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Full-Time Library Director – Butler Public Library

Full-Time Library Director Butler Public Library The Butler Public Library, located in Butler, NJ, seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic leader with a strong commitment to public library service to fill the position of Library Director in a warm and friendly customer-service-oriented public library. The Library is conveniently located near a senior housing community. Across from the parking lot is a new municipal park that is heavily used. The Butler Public Library is a small- to medium-sized library in Morris County, NJ, and is part of the Main Library Alliance. The Director is the only full-time employee. The other staff are part-time…
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Library Director – Elmwood Park Public Library

The Elmwood Park Public Library, a member of the BCCLS consortium of 77 public libraries, seeks a dynamic, action-oriented library professional to lead its modern and newly renovated library with a renewed commitment to expand community engagement. Elmwood Park is located in Bergen County, NJ, 12 miles from NYC, and serves a diverse community of approximately 21,000. The Director is responsible for all administration of the Library, including oversight of an annual $900,000 budget; managing personnel and facilities; and supervision of the library’s collection, services, and programs. The ideal candidate is a strong, self-motivated leader enthusiastic about meeting the challenging…
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Part Time Circulation Desk Position – The East Hanover Library

The East Hanover Library has an opening for a part time Circulation Desk position. The schedule is Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 1-5:30 pm and Friday 1-5pm, with a rotating Saturday 10-4 (approximately 1 per month) and fill-in hours as needed, including nights and weekends. Requirements include a dependable, flexible team player, preferably with library and customer service experience. Basic computer skills are essential. Polaris Leap experience preferred. Responsibilities include circulation desk and customer service responsibilities. The position requires lifting, bending, pushing and pulling book carts and carrying materials. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. The salary is $19.10…
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Mango Languages Now Available through Main Libraries

Exclusive access to personalized, adaptive language-learning experience October 3, 2022, Cedar Knolls, NJ: Main Library Alliance (Main) announced a new language learning service today with the launch of Mango Languages. Mango Languages is an award-winning language-learning platform available to Main member library patrons throughout 49 branches in the Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, and Warren Counties. Main’s Executive Director Phillip Berg shared, “We are excited to provide the latest in adaptive and intelligent language learning technology to Main patrons through Mango Languages. After discussing options with our librarians, all felt that Mango was the best in class. Gone are the days of writing…
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MAIN is now Main Library Alliance, Marking a New Chapter in the Local Library Partnership’s Evolution

July 12, 2022, Cedar Knolls, NJ: Main Library Alliance is the new name for MAIN (Morris Automated Information Network). The Main Library Alliance is a nonprofit network of local libraries that collaborates and shares services among 49 branches in the area. Since its founding in 1979 as a service for Morris County libraries, Main Library Alliance has expanded into Hunterdon, Somerset, and Warren counties allowing over 650,000 residents of all ages to access over 3.1 million items. The new Main Library Alliance name aligns with its objective, to offer its members cost-sharing, collaborative opportunities, and technical service and support. There…
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MAIN Libraries Wins New Jersey Library Association Award

“MAIN: Since the Pandemic Project” recognized by NJLA with Public Relations and Marketing Award Cedar Knolls, NJ: On June 2, 2020, the New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) named MAIN the NJLA Public Relations and Marketing Award winner in the Category of Information Literature. The award recognizes the MAIN: Since the Pandemic Project, an online resource and education tool for consortium members.  “Much has transpired since the world changed in March 2020, including how we serve our MAIN library patrons. We are proud of the MAIN: Since the Pandemic Project. It communicates how we optimized the MAIN library patron experience clearly…
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New MAIN Libraries Catalog Has Arrived

New MAIN Libraries Catalog Has Arrived Overhauled interface allows simpler searching of all library offerings Cedar Knolls, NJ – MAIN Libraries, a northern New Jersey shared services consortium of 49 public libraries, hasannounced the launch of a new catalog interface for library users that will empower the searching of physicalmaterials, digital content, and much more. Starting January 10, 2022, library card holders at MAIN member libraries will discover a new catalog websiteusing a product called Aspen by a company named ByWater Solutions. “The new catalog was designed to blend the online shopping experience we’ve become accustomed to withdiscovering all the…
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MAIN Libraries eBooks on the Move

MAIN Libraries eBooks on the Move Shared eBook, eAudio, eMagazine catalog now found on Libby app Cedar Knolls, NJ  –  MAIN Libraries, a northern New Jersey shared services consortium of 49 public libraries, has announced a new platform solution for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines: Libby. Starting January 3, 2022, library card holders at MAIN member libraries can download and use their library card to access thousands of digital titles shared between all 49 libraries. “Offering one app – Libby – to access all three types of content is going to be much more convenient for library users than accessing multiple…
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MAIN Libraries Partners with County College of Morris to Offer Online Guide for Businesses

MAIN Libraries Partners with County College of Morris to Offer Online Guide for Businesses Free business resource designed to help local businesses prosper August 25, 2021 Cedar Knolls, NJ  –  Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN) Libraries, a northern New Jersey shared services consortium of 49 public libraries, has just announced the launch of the Business Development Resources Toolkit in collaboration with the County College of Morris (CCM).  Hosted on the CCM Library website, the toolkit is a one-stop-shop knowledge sharing center designed to give business owners, professionals, nonprofits, business students and others easy access to research tools and curated content…
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MAIN Welcomes Hunterdon County Library to its Consortium

MAIN Welcomes Hunterdon County Library to its Consortium The addition offers a range of benefits to member libraries and the patrons they serve December 16, 2020 Cedar Knolls, NJ – Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN), a northern New Jersey shared services consortium of public libraries, announced plans to welcome Hunterdon County Library to its network of 37 libraries, effective on January 12, 2021. The addition underscores MAIN’s continued commitment to providing high-quality, cost-effective shared services to its member libraries and 600K patrons across Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset and Warren Counties. By offering access to MAIN’s diverse and innovative selection of enriching,…
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