This position provides library services to customers of all ages, and collection management and programming for young adults (ages 13-18), including those with diverse backgrounds and abilities. Teen programming can include escape rooms, virtual reality, tech toys, crafting/sewing, teen cooking, ACT/SAT prep, book clubs, and reading challenges. This position also oversees the Teen Advisory Board which entails setting up meeting dates, recruiting volunteers, monthly meetings, follow-up with the teens and promoting via social media. Teen collection management ensures the library's collection includes relevant resources aimed at the specific interests and needs of the teens in the community.
Provides reference and readers advisory services to the general public.
Develops pathfinders, bibliographies, brochures, booklets and newsletters.
Performs basic cataloging and/or routine circulation tasks.
Compiles bibliographies, bookmarks, reading lists, etc., as necessary.
May plan, coordinate, and present adult and juvenile programming, both inside the library and in community facilities, as requested.
May act as library liaison to community groups as necessary. Develops community contacts.
Maintains currency in professional library issues, developments, materials, and equipment with emphasis on current and future trends in technology and literacy. Attends training and meetings; in addition to, participating in professional library organizations.
Participates in collection management routines.
Assists and instructs patrons in the use of library services, resources and technology.
Interprets and enforces relevant Library/County policies and procedures to the public. Recommends policy changes to immediate supervisor or administration.
Aids in coordinating work of volunteer, clerical and professional staffl. May schedule, train and/or supervise clerical staff, volunteers, public service workers, and AARP workers.
Regularly attends and is available during operating hours. May be assigned to any Manatee County Public Library System location.
Coordinates informational and recreational programs and participates in computer instruction classes.
Performs other related work (including weather or other extreme emergency duties) as required.