library reference experience considered. Salary DOQ. Schedule is 37.5 hours per week with evening and weekend hours. Apply by February 20 to Susan Clark, Adult Services Coordinator, Zion-Benton Public Library, 2400 Gabriel Ave., Zion, IL 60099 or email to <>. No phone calls, please.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Details for Spring 2009

Greetings to all from Jo Beckwith! I'm pleased to be substituting for Anne while she's away on maternity leave. Please feel free to call or email for questions and advising. Here are some more details on how and when you can reach me.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays I will be Grayslake at (847) 543-2460.
  • Wednesdays I will be at Lakeshore from 9-1. The number there is (847) 543-2139.
  • Email me any time at

Tuesday, January 13, 2009


Hi everyone - just a note that I will be on maternity leave beginning Saturday, January 17th. Jo Beckwith (whom many of you know since she was chair before me) will be filling in this semester with all of the administrative and advising duties as interim chair.

Here is her contact information:

Jo Beckwith

Monday, January 12, 2009

Spring courses

Hi all,

Just an update on Spring courses -

LTA 121 has 3 seats available
LTA 232 has 1 open seat

The other courses still have plenty of seats left but are currently large enough to run. I'll update you on any changes ASAP.

Paid Internship possibility

Please note this will not give you CLC academic credit but, if interested, could look good on a resume.

Job Title: Spring 2009 Video Library Intern (PAID)
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois
Department: Video Library, AnswersMedia, Inc.
Hours per Week: Negotiable
Start Date: Late January, 2009

Description: The Video Library Intern will assist the Video Assets Manager in creating and maintaining a growing library of physical video assets. Duties will include but not be limited to library data entry, tape labeling, tape bar-coding, logging, fulfilling search requests for staff and organizing video assets. Our library is undergoing a transfer to a computerized database. This may be a long term project.

Minimum Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a sincere passion for video asset management, a working knowledge of television and/or video production and superb database searching and computer skills. Some experience in a library setting is essential. The library intern may be required to lift up to 20lbs. Applicant must be a current student or recent graduate.

Preferred Requirements: Extra consideration will be given to those with experience in a video library setting and/or current master of library students. Experience with ScheduALL software is a plus.

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to: Laura Fu, No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)