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Job opening: Library assistant

we're looking for one in a million!

The library is looking for a helpful, friendly Library Assistant to work our busy circulation desk. 

This part-time position covers a shifting schedule that includes mornings, evenings, and some Saturday hours. Exceptional customer service and tech skills are imperative, and you must be able to multitask, problem solve, and work independently. A bachelor’s or associate degree is required of all applicants.

See the official job description for more information. Interested applicants must submit their resume and a letter of application to the attention of Library Co-directors by 5 pm Friday, August 8. In your letter, please explain any experience or skills you believe set your application apart.

Author Patricia Skalka

author Patricia Skalka, Death Stalks Door County

Join us for a visit with mystery novelist Patricia Skalka beginning at 6:30 pm on Thursday, August 7 at the library. 

After a successful career in nonfiction writing, Skalka has just introduced her first fiction novel, Death Stalks Door CountyThis is the first in a series she has planned for her Door County Wisconsin detective, Dave Cubiak. 

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Library Run & Walk

2014 run walk shirt

It's the SILVER ANNIVERSARY for our Library Run & Walk - this is the 25th annual event! Plan to join us on August 9th for this extra-special fundraising event.

Check out the run walk webpage for registration information and event details. 

And remember, those who go the extra mile by gathering pledges for their effort are eligible for additional prizes: the top pledge-earner this year wins an Apple iPad.

Book discussion: August

The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin

The August book discussion title is The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin. 

At the turn of the 20th century in a rural stretch of the Pacific Northwest, a gentle solitary orchardist tends his crops until two pregnant girls and armed gunmen set him on an irrevocable course not only to save and protect but to reconcile the ghosts of his own troubled past.

The discussion begins at 7 pm on Monday, August 25 at the library. All are welcome to join the conversation - attend once or join in every month. The full schedule of discussion titles is available if you'd like to read ahead.

Fizz, Boom, READ!

It's not too late to join the fun on our Summer Library Program page (you can also find it on the top banner under Kids). Complete the online registration, then stop in the library to pick up your packets with prizes, a reading record, and your library BINGO card. And then ... get reading!

Plus, check out all the great activities planned - there's something almost every day. No excuse to be bored when you're tuned into the Lodi Public Library summer library program! Fizz, Boom, READ!

Click this picture to try a quick jigsaw puzzle to get you in the mood:

Click to Mix and Solve

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Free YA audiobook downloads

Sync YA literature downloads

Audiobook reading is still reading! And there's a great free summer program that provides access to teen books you'll want to read.

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Between May 15 to August 13, SYNC gives away 2 audiobook downloads each week – a current young adult title along with a thematically paired classic/required reading title.

These downloads are delivered through the library's OverDrive downloadable system. Titles are only available for one week, but once they are downloaded they are yours to keep (they don't expire, like our checkout titles). Which means you have to check in each week to download the new books. 

Learn more and sign up for email or text alerts at www.audiobooksync.com. When new titles are made available, you'll be notified so you don't miss out!

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