Employment Opportunity Library Associate

Hay Memorial Library, located in the Village of Sackets Harbor, NY

announces a staff opening for a part-time Library Associate.


The Library Associate works in close collaboration with and reports to the Library Director.

Duties include front desk patron services, circulation and collection maintenance tasks,

circulation reports and record keeping, as well as some creative library programming



Position Hours: 15-18 hours weekly, Tuesday-Thursday, most Saturdays.

Educational Requirements: Must possess a high school diploma, Associate’s Degree preferred.

Previous library experience is a plus.


Email letter of interest and resume with two professional references to the Personnel Committee

at: sahlib@ncls.org.


Applications accepted through July 22, 2021.

Summer Reading Program

Welcome Back Summer Reading Program! Image of a splatter painted dark blue ship on a light blue background with the text: Tails and tales summer reading program July 1 - August 31 All Ages Welcome

Dates: July 1 - August 31
All ages can participate!

There are 2 options for submitting time read this year: a paper reading log that can be picked up in the library or a Google form link found on our social media accounts or right HERE. Both options will be available starting July 1.

To submit your reading online click here.

How it works:
For children 9 and under, submit your time after having read for 8 hours to claim a prize in the Library.
For children 10+, every 30 minutes read equals 1 ticket that can be entered for a chance to win a prize.
For adults, 1 hour read equals 1 ticket that can be entered for a chance to win a prize.
Prize winners will be chosen September 1. Hours can be submitted via Google form our paper reading log, the choice is yours.

Available prizes will be added to this post and shared on our social media accounts in the near future.

We're Open to the Public!

We're pleased to announce that we will be open to the public beginning May 1!

Our new hours will be:

Tuesday-Thursday: 10 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday: 10 am - 3 pm


Grab and Go services as well as Take and Make kits will still be available.

Masks and social distancing will be required. If you cannot properly wear a mask, please reach out to us to arrange for curbside pick up of your items.

Stop in and introduce yourself to Ms. Brittani and Ms. Emily, we're excited to meet you all!

Say Hello to our Puzzle Collection!

We're pleased to introduce our new puzzle collection!  Pictured: puzzles pieces in a picture frame and a background that reads: New puzzle collection

Beginning February 9, Sackets Harbor patrons can call or message us to reserve a puzzle. Puzzles can be checked out for 2 weeks and renewed twice. Why not spend the last weeks of winter gathered around a puzzle?









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