Current Library Status

The Jenkintown Library Is Closed May 30th, For Memorial Day.

We will reopen May 31st at 10am. Have a great holiday!

The Jenkintown Library is now open to the public! Our open hours are:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 10am to 7pm

Thursday: CLOSED

Friday and Saturday: 10am to 5pm

Sunday: CLOSED

 

 

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National Library Week 2022!

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We're Hiring!

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Check out these job opportunities available at Jenkintown Library!

If you think you're the right person for any of these positions, please submit your resume, references and a brief cover letter to the Jenkintown Library Director, Nina Meister, at nmeister@mclinc.org!

Be sure to put your name and the position you're applying for in the subject line!

Jenkintown Library Communications Coordinator

This person will be responsible for Jenkintown Library’s overall communications and will manage the Library’s
“personality” in written and visual form such that the Library’s unique “Voice” emerges. This will be accomplished
through regularly updating and maintaining the Library’s website as well as promoting, marketing and increasing the
visibility of Jenkintown Library through email, a regular newsletter, program announcements, and social media
networks. This position requires excellent computer, organization, and communication skills as well as the ability to implement
social media strategies that promote Jenkintown Library. This position also requires the candidate to demonstrate
creativity, self-initiative and excellent writing and photography skills.

Jenkintown Library Fundraising Coordinator

This person will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the Jenkintown Library’s fundraising efforts amongst its Board of Trustees’ Fundraising Committee and the Friends of the Jenkintown Library.

This position requires excellent computer, organization, and communication skills, as ell as an ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Prior experience with CRM programs is preferable.

This position also requires the candidate to demonstrate creativity, self-initiative, excellent writing skills and attention to detail.


New Director, New Direction!

nina


 

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Update for Book Donations

The library is currently accepting donations for the bookstore. Please see the following regarding what items we are accepting. Thank you! 
 

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Celebrating Banned Book Week

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How have you been celebrating Banned Book Week? From September 26, 2021, to October 2, 2021, Banned Book Week investigates current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. This is a week where book lovers everywhere join together to celebrate freedom of ideas, freedom of expression, and our freedom to seek information.

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There are only a few more days to celebrate Banned Book Week 2021. This year's theme from the American Library Association is "Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us." Learn more about the history of brave librarians who helmed the cause here and find out what the most challenged books of 2020 were here. And don't forget to visit the library to pick up a banned book to read! 
 

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Artwork courtesy of the American Library Association, www.ala.org