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A short film about the Aloha Community Library Association.



Job Opening – Full Charge Bookkeeper

Part-Time Full Charge Bookkeeper
12 hours per week, hourly rate $17.00-$19.00

 

The Aloha Community Library Association is seeking an experienced, flexible part-time Full Charge Bookkeeper to join our growing organization.

The Full Charge Bookkeeper will be responsible for recording and reporting all financial transactions, including bank reconciliations, budget preparation and cash flow projections, and IRS forms (Form 990, 1099). The position will work closely with the Office Manager, Library Director, and Board Treasurer in monitoring the budget and analyzing financial reports.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and accounting related tasks, including bookkeeping, payroll, and accounts payable. A thorough understanding of QuickBooks and being willing to update financial operations within the library is a must. This position requires excellent organizational skills, flexibility, the ability to work independently, and the enjoyment of working with a diverse group of people.

Refer to the job description for a comprehensive list of duties and qualifications.

Employment announcement, position description, and application are available at the library and online.  To be considered, please submit all of the items listed below to the Aloha Community Library Association, either by email to info@alohalibrary.org, mail at PO Box 6561, Aloha, OR 97007, or in person at 17455 SW Farmington Rd. Suite 26A, Aloha OR 97078:

  • Application form
  • Cover letter addressing the reasons for your interest in this position
  • Resume including references

Applicants will be evaluated based on education, training, and experience.  Finalists will be interviewed.  A pre-employment background check will be required before hire.  The Aloha Community Library Association is an equal opportunity employer.

Complete application packets must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13, 2017.

Terri Palmer
Library Director
Aloha Community Library

Job Opening – Library Assistant II

Library Assistant II
Pay range: $13.50 – $15.00/hour

 

The Aloha Community Library is a growing, dynamic public library that provides a wide range of services for the area’s residents. We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to join our team as a Library Assistant II! Under the supervision of the Circulation Supervisor, the Library Assistant II partners with other employees and circulation volunteers to organize workloads and complete tasks; performs customer service and circulation duties; assists with reader’s advisory and basic reference questions; assists with staffing special programs; and is responsible for all aspects of specific special projects as assigned. Refer to the job description for a comprehensive list of duties and qualifications.

This is a part-time position, up to 20 hours per week, including days, evenings, and weekends.

Employment announcement, position description, and application are available at the library and online. To be considered, please submit all of the items listed below to the Aloha Community Library Association, either by email to info@alohalibrary.org; mail to PO Box 6561, Aloha, OR 97007; or in person at 17455 SW Farmington Rd. Suite 26A, Aloha OR 97078:

  • Application form
  • Cover letter addressing the reasons for your interest in this position
  • Resume including references

Applicants will be evaluated based on education, training, and experience.  Finalists will be interviewed.  A pre-employment background check will be required before hire.  The Aloha Community Library Association is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 6, 2017.

Terri Palmer
Library Director
Aloha Community Library Association

Love Letters to My Garden

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 10:30 AM

Stop by the library to enjoy some fall color!

Local garden writer Barbara Blossom Ashmun will bring some colorful cuttings from her garden to accompany a book talk and reading from her latest work, Love Letters to My Garden. Feel free to bring your own copy for her to sign, or to purchase one from her here following her presentation!

ACLA Board Meeting, September 20

 ACLA Board Meeting Agenda
September 20, 2017
6:30 pm
Aloha Community Library

Welcome and Introductions
Ellen,  5 minutes

Review and Approve July 19 Minutes
Jillian, 5 minutes

Treasurer’s Report
Eric N, 20 minutes

Director’s Report
Terri, 20 minutes    

ACLA’s Philanthropy Plan
Terri, 20 minutes

Grant Committee Plan
Gregory, 10 minutes

ACLA Annual Meeting Prep
Ellen, 15 minutes

Around the Room
All, 20 minutes

Adjourn — 8:30 pm

ACLA Birthday Celebration

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 11 AM-3 PM

Celebrate the Aloha Community Library’s fifth birthday with all day fun and festivities!

  • Emmy Blue & The Squatchie, 11am
    Get the party started with special guest Emmy Blue and her magical forest friend, the Squatchie! Share in Emmy’s adventures with songs, dancing, music, and smiles at this extra special birthday storytelling program
  • Cake & Conversation, 1pm
    Learn more about the Aloha Community Library and how you can help us continue to grow and  thrive. Birthday festivities and treats to follow!
  • Character Meet & Greet, 1pm-3pm
    Join some of your favorite characters to pose for photos and share in the birthday fun! Princess Belle, Princess Ariel, and more will be at the library to help us celebrate turning five!

Nature Mobile: Beavers are Ecosystem Engineers

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1-3 PM

Find out if you can match a beaver’s skills by understanding water flow to create your own dam. See and touch beaver pelt and skull to learn what adaptations make them one of nature’s most efficient ecosystem engineers. Presented by the knowledgeable nature experts of Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District.

Happy Birthday, Aloha Library!

Have you heard? The Aloha Community Library is turning five! A group of generous library supporters is giving us a huge birthday present – a dollar for dollar match if we raise $15,000 by September 30! Just think. We could raise $30,000 (or more) by the end of this month! But we can only do it with your help.

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Don’t forget to turn in your Reading Logs!

Summer is almost over! Can you believe it? Fall is just around the corner, but there’s still time to turn in your Reading Logs! Come to the library between now and the end of August to claim your prize packet and free book. Thursday, August 31st will be the last day to claim prizes. 

We’ll see you at the library!