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Welcome to the R.K. Kittay Library

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.” 
― Albert Einstein

 

Operating Hours

The Library is open 5 days a week in the summer and 4 days a week in the winter.

Monday - Library Closed
Tuesday- 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Wednesday - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday (April - November) - 5pm - 7pm 
Friday - Library Closed
Saturday - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday - 1pm - 4pm

Open Book
 
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JOB POSTING FOR LIBRARY DIRECTOR

Library Director
R.K. Kittay Library
Rupert, Vermont

The RK Kittay Library in Rupert, Vermont is seeking a Library Director.  The Director Reports to the Board of Trustees and is 10 hours per week, not to exceed 40 per month.  The pay rate is $15/hour.

Responsibilities include:
Selecting, purchasing and preparing books for circulation
Plan and implement programs/events for all ages
Recruit and train volunteers.  Coordinate schedule for open hours
Collecting monthly statistics
Providing customer service

Skills must include:
Basic knowledge of libraries and how they function
Excellent communication (oral and written) 
Technology:  assist patrons with devices, maintain library computers, update social media and website
Ability to work within a budget

Experience/Education:
A college degree and related experience and knowledge of library functions or the willingness to pursue Vermont Public Library Certification.

Other:
Understanding the uniqueness and needs of the Rupert community is a must.  Rupert is a town of 700 residents spread out over 44.6 square miles. The Library is open 15 hours a week. The candidate must be energetic, organized, and able to stoop, lift and carry up to 20 pounds.

The above job description describes the general work to be performed; it is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of every responsibility and duties required.

If interested, please send letter of interest, resume and references to the Board President, Judy Zinn: judybillzinn@hotmail.com. Application deadline is November 15, 2021.