Learn a new language with Mango Languages!
We are pleased to announce that the Southborough Library now offers the Mango Languages online language-learning system to its patrons.
Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language.
In addition to language courses, Mango also offers the opportunity to learn through foreign films and access to a variety of specialty mini courses, like Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses.
Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone®, Android™, Kindle® and Nook®.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE/AA