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Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

Hours: Approx. 8 Hours per Week

Salary: $8.25 / Hour

Start Date: July 2018

DEPT: Adult Services


Ensures the proper shelving and organization of library materials and assists with daily opening and closing operations.


Supervised by the Adult Services Librarian. May take direction from other department administrators as needed.


The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Shelves library materials and maintains order of library shelves. Empties book drops. Follows library opening and/or closing procedures. Refills paper in photocopiers. Retrieves items from shelves for interlibrary loan. Helps to set up meeting rooms for library programs. Assists library patrons as needed or directs patrons to appropriate staff member(s). Assists with weeding projects and other special projects as needed.


Ability to deal with staff and the public in a courteous manner. Some familiarity with computers and email required.


Must have visual ability to see computer screen and read call numbers on books and bar code labels. Must be able to lift and carry bags of books or boxes weighing up to 40 pounds. Must be able to reach heights of greater than 60 inches. Must be able to walk distances of more than 50 feet within the building to shelve or retrieve materials. May be required to stand for extended intervals of time during work periods. Must be able to perform repetitive hand motion for extended periods of time. Must be able to bend to reach lower shelves.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT: Commitment to work evenings and weekends regularly. Library and/or customer service experience a plus.

Interested candidates should apply at the North Riverside Public Library.

Applications for employment at the North Riverside Public Library are available at the Circulation Desk during regular library hours. Application forms must be completed by all applicants and returned to the Circulation Desk.

When a vacancy occurs, it is advertised in the Library and on the Library website. In addition, our application files are checked for qualified candidates. The applicants whose qualifications and experience best match those needed for the position will be contacted.

All applications remain in the active file for six months and will be considered for vacancies that occur within that time. An applicant whose application has been on file for six months may call the Director and request that the application remain active for another six months.

The North Riverside Public Library extends equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons in all occupations and all levels of occupation without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age or disability except in cases of bona fide occupational qualifications. The North Riverside Public Library does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities.