Employment Opportunity: Library Assistant/Clerk – Circulation

Library Assistant/Clerk – Circulation

Part time, some evenings and weekends. This position includes general clerical and patron assistance tasks. The person in this position is supervised by and is responsible to the Head of Circulation. Must enjoy working with people and be computer literate.

Responsibilities include:

  • Telephone answering
  • Checking out and clearing library materials
  • Patron registration
  • Managing fine and fee collection
  • Shelving library materials
  • Answering directional inquiries
  • Opening and closing the building
  • Other related duties assigned by the supervisor

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Explore the Troy Public Library via a 3D Virtual Tour

Take a 3D virtual tour of the library!

The Troy Public Library building was described in 1972, as “one of the finest examples of Italian Renaissance style in this country”. Designed by the New York City architectural firm of Barney and Chapman and completed in 1897, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

We would like to thank V. Owen Bush of Hudson Virtual Tours for making this 3D virtual tour.

 

 

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Board of Trustees Meeting

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Tuesday, May 8th
Main Library

The meeting of the board of trustees will be at the Main Library.

  • Finance Committee will meet at 5:15 pm
  • Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 pm

 

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Adult Coloring Book Creation Class Project

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Our class projects from the Adult Coloring Book Creation class led by Joy Ting.

This project was made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Arts Center of the Capital Region.

Special thanks to the class attendees who participated in this project!

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Community Conversations Results

conversationsThank you to everyone who participated in the library’s recent Community Conversations held in May at the Main Library, the Lansingburgh Branch and the Masonic Temple.  We witnessed a great turnout at each event and a good deal of lively conversation about what residents would like to see from the Troy Public Library.

These conversations are a valuable part of the library’s long range planning process and will be studied carefully by the library’s trustees in the coming months.

View the Community Conversations Results.

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Read Digital Magazines with Flipster

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In the upcoming new year, the library will start using Flipster for digital magazine services.  Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device.  Easily access Flipster with just a library card—no separate account to set up and you can access digital magazines on your phone, computer, or tablet.

Desktop or mobile browser access:  Simply access Flipster and you can read magazines directly in your browser—and have the option to download titles to the app.

App downloads: You can also download magazines to a mobile device and read them while offline using the Flipster app. The app manages magazines downloaded from the website and does not require an account. There is no limit to how many magazines can be downloaded into the app at once (storage permitting).

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