May 162018

If you love books and like helping people find great books, then come work at Huntington Memorial Library. To be eligible to be hired as a Library Clerk, you must turn in a Civil Service application by Friday, May 25. The exam will be held on Saturday, June 9. Future Library Clerks will be hired from the list of people who score well on this exam. We’re looking for people with great customer service skills and good attention to detail.  Please go to the City of Oneonta’s Personnel Page for more information.  The Civil Service Application can be found here.

May 112018

It’s too early to call it summer in upstate New York, but the AudioFile Sync Teen Program has already launched. It’s a great way for teens to get two free audiobooks every week for 16 weeks and once you’ve downloaded them, they’re yours to keep. You can listen on your mobile phone or any device that has internet access and allows downloads. Overdrive powers the program so make sure you have that app on your device.

The Audio Publishers Association offers this program to encourage reluctant readers, to provide a different way to experience diverse authors from a variety of cultures, and to Continue reading »

May 092018

You’ll notice a new, tall, dark and handsome computer in the library on your next visit. It’s there to serve you when you want to avoid a long check-out line or if you want to reserve a computer when they’re all occupied. You might think of it as the express lane at the grocery store. If you simply want to check out your materials, scan your library card then scan each item. A due date slip will be printed out as a reminder.