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Job Opening: Technology and Community Youth Services Librarian

By   05/05/2017

The Southern Adirondack Library System (SALS), a cooperative public library system in upstate New York, is looking for a dynamic, energetic, self-starter to fill the position of Technology and Community Youth Services Librarian. SALS coordinates programs and activities to complement the resources and assist efforts of 34 member libraries in Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties. SALS collaborates with the Mohawk Valley Library System to provide automation and technology services to an eight-county area.

All system work is done to help the member libraries provide the best services to their communities. A successful candidate will be able to work independently, collaboratively, and manage multiple responsibilities. The candidate will instruct and inspire adult learners, communicate well and work collaboratively with the system and member library staff and trustees. The position requires attendance at meetings at various locations throughout New York State.
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SALS’ 59th Annual Trustee Meeting and Dinner

By   05/02/2017

Southern Adirondack Library System logo, proudly serving Hamilton, Warren, Washington & Saratoga CountiesThe Southern Adirondack Library System’s 59th Annual Trustee Meeting
Monday May 15, 2017
Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center
Lake George

Meet and Greet 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Fort Edward Conference Room
Plated Dinner 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Conference Center Lake George Ballroom
Business Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Program 8:00 pm Don’t Worry, Be Happy: Avoiding Trustee Burnout – Terry Kirchner, Ph.D
Library Trustees have a lot on their plate – fiscal responsibility, setting a course for the library in concert with the community, and dealing with personnel issues.  Learn how to juggle the many responsibilities while having fun and creating dynamic libraries that thrive with Terry Kirchner, Ph.D. the Executive Director of Westchester Library System.