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Program News and Events





Call for Submissions

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Assistant Reference Librarian, STAUNTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Assistant Reference Librarian

The Staunton Public Library is seeking a part-time Assistant Reference Librarian to provide reference, internet and computer assistance, readers’ advisory, inter-library loan, young adult programming and other services to the public. Supervises library staff and facility as scheduled. Must have experience with online databases, reference service, computer troubleshooting, and customer service. Requires ALA-accredited Master of Library Science or equivalent education and experience. Position works Monday and Thursday 5-9 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and one or more Saturdays per month (8:30 am – 5 pm). $16.48/hour, no benefits.  Apply online at by June 9, 2013. EOE.

Illustration Collection Intern, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota

Hours per Week:    Minimum 20
*Paid:    Not Paid
Supervisor:    Meredith Gillies & Karen Spilman
*Job Description:    We currently have three internships available, one for the following collections: Wanda Gag / Gustaf Tenggren / Tomie de Paola

Interns will be responsible for reboxing/rehousing art, creating a detailed list, denoting preservation concerns, and shelving boxes into the storage area.  One intern will be assigned to each project. Intern must be able to work at least 20 hours a week, between the hours of 8:30am-4:00pm Monday-Friday and must be able to keep to a consistent schedule.

If academic credit for internship is desired, it is the responsibility of the intern to discuss this option with their academic advisor/instructor and make all arrangements. 

Comic Book Processing, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota

Hours per Week:    Minimum 20
*Paid:    Not Paid
Employment Start Date:    01/21/2013
Employment End Date:   
Supervisor:    Meredith Gillies & Karen Spilman
*Job Description:    Intern will be responsible for sleeving and reboxing each comic book in the Borger Comic Book Collection at the University of Minnesota.

An already established database will be updated or added to, recording information such as comic title, author, illustrator, inker, etc.

Intern must be able to work at least 20 hours a week, between the hours of 8:30am-4:00pm Monday-Friday and must be able to keep to a consistent schedule. If academic credit for internship is desired, it is the responsibility of the intern to discuss this option with their academic adviser/instructor.

Internships will run until the end of August.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

IT Knowledge Management Specialist, Hennepin County Information Technology (IT) Community

 Primary Duties:

The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include: •Utilize the Remedy system for knowledge management. •Determine the needs of end users of technical documentation. •Work with technical staff to improve knowledge documents, therefore needing fewer instructions. •Organize and write supporting documents. •Develop templates and processes to improve knowledge management for resolution and incident management. •Select photographs, drawings, diagrams, and charts that increase users' understanding. •Get usability feedback from customers and internal staff. •Revise documents as new issues arise.

For more information, go to Job Details | Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

Assistant Professor in the Information Media Department, Fixed Term position for the 2013-14 acad yr (Unclassified IFO)


The successful candidate will teach a full time load of graduate/undergraduate courses (12 credits each semester). Courses taught will include, but are not limited to, technology integration into K-12 curriculum and preparation of library/media specialists. In addition, the candidate will be expected to promote department programs and participate in other departmental work including serving on committees. This person may also advise undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching day and evening classes using both face to face and distance delivery strategies will be required. Faculty are expected to demonstrate the ability to teach effectively, engage in scholarly achievement or research and continued preparation and study, contribute to student growth and development, and provide service to the university and community. More department info available at:

See full job position description.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Exhibit & Curatorial Intern, Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota

Job Title: Exhibit & Curatorial Intern
Organization Name : Children's Literature Research Collection, University of Minnesota
Hours per Week: Minimum 20 (3 days)
Paid: Not Paid
Supervisor: Lisa Von Drasek

Interns will be responsible the creation and posting of educational portfolios based on Kerlan Collection materials, creation of exhibits for the CTC season, and other duties as assigned by the curator, between the hours of 8:30am-4:00pm Monday-Friday and must be able to keep to a consistent schedule.

