Centennial Memory Project

Meetings & Miscellany

Library Closed

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The library will be closed on Wednesday, December 10th for staff training. We apologize for the inconvenience, but appreciate the time to learn and grow! Regular hours resume Thursday, December 11th.

Library Closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - Friday, November 28, 2014

The library will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular hours resume on Saturday, November 29. We apologize for the inconvenience, but appreciate the time to celebrate the holiday with friends and family. Best wishes for a very happy holiday!

Employment Opportunity

Summer Student

Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library seeks a service-oriented, tech-savvy student with excellent communication & customer service skills to assist with the summer library program and other projects related to youth services at the Library. Responsibilities for this position include assisting with the preparation of programs and services for children and teens, assisting patrons with registration for the summer library program, participating in the creation of podcasts and vodcasts promoting youth services, posting bulletin boards, checking materials in and out, assisting patrons with computer needs, and shelving materials.

Qualifications: A high school diploma and knowledge of computers, word processing, spreadsheets, and electronic information resources including the Internet. Experience working with children or working in a public or school library setting is desired. Compensation: $10.52 per hour (35 hours per week). This is a part-time, seasonal position available during the summer months only – perfect for a recent high school graduate or college student home for summer break.

Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library serves the villages of Kimberly and Little Chute, Wisconsin, nestled in the Fox Valley. Our enthusiastic, hard-working staff seeks to provide the best service possible while having fun in the process. The Library is a member of the Outagamie Waupaca Library System and participates in the shared online catalog, InfoSoup. The Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library is an equal-opportunity employer.

Complete the online application form available at http://www.vokimberly.org/information/employment-opportunites. Paper or mailed applications will not be accepted. A complete job description is attached below. Apply by Friday, April 25, 2014. Position will remain open until filled.

February is Library Lovers' Month

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Do you love your library? Make a donation, and we’ll purchase a book, CD, or DVD for the library to share the love! Pick up a paper heart at the library and add your name to the hearts of library supporters today. This fundraiser is sponsored by the Friends of the Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library (FOLKS), a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

Library Board Meeting

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Little Chute Public Library

Volunteers Needed

We are in need of some faithful volunteers to help with shelving at the library on Wednesdays in Kimberly, Thursdays in Little Chute, and Friday in both locations. Can you help us out? Here's more info on volunteering at the library.

Library Plans -2011-2015

In January of this year, the library started a 7-month planning process to evaluate current programs and services, complete a community analysis, and develop a plan of service to guide the activities of the library over the next 5 years. You can read a summary of the plan (9 pages) or the complete plan (56 pages) which includes survey results, focus group notes, interview notes, and a number of other appendices.

In-Library Use Laptops Available

The Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library makes laptops available to library card holders to assist in their research, networking, document and presentation production needs. Laptops are provided according to availability and are intended for people who require extended computer use beyond what the public Internet computers allow.

Got Books?

Come on in and check out some great deals on used books in our ongoing book sale. Adult books, including fiction, nonfiction, biographies, and large print, are all priced at a very affordable $1.00 each. We also have plenty of paperbacks and older children’s books priced at $.50 each. All proceeds from the book sale go to the Friends of the Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library (FOLKS). The Friends then help fund programming, collections, and other special needs for the library.