Position Vacant

Casual Library Assistant (On Call)

Applications are sought for the positions of Casual Library Assistants at the Grenfell Public Library.

The successful applicants will be involved in customer service, data entry, shelving, management of resources and hosting events as required.

Experience with software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Online Databases, Email and Web Browser facilities are essential.

Previous experience in a library environment, including the use of library software would be a distinct advantage.

You may obtain a copy of the position description including selection criteria for this position at:

Grenfell Public Library

88 Main Street

Grenfell

Applications close at 5.00pm Friday 31st January 2020.

For further information please

Contact Erica Kearnes – Librarian

Phone: (02) 6343 1334

Email: grenlib@grenfell.org.au

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LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 20 January 2020

This Friday at 10.30am there will be a Back to school Storytime and craft session for the kids. This session is free, but bookings are required for craft. There is no age limit.

There is one week left of the Summer Reading Bingo challenge. If you have completed the bingo sheet drop it into the library and pick up the extra reading sheet to earn extra tickets in the prize draw at the presentation morning on Saturday 1 February at 10am.

Don’t forget those participating in the 1,000 books before school program that all completed forms need to be returned to the library by 5pm Friday 31 January to ensure that you receive your certificates at the presentation morning on Saturday 8 February at 10am.

The library is looking to expand the Casual Library Assistant (On Call) list. Position description is available upon request. Applications close at 5.00pm Friday 31st January 2020. Further information can be found on the library website or Facebook page.

Only a few new magazine titles received this week and they include Better homes and gardens, National Geographic kids, 4×4 Australia and Tech Life Australia.

Some more kids’ books are available this week and they include The world book day monster by Adam & Charlotte Guillain, Peppa’s Australian underwater adventure, There’s a house inside my Mummy by Giles Andreae, A fair go and Genius juice by Pixel Kid, Funny bones by Australian authors, Diary of a wimpy kid: wrecking ball by Jeff Kinney, The beast of Buckingham Palace by David Walliams, Squidge Dibley destroys the galaxy by Mick Elliott and Funny kid kicks butt by Matt Stanton.

There are new fiction titles available this week and they include No mercy by Martina Cole, Into the dark by Karen Rose, The house of brides by Jane Cockram, The sun sister by Lucinda Riley, The last voyage of Mrs Henry Parker by Joanna Nell, In the lion’s den by Barbara Taylor Bradford, Spy by Danielle Steel, The good woman of Renmark by Darry Fraser, Warrior of the Altaii by Robert Jordan and Criss cross by James Patterson.

Some great new DVD titles are now available and include The wild Thornberry’s movie, Abominable, Little women, A dog’s journey, The Durrells series four, Catherine the great, Catch-22, The war of the worlds, World on fire, MotherFatherSon and Kursk.

Lots of new nonfiction titles are now available and include Top 100 taste summer fresh, The last bushrangers by Mike Munro, Wham! George & me by Andrew Ridgeley, The new manhood by Steve Biddulph, My life and rugby by Eddie Jones, Up the duff by Kaz Cooke, Taming teens by Anna Cohen, Walks in nature Australia by Lonely planet, Bob Hawke the complete biography by Blanche D’Alpuget and Tell me why by Archie Roach.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

            Friday 24 10.30am. Back to school Storytime and craft. Free but bookings are required.

            Thursday 30 Jan 5pm. Summer Reading Bingo Challenge closes. All entry forms must be submitted to the library by 5pm.

            Friday 31 Jan 5pm. 1,000 Books before school program closes for first quarter presentation day. All completed forms must be submitted to the library by 5pm.

            Saturday 1 Feb 10am Summer Reading Bingo Challenge Presentation

            Wednesday 5 Feb Baby Bounce at 10.30am and Storytime at 11am.

            Saturday 8 Feb 10am 1,000 Books before school program Quarterly Presentation

            Saturday 8 Feb 7.45pm for an 8pm Start. Movie – Judy. Bookings for seats can be made via the Library. FOGL will have the candy bar open.

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LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 13 January 2020

Today (Wed 15) at 10.15am for a 10.30am start we have the final movie of the holidays. We are showing Dora and The lost city of gold. Free entry. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

There are two weeks left of the summer holidays and the Summer Reading Bingo challenge is almost over. If you have completed the bingo sheet drop it into the library and pick up the extra reading sheet to earn extra tickets in the prize draw at the presentation morning on Saturday 1 February at 10am.

Don’t forget those participating in the 1,000 books before school program that all completed forms need to be returned to the library by 5pm Friday 31 January to ensure that you receive your certificates at the presentation morning on Saturday 8 February at 10am.

The library is looking to expand the Casual Library Assistant (On Call) list. Position description is available upon request. Applications close at 5.00pm Friday 31st January 2020. Further information can be found on the library website or Facebook page.

A number of new magazine titles received this week and they include Australian Geographic, Australian Photography, Australian house & garden, Real living, Taste, Australian Women’s weekly Food, On the road, Country Style, Science Illustrated, Traces, Instyle, Australian home beautiful, Choice Computer and Wartime.

Some more kids’ books are available this week and they include Star Wars: beware the Sith; The secret life of droids; Mysteries of the Jedi, The glimme by Emily Rodda, A banana is a banana by Justine Clarke, Pea + Nut by Matt Stanton, Roly Poly by Mem Fox, Twelve unicorns of Christmas by Timothy Knapman, Pages & Co: Tilly and the lost fairy tales by Anna James and Why I love School.

