Archive for May, 2012

Job Announcements

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

The jobs keep coming in so if you’re searching for your first library job or thinking about making a change, have a look at some of the new listings on this site:

  1. The City of Oakland is recruiting to fill 4 Senior Librarian Positions.  These include 2 positions requiring selective certification in Cataloging and Community Relations.  Full details can be found by clicking here.  Deadline for applying is June 28th.
  2. Alameda County has posted information about their  page examinations that will be available for applicants beginning 9:00 a.m. July 19th and closing on Friday July 20th at 5:00 p.m.  Full details are located on the Alameda County Human Resource website.  Work locations for these part-time positions are:  Albany, Dublin, Fremont and Union City.  Pass this information onto friends and family members.

A Day at the Races! BPLG Scholarship Fundraiser – June 10th

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

It’s that time again!  Time for the  BPLG traditional Day at the Races scholarship fundraiser.  Join us at Golden Gate Fields on June 10th for friends,  food and horses (at least that’s the order I have).  The last day to place your order is May 31st , so order your tickets early to make sure you don’t miss out .  Then put on your traditional race day hat (no baseball hats though) and meet and greet with your BPLG friends and their families.  Bring your appetite because the food is plentiful and if you enjoy watching the horses, cheer on your favorite jockey or cheer the fact that our scholarship fund is growing with your help!

PlaceGolden Gate Fields
110 East Shore Highway, Berkeley, CA
Date:  Sunday, June 10, 2012
Time:  Turf Club opens at 11:00 a.m.,
Buffet begins @ 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost:  Adult Ticket – $40.00 (ticket includes valet parking)
Child Ticket- $20.00 (infants, no charge)

Order information:
Order by May 31st
:  Rita Torres (408) 295-9207 or email

BPLG May 25, 2012 Meeting: San Francisco Public Mission Branch Library

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Lucky us, we have our May meeting set for the sunny Mission District of San Francisco!  The meeting date has been set for the 25th and we’ll start at our usual 9:30 a.m. time so set your calendars and alarms and bring yourself and a colleague to the meeting.  We’re hoping to have a chance to congratulate Luis Herrera, Director of the San Francisco Public Library System on being named LJ’s 2012 Librarian of the Year on that day so another great BPLG meeting is in the works.

Date:  Friday, May 25, 2012
Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Place: San Francisco Public Library Mission Branch
300 Bartlett Street
San Francisco,  CA  94110