The Winhall Memorial Library Board of Trustees has hired Virginia Morgan to fill the Director/Librarian position.
Virginia (Jinx) received her BA in English & French from UVM and her Master in Library Science from Syracuse University. A certified Vermont school librarian, she has 26 years of experience managing libraries. She began her library career in Vermont (BBA and LTS) and has spent the last 11 years as an international school librarian in Mexico, China, South Korea and Switzerland. Although Switzerland was a great place to sit out the pandemic, her priorities changed and she repatriated in June in order to spend more time with family. She is very excited to meet the challenges presented by a public library setting.
The Winhall Memorial Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Librarian who is experienced, enthusiastic, innovative, and community orientated.The Librarian reports to the Board of Trustees and plans, implements, and manages all services to the public.
The preferred candidate will have knowledge of current practices and trends in library services. They will be skillful in learning and leveraging a range of technology, tools, and platforms for effective promotion of library materials, events, and services. This is a part time position scheduled to work approximately 15-20 hours, including Saturdays. BA or BS, with two to three years of library experience preferred. However, we will consider a strong candidate with related professional experience and a willingness to pursue Vermont Public Library Certification. Salary will be based on experience as well as qualifications.
Send letter of interest, resume, and three work-related references to Winhall Memorial Library, P.O. Box 738, Bondville, VT 05340 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Time is of the essence, this position will be open until it is filled. The Winhall Memorial Library is a 501 (c)3 library. The library is located at 2 Lower Taylor Hill Road in Bondville, VT.
I will be leaving the Winhall Library. My last day in the library will be Thursday, August 12th. I have purchased a home out of the area.
It has been a pleasure and joy to be welcomed into the wonderful community of Winhall. Over my 5 years of employment, I have made many meaningful connections with patrons and gained valuable friendships along the way.
I have enjoyed my work preparing the library to sustain viability into the future. I pride myself on not only our wonderful collection, but on building the library into a vital community hub.
I will miss coming into the gorgeous red building, the smell of the books, and the smiling faces of our community members.