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Jan 09

Library Now Offers Zinio Digital Magazines!

Posted by heather in Announcements

Columbia County Rural Library District is very excited to offer Zinio digital magazines for library patrons!

Zinio digital magazines are brought to you by RBdigital. The library subscribes to 26 different online magazines, including: Alaska, American Patchwork & Quilting, Bicycling, Discover, Horse & Rider, PCWorld, Prevention, Rock & Gem, Rolling Stone, Successful Farming, Taste of Home, and more.  These online magazines are in addition to the print magazines already offered in the library.  You may view the complete list when you sign up or contact the library.

  • Go to our home page
  • click on databases in the yellow tab at the top
  • scroll to the bottom of the screen
  • click on Zinio.

Alternatively, you may access Zinio via the "eBooks/eAudio" page.

First time users need to set up an account.  See patron user guide for instructions on signing up, which is linked right under Zinio.  Every time a new issue is available, you will receive an email notification.  Digital magazines are also available for iPad, iPhone, and Android Mobile users. Questions about the library’s new Zinio service please call 382-4131 or email

Jan 03

2013 Teen Video Challenge: Beneath the Surface

Posted by heather in Events

The Washington State Library has announced CSLP (Collaborative Summer Library Programming)'s national video challenge for the 2013 Teen Summer Reading Program, "Beneath the Surface."

Teens ages 13 to 18 are invited to create a 30 to 90 second video with their interpretation of the slogan, "Beneath the Surface," in relation to libraries and reading. The creators of the winning video could win $275 for themselves, plus $125 for their local library. The submission deadline is February 23rd, 2013.

For more information on the video requirements and how to enter, please visit the Washington State Library's website for the Teen Video Challenge.

Jan 02

Branch Manager position opening

Posted by heather in Announcements

The Columbia County Rural Library District is seeking a Branch Manager working a maximum of thirty (30) hours per week including evenings and Saturday for the Dayton Memorial Library.

Starting Salary: $15.11 per hour

Position will begin March 4, 2013

Position Description Summary:

Branch manager position reports to the Director and is responsible for managing, supervising and overseeing a small library to meet the educational, recreational, and informational needs of the Columbia County community.


    • Associate’s degree or equivalent. Preference given to someone specializing in library science.
    • Minimum of three years experience in library operations and systems.
    • Minimum of two years experience with managerial skills supervising other employees.
    • One year PC computer experience – Word and Excel preferred.
    • Knowledge of ByWaters KOHA ILS system preferred.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.
      • Application must be clear, concise, and accurate.
    • Must have a current driver’s license and access to dependable transportation.

Application, resumé, and essay must be received or postmarked by January 25, 2013 at 5 p.m. You may download the application packet off our Employment page, or you can pick one up in person at the library.

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