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  • 1) Plans and directs library program for residents and staff of extended care facilities, such as mental institutions, correctional institutions, or institutions for physically handicapped or mentally retarded: Develops library policies and programs and prepares operational budgets.

  • 2) Selects, acquires, and organizes library materials for convenient access.

  • 3) Provides readers' advisory services on basis of knowledge of current reviews and bibliographies.

  • 4) Reviews requests, and selects books and other library materials according to mental state, educational background, and special needs of residents.

  • 5) Assembles book reviews for institution's bulletins or newspapers, and circulates reviews among residents.

  • 6) Provides handicapped or bedridden residents with reading aids, such as prism glasses, page turners, bookstands, or talking books, and with phonograph records.




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DOT:   100.167-022

Job Number: 5340