• Courier route running late - UPDATE

    WALTCO route 1302 will be running 2-3 hours late affecting the following libraries: Ladysmith, Hawkins, Cumberland, Barron, Turtle Lake, Glenwood City, and Boyceville. If you have questions about delivery, please contact Maureen via email or help desk ticket. UPDATE: Driver actually started route at noon today - very very late compared to regular times - arrived at Ladysmith at 3:15pm. ifls/mw

    01/23/2018 - 7:05am
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Library Assistant - Glenwood City Public Library

The Glenwood City Public Library seeks an energetic, detail-oriented individual for the position of library assistant. The main responsibilities of this position include working the circulation desk, processing incoming/outgoing materials, answering phones, and assisting customers. The ideal candidate has good interpersonal and problem solving skills, is comfortable using technology, and is interested in serving the community.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required with education beyond high school preferred as well as two years of demonstrated satisfactory work experience, preferably in a public library.

This position will require some weekend and evening hours.

Please send your meaningful cover letter and resume to gclibrary@glenwoodcitylibrary.org


Multiple positions - Barron Public Library

Barron Public Library has these positions available:

Assistant Library Director - This full-time position requires the ability to work with the staff and Director to provide a positive Library experience. This includes working in a team environment, community outreach, programming, and other Library related services. Library experience is preferred.

Youth Services Librarian - This part-time position has oversight of all services working with children, teens and families. This includes being part of the team to provide a positive Library experience. The position includes providing programming, outreach to the Barron Area, and being a resource for patrons and staff in youth services. Experience working with youth is necessary.

Part-time Library Associates 1 (several openings available) - These positions require being part of the team to provide a positive Library experience. This includes circulation duties, assisting with projects, and Library related tasks.

Work hours for all positions may include days, evenings, and Saturday mornings when the Library is open M-Th 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to noon.

To apply, please submit a Letter of Application, Resume and completed Application Form to Barron Public Library, Attn: Sue Christianson, Library Director, 10 N 3rd Street, Barron, WI 54812 or by email to bninfo@barronpl.org. Application forms may be found at www.barronpl.org with complete job descriptions and at the Library.

Application Deadline: January 24, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Barron Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Director - Friday Memorial Library (New Richmond)

What is the story you wish to tell in building our new library?

The Carleton A. Friday Memorial Library, located in New Richmond, WI, is actively recruiting for the position of Library Director. We seek a story-teller: someone who will fill the next chapters of our journey with leadership, dignity, respect and innovation built on a foundation of teamwork and communication. As the lead character of the chapters that follow, your creativity and energy must be focused on cultivating leadership within our dedicated staff while promoting the need for a new library in our capital campaign. Effective communication and problem solving are key attributes for this new character and telling the story is critical.

The pages of our story include a dedicated staff of thirteen full-time and part-time employees, amazing programming and the opportunity to join a team that is committed to transforming our library one patron at a time. This non-fictional journey begins with an understanding of our foundation which is built upon the importance of literacy within our community of 8,909 residents and over 12,000 patrons. The impact that our community library has on place making, learning and the wonders that lie in the endless pages that fill our shelves inspires those who work here and our patrons who visit our library daily. The Friday Memorial Library isn’t just bricks and mortar, as our values reach every corner of the communities we serve.

Our story is just beginning. If you aspire to lead, to innovate, to transform, and communicate all with confidence and creativity, we would be excited to see you write future chapters in this amazing book.

We are accepting applications through January 31, 2018. Applications that are received after 4:30 PM on January 31, 2018 will not be considered. To learn more about this position or to apply visit www.newrichmondwi.gov for the full job description, application material and supplemental application questionnaire. A completed application must include City of New Richmond application, cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements. Please email completed applications to hr@newrichmondwi.gov (subject line Library Director). For information about our community library please visit http://newrichmondlibrary.org.

Minimum Qualifications:

Responsibilities- The Library Director reports to a 7-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library. Essential duties will include team and leadership building of our library staff, assistance with capital campaign work for a new library (approval for the site location was completed in 2017), building and maintaining our collections, managing the library budget, promoting the library within our community and working with all departments as a “team lead” within the City of New Richmond.

Qualifications- Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade I certification within one year of hire. Library experience is preferred, however those with overall management, team building and leadership experience at all levels are strongly encouraged to apply.


Director (part-time) - Glenwood City Public Library

The Glenwood City Public Library seeks a well-organized and energetic individual to direct the operations of their library.  The library is part of the Indianhead Federated Library System and MORE system.  The library serves a community of 1200 located in St. Croix County.

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a 7-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library.  Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff, and promoting the library within Glenwood City and the surrounding area.

Qualifications:   Candidates must be have obtained at least 54 semester credits, half of which must be in the liberal arts and sciences to be eligible for temporary Wisconsin Grade III certification.  A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred and three or more years of library or similar experience is desired.  The ideal candidate shall possess excellent interpersonal skills; an understanding of technology; and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with the public, library staff, the Library Board, government officials, community organizations, and area libraries.  

Compensation: The hourly starting wage range is $15.00-$18.00 depending on education and experience. 

Please email your resume and cover letter before December 29 by 5:00p.m.or until position is filled to the Library Search Committee via email at directorsearch@glenwoodcitylibrary.org. No mailed or delivered applications will be accepted.