Gardiner Public Library is now open to the public Monday - Friday from 10 - 5. Our Pick-Up Window is open Mon. 10 - 5:25 ; Tues. 10 - 5:25 ; Wed. 10 - 6 ; Thurs. 10 - 5:25 and Fri. 10 - 5:25. Please call for details - 207-582-3312

Before we open . . .

Tasks completed before the Library opens:

1. Empty book drops, both front & back
2. Turn on all computers
3. Check in books, movies, magazines, etc., for adult & children’s rooms
4. Replace newspapers from day before with current issues
5. Straighten all rooms
6. Print interlibrary loan (ILL) requests & pull books to be sent to other libraries (usually 30 to 40 items)
7. Retrieve messages left on answering machines & solve requests/and or problems
8. Sort mail
9. Update displays, water plants, feed & clean “Lizzie” (gecko)
10. Pack ILL requests in travel pouches
11. Print overdue notices & check shelves in case any items were inadvertently overlooked during original check in
12. Answer email requests
13. Record previous days foot traffic count
14. Attend 2 monthly meetings (one all city employees, one library staff)
15. Open doors & cheerfully greet our waiting patrons!
Charlene Wagner, Children’s Librarian