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  • Job Opening: Assistant Director / Young Adult Librarian

       The Town of Southborough is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the full-time position of Assistant Director / Young Adult Librarian. Qualified applicants must be available to periodically attend Library Trustee or community meetings/events outside of normal business hours. Experience with library youth services, grant writing, marketing experience and website development are an asset, as is comprehension of state and local government. southboroughtown.com/town-administrator/pages/job-opportunities
       Requirements: A Master's Degree in Library Science, accredited by the American Library Association. Candidates currently enrolled in a Master’s of Library Science Degree program will be considered. Three to five years of experience in public library service, preferably at a supervisory level. Must be able to occasionally lift 10-30 pounds and obtain Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners’ certification upon appointment.  Preferred skill set:  Prior personnel administration, budgeting and payroll experience desired as well as prior Collection Development and public relations experience; proven written and verbal communication and superior customer service skills are also essential. Organizational, procedural and public relations proficiency, and an ability to develop and maintain a rapport with the public, as well as an ability to supervise and secure the cooperation of the staff are needed. 

       This is a 40 hour per week position with full benefits; $26.50/hourly rate is non-negotiable. Full job description available by clicking here. Closing date: 06/04/18. Interested applicants should apply by sending resume and cover letter, and no less than three professional letters of reference to: Ryan Donovan, Director, Southborough Library, 25 Main Street, Southborough, MA 01772 at rdonovan@southboroughma.com. EOE/AA
  • Hearing & the Brain, 06/07/18 at 7:00 PM

    Hearing and the Brain Flyer   Come listen to an informative presentation on hearing and its relation to brain function with Dr. Keith Darrow. He will also discuss his book Stop Living in Isolation: How Treating Hearing Loss Can Chang Your Life, Maintain Your Independence, and May Reduce Your Risk of Dementia.

       Dr. Keith Darrow is Director of Audiology Research at Hearing & Balance Centers of New England. He is a Harvard Medical School & M.I.T. trained audiologist. In addition to his extensive training in audiology, Dr. Darrow's expertise includes a Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology. 

       This program will be filmed by Southborough Access Media.