Thursday, May 28, 2015

NEED A JOB?

The U.S. Census Bureau needs Field Representatives in St. Louis County and several other places nationwide (click on the flyer below to be taken to the Field Recruitment Bulletin):

http://www.census.gov/regions/chicago/www/jobs/pdf/Open%20Continuous%20FR%203_CGRO.pdf

Duties: Interviews respondents to collect survey or census data as required for current, on-going surveys, one-time surveys, and special censuses. The incumbent is responsible for communicating with respondents, supervisors, and other persons as appropriate.

Reads survey materials and conducts door-to-door surveys. Explains the purpose of the survey, asks questions as worded on the questionnaire or survey instrument, and enters accurate and complete information into a laptop computer or onto survey forms.

The incumbent may occasionally be required to lift boxes of survey materials or laptops weighing up to 30 pounds. Maintains personal payroll records that reflect hours worked, miles driven, and reimbursements for travel and communications claimed.

HE'S A REBEL

Note: This program is free and open to the public, and you can park for free on the Buder Branch Library parking lot.

THURSDAY
JUNE 11
2 pm-3:30 pm
He’s a Rebel: Researching Confederate Ancestors

Tom Pearson discusses book, manuscript, microfilm, and Internet sources of information on ancestors who served in the Confederate armed forces. Buder Branch Library, 4401 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63109. To register/more information, email us at tpearson@slpl.org.

THE SOUNDS OF ST. LOUIS HISTORY


Wednesday, May 27, 2015

ON TOUR WITH THE CAMPBELLS

Saturday, August 1, 1:30p.m. - Training Room, 2nd Floor, Central Library

Andy Hahn, Executive Director of The Campbell House, will take you on the Grand Tour along with Campbell family members who toured Europe on several occasions between the 1860s and the 1890s.  Find out more about this remarkable family, whose house still stands as a portal to historic St. Louis.  Following the program, attendees can take a short walk (or ride) to the Campbell House for a free tour.

Note: You must attend the program in order to participate in the free tour. 

CULINARY BOOK CLUB NEWS

Please let your colleagues, family, and friends know that we are again hosting a visiting chef who will speak to the monthly culinary book club. This time, our distinguished visitor is the chef from the Scottish Arms.

The meeting will take place in the Monthly Book Club Room located off the Locust Street entrance to Central Library, on Wednesday, June  3, 2015 between noon and 1 pm.

Questions? You can contact me here.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

ANCESTRY.COM MILITARY RECORDS FREE WEEKEND


This Memorial Day weekend, find details about your family’s military history with free access from home to more than 200 million military records. Get to know the men and women who answered when duty called:

http://www.ancestry.com/cs/memorialday2015

Friday, May 8, 2015

YOUNG FRIENDS OF DOWNTOWN


Young Friends of Downtown engages Millennials in the resurgence of Downtown, providing opportunities to connect, create and contribute to our evolving community.  

Membership is free and open to everyone under 40 who lives in the St. Louis Metro area.

If you can think of someone who would be a good fit, please forward them the registration form. Millennials are the future of our region; Young Friends of Downtown can help pave the way to a vibrant, diverse and welcoming Downtown St. Louis for people of all ages.

URL for Registration Form:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/D3B3HW9