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Job Opening: Part-time Library Clerk position
Start date: Monday March 24th
Must be able to work 10-14 hours per week with the occasional evenings (until 8 pm) and Saturdays.
Responsibilities include working at the circulation desk, shelving, assisting patrons, as well as other duties related to the operation of the library.
Qualifications: High School Diploma / GED required. Prior customer service experience desirable. Library experience preferred, but not required. Library automation experience preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate will enjoy working with the public, be customer service oriented, able to multi-task and have a positive approach to working within a team atmosphere.
Interested parties should submit a letter of resume and a completed application form before Monday, March 17th @ 4pm to:
Mrs. Sarah Potwin
New York Botanical Garden Tour
Date: Thursday, April 17, 8am
Register in person with your $100 non-refundable payment March 1-24. The cost covers admission, tour, tea and transportation. Make checks payable to LaGrange Association Library.
Join us as we tour the Botanical Gardens, see the Orchid Exhibit and enjoy a Garden Victorian Tea. The bus departs LaGrange Library at 8am. The Tram Tour begins at 10:30am, tea at the Botanical Garden's Stone Mill is at 11:45am and the remaining time will be spent wandering the grounds, buildings and special exhibits until our 4:30pm departure time.
OverDrive Overview Session
Date: Tuesday, March 13, 3:30-4:30pm
Learn how to download free eBooks using OverDrive. iPads will be furnished for use during the class, but you will need to bring your library card, PIN & e-mail address.
Author Visit with Dr. Harvey Flad
Date: Wednesday, March 12, 6:30-7:30pm
Explore Poughkeepsie's history of growth, decline, revitalization and transformation over the past three centuries, as well as the competition with the other Mid-Hudson cities of Hudson, Newburgh and Kingston from the colonial period onward and recent revitalization efforts in the areas of tourism, culture and the arts. Books available to purchase for $30.
Admissions & Financial Aid Seminar
Date: Monday, March 10, 6:30-8pm
Get expert information on college planning, applications, the importance of SAT & ACT tests, scholarships, grants and the financial aid process.
Date: Friday, March 7, 6-7:30pm
For those looking to embrace a gluten-free lifestyle, learn what it means to eat gluten-free and discover some great food alternatives and tasty recipes.
Income Tax Forms Have Arrived
Teen Geek Squad
Need help downloading eBooks? Having trouble with your tablet or laptop? Looking to set up an e-mail, Facebook or other social media account? Thanks to a grant from Dutchess County, we're pleased to offer individual technology assistance from Doug, our resident Teen Geek. Just drop by with your device!
Affordable Care Act Assistance
LaGrange Library can play a role in helping you wade through the rules and regulations of the new Affordable Care Act.
www.healthcare.gov :This is the Federal screening site that will determine whether you are eligible for any federal programs (e.g. Medicare, Medicaid, etc.) based on a few simple questions.
www.nystateofhealth.ny.gov : This is the site where all information concerning the health care exchange plans available in New York State can be compared.
Federal phone assistance : 1-800-318-2596; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; TTY: 1-855-889-4325; offers multi-lingual support; live CHAT is also available
State phone assistance : 1-855-355-5777 (Customer Service Center)
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