Mount Vernon, NY 10550
**/**/** – Present Mount Vernon Public Library, Mount Vernon, NY
Children’s Librarian 2 Interim Librarian 3 5/16.
Head supervising Librarian in the Children’s Department. Supervise all staff full-time and part-time.
Submit a monthly report to the Library Director on the 1st of each month.
Access all timesheets and arrange hours of staff on a weekly basis.
Assist patrons at the reference desk.
Arrange and Coordinate Arts and Craft Projects.
Created a new, contemporary and innovated Story Time program twice weekly.
Responsible for development and format of the Family Fun program designed for children four and under.
Coordinated and developed a new program named 1000 Books before Kindergarten as in accordance with the Mount Vernon Public Library Strategic Plan 2018.
Coordinated and Developed Read with Me 2018 program that replaced a previous program thus saving money from our budget to do new
Programming and activities.
Wrote various grant applications and applied to assorted foundations and organizations, politicians and local businesses for donations over many years.
I have received monetary, free programming
I have received many monetary, gifts and pro
Responsible for ordering new books, replacement books and movies.
Plan, coordinate and organize children’s activities and programs as needed.
Outreach to schools, home providers and daycare centers in the community.
Maintain all boards and displays in the Children’s room.
Maintain staff monthly work schedules and assign work responsibilities on a weekly and daily basis.
Supervise five part-time and full time employees.
Attend staff meetings as required.
Fill in at the Adult Reference desk when needed.
Arrange and set-up Summer Reading Program. Purchase necessary reading materials for summer reading list.
Fill out summer reading reports, assignments, and time sheets for Summer Reading Ambassadors. Monitor workers progress and met with them weekly for supervision.
Participate and coordinate with co-workers from other departments on various programs for joint programming.
02/28/00 – 08/02/02 Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
Assist Librarians and aid staff as required.
Responsible for all library duties.
Coordinated summer reading programs and activities.
Order books and maintained reference section as assigned.
I have received a number of monetary, free programming and various gifts from the community and new contacts.
Developed and coordinated relationships with many local and state wide resources. Have created and maintained a good working relationships with the Mount Vernon School District and had worked together on various projects and programs.
Worked together with many community daycares and home providers for outreach and library visits and library cards for all patrons.
Supervised student’s assigned homework and computer periods.
Maintained positive working relationships with co-workers and patrons.
Arranged children’s programs for the branch.
Monitor the children and adult reference desk.
Supervise the RIF program three days a week.
Coordinated and collaborate with pre-schools and elementary schools to bring classes to the library on a regular basis.
Read stories to classes that visit the library.
Teach an adult computer basic class monthly.
1999 – 2000 Irvington Public Library, Irvington, NY (Part-Time)
Children’s Librarian Trainee
Covered children’s circulation desk.
Give instructional guidance to library users and answered reference questions.
Shelved books, journals and audiovisual materials.
Gave instructions on use of computers and cataloging equipment.
Checked new book orders to prevent duplication.
Maintained Reference Search File
Photocopied from journals and various materials upon request.
Complied statistics on circulation, photocopies, and reference questions.
Knowledgeable in library services, policies and procedures, circulation, basic filing and the Dewey Decimal System, ALA filing rules, various indexes and databases.
Education Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Master of Library Science, 2002
College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
Bachelor of Arts, 1998
Adjunct Professor – 2003-2006
Reference upon Request