Saturday, October 14, 2017

Library Happenings: October 16 - 22

Adult Programs

Used Book Sale
Monday, October 16 at 9am-12:30pm, lobby
Tuesday, October 17 at 10am-2pm, lobby

Adult Craft: Halloween Table Decoration [FULL]
Tuesday, October 17 at 7pm, Large Meeting Room
Saturday, October 21 at 1:30pm, Large Meeting Room

Move Over, Netflix ... Hoopla is Here
Wednesday, October 18 at 7pm, Large Meeting Room

Bus Trip: Bruce Munro LIGHT! Exhibit
Thursday, October 19 at 3 - 8:30pm, departs from library

Money Smart Meetup
Thursday, October 19 at 7pm, Small Conference Room

Brown Bag Business Lunch
Friday, October 20 at 11:30am, Small Conference Room

Library Showcase Just for Parents
Saturday, October 21 at 10 - 11:30am


Youth Programs

Battle of the Books registration begins
Monday, October 16 at 9am-9:30pm, Youth Services

Baby Tales
Monday, October 16 at 10am, Kids Korner

Canvas Kids
Monday October 16 at 4:30pm, Kids Korner

Story Lab: Full STEAM Ahead
Tuesday, October 17 at 10am and 1:30pm, Kids Korner

Curious Science Investigators
Tuesday, October 17 at 4:15pm, Kids Korner
Thursday, October 19 at 4:15pm, Kids Korner

Alphabet Soup
Wednesday, October 18 at 9:30am and 10:30am, Kids Korner

Family Evening Storytime
Wednesday, October 18 at 6:30pm, Kids Korner

Polish Storytime
Thursday, October 19 at 10am, Kids Korner

Mini Mad Science
Thursday, October 19 at 1:30pm, Kids Korner

Messy Play
Friday, October 20 at 10:30am, Kids Korner

Lego Club
Friday, October 20 at 4:15pm, Kids Korner

Fun Factory Craft
Saturday, October 21 and 9:30am-4:30pm, Youth Services

Chess Class: Advanced
Saturday, October 21 at 2pm, Kids Korner B

Chess Class: Beginning
Saturday, October 21 at 2pm, Kids Korner A


Teen Programs

ART-spiration
Monday, October 16 at 3:30pm, Kids Korner

Lit Wits
Wednesday, October 18 at 3pm, Kids Korner


Senior Programs

AARP Driver Training
Saturday, October 21 at 12 - 4pm, Small Conference Room


Saturday, October 7, 2017

Library Happenings: October 9 - 15

Adult Programs

History of the Occult
Monday, October 9 at 7pm, Large Meeting Room

Drop in Make and Take Craft
Tuesday, October 10 at 6pm, Adult Services

Book Buzz
Tuesday, October 10 at 7pm, Large Meeting Room

Ceramic Craft: Candy Corn
Wednesday, October 11 at 7pm, Large Meeting Room

Get in the Game
Friday, October 13 at 7:30pm, Adult Services

Used Book Sale
Saturday, October 14 at 10am-2pm, lobby


Youth Programs

Baby Tales
Monday, October 9 at 10am, Kids Korner

Theatrical Magic Show
Monday, October 9 at 11am and 1:30pm, Large Meeting Room

Canvas Kids
Monday October 9 at 4:30pm, Kids Korner

Firefighter Storytime
Tuesday, October 10 at 10am, Kids Korner
Wednesday, October 11 at 6:30pm, Kids Korner
Thursday, October 12 at 1:30pm, Kids Korner

Curious Science Investigators
Tuesday, October 10 at 4:15pm, Kids Korner
Thursday, October 12 at 4:15pm, Kids Korner

Jumpin' and Jammin'
Tuesday, October 10 at 6:30pm, Kids Korner

Alphabet Soup
Wednesday, October 11 at 9:30am and 10:30am, Kids Korner

Polish Storytime
Thursday, October 12 at 10am and 6:30pm, Kids Korner

Messy Play
Friday, October 13 at 10:30am, Kids Korner

Fun Factory Craft
Saturday, October 14 and 9:30am-4:30pm, Youth Services


Teen Programs

ART-spiration
Monday, October 9 at 3:30pm, Kids Korner

Junior Teen Advisory Group
Wednesday, October 11 at 3 - 4pm, Small Conference Room


