Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library http://we247.org we247.org Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:29:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Office Assistant – Part-time Position http://we247.org/office-assistant-part-time-position/ http://we247.org/office-assistant-part-time-position/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:50:35 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=3449
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    Office Assistant


    Administration Office

    24-32 hours/week

    HOURS: Days, Occasional Evenings

    Pay: $13.00-14.02/hour

    Responsibilities: The Library is seeking an articulate and detail-oriented Office Assistant to assist the Director and administrative staff with clerical duties related to the administrative functions of the library. Duties include the preparation of reports and lists. The Office Assistant organizes reports and handouts for the monthly meetings of the Library’s Board of Trustees. The successful candidate will also be responsible for greeting visitors, answering telephones, and directing calls in the Administrative Offices. Other responsibilities include organizing paper and electronic files, preparing and updating schedules, and opening and sorting mail.

    Qualifications: A high-school diploma or equivalent is required. The Office Assistant must also have experience with personal computers, and have the willingness and ability to become a notary public. Proficiency in the use of MS Word is also required. Prior office experience is preferred.

    Deadline: 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Applications and complete position description are available at http://we247.org/content/employment-opportunities. Applications are also available at the circulation desk at the Eastlake, Willoughby, Willoughby Hills and Willowick Libraries.

    Please email completed application, cover letter, resume, and the names/contact info. of 3 professional references to Colleen Kelly, Human Resources Coordinator at jobs@welibrary.info. Please type “Office Assistant” in the subject line of the email.

    Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications must be sent by email.
    No phone calls please.


    Employment Application 2010 – Official Version(PDF)
    Office Assistant Job Ad (PDF)
    Office Assistant Job Description (PDF)

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    Vacancy – Board of Trustees http://we247.org/vacancy-board-trustees/ http://we247.org/vacancy-board-trustees/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 19:48:37 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=1947




    Individual must be a registered voter & a resident of WILLOWICK Information & application forms are available at the circulation desk.


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    Notice of Board Meeting – 6/15/2015 http://we247.org/notice-of-board-meeting-6152015/ http://we247.org/notice-of-board-meeting-6152015/#comments Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:04:20 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=3382 Notice of Meeting

    The regular meeting of the Board of Trustews of the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library will be held on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. in the Schaeffer Room of the Willoughby Hills Community Center, 35400 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills, Ohio 44094.

    Rick Werner

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    Project S.N.A.P. Mural Unveiled http://we247.org/mural-unveiled/ http://we247.org/mural-unveiled/#comments Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:42:22 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=3354 Libraries Change Lives Mural Unveiled
    Libraries Change Live Mural at Willowick Library

    Libraries Change Live Mural at Willowick Library

    The Project S.N.A.P mural created with artwork from 500 community members was unveiled June 9 at the Willowick Library. Each library in our system will receive a copy of the mural. The mural is currently on display in the main lobby of the Willowick Library. If you participated in Project S.N.A.P., stop by the Willowick Library to locate your artwork in the mural.

    Project S.N.A.P. is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering people of all ages to communicate about issues that are important to them, collaborate around a common goal and develop the skills and insights necessary to become socially responsible leaders promoting positive change in their communities.

    Click the link below to read the News-Herald article about the unveiling:

    Residents from Breckenridge Village that contributed to the mural

    Residents from Breckenridge Village that contributed to the mural

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    W-E Seed Library: Seed Update http://we247.org/w-e-seed-library-seed-update/ http://we247.org/w-e-seed-library-seed-update/#comments Fri, 05 Jun 2015 13:23:23 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=3329 Seed Update

    W-E Seed Library seeds produced this hardy radish.

    We have just received a new shipment of seeds!

    The W-E Seed Library now has:

    • Beans – Red Swan
    • Beet – Mammoth Red Mangel
    • Bell Pepper – Iko Iko
    • Carrots – Dragon
    • Carrots – Red Cored Chantenay
    • Cabbage – Copenhagen
    • Lettuce – Paris Island
    • Nasturtium Mix – Edible Flowers
    • Paste tomato – Gilbertie
    • Pea – Cascadia Snap
    • Pea – Green Arrow
    • Pepper – Sweet Chocolate
    • Squash – Early Straightneck
    • Squash – Success Yellow
    • Sunflower – Lemon Queen
    • Tomato – Pruden’s Purple Beefsteak
    • Zucchini – Dark Green

    The W-E Seed Library is located on the second floor of the Willoughby Public Library, patrons may “check-out” up to six packets of seeds, that are provided by the Cleveland Seed Bank.

    Please stop by the Willoughby Library or call 440-942-3200 with any questions.

    The seeds are located on the second floor behind the reference desk.

    If you’re at the Willoughby Outdoor Market on June 13th (from 8am – noon), stop by! We’ll have the seeds there as well as upstairs at the reference desk.

