Lending Associate Position Available

The Auburn Public Library seeks a responsible, people-orientated person for a part-time associate position (16 hours per week) at our Lending Services desk.

This public service position assists the public with borrowing materials, answering routine questions related to library services, and providing reader’s advisory services. The Lending Services associate must be able to work effectively at the Lending Desk providing excellent customer service to customers of all ages, and use good judgment when dealing with the public. The ideal candidate will be well read in popular authors and books and able to convey enthusiasm for titles and authors to customers.

Minimum requirements include high school diploma (some college preferred), excellent  customer service skills, good attention to detail, and knowledge of recent popular books and genres.  Experience in a library, customer service or sales position is a plus.  Candidates should also have knowledge of basic office procedures and skills in basic arithmetic.

Hours may include some evenings and Saturdays. This position pays $13.00 an hour. The full job description may be seen on our web site: https://wp.me/a5mbEM-3aD

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to personnel@auburnpubliclibrary.org , or send  by mail to Personnel Auburn Public Library 49 Spring St. Auburn, ME. 04210.

No phone calls, please.

Position Available–Development Coordinator

The Auburn Public Library seeks a highly motivated individual who will represent and promote the Library, reporting to the Library Director in partnership with the board of Trustees and the staff. The Development Coordinator will support strategic initiative, fund-raising and other resource enhancement efforts. The Coordinator will support the creation and implementation of programs to increase the organization’s support base among individuals, corporations, charitable foundations, and additional sources. This position is for 24 hours per week with some benefits.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to personnel@auburnpubliclibrary.org , or send  by mail to Personnel, Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., Auburn, ME. 04210.

No phone calls, please.

More Information available here.

Development Coordinator Job Description

Poetry Express Community Performance, Oct. 10

Join 2019 Maine Poetry Out Loud champion João Rodrigues Victor and poet Susann Pelletier at Auburn Public Library for a free community poetry reading exploring themes of migration, belonging, and community.

A program of the Maine Humanities Council in partnership with Maine State Library, Poetry Express gathers community members to explore poetry relevant to that town. A featured poet helps participants pick selections and learn how to read poetry; then the program culminates in a community performance.

Date:Thursday Oct 10, 2019

Time:5:30 PM  –  7:00 PM

Location:Androscoggin Community Room

Summer Book Sale, August 17

The Book Sale Room on the lower level will be open from 9:30-12:30 on August 17. We will be adding new items monthly throughout the summer so don’t miss this opportunity to stock up on summer reading! Prices range from $.25-$2.00.

Date:Saturday August 17, 2019

Time:9:30 AM  –  12:30 PM

Location:Book Sale Room

Summer Book Sale, June 15

The Book Sale Room on the lower level will be open from 9:30-12:30 on Saturday, June 15. We will be adding new items monthly throughout the summer so don’t miss this opportunity to stock up on summer reading! Prices range from $.25-$2.00.

Date:Saturday Jun 15, 2019

Time:9:30 AM  –  12:30 PM

Location:Book Sale Room

LAST DAY! The 2019 Auction is Live through June 7!

Join the 2019 Online Auction and receive fabulous items in exchange for supporting the library! All proceeds will go to support Auburn Public Library’s programs and collections.

We are proud to promote the items in the auction that are generously donated from businesses in the Lewiston/Auburn and surrounding areas. The 2019 Online Auction features local crafts people and artists, unique restaurants, and useful goods and services by our local talent.

Check out the auction items at https://www.32auctions.com/apl2019. We will have some items on display in the library, so come in to see for yourself!

The auction begins May 29 at 9am and ends June 7 at 6pm. All items will be available for pick up at the library circulation desk starting June 12 at 10am.

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors!

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Bronze Sponsors:

Forage Market
Backwoods Snowboards and Skateboards
Jane & Chip Morrison
Lisa & James Cesare
Residential Mortgage Services
Pow’r Point Generator Systems
Mechanics Savings
JM Dulac
LA Metro Magazine

Dorris and John Bonneau
Community Credit Union
Brunswick steel
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