Senior Book Conservator, The Pennsylvania State University Libraries

The Pennsylvania State University Libraries seeks an experienced and talented Senior Book Conservator to expand its conservation program, first initiated in 2005.  The Libraries has received a $1.25 million challenge grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support this program and fund the position.  The funding received from the Mellon Foundation includes $1 million in permanent endowment funds and $250,000 to establish the new position while the University Libraries raises matching funds for the endowment, which will support the position permanently.

Reporting to the Head of the Digitization and Preservation Department, the conservator will provide leadership for the conservation unit in item-level treatment of paper-based rare and special collection materials in consultation with curators, archivists, and collection managers.  We seek a conservator with professional expertise in bound materials with additional expertise in related areas such as maps, prints, drawings, manuscripts on paper, photographs, and other library and archival materials.  This is a senior-level position requiring extensive professional experience, preferably in a research library environment.  The Senior Book Conservator will be located at Penn State University Park in State College, PA, but will care for collections residing at all Libraries locations. The position will be filled either as a tenure-line or fixed-term faculty librarian position, depending upon the interests and qualifications of the successful candidate.

For more information, see full job posting.

Youth Services Manager, Rice Lake Public Library in Wisconsin

The Rice Lake Public Library is accepting applications until filled for the Youth Services Manager position, with a starting wage of $19.97 per hour.  This is a 40 hour per week position that includes one evening shift per week and rotational weekends.  Review of applications will begin on June 14, 2013.

This position oversees the operations of the youth services department; planning, implementing, and managing a comprehensive program of services for children, teens, parents and caregivers.  In addition, this position is responsible for managing the programming budget provided by the Friends of the Library.

For more information, see full job posting. 

JOB OPENING: Head Librarian III – Olivia/Renville/Fairfax (MN) Public Libraries

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Pioneerland Library System seeks a Head Librarian with successful public library experience to direct and coordinate the activities of three (3) rural libraries.  Duties include supervision of staff, budgeting, collection development and all other activities related to the operation and management of multiple libraries. A thorough knowledge of library science principles and procedures along with experience supervising staff and computer knowledge is required. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in library science or a related field and a minimum of two years work experience, including management experience in a public library or branch library; or an equivalent combination of education and experience necessary to perform the essential duties of the job. Experience with supervising and coordinating the work of a larger contingent of library personnel and managing multiple locations is preferred. 

Position Open Until Filled


The Pennsylvania State University Libraries invite applicants for the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian at the Penn State Brandywine Campus Library.  The campus library seeks a proactive and creative librarian to provide general and specialized reference services.  Duties of this tenure track position include the provision of reference services (both in person and in a virtual setting); bibliographic instruction; developing research guides and instructional materials; promoting library collections and services to faculty and students; and collection development. In addition to these duties, tenure track library faculty are expected to publish in scholarly journals, present at conferences, and demonstrate service to the University and the profession.  Some evening and/or weekend work is required.

Requirements: Requires a MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent); experience with reference and bibliographic instruction; demonstrated knowledge of academic and library applications of Web 2.0 technologies, demonstrated ability to provide leadership in the delivery of a campus-wide bibliographic instruction program; strong knowledge of print and electronic information resources; demonstrated potential to achieve the requirements for tenure and promotion in the areas of librarianship, research, and service; excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Prefer at least one year of post MLS experience in an academic library setting.  Please visit to learn more about the University Libraries Promotion and Tenure Guidelines.


Youngstown Ohio

The William F. Maag, Jr. Library at Youngstown State University seeks a creative and enthusiastic professional for the position of Systems Librarian.

The Systems Librarian is responsible for the library’s major computer based systems that support library functions, provide library services, and/or store and provide access to information content.  Administers computer servers, manages library applications on those servers, and designs and administers databases that define the functionality of those systems.

Reports to the Library Executive Director.  Serves with the Executive Director and the Electronic Services Librarian as a member of the Technology Group, and supports other library technical applications and equipment as needed.

