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Mountain View Public Library is hiring a Library Services Director

More information and application are available here:

Librarian I/II – Burlingame Public Library

The Burlingame Public Library is seeking applicants for a 30 hour/week, benefited Librarian I/II opening and we’d love to hear what you have to offer.

You Are: approachable, creative, curious, detail-oriented, friendly, flexible, motivated, engaged, and a team player.
You Will: provide reference services, select materials, develop programming, assist with grant projects, and have an opportunity to explore your own creative ideas.
We Offer: a friendly work environment in a beautiful setting, a creative culture of teamwork, opportunities for growth, competitive pay, and flexible benefit programs and financial security options.

Librarian I: $31.59 – $38.15 per hour.
Librarian II: $37.78 – $42.24 per hour.

Bridging Campus and Community: Libraries Transforming the Student Experience Through Service Learning

Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
August 7 – 8, 2017
Registration Cost:  $125


Registration is now open for the 3rd Colloquium on Libraries and Service Learning.  Join us on the beautiful campus of Santa Clara University for a day and a half of workshops, presentations, and stimulating discussions focusing on library engagement within academic service learning.  Intended audience for the Colloquium includes librarians, faculty, service learning directors, students, and community partners.


For more information and the full program, visit the colloquium website.

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

One Million Readers Tweets for Libraries

For adults about kids

SRC LogoPublic library summer reading programs are a great way to keep kids engaged during summer. Visit your library for info! #onemillionreaders

Help your kids set and meet reading goals this summer. Join a public library summer reading program! #onemillionreaders

Want your kids to learn and have fun this summer? Visit your local library and sign up for summer reading! #onemillionreaders

Libraries help kids explore a world of reading! Visit your local library to start your summer reading adventure! #onemillionreaders

Visit your library for summer reading and summer fun all summer long! #onemillionreaders

Parents! Model healthy reading habits for your kids & join a public library summer reading program this year. #onemillionreaders

Public library summer reading programs help prevent learning loss. Visit your library this summer #onemillionreaders

For summer learning/enrichment/camp staff

Public libraries are great summer partners! Visit your local library to find out about summer reading and other programs! #onemillionreaders

Sign up your students for a public library summer reading program and help them set and meet reading goals this summer! #onemillionreaders

For teens

Public libraries are great places to hang out! Stop by, ask about summer reading and programs, and bring your friends. #onemillionreaders

Bored of the mall? Get to your library for free programs, books, and prizes! #onemillionreaders

What do Divergent, Maze Runner and TFIOS have in common? They started out as books! Check out your library this summer #onemillionreaders

For adults about adults

Summer reading isn’t just for kids! Join the adult summer reading program @ your library! #onemillionreaders

Public libraries connect you with books all summer long! Visit your local library to find out more! #onemillionreaders