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Keep Calm and Read On

Attention Book Lovers
Keep Calm and Read On
Summer Booktalk

Want to learn about future bestsellers BEFORE they become bestsellers? How about a chance to read books BEFORE they are published?

Join us at the Keep Calm and Read On Summer Booktalk

The Fletcher Library is hosting a Random House rep who will 'buzz' about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on upcoming summer and fall titles. Advanced Readers Copies, book catalogs, and Keep Calm and Read On tote bags will be available for attendees while supplies last.

Monday, July 28
12 noon—1:00 pm
Fletcher Library—100 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD
rooms 308 & 309

Register to attend or just drop in as your schedule permits.

Register to attend at the link below:

Movie LEGO

Free movie for children.
Free popcorn

Friday, July 25
4:00 pm
Fletcher Library
100 S. Potomac Street, Hagerstown, M
3rd floor community room - Room # 309

An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

Employment Opportunity
Employment Opportunity @ WCFL

Children’s Associate Librarian I (Part Time)

The Fletcher Branch of the Washington County Free Library has an immediate PT, 20 hours per week position for a Children’s Associate Librarian I.  The tentative schedule is Mon. 1-5 pm, Wed. and Thurs. 5:15 to 9:15 pm and Sat.  8:45 am to 5:15 pm. 

Duties include: children’s reference work--answering a wide range of questions by phone & email as well as helping children and families find information in the library’s collections; assisting the public in the use of library resources, facilities, and equipment, helping full time staff with children’s programs, and other duties as assigned. 

KSA: Bachelor’s degree required; strong computer skills, excellent oral and written communication skills are a must. Candidate must be people oriented and dependable.  Previous experience with library and/or children’s work desired. Valid driver’s license required.  Must secure MD Certification within 2 years of appointment.  

To apply, please complete an application which can be downloaded from website www.washcolibrary.org .   Submit your application, cover letter and resume.
Deadline: 5:00 PM Friday, July 25, 2014
Selected applicant will be selected for interview.

The U.S. Civil War Sesquicentennial (150th Anniversary)
2011 marks the beginning of the U.S. Civil War Sesquicentennial.

Continuing until 2015, the 150th anniversary marks the end of the bloodiest conflict in American history, Americans are remembering and reflecting on the people, values and lessons learned from this war. This month, the ipl2 has selected sources that will let you travel back 150 years and relive, relearn and reenact this important event in U.S. history. And don't forget to stop by our Civil Wars Around the World section and learn about other nations who are going through or have gone through their own civil wars.

Here are some links to sites commemorating this anniversary:

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