Q&A with Kathy Dahlkemper

Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper

is spending the day in North East,

and she wants to hear from you!

Bring your questions, ideas, and concerns – all are welcome!

 

Wednesday April 25

4:00-5:00 pm

McCord Library 32 W. Main Street

NOW HIRING- PART TIME LIBRARY CLERK

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DESCRIPTION:
McCord Memorial Library is seeking a part-time library clerk to work 6 – 12 weekday hours &  weekend hours on rotation.

The candidate should function well in a busy environment and enjoy working with the public.
Candidate must be flexible, computer literate, Internet-savvy, and able to provide accurate answers to a variety of in-person and telephone queries.

Public interaction experience is essential. Working hours will vary depending on programming needs, scheduling, and associated promotional activities and will require evening and weekend hours. This position reports to the Library Director.

REQUIREMENTS:
Physical requirements of this position are the ability to: operate computer equipment and keyboards with ease; handle and move 25 lb. tables; sit, walk, and/or stand for extended periods of time; stoop, and reach in a confined area; wheel books or equipment weighing up to 75 lbs.; operate a variety of
computer and standard office machines.

QUALIFICATIONS:
– Current child abuse clearance, current state background clearance, current federal background clearance.
– Library experience preferred.

WORKING HOURS:
Monday – Thursday 10-8; Friday & Saturday 10-5.

BASE SALARY:
Begin minimum wage

CONTACTS:
Submit questions or cover letter/resume to Mary Kieffer at mccord@ccfls.org with subject heading
“Library Clerk”

Electronic Database Highlight

Oxford Databases

A special collection of online databases available for our patrons, based off digitized       e-books for the famous Oxford University.

British History
The Oxford Companion to British History covers all aspects of the history of Britain from 55 BC to the present day. Written by over 100 distinguished specialist contributors, the variety of entries provides a wealth of essential information touching all aspects of British history: political, economic, social, military, people, events, and institutions.
English Lit

The Oxford Companion to English Literature has long been established as the leading reference resource for students, teachers, scholars, and general readers of English literature. It provides unrivalled coverage of all aspects of English literature ― from writers, their works, and the historical and cultural context in which they wrote, to critics, literary theory, and allusions.

Modern Poetry
This impressive Companion is an extensive guide to the lives of influential poets writing in English, in Britain and around the world, illuminating the influences, inspirations, and movements that have shaped the lives and works of our best-loved poets. It provides over 1,400 thoroughly revised and updated entries on modern poets active from 1910 to the present day.
Music
This new online-only edition of The Oxford Companion to Music is a partial revision that focuses on living composers and their music, and adds some terms, works, and cross-references to the original text. Bibliographies have also been substantially revised and updated. This classic reference work includes articles that range from clear, concise definitions of musical ideas and terms to extended surveys of musical forms and styles, with specialist coverage of virtually every musical subject.
Shakespeare

This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by the original editors in 2011.

From the conjectured identity of the Dark Lady of the Sonnets to the misprints in the First Folio, from Shakespeare’s favourite figures of speech to the staging of Othello in South Africa, a team of 100 internationally renowned scholars provides a lucid, stimulating, and authoritative guide to Shakespeare’s plays and poems, and their interpretation around the world over the last four centuries. Special feature entries on every play are included.

What’s Clifford Reading?

If you follow us on social media, you may have noticed Clifford popping up with a book from time to time. Clifford loves to read. And Clifford loves to read with his friends. Stop on in to the Children’s Library and see what Clifford is reading today!