Author Visit, Bruce Robert Coffin, Sept. 26

September 26 at 2PM.

Bruce is the bestselling author of the John Byron Mystery Series from HarperCollins Publishers. The debut novel in the series, Among The Shadows, won critical praise. The second novel, Beneath the Depths, has now been released and Bruce invites the public to hear him talk about his newest cliffhanger. Bruce is a retired detective sergeant with more than twenty-seven years in law enforcement. At the time of his retirement, from the Portland, Maine police department, he supervised all homicide and violent crime investigations for Maine’s largest city. Bruce also spent four years working counter-terrorism with the FBI, where he earned the Director’s Award, the highest honor a non-agent can receive.

 

Art Quilt Exhibit, Sept. 15

The Auburn Public Library will host quilt artist Sheryl Whitmore during the September 15 ArtWalk L/A. Whitmore’s quilts use a variety of colors and textures for emphasis on natural subjects, and are inspired by nature and the fabrics she finds in her travels.  Her quilts will be displayed in the Library’s Androscoggin Community Room from 5-8 P.M.  Whitmore will be joined by the Maine Music Society’s Chamber Singers at 7PM for a special musical concert.

Get ready for Talk Like a Pirate Day with Mango Languages

Ahoy mateys! If it’s pirate chatter ye be after, you’ve come to the right place. Mango’s Pirate Language Course will teach you everything you need to know to “parley” in perfect Pirate.

Visit Mango to get started or download the “Mango for Libraries” app from your app store.

Need a snazzy Pirate name? Try this Pirate Name Generator!

While you’re there, check out the other 70 languages available!

Position Available: Collection Services Assistant

The Auburn Public Library is looking for a full time Library Assistant for our Collection Services department.   This paraprofessional position has primary responsibility for acquisitions, copy cataloging, material processing and periodical management. It also includes occasional coverage of public service desks. Hours may include some evenings and weekends.

Minimum qualifications include a bachelors degree, 1-2 years of experience in library services, and a proven record of strong customer service experience. Candidates should be well-read in recent popular books and genres. Formal coursework or experience in cataloging will be preferred. Familiarity with the Sierra library system and Minerva cataloging standards is a plus. The ideal candidate will enjoy detail, be highly organized and appreciate a high level of accuracy.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please send a resume with a cover letter to personnel@auburnpubliclibrary.org. Deadline for application is Monday October 2.

No phone calls, please.

Job Description: Collection Services Assistant

Multi-faith Roundtable returns Sept. 5

Tuesday Sept. 5 at 12:30PM.

Back for more, the Auburn Public Library invites the public to listen in as local religious leaders discuss a previously selected topic in a series of Multi-Faith Roundtable discussions. Once again, these lively yet friendly discussions will be between some of the leading Clergy who also serve as Chaplains for the Auburn Police Department: Rabbi Sruli Dresdner of Temple Shalom, Pastor Roger Cousineau of East Auburn Baptist Church, Rev. Doctor Jodi Cohen Hayashida of First Universalist Church in Auburn, and Pastor Richard Waller of the Auburn Church of the Nazarene.

Music Together, Aug. 24

Please join us on Thursday, August 24th at 10 am when Caroline Coffin will present a free demonstration of Music Together. Music Together is a research-based music and movement program that supports the musical development of babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers. This program is for children ages 0 – 5. Space is limited. Please register online or call 207-333-6640, ext. 3.

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