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Monday, September 09, 2019

Employment opportunity - Teen Services Librarian

Roselle Public Library District seeks a creative, detail-oriented, outgoing and motivated Librarian for the Adult and Teen Services Department. The ideal candidate will have exceptional customer service skills and an ability to use contemporary technology to promote library services to patrons. In addition to a broad knowledge of current library practices, we are seeking a candidate who demonstrates a specialized understanding of the programming, reference, and materials needs of teens in a suburban community, ages 12 to 18.

This is a part-time position (25 hours per week). The successful candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, and weekend rotation.
MLIS preferred; current Master’s Degree in Library Science candidates may be considered with prior library experience. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

For more information and contact information, please see the Employment Opportunities page.

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

Library Card Sign-Up Month starts September 1!

Kids who get a new Library card during the month of September receive a complimentary book and are entered into a drawing for additional giveaways! Kids who use their Library card during September have opportunities for more giveaways!

We haven't forgotten the adults... the first 50 adults to sign up for a Library card receive a complimentary copy of Ruthless River by Holly FitzGerald, this year's "On the Same Page" book.

Sign up for your card today! (You can get started online: http://www.roselle.lib.il.us/about/circulation_OBRAgree.php)

Roselle Public Library is located at 40 South Park Street, Roselle, IL. Call 630-529-1641. Press 2 for more information.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Closed for Labor Day

Just a reminder that Roselle Public Library is closed Sunday and Monday, September 1 and 2, for Labor Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, September 3, at 9:30 a.m.

Roselle Public Library is always open at http://www.roselle.lib.il.us!

Visit us online to check the catalog; review your account; renew things you have checked out, put things "on hold," and more.
Browse the online resources to find out how to repair your car, research your family history, manage your portfolio, learn a new language, delve into Roselle's past, and more!

Link to eMediaLibrary and eRead Illinois to download ebooks. And check out Freegal Music! Free music downloads and streaming!

Visit us online and see what's available to you... even when the building is closed!

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Monday, August 26, 2019

RPLD Access Fall Program Guide is online

The Fall issue of Access, the Library's quarterly program guide, is in your mailbox and online, too. Read the latest issue online now.

In this issue, read about Library Card Sign-up Month (September), On the Same Page community read (October), Model Railroad Showcase and Celebrate the Season (November), and much, much more!

Read the current issue of Access online, bookmark it, and refer to it throughout the Fall season.

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month - and more

The RPLD eNews was recently sent out to subscribers with up-to-the-minute news of programs and events happening in September.

Get all the details on Library Card Sign-Up Month, 3D Printing classes, Fall storytimes, and more free events and programs at your Library.

Stay on top of all your Library has to offer. Take a look at the current eNews, then sign up to receive the next issue in your email.

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Friday, August 09, 2019

Employment Opportunity - Adult & Teen Services Department Manager

Roselle Public Library District seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Manager to supervise the Adult & Teen Services Department. The ideal candidate will be creative and collaborative; outgoing and motivated; organized with strong management and mentor skills; and customer service oriented. A broad knowledge of current library practices is a must. 

This position requires the flexibility to work days, evenings, and participate in the department’s weekend rotation.
MLIS from an ALA-accredited program required, with at least two years of supervisory experience is required.


For more information and contact information, please see the Employment Opportunities page.

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Monday, August 05, 2019

Help Shape the Future of Roselle

Community leaders in Roselle are joining forces to create a common vision for the future of our community. Representatives from our local school districts, library, park districts, and village have all pledged to work collaboratively to reflect the values of residents and stakeholders to create a vision to guide Roselle for the next 25 years. 

Please take this 2-Question Community Vision Survey to provide initial feedback on this initiative.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LCHM5SJ 

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Mark Your Calendar for August Events at your Library

The new and improved email newsletter was recently sent out to subscribers with up-to-the-minute news of programs and events happening in August.

Get all the details on 3D Printing classes, Grandparents Got Game!, and more free events and programs happening at your Library.

Stay on top of all your Library has to offer. Take a look at the current eNews, then sign up to receive the next issue by email.

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

Explore More Illinois

A new service from your Library. Explore More Illinois is a free service that provides instant online access to free and discounted tickets to museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theatres, and other fun and cultural venues around the state.

