Employment Opportunity: Librarian I

Librarian I (Youth Services)

The Troy Public Library currently has an opening in the Young People’s Services Department for a Librarian I (Youth services).

This is a full time (35 Hr/wk) entry level professional position which will involve some evenings and weekends. This is a provisional appointment. The successful candidate will need to complete a civil service exam when offered.

Typical Work Activities:

  • Provides reference and readers’ advisory services to children and young adults, including online database searches;
  • Performs collection development by recommending titles for purchase or deletion;
  • Compiles bibliographies
  • Develops and implements library programs for children and young adults;
  • Assists and advises children and their caregivers in their use and evaluation of library materials and information sources;
  • Plans and implements outreach activities for children and their caregivers.

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Field Goods Produce Pick Up at the Library

Weekly Local Produce Delivery!

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The library is now a pick-up location for Field Goods’ locally-grown fruit and vegetables every Thursday!  For a Thursday delivery the order deadline is Monday at 11:59pm

Library Fundraiser:  Each bag you order includes a $1.00 donation to support the Library’s many programs!

Go to our direct link at Field-Goods.com and sign up today!

Field Goods is a year-round local produce delivery service; customers receive 5 to 8 different fruit and vegetables (depending on bag size), plus optional add-ons. Bags cost $15 to $30 per week plus a $1 donation to support library programs Your order can be put on hold at any time. It’s flexible!

Field Goods purchases everything directly from over 80 small farms in the region. All of the produce is non-GMO, and most is organically grown.

 

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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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Tax Forms

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We have received limited quantities of forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ and their instruction books. We will not be receiving any other federal forms or schedules although they can be printed out at the library.
We have received the New York State forms and instructions
Copies of tax forms, instructions, and publications can be obtained through:
  • Forms – to view and download
  • Order forms – to order tax products to be delivered by mail
  • 1-800-829-3676 – to order tax products to be delivered by mail
Need help preparing your taxes?
The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. Call 1-800-906-9887 for more information.
The AARP Foundation’s Tax Aide Program can also offer assistance preparing taxes. Call 1-888-227-7669 for more information.

 

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Museum Pass Program

The library has purchased passes to a number of area museums and will loan the passes for a period of three days. We have passes for the following museums:Eric Carle Museum

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