This is a great job. You get to order LOTS of books, you get to read them all first, and I will supply you with a extensive list of publishing companies, self published authors,websites with great book reviews and lots of information to give you a start in a book search.
Just a gentle reminder to all guild members that the nominations for the new year will be coming up in a few months. To enable a smooth transition for the new librarians, I’ve posted a list of duties by the New Book(corner) table, and we hope that this job appeals to you.
and here it is posted for you as well…….
1.Research publishers,authors,websites, blogs and publisher catalogs for books and DVD’s.
2.Solicite recommendations from guild members.
3.Purchase books and DVD’s for guild library, determine the budget for the purchase of the books.
4.Catalog the purchased materials as well as donated and gifted materials( check attached procedures)
5.Do a yearly inventory,
6.Monitor and document lost books yearly.
7. Monitor late return books monthly.
8.Repair books on occasion. Purchase protective plastic covers for certain materials that have separate patterns attached.
9.Check shelf organization on regular basis.
10. Shelf returned books weekly.
11. keep a list of purchased books, submit bills to treasurer, submit report at year end.
12. purchase needed office supplies such as labels and ink pads as needed ( submit bills)