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Assistant Director

Are you wanting to move up in your career? Feeling ready for a rewarding position with more leadership opportunities, a bigger paycheck, and good benefits? You get excited about managing budgets and people? Perhaps you never envisioned yourself working in a library, but the Albany County Public Library is looking for someone with these skills and interests to become our first Assistant Director. Click here for more information. Click here for the job description and how to apply. Position open until filled; review of applications begins Friday, November 3.


Volunteer Opportunities

The Albany County Public Library is accepting volunteers on a limited basis. Please apply if you are able to make a long-term commitment to a specific role that will require specialized training. The Friends of the Library are accepting volunteers at this time. Information can be found under Book Sale Volunteer below.

Book Sale Volunteer:

Assist the Friends of the Library by sorting through donations and learning to shelve and price books for sales.  Work with other volunteers on Tuesday mornings, or at other times during the week, to be arranged.  Contact the Friends of the Library at lbookcellar@gmail.com to learn more.

Book Shelver:  

If you have an hour or two per week, you can help us reshelve books and other materials returned by library patrons.  Get to know the collection inside and out!  Passage of shelving test, and regular hours are required for this position.  Time commitment:  1 – 10 hours per week; regular.

Centennial Branch Assistant:

This volunteer will provide reference and circulation services one day a week at the library branch in Centennial, WY.  Time commitment:  four hours per week.

Rock River Volunteer:  

Please contact Rock River Librarian, Shirley Spiegelberg, for opportunities.

Lost and Found:

This volunteer will go through our lost and found boxes once monthly and take useful items to the Salvation Army.  Time commitment:  three hours per month.

Scrapbook Volunteer (library staff scrapbook): 

This volunteer will compile and mount clippings and other items to go into the scrapbook recording library staff news.. Time commitment:  5 hours per month.

Tax Preparation Volunteer: 

Volunteers are needed between mid-January and April 15 to help people file their income tax returns.  No previous experience is necessary, and complete training is provided for this IRS sponsored program.  After training, volunteers help an average of 8 hours a month during the tax season.  For more details email or call Paul Heimer at 745-8643 or pheimer@unitedwayalbanycounty.org.