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Time Traveler Newsletter #4

Welcome to the fourth edition of The Time Traveler: Portsmouth Past and Present! Our goal is to bring Scioto County, Ohio’s past to life through engaging articles, archives, and images that residents can be proud to share today. Be on the lookout for our next issue in January of 2019! View the Newsletter

We're Hiring

Part-Time Branch Clerk

Type: Part-Time Salary: $10.11 per hour Supervisor: Branch Manager Application Procedure: Online only. No paper applications accepted. Summary: The Branch Clerk position is responsible for circulation services, shelving and providing reference and readers’ advisory services. This position provides exceptional customer service to patrons and community groups at a branch location. The position also assists in the development and implementation of programming. Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent 6 months – 1 year experience; customer service experience preferred The ability to use Microsoft Office applications, the library automation system, email and the Internet The ability to understand and communicate routine work related information Essential Functions:… Read More »

Build Professional Skills with Lynda.com!

WHAT IS IT? An online learning solution to help you gain new skills and advance your career. Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of instructional videos on business, creative, and technology topics. HOW DO I ACCESS IT? With your library card number and PIN, you can access Lynda.com content from any computer with an Internet connection. NEED A LIBRARY CARD? Click here for information on getting a Portsmouth Public Library card. Click Here to Access Lynda.com! The Portsmouth Public Library now offers free access to the Lynda.com online library of instructional video tutorials. Log in with your library card number and… Read More »

We're Hiring

Part-Time Custodian

Type: Part Time Salary: $10.11/hr Supervisor: Maintenance Supervisor Application Procedure: Online only. No paper applications accepted. Summary: Custodians are responsible for cleaning and maintaining library facilities and grounds to ensure the safety of staff and patrons. Minimum Job Requirements: The ability to meet scheduled hours with rare absences; includes evenings and weekends High School Diploma or equivalent Six months to one year of custodial experience Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office applications, email, the library automation system, and the Internet Perform duties with the goal of good customer services to internal and external customers Requires the ability to gain the… Read More »

Time Traveler Newsletter #3

Welcome to the third edition of The Time Traveler: Portsmouth Past and Present! Our goal is to bring Scioto County, Ohio’s past to life through engaging articles, archives and images that residents can be proud to share today. Be on the lookout for our next issue in October! View the Newsletter

Quick Pick Books

Your PPL is featuring a new service called Quick Pick to help you get new books more quickly! Here’s how it works: Quick Pick is a special collection of new adult fiction & non-fiction books including bestselling titles and older, high demand titles that compliments the existing collection. This service allows patrons to bypass the hold list so that everyone gets the book quicker–just pick it up and go! Quick Pick titles are available at the Main branch and cannot be transferred to another branch for check out. Quick Pick titles check out for one week only (7 days) and… Read More »

We're Hiring

Full-Time Circulation Clerk

Type: Full Time Salary: $9.20/hr Supervisor: Circulation Manager Application Procedure: Online only. No paper applications accepted. Summary: The Circulation Clerk position is responsible for circulation services including checking materials in/out, informing patrons of outstanding account balances, tendering fines, processing library card applications, maintaining patron records, and providing exceptional customer service. This position is also responsible for shelving the collections found in the Public Services Department. Minimum Job Requirements: The ability to meet scheduled hours with rare absences; includes evenings and weekends High school diploma or equivalent No previous library experience required; customer service experience preferred The ability to use the… Read More »

Time Traveler Newsletter #2

Welcome to the second edition of The Time Traveler: Portsmouth Past and Present! Our goal is to bring Scioto County, Ohio’s past to life through engaging articles, archives and images that residents can be proud to share today. Be on the lookout for our next issue in July! View the Newsletter