In addition to Circulation/Reference duties, the Youth Services (YS) assistant is required to perform the following duties.
Story time - develop timely themes of interest to children. Research and select themes 3 months in advance for timely inclusion in the Village Communicator, Library Newsletter, and newspaper submissions.
Saturday Family Literacy Events - A wide range of programs/events are offered each month that appeal to children with different interests and abilities.
Summer Reading programs - during the months of June – August the YS Assistant participates in the Summer Reading Saturday programs, offering assistance to the parents and children who attend the events.
Excellent Patron service and extended knowledge of genres and titles. The YS Asst. is continuously greeting families and offering assistance to parents and children who are looking for specific titles or may just be trying to find the next book to read.