Registration is open for “Cracking the Codes: Libraries Promoting Racial Equity”

The 2017 Spring Workshop of the Pacific Library Partnership Staff Development Committee is pleased to present two sessions of this workshop, which is appropriate for all levels of library staff.

Tuesday, April 11 || 9am-1pm || $15
Castro Valley Library (Alameda County) 3600 Norbridge Ave
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Tuesday, April 25 || 9am-1pm || $15
King Library 150 E San Fernando St, San Jose
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Public Library Staff Education Program, Fiscal Year 2017-2018

We’re pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Public Library Staff Education Program (PLSEP) is now open. This tuition reimbursement program was developed by a team of public library directors and California State Library staff to encourage existing staff members to pursue their Masters in Library and Information Science or a Library Support Staff Certification through the American Library Association.

Library employees who have successfully worked in a California public library or county law library for at least one year, are currently enrolled in a masters or support staff certification program, and will be in their last 4 quarters or 2 semesters of a library science program in the fiscal year 2017-2018 are eligible to apply. The program guidelines and application are available on our website at  Deadline for application submission is April 14, 2017.

There is a competitive review process for all applications. Public Library Staff Education Program funds will be awarded to successful applicants for one academic year. Please review the guidelines for limitations. Priority is given to past grant recipients who are continuing in their studies toward their master’s degree or support staff certification. Additional funding for past recipient is possible in subsequent year. Cooperative Library Systems will continue to manage the reimbursement and reporting processes.

Thanks for your support of this program — and your assistance in recruiting students who will be our future library leaders and innovators. Please direct questions about this program or the application process to Lena Pham at (916) 651-0376 or  Or to Wendy Cao, Pacific Library Partnership at 650-349-5538 or

Part Time Children’s Librarian at Pleasanton Public Library

· Do you have a passion for transforming the lives of children and their caregivers?

· Do you thrive on creating connections while hosting storytimes and school tours?

· Would you love working with a collaborative team developing new, innovative programs and participating in community outreach?

· Are you technology savvy and continually looking for new ways to engage and connect with the community?

If you answered yes to these questions, the half-time librarian position in Pleasanton is for you!

For more information please click on the attachment or visit Pleasanton’s Job Opportunities page at :


Part Time Childrens Librarian

LIBRARY ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK (part time) at San Mateo Public Library

THE POSITION: The San Mateo Public Library is seeking an energetic and motivated individual to provide support to the Administrative Office Team at the Main Library, including clerical, record keeping, cash handling and other related duties as assigned.

 Respond to public in-person and telephone requests for services and information.
 Perform a wide variety of routine clerical work, including filing, billing, processing correspondence, record keeping
 Sort and distribute incoming and outgoing correspondence
 Assist and support the booking of Library meeting rooms
 Provide clerical support to Library departments
 Provide support to Main Library Passport Acceptance Office as a Passport Acceptance Agent (training to be provided)

Knowledge of: Office methods and equipment, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs: at minimum Word, Excel; and Outlook; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Ability to: Provide good customer service; perform routine clerical work, operate office machines, learn offices methods, rules and policies; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; speak and write clearly.
Experience and Education: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be equivalent to completion of 12th grade, including or supplemented by specialized clerical courses.

TO APPLY: Submit an official City of San Mateo application to: San Mateo Public Library, Administration Office, 55 West Third Ave., San Mateo, CA 94402

Application forms may be picked up at: San Mateo City Hall – 330 W. 20th Ave.; Main Library – 55 West Third Ave.; Hillsdale Library – 205 W. Hillsdale Blvd.; or Marina Library – 1530 Susan Court. Application form may be printed off of the City of San Mateo website at, under Human Resources.

Deadline: Apply no later than Friday, 1/27/17 at 5:00 P.M.

For more information please check below:

Library Assistant Job opening at San Mateo Public Library

Job Opening for Library Assistant I

For Information check the link below:

Job Opening at the City of Santa Clara Library Assistant I