Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

CURRENT OPENINGS: FRONT DESK CLERK

Applications for Front Desk Clerk positions are accepted at all times and will be considered at the next hiring period.


LIBRARY CLERK

20-30 hours per week

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Perform searches and update patron and/or item records
  • Check in, check out, reserve, and request library items in accordance with the library’s established policies and procedures
  • Clean, reshelf, shelf-read, and shift physical collection as needed
  • Administer new library cards in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Answer telephone calls, take messages, and notify patrons by phone when appropriate
  • Use register system to collect fines due on patron accounts
  • Inspect materials returned for damage and/or missing components
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all patrons
  • Assist in opening or closing the library as needed
  • Clean any and all rooms of the library
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Previous experience in customer service preferred
  • Prior experience working in libraries a plus
  • Strong grasp of the English language
  • Ability to handle money and credit card transactions

Applications for interested applicants are available at the library or downloaded. Return applications at the library’s circulation desk or send to fisherpubliclibrary@gmail.com

Programs for Children

Most of our in person library programs are temporarily cancelled. We currently have story time taking place every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 A.M. Online Storytimes are available via Facebook or Youtube Playlist. We look forward to announcing the return of in person programs at a later date.

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Online Storytime

Curious about our normal programming? Check back for return dates for these great programs in the future!

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Baby Bookworm Storytime

Join us each week for stories, songs, baby sign language, and more! Baby Bookworms introduces children birth to 2 years old to the library through books, songs, rhymes, and playtime. Caregivers will learn early literacy tips while baby learns to interact with other children.

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 Toddler Storytime

Get the wiggles out with music, interactive stories, bubbles, and more each week! Toddlers will be introduced to books, songs, flannel board stories, and sensory play while caregivers learn tips to help children build pre-reading skills. Toddler storytime is targeted to children ages 1-3 years old.

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool storytime engages children ages 3 to 5 in books, interactive stories, songs, and crafts each week. This program helps children build school skills like letter recognition, taking turns, listening, fine motor skills, and more. Caregivers will learn early literacy tips to prepare children for future reading success.

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Family Storytime

Family storytime engages children birth to age 8 in books, interactive stories, songs, and games each week. This program helps children build pre-reading and school skills like letter recognition, taking turns, listening, fine motor skills, and more. Caregivers will learn early literacy tips to prepare children for future reading success.

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Saturday Storytime with Ruff Reading

Explore stories and STEM activities each month! Children will explore stories on a topic and then explore a hands on STEM experiment like building boats and charming paper snakes with static electricity. Children will also engage with Chloe and Zoey, our therapy dogs who love to help children build their confidence for reading out loud and their love of learning.

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STEM Night

Get ready for a hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering, and math! Each week children ages 7—11 will explore STEM topics through interactive experiments and activities. Learn to code your own video game, create an electrical circuit, and more!

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Chess Meet-Up

Join fellow chess players for an afternoon game. Any extra chess boards are appreciated and will help ensure everyone has a place to play. All skill levels are welcome.

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Dinner for Kids and Teens

Children ages 18 and under can eat a free dinner every Tuesday and Thursday at the library. Meals must be eaten at the library. No food may be removed from the eating area.

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Kids’ Book of the Month 

Explore a new book each month! Checkout this month’s featured book, then complete one of this month’s activities about the book!

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LEGO Club

Connect with your inner LEGO architect each week! Build your own LEGO creations every Tuesday with the library’s LEGOs. All creations will be displayed in the library for one week. Open to all ages.

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Puppet Play Night

Children of all ages can play at the library’s puppet theater. Create your own characters and stories while building early literacy skills through dramatic play!

The library hosts additional fun, free educational programs during school breaks, including spring and fall breaks. Visit our calendar, sign up for our weekly newsletter, or follow us on Facebook to keep up with these great events at the library!
                  

Online Storytime

Most of our in person storytimes are temporarily cancelled. We currently have story time taking place every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 A.M. Online Storytimes are available via Facebook or Youtube Playlist. We look forward to announcing the return of in person programs at a later date.