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    Summer Reading Starts June 8 http://we247.org/summer-reading-starts-june-8/ http://we247.org/summer-reading-starts-june-8/#comments Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:11:54 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=3311 Summer Reading DS (1)

    Summer Reading Starts June 8

    Stop at one of our libraries to grab a reading log anytime after June 8.  Sign-up for prizes and a summer filled with reading and fun.

    For more details visit the Summer Reading page on our website: http://we247.org/summer-reading-2015/

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    Ohio Revised Code http://we247.org/ohio-revised-code/ http://we247.org/ohio-revised-code/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 13:39:41 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=3288 Ohio Revised Code

    The general laws of the state of Ohio. The Revised Code is organized into 31 general titles broken into chapters dealing with individual topics of law. The chapters are divided into sections which contain the text of individual statutes. The laws are collected and published in the Ohio Revised Code (ORC or RC).

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    You are Invited! Project S.N.A.P. http://we247.org/you-are-invited-project-s-n-a-p/ http://we247.org/you-are-invited-project-s-n-a-p/#comments Thu, 21 May 2015 12:49:42 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=3265 You Are Invited!

    Please join us in the unveiling of the beautiful Project S.N.A.P. mosaic that the W-E community helped create!

    Refreshments will be served.

    Willowick Library
    263 E. 305 Street
    Tuesday, June 9th
    6:00 pm


    Project SNAP Logo


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    Comics & eBooks Now on Hoopla http://we247.org/comics-ebooks-now-on-hoopla/ http://we247.org/comics-ebooks-now-on-hoopla/#comments Tue, 19 May 2015 19:09:37 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=3257 Comics & eBooks Now Available on Hoopla

    Comics on hoopla

    Comics and ebooks are now available to check out from hoopla with your library card.

    hoopla’s eBooks and Comics features works across genres – from children’s books and comics to biographies and self-help – from publishers such as RosettaBooks, Chicago Review Press, Dundurn Press and Tyndale House Publishers. Plus, this eBooks and comics content joins hoopla’s catalog of more than 300,000 movies, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks.

    Be sure you update the hoopla app on your smart phone or tablet to take advantage of this new content.

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    Notice of Board Meeting – 5/18/2015 http://we247.org/notice-of-board-meeting-5182015/ http://we247.org/notice-of-board-meeting-5182015/#comments Fri, 15 May 2015 19:52:59 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=3247 WILLOUGHBY-EASTLAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY



    MAY 18, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE MEETING ROOM OF THE


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    Summer Program Guide Now Available http://we247.org/summer-programming-guide-now-available/ http://we247.org/summer-programming-guide-now-available/#comments Fri, 15 May 2015 04:35:10 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2263 June – August Programming Guide Now Available



    Learn about the new programs, classes, and events your library is offering this summer by clicking here. Registration is now open for most events. Storytime registration starts June 1, 2015.

    Register for events here.


    Programming Guide: June 2015 – August 2015 (PDF)

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    Food for Fines 2015 http://we247.org/food-for-fines-2015/ http://we247.org/food-for-fines-2015/#comments Thu, 14 May 2015 20:56:21 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=3184 Kick off Summer Reading with Food for Fines June 8 – June 13

    Food for Fines June 8 - 13

    Have overdue fines?

    Bring in Non-perishable food between June 8th and June 13th and get those overdue fines forgiven!
    One item of food = one fine forgiven on Willoughby Eastlake overdue items only.

    All food will be donated to the McKinley Community Outreach Center.

    Food for Fines was a HUGE success! Our library community donated 2,860 lbs. of food to the McKinley Community Outreach Center.

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    Business of the Month http://we247.org/business-month/ http://we247.org/business-month/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 07:00:29 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=1695 Business of the Month

    Business of the Month - Sun Plum Market

    The Willoughby Hills Business of the Month for May is Sun Plum Market & Deli. Sun Plum Market is an open air farmers market in Willoughby Hills. Featuring fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, deli meats, gourmet cheeses, bakery, and other specialty items. Specializing in locally grown produce. Open year round.

    Patrons will be eligible to enter their name in a drawing for each item they check out during the month of May. The drawing is for a prize basket stuffed with food.


    Previous Businesses of the Month

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    W-E Seed Library http://we247.org/w-e-seed-library/ http://we247.org/w-e-seed-library/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:06:20 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2998 Now Here! The W-E Seed Library at Willoughby Library

    W-E Seed Library at Willoughby Logo

    The new W-E Seed Library is now open! Located on the second floor of the Willoughby Public Library, patrons may “check-out” up to six packets of seeds, that are provided by the Cleveland Seed Bank. The Cleveland Seed Bank is a non-profit group dedicated to creating open pollinated, organic gardens with seeds that can be saved.