 For more details, required qualifications, and how to apply visit:

Thursday, May 23, 2013

"The Library" at the Soap Factory

Interactive art installation entitled, "The Library" that is on exhibit at the Soap Factory. It is created by Anthony Warnick. The show only runs through May 26

Link to the show:

Link to hear Anthony Warnick talk about "The Library"

Collection Development Manager (PLA3), University of Iowa

Collection Development Manager (PLA3)
(Acquisitions Manager/Technical Services)
University of Iowa Law Library
Position available as of July 1, 2013

Employer Information:  The University of Iowa Law Library is a nationally recognized premier law library. It has one of the largest collections of legal materials in the country, with an exceptional research collection of print and electronic resources relating to U.S. domestic, international, foreign and comparative law. The Law Library has a permanent staff of thirty, including fourteen professional librarians. For more information about the University of Iowa Law Library, visit

The University of Iowa College of Law, founded in 1865, is the oldest law school west of the Mississippi River. The Law School currently has approximately 530 J.D. students and forty-five faculty members. For more information about the College of Law, go to

The University of Iowa is a major national research university located in Iowa City, Iowa and enrolls over 30,000 students. The Iowa City area provides a wealth of intellectual, cultural and athletic opportunities along with affordable housing.  For more information about the University of Iowa, visit

Stillwater Area Public Schools are looking for media specialists

Stillwater Area Public Schools are currently seeking both full time licensed Media Specialists for the 2013 - 2014 school year.

Our schools are safe and welcoming places where students receive personal attention from adults who care about them. Teachers get to know the learning styles and unique abilities of each student and thoughtfully design lessons that not only align with state standards, but take into consideration the unique needs of every child. Students are challenged, supported, encouraged, and engaged in lessons tailored to match their own educational needs and goals.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits.

A Media Specialist License issued by the State of Minnesota is required.

See all open positions.


Middle School Teacher-Librarian Intern, The Blake School

Job Description:

The Blake School is seeking a part-time librarian intern for their middle school media center. A stipend is offered for this seven to eight month commitment (September 2013-May 2014) of 8-10 hours a week. We are seeking an enthusiastic candidate to work closely with the teacher-librarian to support and enhance the middle school library program. The candidate must be academically and technically proficient, but also be comfortable collaborating with faculty and working with middle school students.

For more information, go to the full posting.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Congratulations to the Spring 2013 MLIS Graduates!

The MLIS Graduate Reception was held on Monday, May 20 in the Coeur de Catherine Spillane room. The Student Governance Organization presented the graduates with an MLIS Alumnae pin. Graduates who were unable to attend may pick up their pin from their student mailbox along with a tote from the Alumnae/i Relations and a packet from the MLIS Program.

Also announced at the reception were the recipients for the Sister Marie Cecilia Marzolf, CSJ Founder’s Award, MLIS Scholarship, Friends of the Library Development and Service (FLDS) Scholarship, and the Beta Phi Mu paper award. Congratulations to all of the winners! The new Beta Phi Mu initiates were also honored.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Join the LIS 7630 Readers' Advisory Services students as they showcase their edible books on Friday, May 17!

In LIS 7630, we've talked a lot about books, genres, and readers' advisory services, but readers' advisory also includes book/reading promotion and events. To celebrate our last class, students will hold a small event, a mini edible book festival.

Edible book festivals are where participants create something out of food that is inspired by books. Libraries of all different types all over the world hold edible book festivals as a fun way to celebrate reading.

Come join us and vote for the best edible book!

Friday, May 17
Classroom 19

MLIS Graduate Reception (May 20)

Date: May 20th, 2013
Time: 6:30-8:00 pm
Place: CdC 401 & 4th floor atrium

All MLIS students are welcome to attend.
Come celebrate with,
Congratulate and honor the graduates.
Enjoy this evening with refreshments sponsored
by the Student Governance Organization.

