Early Learning Backpacks

backpacksHelp your child get ready for Kindergarten by borrowing an Early Learning Backpack from the Grandview Heights Public Library (GHPL).

Thirty-one backpacks from the Early Childhood Resource Center are available from the library, thanks to a $2,139 grant from the Grandview Heights/Marble Cliff Education Foundation.

Each themed backpack includes high-quality early learning materials, books, and activities with easy-to-follow activity guides that make learning fun. Learning is supported by incorporating the four Early Learning Content Standard areas: Social Studies, Language Arts, Math and Science. Tools for social and emotional development also are provided.

GHPL and the Education Foundation have partnered to create this lending program as a way for parents and caregivers to ensure kids are ready for Kindergarten and to support Ohio’s Kindergarten Readiness Assessment. In 2015, GHPL and the Education Foundation partnered to provide GHPL’s Acoustic Guitar Lending program, which focuses on music education through hands-on collaborative learning for all ages.

Backpacks are available and on display in Youth Services on the lower level of the library.

Backpacks circulate for 28 days, are available for checkout only at GHPL, and must be returned to GHPL. Overdue fines are 10 cents per day.

 

JOB: Reference Assistant

2008_0606_library_Front2The Grandview Heights Public Library is seeking a friendly, technology and customer service-oriented individual for a Reference Assistant position.

Position responsibilities include: provide Reference service, aid in the access of print materials, and instruction in the navigation of library-supported digital services on various platforms. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a Microsoft Windows environment, possess strong technology skills, and customer service experience.

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Position description, responsibilities, duties, and requirements.

Submit a completed Employment Application (fillable PDF)* with a resume and cover letter to kdela@ghpl.org. Applications submitted by end of day Friday, September 9, 2016, will receive first consideration.

* If you have Adobe (free) on your computer:

  • Download the Employment Application to your desktop.
  • Complete application and save it by clicking on the printer icon.
  • Under “Destination,” click on “Save as PDF.”
  • Attach PDF file to email.