    Although we plan to accept saved seeds in the future, right now we are planning to have seed-swap events in the fall. So, get growing!

    Please stop by the Willoughby Library or call 440-942-3200 with any questions.

    The seeds are located on the second floor behind the reference desk.

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    New Director Gets Started http://we247.org/new-director-gets-started/ http://we247.org/new-director-gets-started/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:42:12 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2942 New Director Gets Started
    Rick Werner Director Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library

    Rick Werner, Director


    The new director of the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library, Rick Werner, started on Monday, April 6.

    For more information, about Rick Werner, check out the following News-Herald article: New director appointed for Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library

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    ConsumerReports.org Now Available http://we247.org/consumerreportsorg/ http://we247.org/consumerreportsorg/#comments Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:02:31 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2966 Consumer Reports .org

    ConsumerReports.org is now available to use with your Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library card. Consumer Reports offers product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics. Consumer Reports has been testing products since 1936. They are an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair marketplace for all consumers.

    The next time you are thinking of buying a large ticket item, be sure to check out the products reviews using ConsumerReports.org and you library card.

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    DVD Renewals Increased http://we247.org/dvd-renewals-increased/ http://we247.org/dvd-renewals-increased/#comments Fri, 03 Apr 2015 16:54:37 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2925 DVDs can now be renewed up to 5 times.The Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library has increased the number of times that DVDs can be renewed from 2 times to 5 times. DVDs are renewable as long as there are no holds on the item. DVDs can be checked out for 7 days and can be renewed up to 5 times. DVD sets (TV series, etc.) can be checked out for 21 days and can be renewed twice.

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    Disney Films are Now Available http://we247.org/disney-films-are-now-available/ http://we247.org/disney-films-are-now-available/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:12:32 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2882 Disney Films are Now Available through Hoopla

    Over 100 celebrated Disney titles including The Muppet Movie, Recess: School’s Out, A Goofy Movie, The Sword in the Stone are now available to stream instantly on your smartphones, tablets and computers.

    Disney Movies on Hoopla

    Additionally, hoopla recently upgraded their mobile app to LightSpeed. With LightSpeed, you’ll be able to experience, explore and enjoy free content from the library in a new way that’s faster, brighter, mobile, easy-to-use and always available!

    There is no waiting to borrow movies, music, and audiobooks on hoopla digital and no late fees. Experience the magic today.

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    Self-Checkout Stations http://we247.org/self-checkout-stations/ http://we247.org/self-checkout-stations/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:45:43 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2869 Self-Checkout Stations – Now Available!

    Patrons at the Self-Check Launch

    Self-checkout stations have been installed at all of our library locations.The stations allow you to check out books & DVDs using a touch screen. Additionally, the stations provide added convenience and privacy. The interface allows you to view any items that you currently have checked out in addition to fines you have accrued.

    When checking out DVDs, please be sure to follow the on-screen instructions to ensure that the media case unlocks properly. They are located near the circulation desk at each library location.

    Try one out today! If you would like assistance, please ask a staff member.

    The Overdrive Media Stations have returned to our libraries. Explore our digital collection of ebooks, audiobooks, and movies. Navigate through the collection using the touch screen… and discover your next great read.

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    Local Business Survey http://we247.org/local-business-survey/ http://we247.org/local-business-survey/#comments Mon, 09 Mar 2015 13:18:03 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2830 Local Business Survey

    The Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library is interested in offering you services that will enhance your business. We want to learn more about your needs and interests so that we can better serve you. Please take just a few minutes to complete this quick survey. We value your input.

    Take the Survey

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    Spring Program Guide Now Available http://we247.org/spring-program-guide-now-available/ http://we247.org/spring-program-guide-now-available/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:30:53 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2695 March – May Programming Guide Now Available


    Learn about the new programs, classes, and events your library is offering this spring by clicking here.


    Programming Guide: March 2015 – May 2015 (PDF)

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    In The Press http://we247.org/press/ http://we247.org/press/#comments Fri, 02 Jan 2015 17:07:39 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=1414 In The Press ]]> http://we247.org/press/feed/ 0 Gale Virtual Reference Library http://we247.org/gale-virtual-reference-library/ http://we247.org/gale-virtual-reference-library/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:02:04 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2395 Gale Virtual Reference LibraryGale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of over 3,000 eBooks that can be accessed from home or in the library. Articles can be exported into a PDF. Citations are automatically generated. A great research tool for all. The collection includes business plans, encyclopedias, and biographies.


    How To – Finding Articles (Video Tutorial)

    How To – Highlighting Text in Articles (Video Tutorial)

    How To – Saving Articles (Video Tutorial)

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    duoLingo http://we247.org/duolingo/ http://we247.org/duolingo/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:48:49 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2302 Duolingo LogoDuolingo is the free science-based language education platform. Learn a language for free. Courses are available for the following languages: Spanish, Danish, Irish, French, Italian, German, Swedish, Portuguese, Dutch.