The following awards will be announced:
Founder’s Award , MLIS Scholarship, Beta Phi Mu Paper Award,
Urban Library Scholarship, FLDS Scholarship
and Beta Phi Mu inductees.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

REGISTER for Social Justice in Children's and YA Literature

LIS 7190: Social Justice in Children's and YA Literature (CRN: 40487) has been added to the Summer 2013 schedule and is now open for registration.

Course Description:
In this course, you will learn how to select, evaluate and analyze depictions and aspects of social justice and injustice in children's and young adult literature. We will consider topics such as power, racism, diversity, violence, perspective, publishing trends, authorship, illustrations, and ideology. We will also consider how these texts may be used in library programming.

Prerequisites: LIS 7010, 7040

Classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays. See exact dates on the course calendar on the MLIS website in Kateway.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The Metropolitan Council is looking to hire a senior researcher and a researcher!

For full information, including how to apply, follow these links:
Candidates for the Senior Researcher position are expected to have five years of relevant research experience.  Duties associated with the Senior Researcher are to:
  • Develop city and township level population and household estimates using the Council's housing-stock-driven demographic model and respond to local government requests for revisions
  • Collect new and use existing data to monitor the volume, location, building type/use, and cost of new residential and non-residential development occurring in high-priority areas across the region
  • Collaborate with planners and policy makers to define quantitative indicators and measures that assess progress toward Thrive MSP 2040 principles and goals
  • Serve as the Council's subject matter expert on data products available from the U.S. Census Bureau
  • Summarize data and analysis of key economic and demographic trends for public dissemination through MetroStats, the web and presentations, including graphs, maps and data visualizations
  • Respond to requests for data and information – including requests from the media, other Council staff, or local partners - by summarizing data in a clear, coherent manner.  Responses provide sufficient detail to respond to the inquiry and generally include a mix of data tables and brief accompanying narratives that describe relevant trends or highlight key points.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Electronic Records Manager, Marquette University

Posting Number     201100040
Position Title     Electronic Records Manager
Employment Status     Full Time
Position Status     Regular
If Limited Term (End Date of Assignment, Project, or Grant)    
Position Type     Faculty
Position Overview    

The Raynor Memorial Libraries at Marquette University seeks a creative, collaborative, enthusiastic professional for the position of Electronic Records Manager. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, under the direction of the University Archivist, the Electronic Records Manager will focus on the management, acquisition, appraisal, description, disposition, and preservation of born-digital institutional records with historical, evidential, or administrative value to the university.

See full job description and how to apply here:

Work as a school librarian at an international High School in Beijing

Tsinghua International School
Tsinghua International School, located on the campus of Tsinghua University, is a Grade 1-12 school providing a unique educational experience.  The school utilizes a progressive/inquiry based, North American approach to instruction coupled with a decidedly Eastern influence.  The Primary School program follows the Bank Street educational design and places the student at the center of all experiences.

Position Description
The School Librarian/Resource Center Teacher at Tsinghua International School (THIS) will hold the key to student learning and growth outside the classroom.  As a school focused on high academic expectations and centered on the development of skills and the acquisition of knowledge through an Inquiry based learning approach, it is essential that the Librarian be well versed in the range of services from storytelling to senior research.

The Resource Center must function with adherence to the school’s stated Mission and Core Values. This person will work under the direction of the Academic Vice Principal and will coordinate efforts with the Directors of the Primary and Secondary Divisions.

Find the full job descripstion on the American International Education Development Council website:

LJ Teaching Award Nomination Guidelines

The LJ Teaching Award, sponsored by ProQuest, recognizes excellence in educating the next generation of librarians. This annual award, now in its sixth year, honors the winning LIS teacher with an article in LJ in the November 15 issue, a $5000 prize, and a reception at the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting.

For more information, go to:  LJ Teaching Award Nomination Guidelines

Monday, May 13, 2013

A second section of LIS 7700 for Fall 2013

The MLIS Program has added a second section of LIS 7700: Management of Libraries and Information Centers on Wednesday evenings in the Fall 2013 semester.

