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Opening with Limited Hours

We are FINALLY very nearly ready to open in our new location!

New address: 17455 SW Farmington Rd, Suite 26A (between US World Class Taekwondo and The Peppermill Lounge)

We are going to jump in with one foot over the next two weeks with very limited hours:

  • Tuesday, December 27: 10am-2pm
  • Wednesday, December 28: 2pm-6pm
  • Thursday, December 29: 2pm-6pm
  • Saturday, December 31: 10am-2pm
  • Tuesday, January 3: 10am-2pm
  • Wednesday, January 4: 2pm-6pm
  • Thursday, January 5: 2pm-6pm
  • Saturday, January 7: 10am-2pm

Fun facts:

Yes, you may turn in books and movies from around the county to our book drops! Currently, our old library outdoor drop is still available AND our new library drops are open for returns!

No, we will not be a holds pick up location until staff have worked out as many of the kinks as possible. We want to be ready to serve you as best as we can before opening that floodgate!

This is a soft opening, so we are purposely not spreading the word far and wide – for now. We would benefit from a slow, steady chance to practice on real people. We thank you for your patience in advance!

Services will be limited to check out of Aloha Community Library materials and check in of materials from Aloha and other WCCLS libraries.

Services that will NOT be offered (for the time being):

  • Patron computers
  • Printing or photocopying
  • Holds pick up

Thank you for your support! We hope to see you soon!

Grand Opening Celebration Cancelled

SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 11:00AM-2:00PM

Due to ongoing weather conditions that may not improve before the weekend, we have decided to postpone the grand opening celebration of our new location again. A new date has not yet been determined, but we look forward to celebrating with everyone soon!

In the meantime, we hope you’ll come visit us during our expanded hours (weather permitting):

  • Monday-Wednesday, 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Thursday-Friday, 12:00-6:00pm
  • Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Sunday, Closed

Thank you for your support of the Aloha Community Library!

Book Sale Opening at Noon Today

Due to inclement weather, the Winter Book Sale will open at 12:00pm today, December 9th, rather than the previously posted 10:00am. We apologize for any inconvenience.  Thank you for supporting the Aloha Community Library!

Winter Book Sale

Can’t wait for the new library to open? Get your literary fix with our Winter Book Sale this Friday and Saturday from 10:00am to 6:00pm at the former location of the Aloha Community Library! Items for sale include books, DVDs, VHS, CDs, board games, puzzles and more.  All proceeds support the Aloha Community Library Association.

Sale Hours

THURSDAY 6:00-7:30pm  CANCELLED
FRIDAY 12:00pm-6:00pm  Opening delayed due to inclement weather.
SATURDAY 10:00am-6:00pm

Location

The sale will take place at the former library location between US World Class Taekwondo and the Aloha Animal Medical Center.

17455 SW Farmington Rd. Suite 25B
Aloha, OR 97078

 

Reopening Postponed

The new Aloha Community Library is not quite ready for business yet!
We hope to open for limited hours within the next few weeks.  Watch our website and Facebook page for updates.  We thank you for your patience and continued support.  We look forward to serving you again very soon!

Job Opening – Full Time Office Manager

Full Time Office Manager

Hourly Rate between $16.50-$18.00

The Aloha Community Library Association is seeking a motivated, self-directed Office Manager to join our team at the Aloha Community Library.

The Office Manager organizes and coordinates office administration and procedures in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency. The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and support related tasks, including bookkeeping, payroll, and supply ordering. This position requires excellent organizational skills, flexibility, the ability to work independently, and the enjoyment of working with a diverse group of people. The Office Manager candidate should have an Associate’s degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience, as well as knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles. Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of the QuickBooks Online accounting software package. This is a full time position at 40 hours per week with benefits.

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, experience, and completeness of the application packet. 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. Wednesday, December 21, 2016.

 

Terri Palmer, Library Director
Aloha Community Library Association
17455 SW Farmington Rd. Suite 25B
Aloha, OR 97078
Phone: 503 259-0185
Email: info@alohalibrary.org

Amendment to ACLA Bylaws

Please see here for an amendment to the bylaws of the Aloha Community Library Association. Visit the About page for a comprehensive list of ACLA bylaws and governing policies.

Programs & Events Suspended

All regularly scheduled programs and events at the Aloha Community Library are suspended until the library reopens in its new location. Ongoing programs will resume as soon as possible after the library opens to the public.

Returning programs:

  • Toddler Storytime, Mondays @ 10:30am
  • Family Storytime, Wednesdays @ 10:30am
  • Tech Assistant Sessions, new weekly schedule TBA
  • Lego Free Play, every 3rd Thursday @ 3:30pm
  • Book Club, every 1st Monday @ 6:30pm (resumes January 9)
  • Read to the Dogs, every 2nd and 4th Monday @ 5:00pm (registration required)

We look forward to seeing both old faces and new at the Aloha Community Library! Check out our moving FAQ for more information about our transition to a full-service WCCLS library.