What you love: • The energy and enthusiasm of a library buzzing with children and families in creative play • Engaging a diverse community • Planning and presenting story times and other programs for all ages (this means singing silly songs and being playful in front of a crowd or collaborating to create activities and events that meet the needs and interests of tweens, teens and adults.) • Collaborating with colleagues and community members • Providing excellent customer service • Creative problem solving • New and ever changing opportunities to provide service inside the library and beyond
What you know: • Library principles, trends, and services • Child and adolescent development • Early literacy principles and initiatives • Digital literacy • Reader's advisory tools and resources • Collection development resources and practices • How to organize and prioritize tasks • Experience in planning programs and special events• Spanish language skills, strongly preferred
What you'll do: • Coordinate the weekly Reading Buddies literacy enrichment program • Collaborate in the planning and implementation of other library programs and events • Participate in the public service desk rotation, (some nights and weekends required) • Participate in work committees and teams with responsiveness, courtesy, and tact
Lafayette's panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains inspires our view into the future. We value our heritage, our unique neighborhoods, a vibrant economy, and active lifestyles. We envision a future that mixes small town livability with balanced growth and superior City services.