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Sample Library Director Cover Letter






Notice how the applicant in this library director cover letter focuses on her ability to plan and administer library services programs for the public, which may include readings, films, discussion groups, book reviews, displays, etc.. Having an ability to lead, motivate and understand the duties of this job is important to include in all library director cover letters if applicants hope to land the directorship of a library.


Carla Cummings
934 Lawrence Highway
City Side, USA 23417

April 15, 2006


Ms. Martha Graves,
Hiring Manager
Freemont County Library
452 Pennsylvania Avenue
Libertyville, USA 99999

Dear Ms. Graves:

I saw your listing for library director on JobBankUSA.com. This is the position I've been looking for. I have a master's degree in library science from Hallmark University and I have served as branch librarian for two facilities in Libertyville over the past fifteen years.

I am familiar with the duties of such a position: planning and administering library services programs for the public which may include readings, films, discussion groups, book reviews, displays, etc.

I am writing this cover letter today to apply for this opening. May I meet you with in person to discuss my qualifications and to learn what you look for in library directors?

I'm available to meet Monday-Friday between 2:00 and 5:00 pm. Please call 888-888-8888 to arrange a date and time that works for you. I hope you will consider my application and resume and give me an opportunity to show you what I can do.

Sincerely,


Carla Cummings

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