The Jesse Smith Memorial Library is seeking a part time children’s librarian. The position provides collection development, programming and reference assistance services in a busy children’s department. Responsibilities include answering patron reference questions, providing reader’s advisory and digital literacy services to the public, and assisting in the development of children’s programming.
The 19-hour per week position comes with no benefits, and some nights and weekends are required.
Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in library science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association. Candidates close to obtaining a degree may be considered. Prior professional library experience preferred and the ideal candidate must have exemplary customer service and organizational skills as well as excellent technology skills, especially expertise in social media.
The salary is $20 to $23 per hour, depending on qualifications. Interested candidates should submit a completed town of Burrillville application for employment, cover letter, resume and three professional references to: Beth Ullucci, Director, Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library, 100 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville, RI 02830 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications will begin Friday, Jan. 11 and the position will remain open until filled.
Town employment applications can be found at http://www.burrillville.org.
Christmas display winner
Congratulations to Julia O’Rourke, the winner of our holiday decorations contest. O’Rourke’s festive display at 1065 Wallum Lake Road was nominated by several readers, and she has won a $70 gift certificate to the Waterfall Cafe, which will be sent in the mail.
Take a drive and check out the beautifully lit home while there’s still time.
Remaining EFSB hearings scheduled
The state’s Energy Facilities Siting Board has released the schedule for the remaining sessions of the final hearing regarding Invenergy Thermal’s proposed power plant in Burrillville. Sessions will be held as follows:
|Date||Topic||State Agency Advisory Opinion|
|January 8, 9, 16, 17
|Cost & Need
|Public Utilities Commission|
|Groundwater & Surface Water
|January 22, 23
|January 24, 30
(lighting and noise)
(biodiversity, forest fragmentation, wildlife, water supply, fish and wildlife, conservation priorities)
(spill over status of wetlands application)
|Stormwater/ Soil Erosion
On-Site Wastewater Treatment
(noise and possible lighting)
New Access Road
(harm to the environment)
There will be no trash or recycling pickup in Burrillville on Tuesday, Jan. 1. due to the New Year’s holiday. Pickup will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. Any questions can be directed to the Department of Public Works at 401-568-4440 ext. 12.
Happy New Year
It’s been a great first year for NRI NOW and we want to say “thank you” to all of those who have helped to us to grow in Burrillville. We’re looking forward to an even better 2019 and hope to expand both our coverage and readership. How are we doing? Send your questions, concerns, praise and scorn to email@example.com and let us know!
And to everyone in Burrillville, we wish you a safe and happy 2019!