Register LIS 7700, section G02 in Kateway. The CRN is 13939.

LIS 7700 is one of the core courses. The prerequisite is LIS 7010.

Course Description:
This course is the introduction to basic management theories and their applications to libraries and information centers. It highlights important management issues concerning planning, organizing, coordinating and leading an organization.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Learning Media Specialist, Saint Mary's Duluth Clinic

Job Posting Title    Learning Media Specialist
City and State    Duluth, MN
Physical Location (building)    SUPPORT SERVICES BUILDING
Auto req ID    14274BR

Job Description   
Find your calling.  Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small.  We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood.  People who understand what it means to be Here with you.  People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.

This position will be responsible for design, development, delivery, and storage of multimedia learning solutions to support prioritized business initiatives. Collaborates with internal clients to analyze a range of options for learning solutions to determine the best learning tool for the job considering timelines, budget, risks.  Introduces, improves, prioritizes and utilizes distance education strategies and appropriate learning technologies.  In collaboration with OL&D work teams and other departments, assists with training and performance improvement activities through the use of digital learning tools.  This position requires a high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with co-workers and customers at all levels.

SharePoint Information Architect, Hennepin County

Job Title: SharePoint Information Architect
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary:  $58,448.00 - $93,554.24 Annually
Job Type:  Full-time
Location: Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota
Department: Information Technology

Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Hennepin County Diversity Policy

The Hennepin County Information Technology (IT) Community delivers innovative, effective, and timely business-driven information technology solutions in a secure, reliable, accessible, and fiscally responsible manner.

The IT department is seeking a SharePoint Information Architect. Under general direction, the SharePoint Information Architect defines and manages the SharePoint information architecture while performing centralized management of that platform. Additionally, this individual will assist Hennepin County staff with organizing information within SharePoint to ensure ease of access and use.

Library Professional - InfoNOW, University of Minnesota

Position Information
Job Code and Title: (8421) Library Professional 
Position Title: Library Professional - InfoNOW 
Job Code: 8421 
Requisition Number: 184498 
Department Name: Health Sciences Libraries (370A) 

Required/Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree plus two (2) years of responsible library experience.
  • Bibliographic research in the medical field (Ovid/PubMed, Scopus, Embase) .
  • Online research skills (Dialog, STN, other) .
  • Customer service and negotiation skills (telephone, email, chat communications) .
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) .

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

HigherEdJobs - Librarian, McNally Smith College of Music

HigherEdJobs - Librarian

Institution: McNally Smith College of Music
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Category: Admin - Libraries
Application Due: 05/29/2013
Type: Full Time

McNally Smith College of Music seeks a creative, technologically adept, service-oriented individual for the role of Librarian in the Library and Learning Commons. This full-time position is ideal for a self-directed, detail-oriented, early career librarian interested in working in a variety of areas within a very small academic library. Reporting to the Head Librarian, this position offers the unique opportunity to work as part of a two-person team. The Librarian must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, an interest in instructing others in new technologies, and be up to date on the rapidly changing digital environment. 

Dakota County Historical Society Executive Director

Provides leadership and administrative guidance for the overall operation and development of the Dakota County Historical Society (DCHS); works with the Board of Trustees to determine DCHS goals and objectives; implements DCHS policies and activities in accordance with its 10-year strategic plan; recruits, trains, and supervises professional staff; represents DCHS to the public and other organizations; leads advocacy efforts with local, state, and federal lawmakers and agencies; works with the Board of Trustees to secure financial support for the organization; and articulates a clear vision for DCHS.

Go here for full job description (pdf).

Head of Technical Services (Librarian II, Grade 9), Full Time, Western Maryland Regional Library

LOCATION: Hagerstown, Maryland at the offices of the Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), located at the Central Library of the Washington County Free Library (WCFL)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) from an American Library Association accredited school.  Comprehensive knowledge of library operations normally acquired through two years of progressively increasing responsibility and work experience in a public, academic, or special library.

