The Coloma Public Library is open Mon, Wed, Fri 10am - 5pm; Thurs 12pm - 6pm; Closed Tues, Sat, and Sun.

Featured Resource

Small Engine Repair Reference Center
It's almost time to get your snow thrower or snowmobile ready for the upcoming winter! This resource can help you do that and more! You'll find repair guides for motorcycles, boat motors, jet skis, lawnmowers, generators... all your small engines! Check it out!
Resource provided by Badgerlink.


Free WiFi

Looking for WiFi? We have moved our router closer to the front of the building. You can now sit in your car in the public parking lot across the street and reach our WiFi. We encourage those who do not have access to the internet at home to practice safe distancing while still accessing a much needed resource.

List of Resources during the Covid 19 Pandemic

Here are few resources to assist you through this pandemic:

Government sites for Covid 19 information and resources:

1. https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19

the official State of Wisconsin Covid 19 information and response site.

2. https://www.sba.gov/

Our nation's small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. On Friday, March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the CARES Act, which contains $376 billion in relief for American workers and small businesses.

Digital Library resources and materials:

1. https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/  or https://www.overdrive.com/

Digital audio books and print books and materials available using your library card.

2.  https://archive.org

Announcing the National Emergency Library, a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

 

ZOOM

Staying connected is important during this time. There are many ways to connect with friends and family. Zoom is the most popular and does not require payment for one on one meetings. Here is a link to how it works.

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting

Now Hiring - Library Director

Employment Opportunity – Full Time Director

The Coloma Public Library, Coloma, WI seeks a dynamic, creative Director 32 hours per week annually. The CPL is located in the Anna Follett Memorial Center near the juncture of Hwy 21 and I39 in Waushara County.   Our small, quiet village (population 450) is progressive and supportive of its modern, friendly library.  CPL’s staff provides and supports learning and activities for all ages.

Qualifications for Director include, but are not limited to:

Required:

  • 54 college credits minimum
  • Eligibility for Grade 3 Wisconsin Public Librarian Certification
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in related computer skills
  • Staff management skills
  • General knowledge of budget development

Preferred:    

  • Public Library Experience
  • Skill in grant-writing and/or developing revenue sources

Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications:  ($15-$18 range)   

Applications due by 3:00 PM on Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 with cover letter and completed formal application at CPLdirectorsearchcommittee@gmail.com or hard copy to: CPL Director Search Committee  ℅ Village of Coloma, PO Box 353, Coloma, WI  54930

Employment begins January 2nd, 2020

Please consider this invitation to join our community!  Life-long learning and sharing abound!

Documents:

PDF icon Detailed Job Listing
PDF icon Village of Coloma - Employment Application
PDF icon Village of Coloma - Employee Handbook
PDF icon Chapter C Library Director Policy

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