Literary Guild

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May 012019
 

Join us July 18th at 7pm as we discuss The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.

Arrestingly endearing and entirely unconventional, Graeme Simsion’s distinctive debut “navigates the choppy waters of adult relationships, both romantic and platonic, with a fresh take (USA TODAY). “Filled with humor and plenty of heart, The Rosie Project is a delightful reminder that all of us, no matter how we’re wired, just want to fit in” (Chicago Tribune).

Light refreshments will be provided. Copies of the book are available at the front desk.

Job Openings

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Apr 182019
 

Hudson Area Public Library seeks a part-time Library Assistant/History Room Manager for 12-15 hours per week.  Duties include processing charging & discharging materials, working with patrons, cataloging and organizing Hudson History Room materials, and other duties as assigned. Hours are Tuesday through Thursday mornings and early afternoons with some flexibility to help cover open shifts as necessary.

Hudson Area Public Library seeks a part-time Interlibrary Loan Assistant for approximately 15 hours per week.  Duties include processing interlibrary loan, charging & discharging materials, working with patrons, and other duties as assigned. Hours are Monday through Thursday evenings with some flexibility to help cover open shifts when necessary.

Hudson Area Public Library seeks a part-time Circulation Assistant for 8-10 hours per week. Duties include charging & discharging materials, working with patrons, helping with programming, and other duties as assigned. Hours are evenings with some flexibility to help cover open shifts when necessary.

Hudson Area Public Library seeks a part-time, temporary Circulation Assistant to help out during our Summer Reading Program. Duties include charging & discharging materials, working with patrons, helping with programming and other duties as assigned. This position works a variable schedule including Monday mornings and Tuesday through Thursday afternoons with some flexibility to help cover open shifts when necessary.

For all positions, strong customer service skills mandatory.  Applicants must be comfortable with computers, have a knowledge of spreadsheet software, and are required to learn the library circulation system.

Applications may be emailed to hudsonarealibrary@yahoo.com or dropped off in person at the library during regular hours.

History Room Job Description

Interlibrary Loan Job description

Circulation Assistant Job Description

Summer Circulation Assistant Job Description

Application

Explore More Illinois

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Apr 012019
 

Library Cardholder Discounts From Museums and Cultural Attractions

The Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) is developing a new online program to allow cardholders from participating RAILS libraries to reserve free passes, discount admission, and other incentives from cultural attractions in Illinois, such as museums, cultural centers, zoos, aquariums, gardens, historical societies, etc.

With your Hudson library card you will be able to take advantage of free/discounted admission and other deals from a wide variety of Illinois museums and cultural attractions. Visit the Explore More Illinois FAQ page.

Go to Explore More Illinois reservation page.

BiblioBoard Library

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Apr 012019
 

eRead Illinois has partnered with BiblioLabs to bring you a collection of e-books that’s available to any Illinois resident. Anyone who is physically in Illinois can access the collection without a login.

The BiblioBoard platform features a collection from Recovering the Classics (which features public-domain classics from world literature, with modern cover images), a curated Popup Picks collection that changes quarterly, as well as collections from the Bodleian Library and the BiblioBoard Core. There is no limit on simultaneous use; items in the collection can be read by 1 or 100 patrons at the same time. This means no hold queues and no waiting for titles. Visit BiblioBoard.

Book Chat

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Jan 162019
 

Book Chat meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 10:30am. Come and discuss what you’ve been reading with other fun and friendly readers! This is a quick peek at some of the books we read in April!

Knit & Crochet Group

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Jan 162019
 


The Knit and Crochet group meets every other Wednesday at 1:00pm to craft items for donation to local charities. Our current project is the Hate Not Hate Initiative.

Yarn is provided. Can’t make it to the meetings? Pick up some yarn at the Library then drop off your finished projects! Watch the Library calendar for upcoming meeting dates.