THANK YOU for your Generosity

A big THANK YOU to all of you who’ve brought in donations for our ‘Forgiving for Giving’ campaign! We just delivered the first batch of items to the lovely folks at DVSOS and the Food Pantry.

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If you would like to donate, there is still time. The campaign runs until December 31st.

Amnesty for Overdue Fines…

Don’t forget! We will accept your donations of full-sized, personal care products in exchange for overdue fines of up to $15 – through the month of December.

Needed items:
Diapers (sz. 3 & up) & Wipes, Hair brush/comb, Band Aids,
Toothpaste & Toothbrushes, Body Wash,
Shampoo/Conditioner, Body Wash & Scrubbies,
Ladies Deodorant, Disposable razors,
Feminine Hygiene – Tampons, Small Bottles
of Pain Reliever, Liquid Hand Soap, Bathroom Cleaner,
Rubber Gloves, Sponges, Laundry Detergent,
Dish Detergent, Paper Supplies,
Toilet paper (4 pks), Paper towels, Facial Tissue

Stop by our Circulation Desk, or call the Library at 677.7060.

*Damage or replacement fines are not eligible to be waived.

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Seeking a Weekend Supervisor

The Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library is searching for a new weekend supervisor.
The ideal candidate would have some knowledge of library procedure, some knowledge of library equipment, and the ability to deal effectively and respectfully with the public and staff.  This is a 24 hour-per-week position, with full medical & dental insurance, as well as prorated annual and sick leave.  Pay is $11.62-12.10, DOE & DOQ.
The Weekend Supervisor’s duties include:

1.) Overseeing and performing circulation procedures
2.) Maintaining accurate count of circulating materials
3.) Operating all library equipment
4.) Maintaining neat and orderly Circulation Desk
5.) Assisting patrons
6.) Supervising patron use of library materials, equipment, furniture, etc.
7.) Replenishing supplies at Circulation Desk as needed
8.) Performing related work as required or assigned
9.) Processing ILL request returns during assigned hours
10.) Answering reference questions

Additionally, the Weekend Supervisor’s preferred schedule is as follows:

Mondays – 4:30 – 9 pm
Fridays –  11 am – 6 pm
Saturdays – 9 am – 5 pm
Sundays – 12 – 5 pm

To apply, please contact the Vermillion office of Job Services at 605.677.6900, or online at here.

Big, Big Thanks!

thank-youA sincere thanks to all who helped make the Summer Reading Program a huge success:

Edis J. Anderson
Patrick & Donna Gross
Kathleen Wastlund Memorial
Jan Chapman
Caitlin Collier
John Davidson & Cathy Beard
Anne Dunham
Carol & Tom Geu
Pat & John Gors
Shirley & Bill Huber
Jill Macy
Brenda & Dennis Martens
Sharon & Richard Ross
Lana & Art Rusch
Betsy Simons
Jan & Gary Small
Ann Stewart
Darlene Farabee
Cindi & Bill Dendiger
ESA, Alpha Lambda
Tom Schaak
First Bank & Trust
Fern Kaufman
Patricia Kozak
SD Retired Teachers
DR. Matt Knutson
Sharon Donohoe
American Legion Auxiliary, Wallace Post
Casey’s General Stores
Clay County Veterans of Foreign Wars
Masaba, Jerad Higman
Thomas & Nancy Nelson
Vermillion Civic Council
Vermillion Rotary Club
FOE Sunshine Auxiliary
Walmart
Scoops
Dairy Queen
Friends of the Vermillion Public Library
Amanda Oster
Vermillion Lion’s Club
USD Women’s Basketball
Steven Rokasek, SDPB
Valiant Vineyards
Jennifer VanPeursem & Family

Summer Reading Program Ends Today

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Are you ready to party? The Summer Reading Program finale is today!

Join us at 1 p.m. for an afternoon of pizza, games and prizes and help us end this program with a bang! All we ask is that you alert the library staff ahead of time to reserve your spot for the afternoon; other than that, just show up hungry for food and fun and we’ll take care of the rest.

Thanks for a great summer, everyone. We look forward to seeing you here!

Backyard Bash Reminder

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Have you been enjoying the Summer Reading Program? We sure have!

There are, unfortunately, only a few events left before the program ends. However, we have had so much fun with everyone involved that we would like to invite you to a Backyard Bash here at the library as the finale for a great program.

Join us at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 27 for an afternoon of pizza, games and prizes and help us end this program with a bang! All we ask is that you alert the library staff ahead of time to reserve your spot for the afternoon; other than that, just show up hungry for food and fun and we’ll take care of the rest.

Thanks for a great summer, everyone. We look forward to seeing you here!

Summer Reading Program Backyard Bash

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This year’s Summer Reading Program has been quite the adventure!

There are, unfortunately, only a few events left before the program ends. However, we have had so much fun with everyone involved that we would like to invite you to a Backyard Bash here at the library as the finale for a great program.

Join us at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 27 for an afternoon of pizza, games and prizes and help us end this program with a bang! All we ask is that you alert the library staff ahead of time to reserve your spot for the afternoon; other than that, just show up hungry for food and fun and we’ll take care of the rest.

Thanks for a great summer, everyone. We look forward to seeing you here!

“Crafting Democracy” Open House

Join us at the library for an artistic and political open house!

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From 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, we encourage all patrons and community members to stop by the library for an open democracy studio.  In preparation for the June 30 Special Election, we will be providing two button machines, various crafting materials, sample ballots and other information regarding the election. Design your own buttons, banners and signs in an environment that will cater to your freedom of creative and political expression!

Have any questions? Call or email the library for more information.

Citywide Rummage Book Giveaway

free-books Looking to fill your bookshelves with new material? We have just what you need – for free!

As part of the citywide rummage sale, the Library will have loads of free books available from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. this Friday and Saturday (June 19-20). Both the Library staff and our Friends of the Vermillion Public Library will be setting up shop under a tent outside the library’s front entrance with free books for all ages. There is no limit to how many you can take, so stop by and stock up!

 

** In the event of inclement weather, books will be available inside.

LSS Financial Counseling comes to Vermillion

Are credit or money issues stressing you out? In an effort to better serve our community through life-long learning opportunities, we are pleased to announce an upcoming partnership with Lutheran Social Services Center for Financial Resources.

Beginning Thursday, June 11th, a financial counselor from the LSS Center for Financial Resources will be present at the library from 10 am until 3:30 pm, on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. The sessions will run through the month of August.
Since 1984, Consumer Credit Counseling Service has been dedicated to educating and empowering individuals and families to master their finances. To fulfill this mission, CCCS provides free and low cost services including individual budget counseling, debt management, and community education. These services are specifically designed to help clients take control of their financial future.

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To set up an appointment, or to get more information, you may call 800-568-2401 or email info@LssSD.org. You may also visit their website at http://www.lsssd.org/financial_services.