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LIBRARY HOURS
MONDAY – THURSDAY
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
FRIDAY – SATURDAY
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
SUNDAY
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Library Holidays

2023 HOLIDAYS
HOLIDAY
DATE
HOURS
New Year’s Day
Sunday, January 1
CLOSED
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, January 16
CLOSED
President’s Day
Monday, February 20
CLOSED
Good Friday
Friday, April 7
CLOSED
Easter
Sunday, April 9
CLOSED
Mother’s Day
Sunday, May 14
CLOSED
Memorial Day
Monday, May 29
CLOSED
Father’s Day
Sunday, June 18
CLOSED
Juneteenth
Monday, June 19
CLOSED
Independence Day
Tuesday, July 4
CLOSED
Labor Day
Monday, September 4
CLOSED
Columbus Day
Monday, October 9
CLOSED
Veterans Day
Saturday, November 11
CLOSED
Thanksgiving Eve
Wednesday, November 22
10 AM – 5 PM
Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 23
CLOSED
Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, November 24
CLOSED
Christmas Eve
Sunday, December 24
CLOSED
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25
CLOSED
New Year’s Eve
Sunday, December 31
CLOSED

LIBRARY NEWS
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Job Posting: PT Library Assistant
The Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library of Washington Township in Sewell, NJ seeks candidates for the position of Part-Time Library Assistant to work approximately twenty hours per week. The schedule includes afternoons, evenings, and regularly scheduled weekend hours on both Saturday and Sunday throughout the year, including the summer. This position reports to the Circulation Supervisor.

Please click here to read more

Pay is $15.00 per hour. Paid time off includes ten hours of vacation per year. All part-time library staff are eligible for accrued sick time based on the requirements of the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Law. The selected candidate must enroll in the DCRP pension system, which is a mandatory payroll deduction of 5.5% of base salary.

Responsibilities:

  • Providing excellent customer service at all times
  • Charging and discharging library materials while following policy and procedural guidelines
  • Issuing new library cards and renewing existing accounts
  • Searching for library materials and processing hold requests
  • Answering telephones and assisting callers as needed
  • Billing and accepting payment for library overdue fees and material charges
  • Shelving books, straightening shelves, and reading shelves
  • Processing computer guest passes and registering patrons for library programs via online software
  • Operating a cash register, photocopy machine, and a facsimile machine
  • Tactfully and politely ensuring that library patrons are adhering to Library Code of Conduct as needed
  • Performing other duties as assigned at direction of supervisor

Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Ability to communicate well and follow directions while being detail-oriented
  • Excellent computer skills with the ability to learn new software quickly

Preferred:

  • Flexibility with schedule and ability to work additional hours during staff absences
  • Prior experience working in a library and using the Dewey Decimal Classification System or prior experience working with the public
  • Knowledge of and interest in reading materials and other items that may be borrowed at a public library

Only candidates of interest will be contacted. Submit a cover letter, resumé, and contact information for three references to Sheila Mikkelson, Library Director at smikkelson@hegganlibrary.org

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Quotes for Services
The library is currently accepting quotes for lawn services and facilities services.

Click here for more information for facilities services.

Click here for more information for lawn services.

Annual Report
Heggan Library Annual Report 2022
The 2022 annual report is here! Read about the library’s achievements in 2022.

Some notable statistics for 2022 include:

  • Circulation: 155,841
  • Physical Items Added to the Collection: 10,229
  • Program Attendance: 4,508
  • Total Programs Offered: 546
  • Visitors: 66,566

Click here to read the 2022 annual report.


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