Memorial Day

We will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. We encourage all of our patrons to participate in area Memorial Day Celebrations. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 31st at 9:30am.

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24 May 2016, by

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NEW NONFICTION BOOKS
A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid From the Taliban in Plain Sight by Maria Toorpakai
Pinpoint: GPS and the Quest for Perfect Knowledge by Greg Milner
Power Point 2016 for Dummies by Doug Lowe

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Our Children’s Librarian will be retiring in August, therefore, we are looking for an energetic and creative individual to join our library team as our NEW Children’s Librarian.

Job responsibilities include planning, organizing and implementing programs for children, assisting in collection development and performing library service duties.

The applicant should possess excellent customer service skills and enjoy working with children of all ages.

Applicants must have at least 60 semester hours of college credit from an accredited college or university OR 10 years of library work experience. Must complete Public Library Management Program within 2 years of hire.

The chosen applicant will need to live within Harlan city limits within 6 months of hire.

This is a full time position which starts in July and offers health, dental, disability and IPERS.

Qualified applicants may send a cover letter and resume to the Library Director at or to 718 Court Street, Harlan, IA 51537. EOE. Position will remain open until filled.

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Summer Reading 2016
On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
Our Summer Reading Program is all about sports this year….On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
We have 5 weeks of FUN planned.
It all kicks off with registration on June 1st from 2-4pm. There will be activities during this time as well for kiddos.
Don’t worry if you can’t make it during this time, you can register all the way up to the start of Summer Reading.
We look forward to seeing everyone again this summer and welcome lots of new faces as well!
If you have questions about our summer reading program, you can always contact Pat our Children’s Librarian at 755-5934.

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A musical tribute to the civilian conservation corps.
A fun, nostalgic look at the 1930’s Federal Works Program that gave employment to 3.5 million men.
Hilarious stories, foot tapping songs and a short video makes this a “must see” experience.

Performing Live at the Harlan Senior Center
Thursday, May 19th @ 12:30pm
The Public is welcome to attend.
Refreshments will be served.
706 Victoria Street, Harlan
Sponsored by the Harlan Community Library
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