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Desiree Hopkins

3002 Foxmoore Court, Henrico, VA 23233


Phone: (804) 888-0531
E-Mail: dhopkins49@gmail.com

Objective
To obtain a rewarding and challenging position as a librarian.

Experience
Chesterfield County, VA Libraries - Librarian 2017-Present

Provide information relevant to public service and answer queries


Access and provide books on a need basis
Teach patrons to search for information using databases
Explain use of library facilities, resources, equipment, and services, and policies
Help patrons in locating information (books, periodicals, CDs and DVDs)

Henrico County Libraries, VA - Collection Management Specialist 2014-2017

Process and catalog library materials for circulation


Develop procedures for collection management
Update holdings information
Repair materials

Henrico County, VA Libraries - Associate 2013-2014

Provide circulation and operational support


Provide reference and readers advisory to patrons
Maintain records of missing books
Register new patrons
Promote library activities

Chesterfield County, VA Libraries - Library Page 2013

Read and organize shelves to ensure they are in alphabetical and numerical order
Provide information relevant to public service and answer queries
Access and provide books on a need basis
Set up carts
Assist the librarian with work pertinent to inventory and reserves
Help patrons in locating information (books, periodicals, CDs and DVDs)

Organize Richmond, VA Owner/Professional Organizer 2009-Present

Help clients with time management


Developed improved file management and organization
Provided ideas, information, structure, and systems that increased clients productivity

Martin Memorial, Stuart, FL Mom and Me Program Coordinator 2005-2008

Performed story times


Organized programs for babies through age five for parents and children
Provided information and support on parenting and education for parents

St. Lucie County, FL/Hernando County FL Schools - Teacher 2000-2005

Taught both elementary school and middle school


Developed school-wide lesson plans to meet state objectives
Assisted personnel with hardware and software computer support
Grade level team leader

St. Lucie County, FL Public Libraries - Library Assistant 1997-2000

Cataloged and coded materials and equipment


Provided circulation support
Provided answers to basic reference and readers advisory questions

Education
East Carolina University 2015-May 2017
School of Library Science
Graduate Program

Florida Atlantic University 1998-2000


Bachelors of Art in Elementary Education with an ESOL Endorsement
Cum Laude

Skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong commitment to public service
Reference and readers advisory
Information retrieval
Profound organizational skills
Exceptional expertise in MS Office Suite, Sierra Library Software, Sirsi Library Software, Directors
Station, Collection HQ

Certifications
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services:
Fundamentals of Cataloging - March 2016
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services:
Fundamentals of Collection Assessment - May 2016
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services:
Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management - June 2016

Memberships
American Library Association
Virginia Library Association
ALAs Association for Library Collections and Technical Services