Reading Rocks 2014

The 12th Annual Reading Rocks will be here NEXT WEEK! If you, or others that you know, like to rock climb, come climb with us the Northampton Athletic Club from 10am-1pm on Thursday, April 24th. All equipment is included for only $15! Please sign up by calling 529-1605. Hope to see you there!

Corporator Applications Being Accepted

Would you like to serve on the Board of Corporators for the Public Library Association of Easthampton?

The position of Corporator involved attending semi-annual meetings. At these meetings, you will receive updates from the various committees and boards, in particular the Executive and Finance boards. Discussion and ideas are encouraged. Corporators in good standing will also be eligible for available positions on the various Boards and committees.

Requirements: Candidates must be residents of Easthampton and at least 18 years old.

Deadline for application is May 1. If selected, terms will begin on January 2015.

To apply, please write a paragraph or two about yourself and what you feel you can contribute to the Library Board.

Please send your application paragraphs along with your name, address, and telephone number to:

Attn: Ron Bednarz
PO Box 975
Easthampton MA 01027

You may also drop it off at the library in a sealed envelope, Attn: Ron Bednarz.



Library Director Search Opened

As we say goodbye to Kristi when she leaves on March 31st, we are going to be looking for a new Director of the Emily Williston Memorial Library & Museum!

The Emily Williston Memorial Library & Museum is seeking a creative and energetic leader with excellent interpersonal skills to serve as Director. Under the direction of the Public Library Association of Easthampton (PLAE), responsibilities include, but are not limited to,
overseeing Library operations, personnel, collections, services and financial matters to include developing and managing the annual budget, grants and fund raising.

Qualifications: Accredited Master’s in Library Science required, plus three or more years of professional experience preferred, with at least one year in a supervisory position. Knowledge of library technology, self-motivated, with strong organizational, financial management and communication skills; ability to develop positive community relationships.

Cover letter, resume, and three professional references should be sent to:

Search Committee
Public Library Association of Easthampton
P.O. Box 975
Easthampton, MA 01027

Or email:

Applications will be accepted through April 18. Please email with any questions.