LIBRARY DIRECTOR, Beloit, Wisconsin
Beloit Public Library, located in Beloit, Wisconsin, seeks a strong and enthusiastic leader to serve as Library Director.
Beloit is a lively and culturally rich college town located in South Central Wisconsin, close to the WI-IL state line. In 2012, Travel and Leisure Magazine named Beloit one of America’s Greatest Main Streets. Besides its charming downtown and prime location on the Rock River, Beloit is near several major highways with easy access to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago.
The Beloit Public Library serves approximately 48,000 patrons in the City of Beloit, adjacent townships and all of Rock County. The library is celebrating its 5th year serving the public through a large and beautiful 55,000 square foot building near the Rock River. It houses a collection of almost 186,000 items and operates with an operating budget of $2.2 million and a staff of 50 employees (27 FTE). Annual circulation is about 480,000 items. The library prides itself on its numerous and wide-ranging programs and community events, serving all members of its diverse population.