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Crandon Public Library Director Position

The Crandon Public Library seeks a well-organized, ambitious and energetic individual to direct the operations of their library. The library is part of the Wisconsin Valley Library System and VCat consortium. The library serves a community of 1,200 located in Forest County.

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a 9-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library. Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff, and promoting the library within Crandon and the surrounding area.

Qualifications: Candidates must have obtained at least 54 semester credits, half of which must be in the liberal arts and sciences to be eligible for temporary Wisconsin Grade III certification. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred and three or more years of library or similar experience is desired. The ideal candidate shall possess excellent interpersonal skills; an understanding of technology; and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with the public, library staff, the Library Board, government officials, community organizations, and area libraries.

Compensation: The hourly starting wage range is negotiable depending on education and experience.

Position description available here.

Please submit resume and cover letter to Crandon Public Library; Personnel Committee, 110 W. Polk Street; Crandon, WI  54520.  Application deadline Monday, January 22nd at 5:00 p.m.

Crandon Public Library

Christmas vacation sometimes get a little long. What a perfect time for kids to come into the library and check out our new books! #bookoftheday
Just Dance by Patricia MacLachlan
Publisher Summary-On a farm in the middle of the prairie, ten-year-old Sylvie struggles to understand why her mother gave up singing on stage while she sets off on an adventure of her own as the town reporter.

Crandon Public Library

We hope you had a Wonderful Christmas! Today’s book gives you some ideas on how to become happier, healthier, more productive and creative in the new year!#bookoftheday

The Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin

Publisher Summary-Identifies four key personality types that shape every aspect of behavior, explaining how to gain better understanding about each personality’s strengths and vulnerabilities for better decision-making, reduced stress, and more effective communication.

Crandon Public Library

Today we have our last Christmas book. Our wonderful library has so many great Christmas books it was hard to choose. Happy Holidays!#bookoftheday

A Cup of Comfort for Christmas edited by Collen Sell

Publisher Summary-A collection of actual stories from around the world depicts the true meaning of Christmas and serves as a testament to the joyous spirit and the good in people, illustrating the celebration of the holidays as exemplified by a family of poor children pooling their earnings together to buy their father an unexpected gift.

Crandon Public Library

Today we have our last Christmas book. Our wonderful library has so many great Christmas books it was hard to choose. Happy Holidays!#bookoftheday

A Cup of Comfort for Christmas edited by Collen Sell

Publisher Summary-A collection of actual stories from around the world depicts the true meaning of Christmas and serves as a testament to the joyous spirit and the good in people, illustrating the celebration of the holidays as exemplified by a family of poor children pooling their earnings together to buy their father an unexpected gift.