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Children’s Librarian Position available

We were sad for us but happy for her to find out that Miss Lindsay will be leaving the library shortly before her baby is due in November.  So now, we are looking for a new Children’s Librarian. Please see below for a job description and details on how to apply.

Children’s Librarian

We are seeking a creative, energetic person to join the Ware Library as our Children’s Librarian.  Duties will include planning and presenting story times and other programs, planning the Summer Reading Program, checking materials in and out and shelving materials returned to the library.  Other duties will include ordering new books for the Children’s Department and helping children to find books and and information as needed. Experience working with children or with computers is a plus.  Some college education preferred. The position is 33.5 hours per week, with benefits.  To apply for the position, please mail your resume to Young Men’s Library, 37 Main St., Ware MA 01082 or e-mail it to  If you need more information,  please call Heidi Reed at 413-967-5491. We will be accepting resumes until October 12, 2015

Commonwealth eBook collection now available

The Massachusetts Library system has begun a new Commonwealth eBook collection, which offers both popular titles in eBook and downloadable audio, and scholarly and research titles.  Please use the E-books and downloadable audio menu to access these new collections or click here.

You will need your library card number and pin to use these collections.  Please call the library if you do not know your pin.

Every Hero Has a Story!

YMLA’s Summer Reading Program is in full swing!

If you haven’t signed up yet, stop by the Children’s Room to register for events and to pick up your reading log.

Events coming up this week: (registration required)

Big Truck Night – Monday July 6th at 6:00 pm

Storytime – Tuesday July 7th at 10:30 am

Tie Dye – Wednesday July 8th at 3:00 & 6:00 pm

To see the full calendar of events click on the Children’s Room page.