For more information, see job description.

Go here for more information on how to apply.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Interested in attending BOBCATSSS and earning course credit?

The “22nd BOBCATSSS Conference” will take place in Barcelona, Spain, from January 29-31, 2014.

BOBCATSSS is an annual conference that is under the auspices of EUCLID (European Association for Library and Information Education and Research) and it is organized by students from at least two European universities. Students from the United States can present at the conference. Previous St. Kate’s MLIS students have presented at the Bobcatsss conference including: Lacey Prpic Hedtke, Sarah Kleppe, Anne Mostad-Jensen, and Margaret Ostrander.

The conference is focused on professionals as well as students in the field of information science. The main theme is Library (r)evolution: Promoting sustainable information practices. Sub-themes include: Users, Customers and Prosumers, Skills and Literacies, Spaces, Cultures and Freedom of Information, Social Media, Cloud Computing and Mobile Services, and Toward a better future? Over the last few decades there has been a growing awareness of environmental issues. Ensuring long-term sustainability is increasingly urgent for our societies and the need for sustainable development initiatives and knowledge is now greater than ever. The concept of sustainable development encompasses attention to environmental challenges and global social inequalities, while maintaining a sound global economy.

This conference aims to place focus on the identification and discussion of such challenges and possibilities by inviting contributions that explore the relationships between concepts and practices in the library and information science field and the sustainable development area.

Mary Wagner and Marilyn Cathcart are proposing a one credit J-term 2014 course that could include attendance at the conference and are looking for an indication of interest from students. For more information and show of interest, please contact Mary or Marilyn by the end of May 2013.

Additional information about paper submissions will be available soon at the conference website:

Registration Open for Minnesota Digital Library 11th Annual Meeting

Date & Location
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Continuing Education & Conference Center
University of Minnesota – St. Paul Campus
1890 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Twitter hashtag: #mdl2013

Registration Details
Fee: $25 - Register Now!

Keynote Presentation - Michael Mouw

For more information, go to their website.

Head of Collection Management, Yale University Library

Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI)
New Haven, CT
Rank:  Librarian 2-4 (Grades 24-27)
Requisition:  #21210BR

Schedule:  Full-time (37.5 hours per week); Standard Work Week; Occasional evening & weekend hours required

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

The University and the Library:
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity.  It fosters intellectual growth and is a highly valued partner in the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide.  A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including more than 15 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaged in numerous digital initiatives designed to provide access to a full array of scholarly information. Housed in 15 libraries, including Sterling Memorial, Beinecke, and Bass libraries, it employs a dynamic, diverse, and innovative staff of over 500 who have the opportunity to work with the highest caliber of faculty and students, participate on committees, and who are involved in other areas of staff development.  For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at

The Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI):
The Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), located in the Kline Biology Tower, provides Yale faculty, students, and staff with state-of-the-art information services in a technology-rich environment. It is designed to provide easily accessible support for science, social science, and interdisciplinary researchers.

LAC Group seeks a temporary Research Services Librarian

 LAC Group seeks a temporary Research Services Librarian for our client, a prestigious international law firm, New York City (Manhattan) office.   The Research Librarian is responsible for providing both on-site and remote research solutions to attorneys and staff on a time critical basis. The librarian works with colleagues throughout the firm, using traditional and online resources to respond to these requests.

For more information: Join Our Team | LAC Group


Northfield Public Library
210 Washington St.
Northfield, MN 55057

The Northfield Public Library is an independent member of the SELCO (Southeastern Libraries Cooperating) Regional Li-brary System just south of the Twin Cities. Our Carnegie library is the highest circulating library in our system with an annual circulation of 375,000 + items. We offer children’s programs every day of the week as well as after-school and no-school pro-grams. Our summer reading program runs from June through July with approximately 500 children participating. The North-field Library also has a teen advisory board that helps plan and implement various programs including a teen summer reading program. In addition we offer a weekly outreach program called “Books & Stars” that brings family-friendly entertainment with our bookmobile on site so that families can check out books before or after watching a free show.

