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Pentwater Township Library

Welcome to Pentwater Township Library

The Pentwater Township Library is a vital community resource committed to enriching, enlightening, and inspiring everyone through innovative approaches and dynamic community partnerships.

Library Hours:

Mon & Wed 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Tue, Thu & Fri 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Sat 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Pentwater Township Library is seeking a Part-Time Entry-Level Library Clerk/Aide

This position has contact with the public and various clerical duties. The work schedule is varied from 15 to 25 hours per week starting at $9.65 per hour. This position requires computer familiarity and physical abilities related to the handling of library materials.  Physical abilities include standing for most of a shift, walking, lifting, bending, grasping and carrying up to 40 pounds. High School diploma or GED required, some college course credits preferred.  Two years of general office experience or library experience, desired. 

The position will oversee the circulation desk duties, interlibrary loan services, familiarity with databases, iPad and other tablets, computers and printing, keeping books and materials organized and the facility in order.  This position requires excellent phone skills along with being a team player with staff. 

Applications are available at the circulation desk in the library, please include a resume with past employment dates and skills along with three references with names, addresses, and phone numbers. 

Mail application, resume and references to: Pentwater Township Library, Mary Barker, Director, 402 E. Park Street, Pentwater, MI 49449

Emergency Broadband Benefit toolkit available

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that beginning on May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to apply for the Emergency Broadband Benefit. Emergency Broadband Benefit outreach toolkit materials are now available for download, and ALA has customized a press release and newsletter blurb for libraries.

 

The FCC outreach toolkit is a collection of social media, printables, and other content to assist communities, outreach partners, and grassroots organizers in raising awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit. All of the printed materials, except the poster, are designed to be printed in color or grayscale and can easily be printed on home or small office printers. In addition to English and Spanish language versions of the materials, a fact sheet and two smaller printable handouts are available in Arabic, Amharic, Burmese, Traditional Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

 

These tools are free to use and can be co-branded and/or adjusted to your voice. Please send any questions about the toolkit materials or the Emergency Broadband Benefit to broadbandbenefit@fcc.gov.

  

Pentwater Township Library Fund

Donations Can Now Be Made to Library Endowment Fund

The Pentwater Township Library Board started a new endowment fund under the auspices of the Oceana County Community Foundation.

The endowment fund was started thanks to a generous $5,000 contribution from the Friends of the Library.  The Oceana County community Foundation will invest and manage the funds from the endowment for educational purposes to support the library.

Contributions to the fund are fully tax deductible as provided in IRS Code 501 (c) (3) section 170 (f) (8).  To make a donation you may either send a check or do it online.

Checks can be sent directly to the Community Foundation for Oceana County, 388 S. Hancock ST, Pentwater, MI 49449.  Note that is is for the Pentwater Township Library fund.  You may also donate with a credit card online at www.oceana-foundation.org.  Thank you!

Upcoming Events
Your Best Choice Book Club Aug 18, 2021 11:00 AM (US/Eastern) — Pentwater Township Library
Your Best Choice Book Club Sep 15, 2021 11:00 AM (US/Eastern) — Pentwater Township Library
Your Best Choice Book Club Oct 20, 2021 11:00 AM (US/Eastern) — Pentwater Township Library
Your Best Choice Book Club Nov 17, 2021 11:00 AM (US/Eastern) — Pentwater Township Library
Your Best Choice Book Club Dec 15, 2021 11:00 AM (US/Eastern) — Pentwater Township Library
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