Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

 

Now Hiring!

LIBRARY CLERK

Library Clerk applications are always accepted and will be reviewed when a vacancy occurs.

 

 

Part-time, up to 25 hours per week

 

 

$8.51 per hour

 

 

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 director@fisherlibrary.org

 

 

Websites For Everyone

Recommended Sites on the Internet

Below are topics linked to pages that contain lists of related website links. Please be aware that the information found in these links may change without our notice. E. G. Fisher does not take responsibility for the content on these websites.

Websites For Children

The librarians at E. G. Fisher have put together this list of websites for school age children. Here you’ll find websites for brain games, websites for learning to read, websites for homework help and websites that have really cool stuff. Parents, please be aware that the information found in these links may change without our notice. E. G. Fisher does not take responsibility for the content on these websites. The best way to keep your children safe on the Internet is to be involved in their web use. The Firefly browser, available through Luciboo, filters web content for child appropriate material. You can download it to your computer to help keep your children safe on the web.

Day by Day Family Literacy Calendar

AR BookFinder

Searching for Accelerated Reader books is fun and easy with this free online tool.

Tel4U

Tel4U is a resource for children in grades K-5. It has homework help, state information, coloring pages, games, activities and much more.

Summer Reading Lists

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has released three Summer Reading lists to keep children engaged all summer. Lists are available for K-8 students. 

National Geographic Kids

Go here for games, blogs from kids all over the world, cool facts and photos of animals and all sorts of fun things to do. 

Starfall

Starfall is great site full of games for the beginning reader.

PBS Kids

Find games and activities with all your favorite characters from PBS — Elmo, Martha Speaks, Arthur and more.

USA.gov/education

This is a great site for finding stuff you won’t find anywhere else. Check out the Geospatial Intelligence Kids Agency. This is also a great place to go to find facts about any of the 50 states.

Library of Congress – Kids and Families

From the Library of Congress, this site is full of information and fun for kids and parents alike.

Brain Pop

Find games and information on everything from the arts to the sciences to health and technology.

Liberty’s Kids

Associated with PBS, this is the website for the program Liberty’s Kids. It has games, activities and biographies from the show.

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Websites For Teens

Please be aware that the information found in these links may change without our notice.  E. G. Fisher does not take responsibility for the content on these websites.

Teen Reads

YALSA

More than 4,800 books are published a year for teens. With so many choices, it can be hard to sort the trash from the treasure.  YALSA’s list of award-winning books for teens as well as other recommended reading.

Tutoring Websites

 Khan Academy

With a library of over 3,400 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we’re on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace.

Smart Thinking

With Smarthinking, students experience online tutoring that is simple, fast and always available. Students connect to live educators from any computer that has Internet access, with no special software installation or equipment required.

We provide online tutoring 24 hours a day, 7 days a week enabling students to get the help they need when they need it.  Subjects include:  Writing, Reading, Math, Science, Business, ESL, Spanish, Nursing & Allied Health, Computers & Technology.

Teaching Textbooks

Teaching Textbooks offers printed books and CDs for tutoring Math grades 3rd – 8th, along with Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and Pre-calculus.

Follow these links for help with your homework, papers or science fair projects.

http://www.ipl.org/div/projectguide/
This is the Science Fair Research Guide. It contains information and links to other resources.  Sections include Getting Started, Choosing a Topic, Completing the Project, and Displaying Your Project.    

Presidential Timelines
This page links you to the Presidential Timelines website, an in-depth resource covering the office of The President in the Twentieth Century.

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Be sure to search the online catalog. The Tennessee Electronic Library provides access to print articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers. Pick up a free user guide near the Reference and Computer areas.