    In a recent independent study, professors from the City University of New York (CUNY) and the University of South Carolina found that when using Duolingo for 34 hours, students learn the equivalent of one university semester of language instruction.

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    Gale Legal Forms http://we247.org/gale-legal-forms/ http://we247.org/gale-legal-forms/#comments Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:29:23 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2226 Gale Legal Forms

    Gale-Legal-Forms-SMProvides a wide selection of Ohio legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in easy to understand language.

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    AWE Now Available http://we247.org/awe-early-literacy-station-now-available/ http://we247.org/awe-early-literacy-station-now-available/#comments Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:00:02 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2207 AWE (Early Literacy Station) Now Available

    AWE Station

    AWE Stations are now available in the Children’s Department of the Eastlake, Willowick, and Willoughby Libraries.

    The Early Literacy Station is LOADED with educational and entertaining games for children aged 2 to 8. The AWE features a touch screen that makes it easy to play and learn. The games cover a multitude of subjects from reading and writing to science, math, and music!

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    2014 Annual Fund Drive http://we247.org/2014-annual-fund-drive/ http://we247.org/2014-annual-fund-drive/#comments Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:59:56 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2150

    Your gift to the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library will make a difference in your community.

    Your donation will help us to continue:
    Mother and daughter reading

    • Purchasing Books & eBooks
    • Children’s Storytimes
    • Children’s Programming
    • Adult & Teen Programming
    • Home Delivery Services
    • Outreach Programs
    • Adding New Technology
    • Computer Classes
    • Purchasing Movies & Music
    • Research Databases
    • Book Discussion Groups
    • Online Book Clubs
    • Newsletters

    Help the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library GROW!

    You can also donate by mail. Please make checks payable to:

    Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library

    Attn: Lori Caszatt

    263 E. 305 St.

    Willowick, OH 44095

    Thank you for supporting YOUR community!

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    Voter Guide 2014 Election http://we247.org/voter-guide-2014-election/ http://we247.org/voter-guide-2014-election/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:31:23 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=2038 Voter Guide to the 2014 Election

    Voter Guide Graphic

    Important Dates:

    Change-of-Address: Deadline is October 6

    Registration: Deadline is October 6

    Early Voting: Available for limited hours from October 7 to November 3

    Absentee Ballot Application: Must be requested by noon on November 1

    Absentee Ballot: Must be postmarked by November 3

    Election Day: November 4 (Polls open from 6:30am to 7:30pm.)

    Voting schedule for the 2014 General Election

    Voting Resources

    Candidates and Issues

    On Election Day

    Lake County Board of Elections
    105 Main Street
    P.O. Box 490
    Painesville, Ohio 44077-0490

    Phone: 440-350-2700
    Fax: 440-350-2670
    Email: lake@sos.state.oh.us

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    The World is in our Hands http://we247.org/world-hands/ http://we247.org/world-hands/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:49:56 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=1770 PROJECT S.N.A.P. – THE WORLD IS IN OUR HANDS

    Project SNAP Logo

    This Fall, the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library is partnering with Project S.N.A.P. to bring The World is in our Hands to our community. The World is in our Hands is a library initiative connecting all of our libraries, local schools, and community partners. Together we will raise awareness throughout our community about the important role that our libraries play for each of us and our families and how “Libraries Change Lives”. The final result will be the creation of a giant mosaic mural that will be at each branch.

    • Anyone from age 2-102 is invited to participate.
    • Create an 8.5”x11” artwork and attach a message
      about what our library means to you and to our
    • You will be able to access the mosaic mural online
      in the Project S.N.A.P. Online Art Museum, read
      and share your artist’s statement and see how your
      artwork fits into the “big picture”.


    RSVP using one of the links below:

    Come to the artwork collection event for a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD!

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    Library Card Sign-Up Month http://we247.org/september-library-card-sign-month/ http://we247.org/september-library-card-sign-month/#comments Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:30:30 +0000 http://we247.org/?p=1706 September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

    Library Card - Smartest CardAt Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library, we believe that your library card is the most valuable card in your wallet. With your library card you can checkout books, get access to online-databases, stream videos from home, and download music.

    More information about signing up for a library card is available here. This year we expanded our library card service and we now offer a W-E eCard that allows 24/7 access to all of our online resources. Patrons can sign-up for an eCard online. Learn more here.

    To celebrate library card sign-up month, we have compiled a list of books our staff love:

    Check out why Stan Lee loves libraries:

    In celebration of library card sign-up month, we are giving away a free cup when you sign up for a library card. Sign-up today!

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