Senior Programs

Senior Moments: Napkin Folding and Rings [FULL]
Thursday, October 12 at 11:30am, Large Meeting Room

AARP Driver Training
Saturday, October 14 at 12 - 4pm, Small Conference Room


Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Job Opening: Event and Programs Coordinator


Full-Time Event and Programs Coordinator

Qualifications
Degree in communications, graphic design, public relations, education, or related field, or equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge and abilities have been achieved. At least two years of experience in library programming, event planning, or program coordination is strongly desired. Experience in a public library preferred. Applicant must have personal vehicle and valid driver's license.

Attributes
Service-oriented attitude with the ability to maintain effective relationships with staff and public. Excellent communication skills, oral, and written. Artistic ability and creativity.  Time management skills to complete detailed work accurately, efficiently, and on time, with minimal supervision.


Responsibilities
Seeking a creative, service-oriented individual with outstanding communication and analytical skills to create memorable experiences for library patrons and the community.

  • Select, budget, schedule, promote, and host a variety of library programs and special events throughout the year.
  • Working closely with internal team members, external agencies, and vendors, the Program and Events Coordinator aims to increase patron engagement in the library.
  • Promotes community interest by providing an attractive environment through creative displays and seasonal d├ęcor.
  • Creates the library's quarterly newsletter; drafts press releases and other forms of marketing; designs and creates communications materials for internal and external audiences including brochures, flyers, and signs for library classes and programs.
  • Produces or assists at special events such as staff recognition, holiday parties, staff meetings, and library celebrations.
  • Facilitates library participation with the public, and acts as the liaison with Friends of the Library and other associations.


Hours
35-hour work week, generally Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm. A flexible schedule is required including evenings and weekends in support of programs and events.


Salary
$21.39 per hour


Benefits
IMRF, health insurance, sick time, vacation after one year, and more.


Starting Date
ASAP


Send cover letter and reverse-chronological resume to:

Debra Nelson

Elk Grove Village Public Library
1001 Wellington Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007






The job application form is available at the Circulation Desk and online.


Saturday, September 30, 2017

Library Happenings: October 2 - 8

Adult Programs

Dog 101
Monday, October 2 at 7pm, Large Meeting Room

Book Discussion: the Marsh King's Daughter
Tuesday, October 3 at 10:30am, Large Meeting Room

Library Board Meeting
Tuesday, November 3 at 7pm, Large Meeting Room

Bus Trip: Horicon Marsh
Wednesday, October 4 at 7am - 6pm, departs from library

Intro to the World of Genealogy
Thursday, October 5 at 7pm, Computer Lab


Youth Programs

Baby Tales
Monday, October 2 at 10am, Kids Korner

Canvas Kids
Monday October 2 at 4:30pm, Kids Korner

Story Lab: Full STEAM Ahead
Tuesday, October 3 at 10am and 1:30pm, Kids Korner

Curious Science Investigators
Tuesday, October 3 at 4:15pm, Kids Korner
Thursday, October 5 at 4:15pm, Kids Korner

Alphabet Soup
Wednesday, October 4 at 9:30am and 10:30am, Kids Korner

Family Evening Storytime
Wednesday, October 4 at 6:30pm, Kids Korner

Polish Storytime
Thursday, October 5 at 10am and 6:30pm, Kids Korner

Mini Mad Science
Thursday, October 5 at 1:30pm, Kids Korner

Comedy Juggling Show
Friday, October 6 at 11am and 1:30pm, Large Meeting Room

Northern Illinois LEGO Train Club
Saturday, October 7 at 9am-5pm, Large Meeting Room
Sunday, October 8 at 1-5pm, Large Meeting Room

Fun Factory Craft
Saturday, October 7 and 9:30am-4:30pm, Youth Services


Teen Programs

ART-spiration
Monday, October 2 at 3:30pm, Kids Korner