Northfield is home to Carleton College and St. Olaf College with a historic and vibrant downtown. The library is located in the heart downtown of the north end of Division St (our “Main” street) providing an anchor for the downtown business district and within walking distance of Carleton College campus.

Position title: Children’s & Teen Program Assistant

We are looking for an energetic and motivated person who loves children to assist our Children’s Programming Librarian, Kathy Ness, with the 2013 summer reading program. The student would work Monday – Thursdays from 9am-3pm beginning June 3 through August 1.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Storytelling Festival on Monday May 6

St, Catherine University
Music Building Recital Hall
Monday, May 6, 2013

St Catherine University's Master of Library and Information Science Program presents the second biannual storytelling festival

Please join us for an evening of storytelling performed by the students in the St. Kate's LIS 7180 Storytelling for Adults and Children Course.

The festival will feature stories for a variety of audiences, in a variety of genres, from a variety of places!

For more information, contact Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen:

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Local Business Seeking Paid Intern for graduate student in library science

Business Name
Story Stick Marketing

Highland Park neighborhood in St. Paul


Description of the project
Create an archive and filing system for electronic media with emphasis on easy accessibility.

Hours/Schedule per week
Negotiable & flexible

Deadline for work
Negotiable – although we’d like to establish a system for accessing archived files as soon as possible.

  • Seeking self-starting, independent problem-solver who is comfortable in a fast-paced environment.  Strong technical skills, well versed in variety of electronic media and best practices for cataloging info for easy access
  • Capable of creating a system from scratch.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Director Of Library Services, Presentation College

Presentation College invites applications for the position of Director of Library Services. The successful candidate will have a combination of personal strengths that should include the vision and creativity to lead the Library in supporting the campus mission in a dynamic environment, a strong customer service orientation, community involvement, and an interest in technology. This is a twelve month position reporting to the Vice President for Academics.  An ALA Accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science required.  Strong interpersonal skills, effective written and oral communication abilities, supervisory experience, demonstrated teaching skills, and a commitment to collaborative decision-making are required. The ability to administer within a multi-campus environment and initiative in developing programs and services are preferred.  Email letter of application, resume, names and contact information for three personal and three professional references to or mail to

Presentation College Human Resource Department
1500 N. Main Street
Aberdeen, SD 57401. 

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EEO

St. Catherine University Community Work and Learning student positions

St. Catherine University Community Work and Learning has a few positions now posted on KatieClick through May 5.

There are one summer position and three positions within Community Leadership Program (CLP) for the next academic year.

30 hour per week Summer Position: Dress for Success Student Coordinator

This position is 10.5 weeks over the summer, June-August. 25 hours a week will be spent at Dress for Success, located on the Central Corridor on University Ave; the other 5 hours will be spent on a project learning about Central Corridor and ways St. Kate's can better connect to the Corridor neighborhoods.

CLP 2013-14 academic year positions
  1. Program Intern, Jeremiah Program
  2. Communications and Outreach Assistant, Laura Jeffrey Academy
  3. Job Search Assistant, St. Paul Public Library
Students interested in applying should contat D'Ann Urbaniak Lesch at

Hennepin County Library Internship

Hennepin County Library has added a programming internship.

The Position:
 Hennepin County Library programs promote literacy, technology, cultural and arts diversity, and the library's services and resources. Programs and events are planned to provide lifelong opportunities and to respond to the needs and interests of people of all ages. Partnerships are encouraged to enhance the program experience and reach out to new and diverse patron groups. The objective of this internship is to evaluate quality and consistency of program delivery at Hennepin County Library.

This unpaid internship is for the duration of one semester, September - December 2013, 8- 10 hours per week and can be used for college credit or work experience.

For more information on this internships and others, go to: