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Meet Cheney Library’s New Director

Cheney Library is pleased to announce that Sara Yetto has accepted appointment to be our new Library Director.  Sara grew up in the Adirondacks where she developed her love for small rural libraries at a young age.  She attended Southern Vermont College where she graduated Valedictorian with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Psychology and a minor in Creative Writing. Sara is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree of Library and information Science from Valdosta State University’s online program.

Professionally, Sara has worked For Southern Vermont College Library as a Librarian, where she organized community outreach events, maintained the library’s main website and social media, and instructed students and faculty in performing advance database research. She also worked at the Pittstown Historical Society as a Record-Keeper and Transcriptionist, College Steps as a mentor, and for Southern Vermont College Communications Office as an Assistant.

Sara’s personal interests include reading, creative writing, and watching football with her family and friends.

Sara is excited to join Cheney Library’s team where she hopes to encourage library usability for our patrons, promote E-books, and maintain Cheney Library’s status as a “Place for the People.”

Position Available: Building and Grounds Caretaker

Cheney Library is seeking proposals for a Building and Grounds Caretaker to include outdoor, indoor, and seasonal duties.

The job would include outdoor duties including bringing trash to the curb on pick-up day, and the following seasonal duties:

  • Spring, Summer, Fall:  mowing, trimming bushes, weeding garden, raking leaves, cleaning gutters, maintaining walkways and sweeping ramp
  • Winter: shoveling, using a snowblower and sanding sidewalks, plowing and sanding back and side driveways

Indoor duties include: Cleaning the interior library 3 times a week, watering plants, changing light bulbs, checking and/or emptying dehumidifiers, performing minor repairs (made by authorized person in the library), and calling qualified professional(s) for major repairs upon approval from the Board.

Candidate must have his/her own insurance.

Submit proposal or inquiry to Sara Yetto at Cheney Library, PO 177, Hoosick Falls, NY, 12090 (518) 686-9401.

Story Hour begins March 5!

**NOTE: March 26 Free Play is cancelled due to electrical work being done in our Children’s Room.**

Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and a snack! Story Hour begins at 10:00 A.M., and caregivers are expected to stay with children. Please let us know if your child has any allergies or dietary restrictions.

Our new director, Sara Yetto, looks forward to meeting you!

April-May Story Hour Schedule:

  • April 2: “Caterpillars and butterflies”
  • April 9: “Rain makes flowers”
  • April 16: “Bunnies and eggs, oh my!”
  • April 23: No Story Hour – Free Play
  • April 30: “The moon above”
  • May 7: “We love Mother’s Day”
  • May 14: “My country and me”