Monday, July 18, 2016

The Blank Park Zoo's Animal Athletes!



The Ottumwa Public Library is excited to announce our next Summer Reading Program performer-

 The Blank Park Zoo’s Animal Athletes!
Join us for a terrific time Thursday, July 21st at 1:00PM at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Go, Go, Go with Mad Science Show!



The Ottumwa Public Library is excited to announce our next Summer Reading Program performer-
Jim Birkel’s Go, Go, Go with Mad Science!
Join us for this exciting show Monday, July 18th at 10:30AM at the Knights of Columbus Hall. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Science Center of Iowa's Fantastic Forces!



The Ottumwa Public Library is excited to announce our next Summer Reading Program performer-

The Science Center of Iowa’s Fantastic Forces Show!

Join us as we rethink the marvel of flight and learn how physics is the ultimate ticket to new destinations. Thursday, July 14th at 10:30AM at the Knights of Columbus Hall. 

Monday, July 11, 2016

Part-Time Job Opportunity

NOTE: There is a vacancy in the library for the position of a part time desk attendant.  If you are interested or know of others please provide a resume or pick up and submit an application at the library.

Job Duties: This position will require a working knowledge of the library’s automated system including but not limited to: the check in/check out procedures, registration of patrons, placing holds, payment of fines and fees and assisting patrons with the public access computers.  Other duties include shelving materials, maintaining the stacks, keeping the circulation desk in order, shifting materials as assigned and repairing materials.  You may be called upon to assist in processing new materials, special programming and policy enforcement. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum requirements:  A successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, outgoing, energetic, creative, a team player and be public service oriented. One needs good communication skills, an ability to follow directions well, and have a flexible schedule. Spanish speaking and reader’s advisory skills are a plus.

Compensation: The wage is $10.21/hour plus we offer an excellent benefits package. This position will average 20 hours/week with nights and weekends scheduled and a combination of 5 hour and 8 hour shifts.

Interested parties should submit cover letter and resume or an application (available online and at the library) to Ottumwa Public Library 102 W. 4th St. Ottumwa, IA 52501 Attn: Director or via email sferrell@ottumwapubliclibrary.org The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, July 29, 2016. EOE.

Sports Fan Movie Week!

 Join us at OPL for 
Sports Fan Movie Week!