Big Library Read: The Art of Taking It Easy (April 2021)

We’ve all had a certain degree of stress in our lives, especially over the past year dealing with a pandemic. As director, closing the Library for seven months and developing safe practices and alternative ways to serve the public was somewhat stressful, but far less stress than many others were experiencing. Shelby and I heard … Continue reading Big Library Read: The Art of Taking It Easy (April 2021)

COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

Trusted Coronavirus & COVID-19 Resources: Concerned about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Below you can find trusted resources and valid information. Nebraska Health and Human Services: Coronavirus DiseaseLocal Health Department Contacts for Nebraska ResidentsCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC): CoronavirusPresident Trump's Coronavirus Guidelines for America: Fifteen Days to Slow the SpreadNebraska Douglas County Coronavirus InformationDouglas County … Continue reading COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

We’re Hiring: Part-Time Library Assistant

The Agnes Robinson Waterloo Public Library is currently accepting applications for part time library assistant. Library Assistant Application:Download Duties: assist patrons of all ages at circulation desk, with inquiries and use of library resources and technologies; catalog, sort and shelve library materials, and other basic library functions. Position requires: excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written … Continue reading We’re Hiring: Part-Time Library Assistant

What We’re Reading: Fall 2019

Check out what our staff is reading this time of year! Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh During Sarah Smarsh’s turbulent childhood in Kansas in the 1980s and 1990s, the forces of cyclical poverty and the country’s changing economic policies solidified her family’s … Continue reading What We’re Reading: Fall 2019