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Carousel Literary Festival Lineup for June 2022

You are invited to the Middlebury Literary Carousel, June 13-18! This festival celebrates reading, writing, and storytelling, with programs for all ages throughout the week. Carousel is an annual festival hosted by the Middlebury Public Library and Middlebury Then & Now. See below for our 2022 lineup, and find out more on our event calendar. […]

Children’s Librarian

Position: Children’s Librarian Reports To: Library Director Directly Supervises: Volunteers specifically assigned to Children’s area Position Summary: The Children’s Librarian is responsible for effectively planning, implementing, and managing the children’s programming and material selection and maintenance for the library General Responsibilities: · Introduces literature and early literacy skill development through regular story time programs for […]

Communications & Marketing Specialist

UPDATED: Position: Communications & Marketing Specialist Reports To: Library Director Position Summary: The Communications & Marketing Specialist supports and enhances the library’s brand through online communications internally and externally (including but not limited to) assisting with the content updates and overseeing the content of website, creation of print publicity, graphics, managing the content of digital […]

CLOSED- Library Assistant—Part Time

Position: Library Assistant  Reports To:  Assistant Director  Position Summary: Supports all areas customer service and assists with daily tasks of the library   General Responsibilities:  Provides excellent customer service in person and on the phone   Assists patrons in locating books and other library materials  Processes library materials in from and out to patrons  Sorts and shelves library materials  […]

CLOSED Technical Services Librarian

JOB FILLED Position: Technical Services Librarian Reports To: Library Director Position Summary: The Technical Services Librarian is responsible for the coordination, planning, and implementation of the cataloging, technical, and computer functions of the library. This position oversees the library’s ILS/OPAC, Envisionware/public computers, and telephone services. This position has considerable contact with the public as well […]

MPL Awarded American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant

Middlebury Public Library received a grant from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) in response to community recovery from COVID-19. The $25,864 grant will primarily be used to meet the technological needs of the library’s patrons. The Indiana State Library has received $3,471,810 as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to support libraries and library […]

Indiana Digital Library Launches March 1, 2022

Attention OverDrive and Libby users! Middlebury Public Library will be joining the Statewide OverDrive Consortium called Indiana Digital Library on March 1, 2022. What this means for patrons is having access to a much larger collection of digital titles to choose from. The Indiana Digital Library will provide access to e-books, e-audios, and digital magazines […]

MPL Selected for Competitive Federal Humanities Grant

$10,000 grant will help the Library recover from the Coronavirus pandemic The Middlebury Public Library has been selected as one of 200 libraries nationwide for the American Library Association’s American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries opportunity. With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, […]

Tax Resources and Information

It’s tax time again! Though the library cannot give tax advice, we can connect you to the resources you’ll need to file your taxes. This year, we have a very limited number of paper state tax forms and have not received any paper federal tax forms. However, you can access the tax forms you’ll need […]

Fly Tying & Fishing Program in 2022

Come tie flies, talk fishing, and enjoy snacks with us! This monthly program, for aspiring and experienced fly fishers alike, will be led by Keith Loutzenhiser of the Little Elkhart Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Every hour, we’ll start a new fly pattern, so drop in anytime on the hour. Fly tying supplies will be provided, […]
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