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2015 Latah County Library Trustee Election

The Latah County Library District invites persons with an interest in libraries and a commitment to providing excellent library service throughout Latah County to stand for election to one of the four open trustee positions. Two of the positions are four-year terms and two are six-year terms. A qualified trustee candidate must be both a resident of Latah County and registered to vote in Idaho.

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Job Openings

Adult Services Manager click here for more information

The Latah County Library District seeks a creative full-time Adult Services Manager for its seven-library system. The ideal candidate will enjoy engaging with the community by offering programs and creating awareness of library resources, developing an excellent adult collection, providing reference service and reader’s advisory, and promoting digital literacy. Must be conversant with social media platforms, current trends in librarianship and the world of adult literature, nonfiction, and films.

Requires Master’s degree in Library Science, or bachelor’s degree and at least two years working in a library public services department. Salary range $42,806 - $44,034 depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefit package.

Application deadline: April 17, 2015

For additional responsibilities and requirements, as well as application instructions, please click here.

New Database: Birds of North America Online

Birds of North America Online

Birds of North America Online provides comprehensive scientific information for over 700 species of birds nesting in the U.S. and Canada.

You’ll find image and video galleries showing plumages, behaviors, habitat, nests and eggs, distribution maps, recordings of bird songs and calls of bird species. BNAO is produced by the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology and the American Ornithologists Union.

Click here to access Birds of North America Online.

Heritage Quest Returns

Heritage Quest

The library has re-started its subscription with Heritage Quest.

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Explore features of the online catalog

The VALNet consortium catalog operates using Koha software. The company managing the system, ByWater Solutions, offers online training videos for patrons. See tutorials.

Download eBooks and eAudio

overdriveOverDrive, a downloadable audio and e-book service, is now available to our patrons. To see what's currently available and to download an e-book or audio book, click image or here.