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Welcome to the Cavendish Fletcher Community Library!

Our Story

We were formed through a grassroots effort in 1990 replacing two smaller libraries and giving the Cavendish Town Elementary School a school library for the first time.

 

The Cavendish Fletcher Community Library serves as both the town and school library for Cavendish and Proctorsville.  Currently, Library classes for CTES are taught on Mondays and Fridays and the library is open to the public Tuesday, Wendesday, Thursday and Saturdays.  

The library contains approximately 14,000 items including books, movies, audio books and over 30 periodical subscriptions. We have computers available for patron use and provide free Wi-Fi, inside and outside of the building.

The library serves the community with several programs including after school children's programming, a summer reading program, and an adult book club.

Help wanted: Librarian

Librarian/Media/Technology Specialist The Cavendish Fletcher Community Library is seeking a full-time librarian/media/technology specialist with the dual responsibility of a community librarian (60%) and a certified school librarian (40%). The Cavendish Library is a unique municipal library that operates as a library for the Town of Cavendish community and provides the Cavendish Town Elementary School with a certified librarian that will administer a program that is integrated with the Vermont Department of Education standards. Cavendish is a small rural town with a population of 1,400 located on Route 131 twenty miles from Claremont, New Hampshire, and three miles from Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow, Vermont. The Cavendish Town Elementary is a K-6 school with 80 students and is attached to the library. Community Responsibilities: Present a welcoming attitude to all patrons in a non-judgmental and respectful manner. Oversee all aspects of the library collection and operations. Increase public knowledge about and use of the library’s technology offerings. Plan programs and events that appeal to a wide range of community members. School Responsibilities: Teach formal library skills classes to K-6 students from the Cavendish Town Elementary School. Engage and motivate students to read for academic success, personal interest, and lifelong learning. Model the integration of technology in teaching and learning. Develop and maintain a collection of resources and programs appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and the teaching styles and instructional strategies used with the school community and in accordance with district policy. Required: Qualified candidates must hold or be eligible to hold a valid VT Educator License with Library Media Specialist (61) Endorsement. Background Check Preferred: A minimum of two years of professional library experience. Grant Writing experience. Salary Range: $45K to $65K - Exempt Position – Salary commensurate with experience and credentials. Benefits: Vacation, Sick Leave, State Pension, Health Insurance Send Resume to Peggy Svec at cavendishlibrary573@gmail.com

Special Board Meeting May 19

CAVENDISH FLETCHER COMMUNITY LIBRARY EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING

Agenda for May 19, 6:00

Mission Statement: The Cavendish Fletcher Community Library promotes the exchange of ideas, stimulates thought and supports lifelong learning in the school and community by providing relevant, current materials, programs and services for all ages.

Call to order:

Approval of minutes of May 4 meeting

Discussion with public - (only if any in attendance)

New Business:

Personnel policies

Old Business: 

Update on the hiring process

New Business:

Any other business to come before the Board  

Executive Session: 

Adjournment

Next meeting: July 6, 5:15