• Courier routes combined

    WALTCO routes 1303 (St Croix & Dunn) and 1312 (Polk & St Croix) combined today (2/22/18) and possibly on Friday. 1303 libraries affected: Somerset, New Richmond, Roberts, Hammond, Baldwin, Woodville, Menomonie, Colfax, and Elk Mound. If your library has later delivery today, if you could let Maureen know the time you receive, that would help me track this combination. Thanks and if have questions, please contact Maureen/IFLS.

    02/22/2018 - 9:46am
  • Search slowness in Sierra

    We are working on the problem with Sierra being at least intermittently very slow to return search results, which began on Tuesday, 2-20.

    02/22/2018 - 8:25am
  • New automated telephone system running

    MORE's new automated telephone notification and renewal services have replaced their older counterparts as of Monday. Neither patrons or staff need to do anything differently, except expect to hear a new voice! Phone numbers have not changed. Please submit an IFLS help desk ticket if you hear of any problems.

    02/19/2018 - 10:42am
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Library Assistant - L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library (Eau Claire)

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is seeking an outgoing, enthusiastic and detailoriented Library Assistant who has a passion for public service, exemplary customer service and organization skills to perform library/clerical duties. The position will assist customers by performing a variety of tasks to ensure the successful operation of the public library including checking materials in and out, processing library card applications, maintaining correspondence with customers, and oversight of library desk clerks/pages. The well-qualified candidate shall demonstrate good judgment and initiative, possess a working knowledge of library materials and procedures, be a reliable team player with a strong commitment to customer service, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of accuracy.

This position is scheduled for an average of 16 hours per week. The starting wage is $16.67/hr.

A job description and application details may be found at http://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/aboutus/employment/. For consideration, all requested materials must be received by 12:00 p.m., Friday, March 2, 2018. AA/EEO employer.

Library Aide - River Falls Public Library

Do you enjoy working with people of all ages? Do you like to connect people and information? Are you looking for a meaningful job in a fast-paced, technology rich environment?

Join our team at the River Falls Public Library!

Part-time Library Aide (20 hours per week)

Salary range: $15.00 - $18.63/hr

The City of River Falls is looking for a part-time Library Aide to work at the front desk, providing great customer service and program support. This is an opportunity to be on the front line representing a community that prides itself on being progressive, creative, and diverse. Work includes circulation desk duties, handling interlibrary loan materials, and other day to day tasks. Some evening hours and rotating weekend shifts required.

Apply online at www.rfcity.org/employment. Closing date is March 4, 2018

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Director - Centuria Public Library

The Centuria Public Library seeks a well-organized and energetic individual to direct the operations of their library.  The library is part of the Indianhead Federated Library System and MORE system.  The library serves a community of 940 in scenic Polk County.

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a 5-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library.  Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff, and promoting the library within the Village of Centuria and the surrounding area.

Qualifications: Candidates must have obtained at least 54 semester credits, half of which must be in the liberal arts and sciences to be eligible for temporary Wisconsin Grade III certification.  A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred and three or more years of library or similar experience is desired.  The ideal candidate shall possess excellent interpersonal skills; an understanding of technology, with proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel; and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with the public, library staff, the Library Board, government officials, community organizations, and area libraries. 

Compensation: The hourly starting wage range is $15.00 - $18.00 depending upon education and experience, and includes pro-rated benefits.  Benefits include paid time off and state retirement.

Application Deadline: Friday, March 9, 2018.  Please include resume and cover letter. If mailed, please allow 1 week for delivery.
Centuria Public Library, 409 - 4th Street, Centuria, WI  54824. director@centurialibrary.org

Youth Services Librarian - Amery Area Public Library

The Amery Area Public Library seeks an energetic librarian to lead its programming and services to children and young adults.

With a service area population of about 10,000, the library is located within a beautifully renovated multipurpose facility. It is part of the MORE consortium of libraries and a member of the Indianhead Federated Library System. The Amery Area Public Library has strong community support, and it is committed to offering high quality programs and services to the community. 

The city of Amery is situated on 3 lakes and the Apple River. The surrounding area is home to excellent year-round recreational opportunities, from swimming and fishing to snowmobiling, ATV riding, hiking, cross country skiing and much more. We are proud of our excellent school system and state-of-the-art medical center. Amery is home to the Northern Lakes Center for the Arts, a community theater group and a variety of art studios. We are located just an hour from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

Responsibilities: The Youth Services Librarian reports to the Library Director and is responsible for the library's program of service to children and young adults. Essential duties include managing the children's and young adult collections, planning and implementing programs that benefit children from birth to age 18, promoting youth services to the community, and participating in the day-to-day operations of the library.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent required; master's degree in library science preferred. Library coursework in children's and young adult literature and in programs and services for children and young adults, and 1-2 years of public library experience preferred. Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is required.

Compensation: Starting salary range is $35-$40,000 with excellent benefits.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references via email to astormberg@amerylibrary.org or mail to:
Amy Stormberg, Director
Amery Area Public Library
225 Scholl Ct.
Amery, WI 54001

A detailed job description is available on our website at www.amerylibrary.org/node/11. First preference will be given to applications received by Feb. 28, 2018.


Library Assistant - Glenwood City Public Library

The Glenwood City Public Library seeks an energetic, detail-oriented individual for the position of library assistant. The main responsibilities of this position include working the circulation desk, processing incoming/outgoing materials, answering phones, and assisting customers. The ideal candidate has good interpersonal and problem solving skills, is comfortable using technology, and is interested in serving the community.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required with education beyond high school preferred as well as two years of demonstrated satisfactory work experience, preferably in a public library.

This position will require some weekend and evening hours.

Please send your meaningful cover letter and resume to gclibrary@glenwoodcitylibrary.org