Altus Library Assistant

ALTUS LIBRARY ASSISTANT Full time, 40 hours per week which includes evening and Saturday hours as required.
Duties include: a variety of library reference and circulation functions, high level customer service, children’s and adult program development, promotion and marketing assistance through social media.
Requirements: Associate’s Degree with excellent written and oral communication skills; computer applications experience; and a minimum of two years of public service experience in a library setting or equivalent. Applications available at the Altus Public Library.
Return completed application with a cover letter of application and professional references listed to: ATTN: Executive Director, Southern Prairie Library System, 421 N. Hudson, Altus, OK 73521.
|Applications will be accepted until April 19th.

Need Help With Your 2020 Income Taxes?

Did you Know? If your household income was less than $72,000 last year, you can file online for free thanks to the IRS VITA/TCE program.

The Oklahoma Department of Libraries offers access to state and federal tax forms and free e-file service for both state and federal filings.

Due to the pandemic, your family may also qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for the first time. Click this link and find out more! https://libraries.ok.gov/taxes

Dr. Seuss Birtday

Do you know what Dr. Seuss’s real name is? It is Theodor Seuss Geisel. Here’s a link to a museum honoring Dr. Seuss in his hometown of Springfield, Massachutes. His birthday is a nationwide event to encourage reading. Let’s travel to Suessville for fun games, shows and many more activities seussville.com

February 2021 Calendar

Why was February chosen to celebrate Black History? Follow the link to find out how it was chosen https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/black-history-month/how-february-was-designated-black-history-month/2301310/

Let’s see if the famous Punxsutawney Phil will predict six more weeks of winter on February 2. Do you know how this tradition started? https://www.groundhog.org/legend-and-lore

The Altus Public Library will be closed on February 15, 2021 in observance of President’s Day.

Valentine’s craft will be available the week of February 8-13.

MLK Day Service Project

Teena Darden a “Volunteer in Service to America” (VISTA) Member assists the Southern Prairie Library System in displaying various books for Martin Luther King Day. Books and activity sheets displayed are for the young, teens and adults. It is not too late to pick one out for this long weekend of celebrating Martin Luther King.