• Due to an upcoming retirement, the Cambridge Community Library, part of the South Central Library System, is seeking a dynamic, community-minded Library Director. The successful candidate must be a well-organized, dedicated, and energetic individual with excellent interpersonal skills to direct the daily operations of our library as well as a willingness to enhance the library and its role in the community, provide leadership, and offer innovative and equitable library services.  A full job description can be found hereLocated in Dane County (and bordering Jefferson County), the Cambridge Community Library has been in existence for 45 years and the current library facility was built in 2015. The library has a staff of 3.5 FTE and a budget of $275,000. The Library Director position requires possession of a bachelor's degree, possession or willingness to work towards a Grade 3 Wisconsin Public Library Certification, and progressively responsible library experience. Salary range commensurate with education and experience starting at $45,000 and includes an excellent benefits package. This is a full-time position; some weekend and evening hours are required. To apply, submit a letter of interest, current resume, and contact information for three references by February 6, 2023  at 5:00 pm by email to cambridgelibraryhiring@gmail or by post to Cambridge Community Library Hiring, PO Box 490, Cambridge, WI  53523. The anticipated start date for this position is March 1, 2023.

Cambridge Community Library Services

Computers And Wireless Service-New Wi-Fi Printing! Submit print jobs here and pick up at library. Black and white copies are .20 and color copies are .25.

The Cambridge Community Library has 12 computer workstations that have internet access.  Internet connections are provided through Firefox and Chrome.  All computers have Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 loaded, which includes Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and several other programs.

Sound is disabled on all workstations.  To listen to online content, each patron must bring a set of headphones that can plug into the workstation.  The Library sells earbuds.

No content may be saved on the workstations once the patron is finished working.  Patrons may bring a flash drive to download documents.  Flash drives may be purchased at the library. Scanning is available for making digital copies.  There is no charge for scanning.  Check with a staff member for assistance.          

Need help?  Library Staff are always willing to help you with using the computers and printers.

Photocopies, Printing and Wireless Printing

The library photocopier will make black and white or color copies.  The library provides paper that is 8.5 x 11, 8.5 x 14, or 11 x 17.  You may bring your own paper for a reduced charge.  We have white card stock and a variety of color paper.

NEW! The library has wireless printing using ePrint It.  Click here to upload your files then come to the library to pick up and pay for your documents at our front circulation desk.

Color printing is available from the workstations for a nominal fee.  Ask a staff member for help.

Laminating and spiral binding is available for a fee.  Ask a staff member for help.

Fax Service

The library staff will fax items for the public for a nominal fee.  Faxes may be received by the library.  The fax number is 608-423-7330.

For Your Convenience

We sell postage stamps, earbuds, and flash drives.

Library Card Application

Options for getting a library card that will work at all SCLS libraries.

*Visit the library with proof of address.

*Print out registration form and mail to library. A card will be mailed back to you.

Recycling

The library offers free recycling of batteries, cell phones and small electronics.  Used ink cartridges may also be dropped off to a staff person.

Databases

The library offers online databases under the online resources tab that can help you find reliable answers. All you need is a library card to access most of them.

OverDrive (Libby)

OverDrive Read is a browser-based eBook reader that works on most computers, tablets, and mobile devices running web browsers with HTML5 support.  This is available for Dane County residents with a Cambridge Community Library card. For Jefferson County residents, that hold a Cambridge Community Library card, please call the Library at 608-423-3900 for more information.