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Employment Opportunities

POSITION TITLE: Shelver – Children’s Department
SCHEDULE: Part-time, averaging 8 hours per week, including Mondays, Wednesdays, and a rotating weekend schedule (every other Saturday and Sunday). Schedule subject to change.
SALARY: Begins at $8.50/hr
We are looking for a friendly person with strong organizational skills who is able to work independently. This is a part-time position responsible for shelving and retrieving library materials and keeping them in order. This position also assists with miscellaneous departmental tasks.


  • Minimum 16 years of age.
  • Ability to sort and file alphabetically, numerically, and chronologically.
  • Shelves library materials in alphabetical, numerical, and chronological order.
  • Shelf reads daily and straightens materials as needed.
  • Shifts sections of books to relieve crowding.
  • Retrieves periodicals upon request.
  • Completes shelf checks for overdue notices.
  • Picks up library materials left unattended and places them in order, straightening furniture and tidying up as needed.
  • Assists with closing procedures: alerting patrons to closing time; checking to see that all patrons have left the building; turning off all equipment and lights; cleaning and straightening tables and chairs.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to move library materials between the floors of the library; push heavily loaded book carts; reach and bend to shelve and retrieve materials.
  • Must be able to understand and follow oral and written instructions from various staff members regarding miscellaneous duties.

Please send letter of application to Ann Finstad, Head of Children's Services, Glencoe Public Library, 320 Park Ave., Glencoe, IL 60022, or via e-mail at Letters of application accepted until position is filled.

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