February Events!

Teen Movie Night Thursday, February 11 @ 6pm Goosebumps
Family Movie Night Friday, February 12 @ 7pm Hotel Transylvania 2
Join us for at Beach Party Friday @ 6pm before the movie starts!
Story Time Thursday, February 25 @ 6pm

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Job Posting Information

Job Posting Information

The library is looking for a new director!

Here is the job posting:

The Abbotsford Public Library Board of Trustees is taking applications for a self-motivated person with good people skills and excellent general computer skills for the directorship of the library. The library is open 51 hours a week and employs 1.60 FTEs. This is a permanent position with a minimum of 32 hours a week. Candidates must be eligible for Grade 3 library certification (completed at least 54 college semester hours, half of which must be in the liberal arts and sciences), and be prepared to take the appropriate courses for State of WI certification. Please send a cover letter and resume to: Search Committee, PO Box 506 Abbotsford, WI 54405 or through e-mail to director@abbotsford.lib.wi.us by February 1, 2016.

The requirements for Grade III certification are as follows:

Regular Grade III Certification Administrators of municipal, joint, and county libraries with a municipal, joint municipal, or county population under 3,000 are required to hold at least grade III certificates. The educational requirements for grade III certification are 54 semester credits, half of which must be in the liberal arts and sciences, at a college or university approved by an accrediting association of more than statewide standing, including or supplemented by 12 semester credits of coursework or the equivalent, approved by the division, in the following areas: • Basic public library administration • Advanced public library administration • Organization and management of collections • Public and community services Individuals certified at grade III must participate in 100 contact hours of continuing education, including at least 10 hours of technology training, in the five-year period prior to recertification. Courses in the liberal arts and sciences include the study of the behavioral and social sciences, fine arts, humanities, natural sciences, and mathematics.

This information is from the DPI certification manual, the full text is accessible here:  http://dpi.wi.gov/sites/default/files/imce/pld/pdf/certmanual.pdf

For a job description, see the PDF attached to this post. Click here >Job description

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January 2016 Events!

Thursday, January 7 at 6pm Teen Movie Night- The Scorch Trials  This movie is PG-13

Friday, January 8 at 7pm Family Movie Night- Shaun the Sheep

Thursday, January 28 at 6pm Storytime

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December Events!

Thursday, December 10th at 6pm Teen Movie Night Come see Pixels. Please keep in mind that this movie is PG-13

Friday, December 11th at 7pm Family Movie Night Come see Minions

Thursday, December 17th at 6pm Story Time

Thursday, December 24th and Friday the 25th the Library will be closed for the Holidays.

Thursday, December 31st the Library will be closing at 4 and we will be closed Friday, January 1st for the New Year!

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM ALL THE STAFF AND BOARD MEMBERS HERE AT THE ABBOTSFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY!

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26th Annual Holiday Program!

Please join the Abbotsford Public Library for our 26th Annual Holiday Program on Wednesday December 2nd at 7:00 PM.

There will be craft demonstrations, music, giveaways, and food!

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October New Books

October New Books

The Lake House-Kate Morton
Career of Evil-Robert Galbraith
Fear the Dark-Kay Hooper
Humans of New York: Stories-Brandon Stanton
Rogue Lawyer-John Grisham
Host-Robin Cook
Library of Souls-Ranson Riggs
Celebrate the Season 2015
Furiously Happy-Jenny Lawson
Eve-William Paul Young
Woodlawn-Todd Gerelds
Brady vs Manning-Gary Myers
The Last Midwife=Sandra Dallas
Double Down & Fancy Dancer-Fern Michaels
The Song of Shadows -John Connolly
Christmas in Mustang Creek-Linda Lael Miller
Willow Brook Road-Sherryl Woods
Shadow Play-Iris Johansen
Streams of Mercy-Lauraine Snelling
The Martian-Andy Weir
Pretty Girls-Karin Slaughter
The Murder House-James Patterson
The Hidden-heather Graham
Captain in Calico – George MacDonald Fraser
The Super Bowl: The First 50
Felicity-Mary Oliver
Saturn Run-John Sandford
Winter Stroll-Elin Hilderbrand
Dashing Through the Snow-Debbie Macomber
Foreign Affairs -Stuart Woods
The Survivor-Vince Flynn
A Christmas Bride in Pinecraft-Shelley Shepard gray
A Knight of the Seven Kings- George R.R. Martain
After the Storm (Large Print)-Linda Castillo
Saint Mazie-Jami Attenberg

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October Events

Thursday, October 8 at 6 pm Teen Movie Night – The Avengers:Age of Ultron (PG-13)
Friday, October 9 Halloween Party Starting at 6 pm and 7 pm Family Movie Night – Cinderella
Thursday, October 22 at 6 pm Story Time

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September New Books

Hell Made Easy-Lisa Boero
Early Warning- Jane Smiley
Girl Waits With Guns- Amy Stewart
Undercover-Danielle Steel
The Little Paris Bookshop-Nina George
Make Me- Lee Child
The Best of American Poetry- David Lehman
Dance of the Bones- J.A. Jance
Star Wars: Aftermath- Chuck Wendig
Thirty Million Words-Dana Suskind
The English Spy-Daniel Silva
The Devil Wins- Reed Coleman
The Photograph-Beverly Lewis
Driving Heat- Richard Castle
Love Everlasting-Tracie Peterson
The Girl in the Spider’s Web- David Lagercrantz
Voracious-Cara Nicoletti
The Wright Brothers-David McCullough
The Solomon Curse-Clive Cussler
The Gardener’s Year-DK Publishing
The Nature of the Beast- Louise Penny
Luckiest Girl Alive-Jessica Knoll
Wildest Dreams-Robyn Carr
Big Magic-Elizabeth Gilbert
Killing Regan-Bill O’Reilly
37 Seconds-Stephanie Arnold
The Last Season-Stuart Stevens
Dishing the Dirt-M.C. Beaton
Devoted in Death-J.D. Robb
Corridors of the Night-Anne Perry
Come Rain or Come Shine-Jan Karon
The End Game-Catherine Coulter
The Scam-Janet Evanovich
Patriot-Ted Bell

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September Events

Thursday, September 10 at 6 pm Teen Movie Night – The Maze Runner (PG-13)
Friday, September 11 at 7 pm Family Movie Night – The Emperor’s New Groove
Thursday, September 24 at 6 pm Story Time

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books before kindergarten

Join the Abbotsford Public Library for a rainbow of reading with our 1,000 books before kindergarten program!

Starting September 2015, any child that has not entered kindergarten may sign up for our new reading program. When you sign up you will receive a folder with book tracking sheets inside. Record the title of every book you and your child read together starting the day you sign up. Bring the pages in every 100 books to receive a small prize and advance to the next color on our rainbow reading wall. At 1,000 books, your child may choose a book to keep at home as a prize for completing the program.

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