Log in with your library card and PIN to browse for passes by date or attractions. Make your reservation and print or download your pass shortly before your visit - all from the comfort of your home, or wherever you have Internet access.

And remember, you can also check out our Museum Adventure Pass for admission or a special discounts at participating Chicago area cultural destinations.

Check out these services to save you money and make your stay-cation or vacation more fun! Give us a call for more information, (630) 529-1641.

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Tuesday, July 09, 2019

Are you Summer Reading?

Join over 900 of your friends and neighbors who have signed up for one or more Summer Reading programs at Roselle Public Library!

Through the first week in July:
- 196 adults signed up for the Adult Program (yep, we have a Summer Reading program for adults!),
- 97 teens signed up for the Teen Program,
- 618 kids signed up for the Kids program, and
- 86 groups signed up for the Friends & Family program!

This many people can't be wrong! Summer reading is fun (and there are prizes and incentives to be had).

Get started here - or come in to the Library and sign up.
Roselle Public Library is located at 40 S. Park Street, Roselle, IL. Call 630-529-1641 or visit our website for more information.

It's Showtime at Your Library!

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Employment Opportunity: Youth Services Assistant

Work with us! Roselle Public Library seeks a creative and enthusiastic Assistant for the Youth Services Department. This is a part-time position averaging 20 hours per week. Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule including evenings and weekend hours.

For more information about the position and contact information, please see the Employment Opportunities page on the Library's website.

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June eMail Newsletter - All about Summer Reading!

The new and improved email newsletter was recently sent out to subscribers with up-to-the-minute news of programs and events happening in June.

Get all the details on Summer Reading Programs for all ages, Grandparents Got Game!, summer storytimes, and more free events and programs happening at your Library.

Stay on top of all your Library has to offer. Take a look at the current eNews, then sign up to receive the next issue by email.

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Friday, May 03, 2019

May Email Newsletter - Free programs and events at RPLD

The new and improved email newsletter was recently sent out to subscribers with up-to-the-minute news of programs and events happening in May.

Get all the details on Free Comic Book Day, Amnesty Week, Chess Club, and more free events and programs happening at your Library in April.

In addition to Library programs and events, learn about new color copier for patrons.

Stay on top of all your Library has to offer. Take a look at the current eNews, then sign up to receive the next issue by email.

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Employment opportunity: Adult Services Librarian Part-Time

Roselle Public Library District seeks a creative, detail-oriented, outgoing and motivated Librarian for the Adult and Teen Services Department. The ideal candidate will have exceptional customer service skills and an ability to use contemporary technology to promote library services to patrons ages 18 and up. A broad knowledge of current library practices is a must. 

This is a part-time position (25 hours per week). The successful candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, and weekend rotation.
MLIS required, but current Master’s Degree in Library Science candidates may be considered with prior library experience. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

For more information and contact information, please see the Employment Opportunities page.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

April Email Newsletter - Free Programs and Events at RPLD

The new and improved email newsletter was recently sent out to subscribers with up-to-the-minute news of programs and events happening in April.

Get all the details on National Library Week, the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale, and more free events and programs happening at your Library in April.

In addition to Library programs and events, learn about new color copier for patrons.

Stay on top of all your Library has to offer. Take a look at the current eNews, then sign up to receive the next issue by email.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Mark your calendar for March programs & events at your Library

The new and improved email newsletter was recently sent out to subscribers with up-to-the-minute news of programs and events happening in March.

Get all the details on, book discussions, chess club, 3D printing classes, storytimes, and more.

In addition to Library programs and events, learn about our newest service - Stamps To Go.

Stay on top of all your Library has to offer. Take a look at the current eNews, then sign up to receive the next issue by email.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

RPLD Access Spring Newsletter is online now

The Spring issue of Access, the Library's quarterly newsletter, will be delivered to your mailbox soon, but why wait for the mailman? Read the latest issue online now.

In this issue, read about Teen Tech Week, Money Smart Week, National Library Week, new 3D printer classes, books discussions, storytimes, and much, much more!

Read the current issue of Access online, bookmark it, and refer to it throughout the Spring.

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