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Online Storytime

Join E.G. Fisher Public Library for online storytime each week! Storytimes are streamed live on Facebook Monday, Tuesday, Thurday, and Friday. Storytime videos are posted to Facebook and to the library’s Youtube page in the hours following the live stream. All videos on Youtube must be accessed by a video or playlist link. Join us live or on your own schedule for books, songs, rhymes, hands-on activities, and early literacy tips for caregivers!

Baby Bookworms Storytime Playlist – Streamed Mondays at 10:30AM

Baby Bookworms introduces children birth to 2 years old to the joy of reading through read aloud books, songs, and rhymes. Caregivers an interact with baby through guided fingerplays and lap bounces.

STEM Storytime Playlist – Streamed Tuesdays at 10:30AM

STEM Storytime encourages children ages 3 to 6 to explore the world around them through simple science, technology, engineering, and math activities. After stories and songs, families will receive instructions for a hands-on STEM activity. All STEM activities can be completed with simple materials found around the house or the outdoors.

Preschool Storytime Playlist – Streamed Thursdays at 10:30AM

Preschool storytime engages children ages 3 to 5 in books, interactive stories, songs, and crafts each week. This program helps children build school skills like letter recognition, listening, fine motor skills, and more. Each week focuses on a new “Letter of the Day” and includes a simple craft that can be completed with items from home. Caregivers will learn early literacy tips to prepare children for future reading success.

Toddler Storytime Playlist – Streamed Fridays at 10:30AM

Get the wiggles out with music, interactive stories, and rhymes more week! Toddler Storytime is targeted to children ages 1-3 years old. Toddlers will build simple skills including counting, shapes, and colors.

Check out the full list of online storytimes here: Online Storytime Playlist

Programs for Teens

Most of our in person library programs are temporarily cancelled. We look forward to announcing the return of in person programs at a later date.

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Curious about our future teen programs? We look forward to announcing the return of these great programs in the future!

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Children ages 18 and under can eat a free dinner every Tuesday and Thursday at the library. Meals must be eaten at the library. No food may be removed from the eating area.

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Join other teens for a game night each month. Play games like Werewolf, Scattergories, Guardians of the Galaxy Yahtzee, giant chess, and more!

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Teen Movie Night

Check out free movies on the library’s big screen! Hangout with friends, enjoy free popcorn, and more each month.

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Chess Meet-Up

Join fellow chess players for an afternoon game. Any extra chess boards are appreciated and will help ensure everyone has a place to play. All skill levels are welcome.

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Minecraft Aventure

Come join us for some quality Minecraft fun! Join us as we group up together to build, solve riddles, and share an adventure experience to make other Minecrafters jealous! Participants are encouraged to bring their own Minecraft login information if available.

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 Teen Advisory Group

Make your voice heard, join Teen Advisory Group (TAG)! TAG gives teens the opportunity to suggest books and movies for the library collection, create programs, and help shape the library to better serve teens. TAG members build leadership skills and earn community service hours.

Your Library Account

View Your Account and Renew

Don’t remember whether you returned that book or video? Can’t remember if you have asked us to hold a book? Need to renew library materials and the library is closed? Now you can do so online.

Welcome to Verso!

Verso is your online access to the library. In Verso you can:

  • Search the library’s holdings from home
  • Place holds
  • View current check-outs and due dates
  • Check your account balances
  • Create lists of books to read
  • Keep track of what you have read ( library staff cannot see your history)
  • Review books you’ve read
  • Share books with your friends

In order to use these features, you will need to set up an account with you library card.

Account Set Up and Exploration:

  1. Go to our website. Click: Library Catalog.
  2. When Verso is loaded, look in the upper right corner for Login. Click Please Login. 
  3. Log in to your account using your library card number and  password. If this is your first time signing in, you will use the following as your password: USERPASS  You will then be prompted to create your own unique password. From here, you can explore your account.
  4. Click on My Account to see items checked out and due dates.  You may renew and see a list of reserved items on this screen. 
  5. Place holds using the quick search or advanced search feature on the home page.  When you have found your title, double-click the title and click reserve item on the left side of screen.
  6. If you need more help please give us a call at 423-745-7782.

Please click here for a Introduction the VERSO video.