Woods Memorial Library seeks a computer-savvy individual to process and shelve library materials, assist patrons, work the circulation desk, and help with special programs as needed. Must have experience working with the public.
Position is for nine hours a week, Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings required. $11.20/hr. There is a possibility of additional working hours next fiscal year. The complete job description and application is available at the library. Submit the complete application to the Woods Memorial Library, 19 Pleasant Street P.O. 489 Barre, MA 01005 by 4 p.m. Thursday, April 13 2017. The Town of Barre is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.
The employment application can be found at http://townofbarre.com/images/Forms/Selectboard/employmentapp.pdf
BARRE LIBRARY TO SHOWCASE LOCAL STORIES FRIDAY, MARCH 3
Linda Tomasi will serve as Master of Ceremonies at “Tales from the Garden… Think Spring!” a free storytelling event at the Woods Memorial Library (19 Pleasant Street, Barre). Tomasi will be joined by Julie Rawson, Sue Musnicki, and other local raconteurs to share short personal stories for with gardening and farming.
The evening, which is co-sponsored by Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust and Landry & Meilus LLP. The themes of the evening are land and neighbors, and the stories reflect life in Barre and the surrounding towns.
The evening will be free-flowing, with storytellers sharing their own stories in their own words. “This isn’t a children’s story hour,” says Tomasi, who also spoke at last year’s “Finding Your Place in the Landscape” storytelling evening which brought a standing room only crowd to the Woods Memorial Library. “It’s a chance for people in the community to hear real stories. No handouts, no agenda, just good old-fashioned yarns.”
Refreshments will be provided by Landry & Meilus. You can RSVP for this free event online at www.mountgrace.org.
The Library will be closed on Saturday, February 18 in observance of Presidents' Day. We will reopen next Tuesday, February 21 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Due to the severe winter weather, the library will be closed for the day on Thursday, February 9, 2017.
Stop by the library to get a copy of our newsletter, and check out what's happening at the library for both kids and adults. Events are also posted on the website's calendar.
The library will be closed Saturday, January 7 for the staff to attend a memorial service. The following Saturday, January 14 the library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The library will be closed on Friday, December 23, Saturday, December 24, and Saturday, December 31.
due to inclement weather the library will be closed.
The Barre Library Association (BLA), the Barre Board of Library Trustees, the Director and staff of the Woods Memorial Library extends its deepest sympathies to the family of Elinor Allen on the occasion of her passing, November 21, 2016. She gave 74 years of continuous service here at the library in some capacity, either as Librarian, BLA member, or volunteer. She will be dearly missed. The flag at the library will fly at half-staff until Friday, December 2, in her honor.
The library will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, 2016 and will remain closed both Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. The library will reopen for normal business hours on Saturday, November 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.