DoodleTime on Wednesday, August 2 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm

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Do you like doodling? Remember making curly q’s in the margin of your notebook during high school English class? Join us to learn some new doodle designs!
Bring a Micron 01 type pen or ultra fine point Sharpie marker. We’ll provide the paper.

*Adventures in Babysitting Wednesday, July 26 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

  Get fully prepared for babysitting! In the morning AMT (Advanced Medical Transport) will be here to certify you in first aid and CPR. In the afternoon Ms. Ali and Ms. Ashley will teach you tips and tricks they’ve learned throughout their years of childcare experience, including everything from diaper changing to crafts and activities. For ages 12 -18 years old.   *Registration is required.

Book to Movie Club Thursday, July 25 at NOON

Be a part of our new quarterly book club! Tell us everything you love and hate about that book to movie conversion! We’ll watch the movie, compare and contrast it to the book, and eat pizza. July title:  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children  by Ransom Riggs

Job Opening: Circulation Clerk

The Dunlap Public Library District is seeking an energetic, creative, service-driven professional to serve as our Circulation Clerk. The Circulation Clerk ensures library patrons receive excellent customer service by providing library circulation services, confidently using library resources to answer reference questions, assisting patrons with ebook check-outs and other computer needs, and developing and conducting library programs including basic computer instruction. Schedule: We currently have two open positions. These two Circulation Clerks will each work two nights a week averaging twelve hours. Times may vary, but will mainly consist of working 2-8pm. They will also join the rotation of working 9-4pm every third Saturday. Salary: $8.50-$10.00, DOQ To apply: submit a cover letter and resume, including three professional references, to: Ashley Huffines, Executive Director via email at ahuffines@dunlaplibrary.org or visit the library with your paper copy. Position open until October 10, 2016, or until position is filled. Full Job Description and more »

Assistant Librarian

Assistant Librarian The Dunlap Public Library District is seeking an energetic, creative, service-driven professional to serve as our Assistant Librarian. The Assistant Librarian ensures library patrons receive excellent customer service by providing library circulation services, confidently using library resources to answer reference questions, assisting patrons with ebook check-outs and other computer needs, and developing and conducting library programs including basic computer instruction. About the library: The Dunlap Public Library District serves a diverse rural and suburban population in the north Peoria, IL region. The library sees, on average, more than 10,000 circulation transactions, about 5,000 patron visits, and program attendance of 460 per month. DPL has a Makerspace including a 3D printer, sewing equipment, Makey Makeys, and is growing their collection in the coming months. Employee Expectations: Supports, promotes, implements, and makes decisions based on established Library policies, guidelines, and programs Performs circulation duties for customers, including check out and more »