There are new fiction titles available this week and they include I confess by Alex Barclay, The stranger inside by Lisa Unger, The chain by Adrian McKinty, Agent running in the field by John Le Carre, The long call by Ann Cleeves, Cold storage by David Koepp, Doctor Seep by Stephen King, The family gift by Cathy Kelly, The diamond hunter by Fiona McIntosh and The andromedia evolution by Daniel H Wilson.   

Some great new Large print titles are now available and include After Ana by Lisa Scottoline, Every note played by Lisa Genova, Body on Baker Street by Vicki Delany, Every breath you take by Mary Higgins Clark, The English wife by Lauren Willig, Long road to mercy by David Baldacci, accidentally yours by Susan Mallery, Ambush by James Patterson, Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett and Holy ghost by John Sandford.

Lots of new nonfiction titles are now available and include Taste: Light; Slow cook; Easy Italian; 20 minutes; Weeknights; Asian; Chicken; Gluten free and Summertime, Veg by Jamie Oliver, Last Christmas by Greg wise, Beneath the surface by Libby Trickett, Life as we know it by Michelle Payne, Dale Vine’s outdoor reno guide, Mount Panorama by John Smailes, The beautiful ones by Prince, Tea and scotch with Bradman by Roland Perry, The Sydney Hobart yacht race by Rob Mundle, Perspective by Ellyse Perry and Astronomy 2020 by Ken Wallace.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

            Wednesday 15 Jan 10.15am for a 10.30am start. Movie – Dora and The lost city of gold. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

            Thursday 30 Jan 5pm. Summer Reading Bingo Challenge closes. All entry forms must be submitted to the library by 5pm.

            Friday 31 Jan 5pm. 1,000 Books before school program closes for first quarter presentation day. All completed forms must be submitted to the library by 5pm.

            Saturday 1 Feb 10am Summer Reading Bingo Challenge Presentation

            Saturday 8 Feb 10am 1,000 Books before school program Quarterly Presentation

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LIBRARY LINES for week beginning 6 January 2020

Welcome to 2020. I hope that everyone had a good Christmas and a peaceful New Year.

The Summer Reading Bingo challenge started last month for all kids who will be in Preschool through to Year 12 in 2020. Pop in and pick up your Bingo sheet and some books to get you reading.

This Friday there will be the first movie of 2020. Doors will open at 1.45pm and the movie will start at 2pm. The movie is The Angry birds movie 2. Other movies dates and times are listed on the Facebook page and website.

For kids aged 5 and over there are a number of board games now available for loan plus some new jigsaw puzzles.

A number of new magazine titles received this week and they include Marie Claire, Good health, Better homes & gardens, 4×4 Australia, Tech Life, Gardening Australia, Diabetic living and Organic Gardening.

Some more kids’ books are available this week and they include Foot hand elbow nose by Kiah Thomas, In the dead of the night by Arthur McBain, Top koala by Jackie French, Waltzing Matilda by Banjo Paterson, The very super bear by Nick Bland, Disgusting McGrossface by Rove McManus, Grumpycorn, Through the wormhole by Zack Zombie, The great barbie disaster by Tania Ingram, The wizards of once: knock three times by Cressida Cowell, Old hat by Emily Gravett, The naughtiest pixie and the bad pixie-trick by Ailsa Wild, Winnie-the-pooh Christmas adventure in the hundred acre wood, All I want for Christmas by Roisin Hahessy and The unlisted: sabotage by Justine Flynn.

There are new fiction titles available this week and they include Postscript by Cecelia Ahern, Bloody genius by John Sandford, The one by Kaneana May, Child’s play by Danielle Steel, The Mitford scandal by Jessica Fellowes, Black ops by Chris Ryan, Comanche prairie by Giff Cheshire, Between the winds by MM Rowan, The range shootout by Carlton Young Blood, Arkansas Smith by Jack Martin, Hang the hellion high by Stephen Hartmann, Smoke in the valley by Wes Overland, Doc Dryden, Gunslinger by Ted Rushgrove, It by Stephen King and After we fell by Anna Todd.

Some great new Large print titles are now available and include Outrageous suggestion & other stories by Ernest Dudley, The Baronet’s wedding engagement by Jessica Hart, More murder in a nunnery by Eric Shepherd, Wraith of vengeance & other stories by Edmund Glasby, The red tape murders by Gerald Verner, Sherlock Holmes: to a country house darkly and other new adventures by NM Scott, Manhattan bombshell by Norman Firth, The reckoning by John Grisham, The last town by Blake Crouch, A steep price by Robert Dugoni, I’ve got you under my skin by Mary Higgins Clark, Target Alex Cross by James Patterson, Face off by Brenda Novak, A vast and gracious tide by Lisa Carter and Night gaunts by Joyce Carol Oates.

Upcoming events to keep in mind are:

            Friday 10 Jan 1.45 for a 2pm start Movie – The angry birds movie 2. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

            Saturday 11 Jan 7.45 for an 8pm start. Movie – Ride like a girl. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

            Wednesday 15 Jan 10.15am for a 10.30am start. Movie – Dora and The lost city of gold. Free entry. Bookings preferred. FOGL will be hosting the candy bar.

            Thursday 30 Jan 5pm. Summer Reading Bingo Challenge closes. All entry forms must be submitted to the library by 5pm.

            Friday 31 Jan 5pm. 1,000 Books before school program closes for first quarter presentation day. All completed forms must be submitted to the library by 5pm.

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